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Starting this fall, NASA will begin flying Global Hawk UAVs over the tops of swirling hurricanes and on data-gathering missions to where these storms get their start.
How the choices we make today will change the world
How information makes the world a bigger place
Staring into the brains of fruit flies could clarify the connection between genes and behaviors
Capturing the motion of macromolecules will help researchers make better HIV drugs
Pegasus Global Holdings is building a full-size city to be populated by... no one.
How engineers use forces and motion to design extreme roller coasters
You might be surprised to learn who nature’s most efficient hunters are
Zeray Alemseged discovers bones from the dawn of humanity more than 3 million years ago
Cute pets take social media by storm
A scientist challenges the idea that no two snow crystals are identical
At a festival in Norway, artists play instruments made of ice
Snowshoe hares turn white in the winter to blend in with the snow. Can they survive if that snow disappears?
Scientists hike through African forests to track the population of endangered apes
These four animals have some of the world’s most incredible vision
This scientist goes diving to study some of the world’s biggest fish
Scientists are on the hunt for the true identity of mysterious beasts
Biologist Lauren Esposito searches for spiders and scorpions around the world
How a designer in England is giving chewed-up gum a new purpose
5 of the most fantastic feathered artists
How gooey mucus keeps animals alive
Sinkholes are engulfing buildings, roads, and even people. Can scientists learn how to predict them?
Space simulations are teaching scientists what it will take to live on the Red Planet
Justin Beckerman built his own one-man submarine to explore a nearby lake
Venomous animals produce some of the deadliest poisons on the planet. They’re also saving people’s lives.
Should scientists bring extinct species back to life?
In the 1930s, severe dust storms whipped across the Great Plains. Could increasing drought bring on another Dust Bowl?
As we use up Earth’s supply of minerals that are crucial to our lives, the race is on to extract them from space