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Drones Capture Close Encounters between Great White Sharks and Beachgoers

Over the past decade, the number of encounters between humans and sharks swimming off the coast of California has risen dramatically. Chris Lowe, director of the Shark Lab at California State University, Long Beach, says this summer is shaping up to be a major year for these sharks along the state’s 840-mile coastline...

July 8, 2020 — Erik Olsen

Bat Says Hi as It Hunts

Velvety free-tailed bats produce sounds that help them locate insect prey but simultaneously identify them to their companions.

July 7, 2020 — Jason G. Goldman

Animal Migrations Track Climate Change

Many species are known to have changed their migration routes in response to the changing climate. They now include mule deer and Bewick’s swans.

June 29, 2020 — Scott Hershberger

Science Briefs from around the World

Here are some brief reports about science and technology from around the planet, including one about a 70-million-year-old mollusk fossil that reveals years back then had a few more days than we have now...

June 24, 2020 — Sarah Lewin Frasier

Inside the Coronavirus

What scientists know about the inner workings of the pathogen that has infected the world

June 23, 2020 — مارك فيسكيتي، Veronica Falconieri Hays ، Britt Glaunsinger

Inside the stem-cell pharmaceutical factory

Vesicles secreted by stem cells might give clinicians a safer and simpler alternative to cell therapy, but researchers are still grappling with how best to prepare and study these tiny particles...

June 17, 2020 — Michael Eisenstein

Extracellular RNA

RNA is now known to travel outside cells to tissues around the body. Researchers are working out whether they can exploit this extracellular RNA to detect and treat disease.

June 17, 2020 — Herb Brody
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