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Help scientists track extreme weather this week!

Tropical storms loom large over different parts of the globe, while extreme heat and droughts wreak havoc on other areas. […]

Scientists Made a Microbe-Boosting Diet to Help Malnourished Kids Grow

A malnourished child at a camp in Bangladesh. (Credit: Pahari Himu/Shutterstock) One in four children will never grow to a […]

Scientists Made a Microbe-Boosting Diet to Help Malnourished Kids Grow

A malnourished child at a camp in Bangladesh. (Credit: Pahari Himu/Shutterstock) One in four children will never grow to a […]

Soy: Good for Your Heart, or Just OK? Scientists Still Disagree

Soy products have repeatedly been found to help cholesterol levels. But do they do enough to make a difference? (Credit: […]

Soy: Good for Your Heart, or Just OK? Scientists Still Disagree

Soy products have repeatedly been found to help cholesterol levels. But do they do enough to make a difference? (Credit: […]

Fungi Can Withstand the High Radiation Doses of Outer Space, Scientists Find

This petri dish contains fungus samples collected from the International Space Station. (Credit: NASA/JPL) Anywhere humans go, we bring companions […]

Fungi Can Withstand the High Radiation Doses of Outer Space, Scientists Find

This petri dish contains fungus samples collected from the International Space Station. (Credit: NASA/JPL) Anywhere humans go, we bring companions […]

Scientists Issue Warning To Humanity: Climate Change Depends On Microbes

A flooded rice field. Microbes in the soil release methane when rice fields are flooded, adding to greenhouse gas emissions. […]

Why Scientists Are Putting a Telescope on the Bottom of the Ocean

The telescope, once complete, will be made of hundreds of spherical detectors suspended at the bottom of the sea. (Credit: […]

The Scientist’s Drug Dealer: How Researchers Get Illicit Drugs

(Credit: Photographee.eu/Shutterstock) Public interest in the science of powerful psychoactive drugs is at an-all-time, er, high. Evidence for the therapeutic […]

Weird, Mysterious and Threatened: Can Scientists Save the Platypus?

A platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) pauses for a moment after being released by scientists into the Little Yarra River, its home […]

The Scientist’s Drug Dealer: How Researchers Get Illicit Drugs

(Credit: Africa Studio/Shutterstock) Public interest in the science of powerful psychoactive drugs is at an-all-time, er, high. Evidence for the […]

Weird, Mysterious and Threatened: Can Scientists Save the Platypus?

A platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) pauses for a moment after being released by scientists into the Little Yarra River, its home […]

Scientists Find Genetic Reason Why Store-Bought Tomatoes Taste So Bland

(Credit: Fir0002/Flagstaffotos; Wikimedia Commons) Store-bought tomatoes taste horrifically disgusting — err, bland. Now scientists have discovered a version of a […]

Scientists Find Genetic Reason Why Store-Bought Tomatoes Taste So Bland

(Credit: Fir0002/Flagstaffotos; Wikimedia Commons) Store-bought tomatoes taste horrifically disgusting — err, bland. Now scientists have discovered a version of a […]

Citizen scientists set new record for accelerating Alzheimer’s research

A team of researchers at the Human Computation Institute and Cornell University seek to understand what causes a 30% reduction of blood […]

Survivors in the Forest: Help Scientists by Identifying Resilient Trees

Calling all tree lovers! This Arbor Day, help scientists study trees near you with TreeSnap, an easy-to-use app. You can […]