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THE "BIRDS ARE NOT DINOSAURS" MOVEMENT

Birds are dinosaurs. But some scientists argue that this just can't be so because... because... well, it just can't. What, specifically,...

THE TIGER SUBSPECIES REVISED, 2017

So, how many different tiger subspecies are there. 8? 7? 6? Err... 2?

 
 
 

NATURE'S RESPONSE TO THE CATASTROPHIC CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES

Damage from the Tubbs fire in October now presents a rare opportunity to learn about the behavior of wildfire, its ecological aftermath...

THE TYRANNY OF EXTRATERRESTRIAL MESSAGING

Talking to the rest of the universe takes a whole lot of patience

 
 
 

JET FUEL FROM SUGARCANE? IT'S NOT A FLIGHT OF FANCY

Researchers have found that engineered sugarcane could yield more than 2,500 liters of bio-jet fuel per acre of land

SCIENTISTS GENETICALLY ENGINEER A FORM OF GLUTEN-FREE WHEAT

Removing disease-causing proteins from the grain could make it safe for celiacs to consume

 
 
 

THANKSGIVING AND THE MYTH OF NATIVE AMERICAN "SAVAGES"

Prominent scientists exaggerate the violence of Native Americans, whom European invaders ravaged.

A NEW RECIPE FOR COUNTING CRANBERRIES

Estimating cranberry harvests involves tedious hand counting. But microwave analysis could change all that. Christopher Intagliata...

 
 
 

SHOULD THE SOCIAL COST OF CARBON BE HIGHER​?

Scientists say that even under the Obama administration, the number may have been set too low

ATTACKS ON MEDIA, LIKE ROY MOORE'S, ENDANGER DEMOCRACY

Politicians who cry “fake news” in response to credible media investigations ultimately can provide cover for corruption and authoritarianism

 
 
 

COOK THE PERFECT TURKEY WITH CHEMISTRY

Don't settle for limp, soggy turkey skin-use science when you roast your bird to get that perfect, crackling bite.

FLY-BY OF INTERSTELLAR ASTEROID PORTENDS QUADRILLION TRILLION MORE IN GALAXY

Reports of the first-ever flyby of a body from another stellar system suggest a vast sea of interstellar shards and a Neptune-like...

 
 
 

SEVEN WAYS TO KEEP DISCORD OFF THE THANKSGIVING TABLE

How to keep your holiday dinner from turning into a partisan smackdown

PUPPY-DOG EYES MAY HAVE EVOLVED IN STAGES

Dingoes' brief glances may have been a stepping-stone to Fido's longer loving stares

 
 
 

BLACK HOLE PRETENDERS MAY BE SUPERFAST-SPINNING PULSARS

Unraveling the murky origins of these cosmic imposters could lead to breakthroughs in understanding the lives and deaths of stars

HOW FIT IS BITCOIN?

A new analysis treats bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies as species in an evolutionary model-and finds bitcoin has no selective advantage....

 
 
 

INTERSTELLAR ASTEROID LOOKS LIKE A SPINNING SPACE CIGAR

The bizarre object could be the first of many to be detected by new generations of telescopes

EXOPLANET HUNTERS RETHINK SEARCH FOR ALIEN LIFE

Astronomers expand ideas of how chemistry and geology could affect chances for life on other worlds

 
 
 

YEARS BEFORE HEADING OFFSHORE, HERPES RESEARCHER EXPERIMENTED ON PEOPLE IN U.S

Shots were administered in Illinois hotel rooms

THIS THANKSGIVING PASS THE STUFFING-AND DON'T PASS ON THE DISCUSSION OF SOCIAL ISSUES

Social science suggests persuasion and understanding can start at home

 
 
 



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