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6.19.15

Even West Coast Canada's Declining Salmon Population Has Its Own App

Community Fishers was designed to help researchers fill gaps in ocean science data collection, beginning with the declining salmon population in the Salish Sea.

6.16.15

Methane Found in Crushed Martian Meteorites Suggests Mars Could Support Life

It's not evidence of life, but researchers have some thoughts on where we're most likely to find it.

6.15.15

Why This Blue Whale's Massive Heart Is Being Blown Up Like a Beach Ball

The months-long process of thawing, inflating, preserving and displaying a blue whale's heart has never been done before.

6.9.15

This New Bionic Leg Makes Stairs and Slopes No Obstacle

"You don't have to think about walking with this leg."

6.6.15

Watch These Rescue Robots Fail to Rescue Anything

Robots can’t handle disaster tasks, or, as we know them, regular person tasks.

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5.27.15

This Simulation Found Most Glaciers Near Mount Everest Could Be Gone By 2100

One model showed glacier mass loss ranging between 70 and 99 per cent. Thanks, climate change.