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Townsend's warbler sitting in a tree

Climate Change Is Screwing Up Birds' Migratory Patterns

Climate change might shift when survival essentials appear at North American birds' breeding grounds.

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3-D printed ovary structure
Northwestern University

This 3-D Printed Ovary Might Help Restore Fertility

Henderson Island is getting buried under million of pieces of plastic trash.
University of Tasmania / Dr. Jennifer Lavers

This Tiny Remote Island Is Getting Buried Under Plastic Trash

A busy highway
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Diesel Emissions May Kill More People Annually Than Previously Thought

A Lyft driver is waiting for a ride in the city.
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Lyft And Waymo Are Teaming Up To Test Self-Driving Cars

Network cables
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That Massive Global Cyberattack Is Bigger Than We Thought

A mountain in Alaska.
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EPA Removes Roadblocks For Controversial Gold Mine In Alaska

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price
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The US Health Secretary Is At Odds With His Agency On Opioid Addiction

A screenshot of the WCry ransomware
Screenshot via Avast

Major Ransomware Attack Hits Thousands Of Systems Worldwide

Man listening to music through earbuds
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In Memoriam: The MP3, 1995-2017

Astronaut performing spacewalk outside of International Space Station
NASA

NASA Completes Milestone 200th ISS Spacewalk

A wild snow leopard in India
Snow Leopard Conservancy

How Harsh Habitats Shaped Snow Leopards' Genes

Boulder Glacier
U.S. Geological Survey

There Aren't A Lot Of Glaciers Left In Glacier National Park

Zuul's skull
Royal Society Open Science / CC BY 4.0

Paleontologists Name Dinosaur After Demon Dog In 'Ghostbusters'

For rent sign partially underwater in Fort Lauderdale
Getty Images

Climate Change Is Accelerating Gentrification In Some US Cities

A patient displays 14 different AIDS medications she takes.
Getty Images

Many HIV Patients Are Living Longer, Thanks To Improved Treatments

Cloudy exoplanet orbiting its star
NASA

Astronomers Find A Watery, Cloudy Atmosphere On An Exoplanet

Infographic of how beauty is perceived
Brielmann and Pelli

Does Experiencing Beauty Require Thought? Kant's Theory Is Tested

An elderly man wearing a robotic balancing device on his hips
Hillary Sanctuary / EPFL

This Robotic Exoskeleton Helps You Stay On Your Feet

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk
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SpaceX Successfully Tests Its Biggest Rocket So Far

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai
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Robots May Have Answered The FCC's Call For Net Neutrality Comments

Model trachea implants made from silicone
O'Bryan et al. / Science Advances

Hold It Together: The Delicate Work Of 3-D Printing Soft Tissue

President Trump on the White House grounds.
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Trump Might Soon Clear Up Confusion Over His Climate Agreement Stance

Visualization of differences in life expectancies from the University of Washington
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation — University of Washington

There's A Two-Decade Life Expectancy Gap In The US

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover selfie
NASA JPL/Caltech

Why Do We Treat Our Spacecraft Like They're Humans?

Marijuana plant
Newsy

THC May Affect Older Brains In A Surprising Way

A bottle of pills spilled out onto a table
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Some FDA-Approved Drugs Have Safety Problems After They're OK'd

Air quality sign on highway
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Where You Live Could Affect Your Cancer Risk

The Air Force's X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle mission 4 lands at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility.
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

The Air Force's Top-Secret Space Plane Has Returned To Earth

The curiosity rover on Mars
NASA

Celebrate The Martian New Year To Fill That Springtime Holiday Void

Galaxy cluster of thousands of galaxies in the universe
NASA

Dark Matter Is Hard To Find, But Hubble Might Be Able To Help