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Ghost In The Lab

The brain tricks itself into attributing signals from its own body to an invisible "ghostly" presence.

The Sun Stands Out Amidst Solar Twins

Among 79 stars with several similarities—size, temperature, iron content, gravity—our sun is unusual.

Trading Plastics Now

For years, China had taken on more than its share of the burden to manage the world's waste, primarily sent from the U.S., Britain, Germany, and Japan.

Why Do Salmon Leap?

One reason why a salmon might jump? To try to shake off sea lice.

Why Are Mountain Beavers' Brains Smaller Than Their Ancestors?

A big brain might seem like a good thing, but they can actually be a liability.

Bat Jammers

Bats can create noise that disrupts other bats' sonar signals.

The World's Most Powerful Supercomputer

Learn more about the current fastest supercomputer in the world: Summit.

Complex Organic Molecules On Enceladus

In 2018, researches published a new analysis of Cassini's data and announced a major discovery: plumes gushing from Enceladus' surface contain complex organic molecules.

Youth Health Now

From 2010 to 2017, half of the twenty million new STDs reported each year were among young people.

Understanding Menopause By Studying Dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins don't go through menopause, but studying them can still teach us more about why menopause happens.

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