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Why Do Cambrian Creatures Look So Weird?
Do Any Animals Know Their Grandparents?
Built for Thrills!
How engineers use forces and motion to design extreme roller coasters
World's Deadliest Predators?
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
Why School Should Start Later
A scientist challenges the idea that no two snow crystals are identical
The Coldest Concert
At a festival in Norway, artists play instruments made of ice
Out in the Cold
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
Queen of Manta Rays
This scientist goes diving to study some of the world’s biggest fish
Are Monsters Real?
Scientists are on the hunt for the true identity of mysterious beasts
Biologist Lauren Esposito searches for spiders and scorpions around the world
5 Extreme School Commutes
How a designer in England is giving chewed-up gum a new purpose
The Bird Awards
5 of the most fantastic feathered artists
Can I Train My Cat to Be Less Annoying?
The Secrets of Slime
How gooey mucus keeps animals alive
Sinkholes are engulfing buildings, roads, and even people. Can scientists learn how to predict them?
Life on "Mars"
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.
Back from the Dead
Should scientists bring extinct species back to life?
Turned to Dust
In the 1930s, severe dust storms whipped across the Great Plains. Could increasing drought bring on another Dust Bowl?
Hot Science Destinations: Koke’e State Park and Waimea Canyon
Mining the Moon and Beyond
As we use up Earth’s supply of minerals that are crucial to our lives, the race is on to extract them from space
Adam Cohen Lights Up Neurons To See How They Fire
Goodbye, electrodes; hello, bright lights.
Anže Slosar Maps Matter At The Edge Of The Universe
The earliest substance ever.
Why NASA Is Flying Drones Into Hurricanes
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
The Data-Centric Universe
How information makes the world a bigger place
Brilliant 10: The Neuron Observer
Staring into the brains of fruit flies could clarify the connection between genes and behaviors
Brilliant 10: Molecular Filmmaker
Capturing the motion of macromolecules will help researchers make better HIV drugs
Why Is a Tech Company Building a Ghost Town in New Mexico?
Pegasus Global Holdings is building a full-size city to be populated by... no one.
How Do Barnacles Attach to Whales?