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Researchers are searching for ways to predict which young dogs will make the cut—by watching hours and hours of guide dog puppy bowl.
Species gain and shed startling amounts of DNA as they evolve, and even genomes that look stable churn furiously. What does it mean?
Now, between major outbreaks of MERS, is the perfect time to develop treatments and vaccines for a virus that kills a third of the people it infects.
That'll only take 11.5 days. Get to work!
NASA's Juno spacecraft made its first close pass by Jupiter's big red spot, and it's got the pictures to prove it.
DNA could be a robust storage system for data, but never before have researchers stored information in a live organism.
A modified rabies virus lets scientists control how ferrets respond to simple visual patterns. There's a point, promise.
A shoelace knot is a metaphor for the scientific approach to problem-solving.
The climate connection between the north and the midlatitudes might mean shorter growing seasons, frozen plants, and less water to go around.
Radio waves don't have the bandwidth to send enough data from Earth to Mars—but infrared lasers could.
The team that discovered gravitational waves put their data online. Now an independent group of researchers claims that they’ve found what might be a serious problem.
Posting scientific papers online, free to the public, seems like a great idea. But it's more complicated than it sounds.
Let's take a closer look at the video North Korea released to determine that missile's acceleration.
Pondering the role of Hooke's law and Young's modulus as we break down a scene in 'Spider-Man: Homecoming.'
The long-time leader of the search for extraterrestrial intelligence—and inspiration for the movie Contact—has scores of astronomical devotees.
When physicists first switched on the particle collider, the world worried about black holes. But they ran into a totally different kind of problem.
What is the perfect condiment for a hot dog? Science should be able to answer that. One writer goes on a quest to figure this out, once and for all.
NASA's Juno mission DGAF about scientific expectations. Here's what it's accomplished after only a year in orbit.
June Huh thought he had no talent for math until a chance meeting with a legendary mind. A decade later, his unorthodox approach to mathematical thinking has led to major breakthroughs.
In 1924, when the first popsicle patent was filed, a test tube was one of the suggested vessels.