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Scientists Map the Geometry of a Single Electron for the First Time

The new research could be useful for the development of spin-based quantum computers.
Becky Ferreira
16 hours ago
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Here’s How Scientists Plan to Watch Supermassive Black Hole Collisions

“When these objects merge, there is more energy produced than the rest of the universe put together.”
Becky Ferreira
a day ago
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Civil War-Era Plant Medicines Could Help Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria, Study Finds

Plant medicines from the Civil War likely saved lives at the time and could help fight stubborn bacteria today, scientists say.
Rob Dozier
2 days ago
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Scientists Find One-Billion-Year-Old Fungus In the Canadian Arctic

The newly identified fungus is about 600 million years older than any other fungi in the fossil record.
Becky Ferreira
3 days ago
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Ravens Spread Negative Emotions to Their Friends, Study Finds

“Our findings thus suggest negative emotional contagion in ravens, and in turn advance our understanding of the evolution of empathy.”
Becky Ferreira
4 days ago
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The Definition of a Kilogram Just Changed Worldwide

The kilogram is the last unit of measurement to be untethered from an artificial object.
Becky Ferreira
5 days ago
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Florida Captures, Kills Giant Lizard That Terrorized Local Community for a Year

The elusive, human-sized reptile was nabbed by wildlife authorities.
Sarah Emerson
5.17.19
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Leaving Earth Comes with Serious Psychological Risks

The film ‘Aniara’ asks what humans are without our home world.
Becky Ferreira
5.17.19
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Dead Whales Are Washing Up in Droves on California’s Beaches

Ten dead gray whales have been spotted at Bay Area beaches over the last two months.
Sarah Emerson
5.16.19
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This Microbiologist Drew ‘Game of Thrones’ Sigils with Bacteria

When you're a scientist, all you need is bacteria and some agar jelly to create a literally cultural tribute to your favorite show.
Matthew Gault
5.15.19
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Mammals Are Dying at an Alarming Rate Even in Unpolluted Forests

Scientists made maps to show how mammals in an intact habitat still face major pressures from human hunters.
Becky Ferreira
5.14.19
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Watch This Spider Nesting in a Man's Ear

It is only the latest in a long line of arachnid ear explorers.
Becky Ferreira
5.14.19
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