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According to new genetic evidence, public health efforts to contain and fight the disease could have—and should have—gotten started much sooner.
Our resident expert examines Bond's wild skydive in 'Moonraker.'
America's latest fad provides yet another opportunity to explain physics.
An ecologist argues that cryptographically-sealed databases could starve out inefficiencies that are ruining the environment.
Time isn’t just another dimension, argues Tim Maudlin. To make his case, he’s had to reinvent geometry.
No seeds were lost, but the ability of the rock vault to provide failsafe protection against all disasters is now threatened by climate change.
Hint: Move fast, and don't forget the calcium chloride spray
A typical drone has four rotors. By varying the power to the these four motors, the drone can hover, climb, descend, and turn.
A new study suggests that the Campi Flegrei might be closer to an eruption than we thought. But don't let that keep you up at night.
The Mayor of Los Angeles says his city will stay in the Paris Climate Agreement even if the US doesn't. It sort of can't. But then again, it already is.
Researchers used "tissue as ink" to squirt out ovaries that successfully grew mouse pups.
Here's a test that could keep future quantum technology from being hacked.
A nerd fight has broken out over whether cosmic inflation—one of the most widely accepted theories in physics—breaks the rules of testability.
Sperm need calcium ions to drill into an egg and fertilize it. Compounds that muck up ion transport could create a new class of male birth control.
Didn’t SpaceX already figure out this whole reusable rocket thing? Not when it comes to massive, fuel-gobbling payloads.
Let Mother's Day be a chance to ruminate on how pregnancy fiddles with moms' minds
Six people are in the hospital, three people have died, and at least one of them tested positive for Ebola.
Oscar works with the same sloppy, unstandardized data every other insurance company has. It’s what they did with it that was totally different.
What could be going on at Verily that would lead the former head of the National Institutes of Mental Health to bail on Google-sized money and data?
An awesome science show from the ’80s makes it to YouTube, and it shows just how pointless the traditional lecture is.