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glowing

NASA Is Creating Glowing Clouds for Science

Rest assured, they will come (and go) in peace.
May 31, 2017
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fungus

How Noble Rot Makes for a Better, Peachier White Wine

Scientists compared how different fungi affect a wine's bouquet.
May 30, 2017
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oceans

Meet the Ocean's Newest Carnivorous Sponge

In the deep sea, sometimes its takes rows of tiny glass spikes to survive.
May 30, 2017
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planets

Jupiter Is Even Weirder Than We Thought

Thanks to Juno, textbooks are going to need an overhaul.
May 26, 2017
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volcanoes

Scientists Have Figured Out How Floating Islands Work

Spongy rocks don't exactly act like sponges.
May 26, 2017
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dogs

This Dog Sits on Seven Editorial Boards

Meet Dr. Olivia Doll.
May 25, 2017
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goats

Morocco's Tree-Climbing Goats Prefer Spitting Out Seeds to Eating Them

Watch out below!
May 25, 2017
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germany

A German Music Festival Installed a 4-Mile Beer Pipeline

Because kegs are heavy.
May 24, 2017
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pacific

Two WWII Bombers Have Officially Been Found Off the Coast of Papua New Guinea

The B-25 is an icon of the war years.
May 24, 2017
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seattle

Downtown Seattle's Banana Market Has Crashed. Thanks, Amazon

Turns out there's no money in the banana stands.
May 23, 2017
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microbes

These Images Were Made With E. Coli Bacteria

They take 18 hours to develop (grow).
May 23, 2017
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moon

A Bag With a Bit of Moon Dust Is Going to Auction

But it is not going to be cheap.
May 22, 2017
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volcanoes

Signs of an Ancient Volcanic Eruption Found 3,000 Miles Away

From Russia's Far East to Norway, this ash traveled a very long way.
May 22, 2017
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antarctic

The Future of Antarctica Is Probably Going to Be Greener

Warming temperatures are causing moss banks to grow faster.
May 19, 2017
Gastro Obscura
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france

Science Serves Up the Secret to the Perfect Baguette

Who thinks it's a crispy crust?
May 18, 2017
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teeth

Pufferfish and Human Teeth Come From the Same Genetic Code

The beaked ocean-dwellers might someday help us restore lost teeth.
May 17, 2017
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meteorites

The Mystery of the 2,000-Year-Old Iron Beads

First they came from space, and then went 450 miles more.
May 16, 2017
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tornadoes

These Bright Streaks Are Evidence of Massive Tornadoes on Mars

Everything's bigger on the red planet.
May 12, 2017
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crabs

Watch Decorator Crabs Get Decked Out in Camouflage

When the perfect accessory is a matter of life and death.
May 11, 2017
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australia

The Unexpected Consequences of Australia's 3,500-Mile Dog Fence

Fewer dingoes mean more kangaroos, less grass, and perhaps an entirely different ecosystem.
May 10, 2017
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australia

Australia Accidentally Incinerated a Priceless Plant Specimen

A paperwork mix-up is to blame.
May 9, 2017
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spring

The Perfect Time-Lapse Video for Rainy Spring Days

And all it took was three years to make.
May 9, 2017
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map monday

How to Digitize a 357-Year-Old Atlas That's Nearly 6 Feet Tall

It's not going to fit in a scanner.
May 8, 2017
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lightning

Watch Lightning From Above, Thanks to a New Satellite

The data it is producing can help provide earlier warnings for severe weather.
May 5, 2017