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The Ozone Layer Is Healing
Since the 1970s, the ozone layer has slowly become thinner, now, the ozone layer is slowly being repaired.
Cooking With Bugs
From ant nachos to cookies with crickets, this science class is trying to bring bug-eating into the mainstream.
Stephen Hawking’s Items Up For Auction
Stephen Hawking’s most prized possessions, like his wheelchair, doctoral thesis and “The Simpsons” script are up for auction.
Astrophysicist Shoots Down Donald Trump's Bonkers 'Natural Instinct For Science' Boast
A professor broke down why Trump's wild brag can't possibly be true.
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This Might Be Why Some People Look Just Like Their Partners
Science has a possible explanation.
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Scientifically Speaking, You Really Don't Want The Ability To Teleport
As Nerdist's Kyle Hill explains, it has to do with Earth's velocity.
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U.S., Russian Astronauts Make Emergency Landing After Failed Space Launch
They were headed for the International Space Station when the booster rocket failed mid-air.
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Frances Arnold Becomes First American Woman To Win Nobel Prize In Chemistry
The biochemical engineer, who performed the first directed evolution of enzymes, is the fifth woman ever to be awarded the prize.
Don’t Hug Me
Scientists may have found the reason why some people hate hugs.
Frances H. Arnold, George P. Smith and Sir Gregory P. Winter Win 2018 Nobel Prize In Chemistry
This year's chemistry prize was all about "harnessing the power of evolution."
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Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland Win 2018 Nobel Prize In Physics For Laser Inventions
Strickland is only the third woman to have won the physics prize.
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The Strange Story Behind The Animals We Know We Haven't Yet Discovered
"The more we look, the more species we find."
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Scientists Identify The Earth's Oldest Known Animal Fossils
Solving the mystery of a life form known as Dickinsonia has been called paleontology's "Holy Grail."
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Scientists Give Ecstasy To Octopuses And Are Astounded By What Happened Next
The Molly-coddled octopuses were "very playful, doing water acrobatics."
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SpaceX To Announce Name Of First Tourist It's Sending Around The Moon
When Elon Musk was asked the person's identity, he posted the emoji of a Japanese flag.
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Harrison Ford Rips Science-Denying Leaders Like Trump: 'We Are S**t Out Of Time'
"Stop giving power to people who don’t believe in science, or worse than that, pretend they don’t believe in science," the "Indiana Jones" star said.
Ingenious, Beautiful And Extremely Weird: Welcome To Inventors Camp
As scientific experimentation retreats to laboratories, some are trying to tempt investigators back into the wild.
These 5 Women Are Using Blockchain To Empower Communities
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Thea Sommerseth Myhren Thea Sommerseth Myhren is the founder and CEO of Diwala, a blockchain-based skill platform that gives
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Scientist Whose Male Boss Won Nobel For Her Work Is Giving New $3 Million Prize Away
Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell is creating a scholarship for women, refugees and minorities to study physics.
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Animals Are Smart. Are Humans Holding Them Back?
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For centuries, animals’ capacity for human-like behavior went unnoticed. Now we know they’re more like us than we thought, but we’re still not sure how to act.
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The Never-Ending Race To Concoct The Bluest Blue
In an underground lab in California, scientists created a new hue called Quantum Blue. It's the latest result of humanity's obsession with harnessing pure color.
Why You Should Dispose Of Contact Lenses In The Trash, Not The Drain
Researchers have found that the small pieces of plastic slip into the ocean and pollute it.
These Scientists Are Exploring Uncharted Ecosystems Deep In The Atlantic Ocean
“I know we’re going to find something that no one’s ever seen before,” said the expedition’s chief scientist.
Liftoff! NASA Launches Parker Solar Probe To 'Touch The Sun'
If all goes according to plan, the spacecraft will get closer to the sun than any other human-made object.
Rescue Teams Continue Unprecedented Effort To Save Young Sick Orca
A Friday mission to feed the orca failed, but food delivery will be attempted again.
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Mike Pence Unveils Plans For New Space Force Military Branch By 2020
By Phil Stewart, Susan Heavey, Reuters
The department's creation will require approval and funding from Congress.
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