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The eastern painted turtles must now live among enormous, noisy machinery – and studying them is offering clues to how animals survive alongside heavy industry
The sun's getting a lot of the spotlight these days. It's time to give the moon its due.
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Belgian researchers built a soft, squishy robot that can heal itself with just a bit of heat.
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Over two days in Berkeley, scientists, CEOs, farmers, conservationists, and citizens gathered to talk about the promise and peril of Crispr.
The whistles that a shepherd uses to command her dog sound a whole lot like human language.
Do you find yourself doing absolutely any task other than the one at the top of your to-do list? There might now be a way to treat procrastination