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This Plan to Stop Sea Level Rise by Blasting Antarctica With Snow Is Extremely Wild

Scientists studied what would happen if we turned gigatons of ocean water into snow and shot it at Antarctica.
Madeleine Gregory
3 days ago
Science

This Tabletop Gravitational Wave Detector Could Shed Light on Dark Matter

LIGO, the observatory that detected the first gravitational wave, stretches for miles. The Levitated Sensor Detector would fit in your living room.
Becky Ferreira
3 days ago
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The Most Precise Atomic Clock Ever Could Change Our Understanding of Physics

Scientists have created a quantum logic clock more accurate than any clock ever made.
Madeleine Gregory
3 days ago
Science

Researchers Find a Promising Treatment for Video Game Addiction

It's about rewiring the gamer's relationship to video games, not abstinence.
Matthew Gault
4 days ago
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Rare Human-Sized Giant Jellyfish Caught On Camera

Two divers caught a jellyfish as big as a human on camera this weekend.
Madeleine Gregory
7.15.19
Science

Scientists Are Genetically Engineering Plants to Fight Climate Change

By making plants grow deeper roots, scientists are helping them store more carbon.
Madeleine Gregory
7.12.19
Science

The Largest Algae Bloom in World History Is Now Off the Florida Coast

Researchers are tracking the algae Sargassum, which has created record blooms nearly every year since 2011.
Madeleine Gregory
7.4.19
nature

There’s No Evidence Fireworks Kill Baby Animals

Every Fourth of July, an internet rumor claims that panicked animal parents abandon their young after fireworks displays. There’s no evidence to back this up.
Caroline Haskins
7.3.19
Science

These Are The Last Koalas Without Chlamydia

Kangaroo Island, off the coast of Southern Australia, may be the only place on Earth with a koala population free of chlamydia.
Madeleine Gregory
7.2.19
Weed

I Got an MRI While Stoned to See What My Brain Looked Like

I inhaled marijuana vapor to help a research team at University College London study the impact of cannabis on the brain.
Hatti Rex
7.1.19
Science

Interstellar Mold Is Becoming a Problem for Space Travel

Fungal spores can survive the radiation of a trip to Mars, potentially posing health risks to astronauts.
Madeleine Gregory
7.1.19
Science

Contrails Are Air Travel's Dirty Secret

A new German Aerospace Center study says the clouds formed in the wake of planes have an impact on the climate that's not being properly addressed.
Madeleine Gregory
6.27.19
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