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This Week in Science: Martian Mystery, Rock-Hard Snail Teeth, and the Big Apple Underwater

World Science Festival | Posted 04.22.2015 | Science
World Science Festival

Seven days, lots of science in the news. Here's our roundup of some of the week's most notable and quotable items.

This Week in Science: Stonehenge Has Company, Solar Storms, and Baboon Boyfriend Benefits

World Science Festival | Posted 11.12.2014 | Science
World Science Festival

Stonehenge was surrounded by a complex of smaller henges and pit-like monuments that appear to have astronomical significance, according to new 3D-scanned maps of the area around the ancient stone circle.

This Week in Science: Quantum Jitters, a Peanut Allergy Cure, and the Mites on Your Face

World Science Festival | Posted 10.29.2014 | Science
World Science Festival

Scientists turned a mouse's bad memories into happy ones with a pulse of light, and cured other mice of peanut allergies by dosing them with Clostridium bacteria.

This Week in Science: Stardust Hitchhikers, Butterfly-headed Pterosaurs, and a Robot Swarm

World Science Festival | Posted 10.15.2014 | Science
World Science Festival

Seven days; lots of science in the news. Here's our roundup of this week's most notable and quotable items.

This Week In Science: An Older Earth, a Turing Test, and Anxious Crayfish

World Science Festival | Posted 08.13.2014 | Science
World Science Festival

Some researchers said a computer chat program called Eugene Goostman may have been the first to pass the Turing Test after convincing a few human judges it was a 13 year old Ukranian boy... but other experts are skeptical.

This Week In Science: Million-Dollar Research, White House Science Fair, and a Bird Poop Disguise

World Science Festival | Posted 07.30.2014 | Science
World Science Festival

A prosthetic leg made from bicycle parts and a robotic search-and-rescue rover were just two of the projects featured at the annual White House science fair.

This Week In Science: Antarctica Ice Collapse, the Oldest Sperm, and a Lone Wolf In Love

World Science Festival | Posted 07.16.2014 | Science
World Science Festival

The West Antarctica ice sheet has already started to collapse, which makes scientists think that a global sea level rise of 10 feet or more is inevitable in coming centuries.

This Week In Science: Man-Fearing Lab Mice, Printed Teddy Bears And An Exploding Whale

World Science Festival | Posted 07.02.2014 | Science
World Science Festival

A Disney-financed soft 3D printer can automatically make teddy bears out of felted yarn. Meanwhile, praying mantises donned tiny 3D glasses so scientists could study their vision.

This Week In Science History, May 6-12

Posted 05.13.2012 | Science

Paging Dr. Freud--this week in science history marks the birthday of the father of psychoanalysis. Also this week historians of science are rememberin...