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Biden blasts science denialists, calls to dramatically speed up fight against cancer

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 10:43
Former U.S. vice president links battle to evolutionary theory of punctuated equilibrium
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Land plants arose earlier than thought—and may have had a bigger impact on the evolution of animals

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 09:34
Older birth date suggests plants and animals arose in parallel 500 million years ago
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Genes of ‘extinct’ Caribbean islanders found in living people

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 03:00
1000-year old skeleton's DNA counters myth that Taíno population was completely wiped out
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Babies get strokes too. Here’s how their brains recover

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 10:20
New discoveries might one day lead to language recovery for adult stroke patients
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The public mostly trusts science. So why are scientists worried?

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 04:54
Science chats with communication expert John Besley
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Picasso painted over another artist’s work—and then over his own, new imaging reveals

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 10:00
The famed artist incorporated some elements of the original painting into his work, The Crouching Beggar
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Ocean array alters view of Atlantic ‘conveyor belt’

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 04:15
First data from subpolar moorings show surprising current strengths east of Greenland
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Fighting back against ‘alternative facts’: Experts share their secrets

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 03:29
Speakers at AAAS meeting give advice for pushing back against politician falsehoods
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“Acoustic lighthouses” could prevent birds from hitting buildings

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 02:57
Zebra finches slowed down their flight when they heard a warning sound before hitting a net
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Martians welcome: Studies find people cheer—not fear—the possibility of alien life

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 02:35
People also more excited about aliens than synthetic life on Earth
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America’s Corn Belt is making its own weather

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:05
Plentiful crops are changing rainfall and temperature trends
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Top stories: Data thugs, dirty drinking water and a sports car in space

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:35
This week’s top Science news
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This Roman 'gate to hell' killed its victims with a cloud of deadly carbon dioxide

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:00
Priests survived because they were taller than their animal sacrifices
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FDA floats new rules for testing Alzheimer's drugs

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 02:45
Agency proposes approval path for drugs that could prevent onset, not slow decline
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Babies can spot language, even when it’s not spoken

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 02:26
Six-month-olds prefer signs over gestures, marking critical developmental window
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Massive U.S. ecological observatory gets new director

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 01:05
Sharon Collinge to run National Ecological Observatory Network as it moves into operations
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Missing data hinder replication of artificial intelligence studies

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:30
Unpublished code and sensitive training conditions aggravate reproducibility crisis in computer science
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Strong tides may have pushed ancient fish to evolve limbs

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:00
Simulations reveal that high tides occurred where “transitional” fossils have been found
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Vast bioenergy plantations could stave off climate change—and radically reshape the planet

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:00
Climate modelers bet on negative emissions technologies, but are they as risky as the problems they’re designed to fix?
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Gravitational waves help reveal the weight limit for neutron stars, the densest objects in the cosmos

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:00
Neutron stars cannot exceed 2.2 solar masses before collapsing into black holes
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