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Citizen of Nowhere: The Complicated Limbo of Deepan Budlakoti

How Historians of Modern Tattooing Explore a Long-Hidden Past

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WHO approved a malaria vaccine for children – a global health expert explains why that is a big deal

The Navy’s Next Laser Weapon Is Basically a Real-Life Ray Gun

What happens if quantum physicists can prove reality isn’t real?

‘Double’ galaxy mystifies Hubble astronomers

Mathematicians Prove Melting Ice Stays Smooth

Google Just Used Artificial Intelligence To Restore Old Paintings Burned During WW2

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Flatworms Can Reproduce by Ripping Themselves in Half

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This Unusual Plant From The Amazon Rainforest Has Baffled Scientists For 50 Years

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This trilobite was equipped with a ‘hyper-eye’ never seen before in the animal kingdom

World’s first malaria vaccine approved for use in children in Africa

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Mars’ Jezero Crater Was Home to a River Delta Like Those Found On Earth, New Study Confirms

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Why California is shutting down its last nuclear plant

The Safety Belt of Our Solar System

The water you’re drinking may be thousands of years old – growing demand for deeper wells is tapping ancient reserves

The Long History of the Quest to Find a Peak Taller Than Everest

Alzheimer’s: The heretical and hopeful role of infection

Hidden Forest Has Been ‘Trapped in Time’ For 100,000 Years, Scientists Say

Caltech’s LEONARDO bipedal robot can skateboard and more

Is it true that you cannot eat polar bear liver?

Nuking an Asteroid to Prevent Armageddon Could Actually Work, Study Shows

Elite Wildland Firefighters Sew Their Own Gear

Researchers have found an effective solution to the famous age-old, three-body problem in physics

Journey to the Surface of Venus

The Disneyfication of Atomic Power

Can Nuclear Fusion Put the Brakes on Climate Change?

Former cops claim to have identified Zodiac Killer and linked him to another victim

What Happened to the Secret Bunker beneath the Eiffel Tower?

Scientists Just Created the Coldest Temperature Ever Recorded in the Lab

Researchers Record the Breaking of a Single Chemical Bond – “Amazing”

Perseverance Rover spotted from space in striking new satellite image

Sunlight affects whether languages have a word for ‘blue’

Archaeologists Extract 1,300-Year-Old Wooden Ski From Norwegian Ice

Birds Have a Mysterious ‘Quantum Sense’. Scientists Have Now Seen It in Action

2,700-Year-Old Private Toilet Found in Jerusalem

Chhurpi: The world’s hardest cheese?

‘Dystopian world’: Singapore patrol robots stoke fears of surveillance state

Astronomers Get Ready to Probe Europa’s Hidden Ocean for Life

Tardigrade discovered in 16-million-year-old amber a ‘once in a generation’ find

Is it an asteroid or comet? This strange solar system object is actually both.

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Reports of mysterious Mossad operation to find Israeli airman confirmed

The 50-Year Evolution of Walt Disney World in Maps

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