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Teen Finds Second Mastodon Fossil on Iowa Farm in 30 Years

The owners of the property want to keep their identities and location hidden for fear of fossil hunters.
Rob Dozier
5.16.19
food news

There Is Such a Thing as Too Much Coffee, Scientists Say

Jittery? Anxious? Heart pounding out of your chest? If you're downing half a dozen cups a day, you're doing it wrong.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.14.19
Science

Scientists Discover Atomic-Forged Glass on Hiroshima's Beaches

Hiroshima's beaches are covered in nuclear fallout debris.
Matthew Gault
5.13.19
Space

The Moon Might Be Quaking from Stress, Scientists Find

New research analyzes how the moon's surface moves, from a cooled interior to gravitational pulls.
Samantha Cole
5.13.19
Science

New Zealand Man Goes Swimming, Finds Footprints of Extinct Mega-Bird

“I was just going for a casual swim, so it’s escalated a bit.”
Sarah Emerson
5.10.19
Science

Scientists Find the Part of the Brain That Remembers Pokémon

If you can still nail a round of Who's That Pokémon? after all these years, you have this brain fold to thank.
Becky Ferreira
5.6.19
Health

Netflix's New Show 'Chambers' Will Scare Off Organ Donors

"Make no mistake: this show will cost some people their lives."
Kyle O'Tain
5.3.19
Tech

The Oceans Are Getting Stormier

"These changes have impacts that are felt all over the world.”
Becky Ferreira
4.26.19
This Week in Science

More People Are Feeling Despair and it Might Be Killing Us

A study of over 18,000 Americans found that despair increases in your 30s and could be leading to an increase of "deaths of despair."
Shayla Love
4.22.19
Apple

Is It GOOD or BAD to Use a Dynamite-Triggered Avalanche for an Apple Ad? We Asked Scientists

Apple’s “Don’t mess with Mother (Nature)” video—produced by the Camp4 Collective to promote the iPhone XS—included footage of a man-made avalanche.
Caroline Haskins
4.18.19
Science

Scientists Partly Revive Dead Pigs’ Brains

Making us question what it means to be alive, and the boundaries of animal testing.
Mirjam Guesgen
4.18.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Israeli Scientists Just Created the World's First 3D-Printed Heart

What a time to be alive.
Shamani Joshi
4.17.19
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