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OCEAN

Climate Change Is Making Waves Stronger

Climate change is changing our wind patterns, which is strengthening waves traveling across the earth's surface.
Caroline Haskins
4 days ago
The Moon

China Releases Gorgeous New Footage of the Far Side of the Moon

Chang’e 4 mission leads released landing footage and panoramic pictures on Friday.
Becky Ferreira
1.14.19
Australia Today

Mammoth Tusks Found in Melting Permafrost Are Being Sold as 'Ivory'

Scientists found that a number of ivory trinkets sold in Cambodia were actually made from mammoth.
Gavin Butler
1.9.19
Space

Astronomers Discover Incredibly Rare ‘Fossil Cloud’ Created Minutes After the Big Bang

The fossil cloud is only the third of its kind ever seen by astronomers, but could pave the way for their systematic discovery in the future.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.9.19
astronauts

An Astronaut Accidentally Dialed 911 From the International Space Station

Astronauts, they’re just like us!
Sarah Emerson
1.7.19
weird

We Talked to the Doctor Who Treats People Who Think They've Been Abducted by Aliens

Nicholas Dumont is the go-to psychologist for people who are certain they've met aliens.
Paul Douard
12.29.18
Atmospheric science

Chinese and Russian Scientists Teamed Up to Manipulate the Earth’s Atmosphere

The two countries were responsible for disrupting the planet’s ionosphere in a series of experiments this June.
Sarah Emerson
12.20.18
video

These Invincible 'Super Rats' Are Genetically Resistant to Poison

VICE Japan met up with a handful of experts studying super rats—genetically mutated rodents humans can't seem to kill.
VICE Staff
12.9.18
weird

Everything You Wanted to Know About This Monk Seal With an Eel in Its Nose

“This is the third or fourth case of an eel in the nose that we have observed.”
Sarah Emerson
12.7.18
future

We Asked 105 Experts What Scares and Inspires Them Most About the Future

Climate change, extremism, and artificial intelligence were among the top fears, and young people, technology, and equality were among the top hopes.
Becky Ferreira
12.6.18
Australia Today

A New Drug Could Let Us Eat Anything Without Gaining Weight

Researchers might have finally cracked the code to gorging without consequence.
Gavin Butler
12.6.18
video

This Chinese Scientist Claims He Helped Make the World's First Genetically Edited Babies

But the government put a stop to it.
Lauren Prince
11.30.18
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