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WHEN DOCTORS DIAGNOSE DANGER

It might seem like a no-brainer to inform the authorities and potential victims if a patient threatens violence, but it's not that...

STATES ARE ADVANCING BILLS DESIGNED TO LOWER DRUG COSTS WITH IMPORTATION PLANS

The legislation seeks federal permission to buy drugs from Canada

 
 
 

"SMARTICLE" ROBOT SWARMS TURN RANDOM BEHAVIOR INTO COLLECTIVE INTELLIGENCE

New algorithms show how very simple robots can be made to work together as a group

FDA OKAYS FIRST CONCUSSION BLOOD TEST-BUT SOME EXPERTS ARE WARY

The screening tool may not pick up minor concussions

 
 
 

CAN PESTICIDES AFFECT PREGNANCY?

A recent study suggests pesticides in produce may interfere with your chances of getting pregnant. Let's explore its findings

STARFISH CAN SEE IN THE DARK

There's a lot more going on beneath those spiny exteriors

 
 
 

IS HUMANITY READY FOR THE DISCOVERY OF ALIEN LIFE?

Most Americans would probably be thrilled to learn extraterrestrials exist. Other nationalities beg to differ

CLIMATE DENIERS SUPPORT LIKELY CANDIDATE FOR TOP WHITE HOUSE ENVIRONMENT JOB

Donald van der Vaart might listen to scientists but won't say humans are major cause of climate change

 
 
 

7 AWARD-WINNING APPS LAUNCH A MOBILE AGE FOR THE OCEAN ECONOMY

Announcing the winners of the XPRIZE Ocean Initiative's challenge to turn data into much needed ocean services

WHAT IS THE BYSTANDER EFFECT?

If you suffer a heart attack in a crowd, you would be less likely to get help than if there were only one or two people around you.

 
 
 

ASTRONOMERS HAUL IN ANOTHER HORDE OF KEPLER PLANETS

Nearly 100 worlds are the latest catch from the hardy space telescope

THE QUANTUM INTERNET HAS ARRIVED

Networks that harness entanglement and teleportation could enable leaps in security, computing and science

 
 
 

THINKING OUTSIDE THE QUANTUM BOX

How the mind can make sense of quantum physics in more ways than one

"SONIC WEAPON ATTACKS" ON U.S. EMBASSY DON'T ADD UP-FOR ANYONE

Cuban scientists and a new American report both shoot down a list of bizarre theories

 
 
 

WORLD'S HEAVIEST BONY FISH WAS MISIDENTIFIED

The bump-head sunfish, and not the ocean sunfish, is the world's largest bony fish

SEABIRD FEATHERS REVEAL LESS RESILIENT OCEAN

By analyzing 130 years of seabird feathers, researchers determined that food webs are losing complexity in the Pacific-meaning less...

 
 
 

CAN SECURITY MEASURES REALLY STOP SCHOOL SHOOTINGS?

Researchers argue that an educational approach would work better than “target hardening”

COULD DOGS HELP SAVE THE MONGOLIAN STEPPE?

An American entrepreneur is working to convert Mongolian herders into conservationists by reintroducing the region's traditional livestock...

 
 
 

EXTREME WEATHER WILL OCCUR MORE FREQUENTLY WORLDWIDE

And if countries do not meet the Paris climate agreement goals, the risks will be even greater

THE SECRET BEHIND ONE OF THE GREATEST SUCCESS STORIES IN ALL OF HISTORY

In Steven Pinker's new book, Enlightenment Now, he argues that we live in the best of times-and must remain devoted to reason and humanism...

 
 
 



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