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Evolution
Ancient Dogs Had Complex Genetic Histories
Evolution

Ancient Dogs Had Complex Genetic Histories

January 21, 2021 — Eliene Augenbraun

Evolution
Ancient Dogs Had Complex Genetic Histories
Evolution

Ancient Dogs Had Complex Genetic Histories

January 21, 2021 — Eliene Augenbraun

Space
Biden Administration Appoints Acting NASA Chief
Space

Biden Administration Appoints Acting NASA Chief

January 21, 2021 — Meghan Bartels and SPACE.com

Policy & Ethics
Meet Biden's Science Team
Policy & Ethics

Meet Biden’s Science Team

January 21, 2021 — Nidhi Subbaraman, Jeff Tollefson, Giuliana Viglione and Nature magazine

Special Report

Videos

The Future of Mars Exploration

Join Scientific American for a conversation about the next steps in humanity’s reconnaissance of Mars. Featuring Casey Dreier, senior space policy adviser at the Planetary Society, and space and physics editor Lee Billings, this deep dive will begin with an overview of NASA’s upcoming Perseverance rover—slated to land on Mars in February 2021 to search for signs of past and present life and to gather samples for future return to Earth...

December 2, 2020

Podcasts

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Bees Use 'Bullshit' Defense to Keep Giant Hornets at Bay

60-Second Science - January 11, 2021 - By Jason G. Goldman05:26

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Humans May Have Befriended Wolves with Meat

60-Second Science - January 7, 2021 - By Christopher Intagliata01:57

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How to Avoid Becoming a Meal for a Cheetah

60-Second Science - January 6, 2021 - By Jason G. Goldman04:32

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How the Coronavirus Pandemic Shaped Our Language in 2020

60-Second Science - January 1, 2021 - By Christopher Intagliata02:12

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