Chimpanzees grow closer when they watch a movie together

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Trilayer graphene shows signs of superconductivity

Triple sheets of carbon atoms may help solve the mystery of high-temperature superconductivity | Continue reading


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Gorillas have developed humanlike social structure, controversial study suggests

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Hungry elephants fight climate change one mouthful at a time

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Giant batteries and cheap solar power are shoving fossil fuels off the grid

Cost of solar power has dropped by 76% since 2012 | Continue reading


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Starving children often don’t recover. Restoring gut bacteria could help

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Courting controversy, scientists team with industry to tackle oil palm

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Western mind too WEIRD to study

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Ploonets are real. Now, we might be able to find them

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A secretive group of Cold War scientists are fighting to survive

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Adding 1B hectares of forest could help check global warming

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Former playwright aims to turn solar and wind power into gasoline

Silicon Valley investors back experimental machine, which still needs to prove its economic worth | Continue reading


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How to evaluate computers that don’t quite exist?

Developers debate way to measure the power of quantum computers | Continue reading


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Space station mold survives 200 times the radiation dose that would kill a human

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FDA Enforcement Actions Plummet

FDA actions that safeguard clinical trials, food and drug safety in steep decline, Science investigation reveals | Continue reading


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New solar technology could produce clean drinking water for millions in need

Solar still produces 12 times the clean water of commercial versions | Continue reading


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NASA will fly nuclear-powered quadcopter on Titan

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Struggling with your academic writing? Try these experiments

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How to evaluate computers that don’t quite exist

Developers debate way to measure the power of quantum computers | Continue reading


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North Korea claimed to be free of HIV. But infections appear to be surging

Report flags drug abuse and tainted blood donations as factors in virus’s spread | Continue reading


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It’s OK to Quit Your PhD

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Watch AI predict Conan O’Brien’s gestures just from the sound of his voice

Advance could lead to more realistic robots | Continue reading


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Countries that trust scientists the most–and the least

Trust in scientists highest in Northern Europe, Wellcome Global Monitor finds | Continue reading


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AI could revolutionize medical care. But don’t trust it to read your x-ray yet

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Psychologist explains why people confess to crimes they didn’t commit

Ingenious experiments have shown how standard police questioning applies psychological pressure | Continue reading


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Emory scientist was told to vacate as reprisal for activism on Asian ties

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Type A Blood Converted to Universal Donor Blood with Help from Bacterial Enzyme

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Experimental drug delays onset of T1 diabetes

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Racial and gender biases plague postdoc hiring

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Medical preprint server (medRxiv) debuts

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Controversial U.S. bill would lift Supreme Court ban on patenting human genes

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Why modern humans have round heads (2018)

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Researchers strapped video cameras on 16 cats and let them do their thing

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Researchers strapped cameras on 16 cats and let them do their thing [video]

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Nasa selects three companies to lead its robotic return to moon

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Artificial intelligence learns teamwork in a deadly game of capture the flag

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House spending panel drops U.S. ban on gene-edited babies

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IEEE, a major science publisher, bans Huawei scientists from reviewing papers

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A wave of graduate programs drop the GRE application requirement

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Ship spies largest underwater eruption ever

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Fossils in Burmese amber offer a view of dinosaur times–and an ethical minefield

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Emory ousts Chinese-American researchers after investigation into foreign ties

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A 500M-year survey of Earth's climate reveals dire warning for humanity

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