Gravitational wave signals may reveal dark energy hidden in the universe

The Anti-Spitting Campaigns Designed to Stop the Spread of Tuberculosis

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Squatters issue death threats to archaeologist who discovered oldest city in the Americas

The Milky Way Gets a New Origin Story

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Puerto Rico government supports rebuilding Arecibo

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A Harvard professor says we were visited by an alien life form in 2017

What a Victorian Disease Detective Proved About Urban Health

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Anesthesia Works on Plants Too, and We Don’t Know Why

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SR-71 Blackbird: Pilot Reveals What It Was Like to Fly the Plane

The Pyramid of Djoser: The World’s Oldest Pyramid Is Often Overshadowed

Inscription Leads Archaeologists to Tomb of One of the Last Han Emperors

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The surface of the moon is a galactic time capsule

Insecure wheels: Police turn to car data to destroy suspects’ alibis

MSG Isn’t Bad For You, According to Science

That time physicist John Wheeler left classified H-bomb documents on a train

The Mystery of Mistletoe’s Missing Genes

The Truth About the Betz Mystery Sphere

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Ticketmaster will pay $10 million for hacking rival ticket seller

They spent 12 years solving a scientific puzzle. It yielded the first COVID-19 vaccines.

Siberia permafrost yields well-preserved ice age woolly rhino

When Your Outfit Is Made Illegal

Was That a Dropped Call From ET?

The Hidden World of Mathematics in The Simpsons

On this day in 1916 Grigory Rasputin succumbed to drowning, bullets, poison, and beating

Could shrunken heads from the Amazon hold the key to curing cancer? One man spent a lifetime trying to prove it

The Cruise Ship Suicides Began After the Last Passengers Left

Seat belts and smoking rates show people eventually adopt healthy behaviors

“Amazing” new species of flower discovered in 100-million-year-old amber

Meet the Rats That Wear Protective Poison Armor

Scientific theories suggest it’s possible to travel through time. But the reality isn’t so clear.

30 Years Since the Human Genome Project Began, What’s Next?

The McTrain: The Rise and Fall of McDonald’s Ambitious Plan to Conquer the Railroads

US rivers are changing from blue to yellow and green, satellite images show

In Poznan, Poland, eight [mussels] get to decide if people in the city get water or not

Has Thomas Becket’s treasured ‘little book’ been found?

‘Will My Popcorn Explode?’

Earth Actually Has Four North Poles

In 1110, The Moon Vanished From The Sky. We May Finally Know Why

Why Roman concrete is stronger than it ever was, while modern concrete decays

Journey to the Center of the Earth

How Civilization Broke Our Brains

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The Real Story Behind Aztec Crystal Skulls

The Sunburst hack was massive and devastating

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These Coded Wine Glasses Were Used for Treasonous Toasts

A German Terrorist Suspect With a Refugee Disguise: The Tale of Franco A.

What would Earth look like to alien astronomers?

Parthenogenesis: How females from some species can reproduce without males

Why Is There a Bucatini Shortage in America?

Japan is developing wooden satellites to send into orbit by 2023