A Newly Discovered Type of Galaxy Keeps Producing Stars as It Dies
'Cold quasars' offer an unprecedented look at the transition between active star-forming galaxies and dead galactic bodies.
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Scientists Find Evidence of Weed at 2,500-Year-Old Funeral Site
Cannabis residue was found in braziers at an ancient high-altitude cemetery.
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Why Hundreds of Thousands of Women Ended Their Pregnancies After Chernobyl
Misinformation, "radiophobia" and fear of birth defects led to hundreds of thousands of abortions after the nuclear disaster.
Scientists Find Evidence of an Ocean Deep Inside Pluto
Reddish deposits of ammonia on Pluto suggest that liquid water, the key to life as we know it, exists below its surface.
The Climate Crisis Likely Caused Mass Die-Off of Puffins
As many as 8,800 birds died over the course of a few months in 2016 due to a severe food shortage.
Leaving Earth Comes with Serious Psychological Risks
The film ‘Aniara’ asks what humans are without our home world.
This Bird Went Extinct and Then Evolved Into Existence Again
"We know of no other example in rails, or of birds in general, that demonstrates this phenomenon so evidently.”
HBO Digitally Erased That Coffee Cup from 'Game of Thrones'
Daenerys no longer has her comfort beverage, are you all happy?
1 Million Species Are Threatened with Extinction Thanks to Humans, UN Report Says
A comprehensive United Nations report compiled by more than 450 researchers warns of a dire future for both humans and nature if business continues as usual.
1,000-Year-Old Pristine Mayan Artifacts Found in Sealed 'Jaguar God' Cave
The cave was first discovered by local farmers in 1966, but was walled off until last year for unknown reasons.
The Moon Has Tan Lines, NASA Says
Magnetic hotspots on the Moon might contain clues about how to protect humans from radiation on other planets.
Microplastics Have Been Found in Our Deepest Ocean Animals
Scientists found plastics in the guts of amphipods at Challenger Deep, some 10,890 meters below the sea surface.