Alaska’s Pavlof Volcano captured from the International Space Station

How And Why Do We Study The Deadly Phenomenon Of Volcanic Lightning?

Volcanic lightning is dangerous for a number of reasons, but it could be the key to unlocking what goes on in a volcano during an eruption.


0:56Mark Zuckerberg
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Mark Zuckerberg Does Not Want To Be Your Next Politician

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America's Trees Are Trying To Outrun Threats By Heading North And West

1:08A car in "Grand Theft Auto V"
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An AI Is Learning To Drive In 'Grand Theft Auto.' It's Going ... Great

1:29The Svalbard Global Seed Vault in the Arctic Circle
Noway's Ministry of Agriculture and Food / CC BY ND 2.0

Melting Arctic Ice Jeopardizes Humanity's Plant Backup Plan

0:50Bags of donated blood
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A Stem Cell Breakthrough Could Solve The Blood Donor Problem

1:23An employee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / James Gathany

Trump's Federal Hiring Freeze Might Still Affect Hundreds Of CDC Jobs

0:53Inside the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame
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What's Better Than Going To Space? Being In The Astronaut Hall Of Fame

2:26A virtual reality therapy game
Newsy Staff

How Virtual Therapy Can Lead To Real-World Healing

0:57Headstones at Presidio National Cemetery
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About Half Of All Deaths Don't Have A Recorded Cause

1:01Operation Crossroads
United States Department of Defense

We Aren't Just Changing Earth's Weather, We're Changing Space's, Too

0:46Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers a speech.
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EU Fines Facebook Over $100 Million For Misleading Merger

0:42Moss-covered region in Antarctica
Matt Amesbury

A Greener Antarctica Isn't Always A Good Thing

1:01Fake caterpillar on a leaf
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Worried About Predator Attacks? Stay Away From The Equator

0:48Fidget Spinner in motion
Robert Couse-Baker / CC BY 2.0

Fidget Spinners' Stress Relief Claims Are Under The Microscope

0:46Two women try Google Daydream VR
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Google's Next Daydream VR Headset: A Stand-Alone Model

0:49A parrotlet hops to a new perch
Diana Chin, Lentink Lab

Before Birds Could Fly, Dinosaurs Had To Learn To Hop

0:47Close-up of a bumblebee covered in pollen
Kalle Gustafsson / CC BY 2.0

When Choosing Flowers, Bees Go For Their Nicotine Fix

1:01Characters from the "Sonic Forces" game
Sega / "Sonic Forces"

The New 'Sonic' Game Lets Fans Insert Their Own Characters

0:57A person uses a laptop computer.
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North Korea Could Be Linked To The WannaCry Cyberattack

1:11President Donald Trump
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Trump Took Republicans' Usual Anti-Abortion Policy And Expanded It

1:02Townsend's warbler sitting in a tree
Stephen Lester

Climate Change Is Screwing Up Birds' Migratory Patterns

1:003-D printed ovary structure
Northwestern University

This 3-D Printed Ovary Might Help Restore Fertility

0:57Henderson 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

1:05A busy highway
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Diesel Emissions May Kill More People Annually Than Previously Thought

0:51A 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

1:08Network cables
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That Massive Global Cyberattack Is Bigger Than We Thought

1:02A mountain in Alaska.
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EPA Removes Roadblocks For Controversial Gold Mine In Alaska

0:55Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price
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The US Health Secretary Is At Odds With His Agency On Opioid Addiction

1:03A screenshot of the WCry ransomware
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Major Ransomware Attack Hits Thousands Of Systems Worldwide

0:46Man listening to music through earbuds
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