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On a trip to the Gobi Desert, a team of fossil hunters unearths a death scene that reveals new clues about how dinosaurs lived
A 19th-century thought experiment has turned into a real technique for reaching ultralow temperatures, paving the way to new scientific discoveries as well as to useful applications
By mapping equatorial rainfall since A.D. 800, scientists have figured out how tropical weather may change through 2100
A creative use of stem cells made from adult tissues may hasten drug development for debilitating diseases
A new computer-imaging technique shows researchers how brain cells communicate—one molecule at a time
Recent global health campaigns have focused on HIV, tuberculosis and malaria. Tackling the growing threat from cancer, says medical anthropologist Paul Farmer, could improve health care more broadly...
Mercury has never been orbited by a spacecraft before. That will change this month
An increasingly accepted view holds that the great stone circle may have been just part of a much larger ceremonial landscape
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