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Megan Giddings

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September 25, 2017


Bee covered in pollen

Are Insects Conscious?

Scientists are studying how bees experience life.

September 22, 2017


a jawbone fragment of a homo naledi skull

Homo Naledi

Homo naledi is a recently discovered human relative.

September 21, 2017


ones and zeros on a rainbow background

How Much Energy Does It Take To Run And Maintain The Internet?

The Internet is one of the most energy‑efficient means of communication.

September 20, 2017


a destroyed church

Earthquake Explainer

In the United States, Alaska has the highest number of earthquakes on average.

September 20, 2017


a statue of Torricelli

Does Nature Abhor A Vacuum?

Evangelista Torricelli disproved the maxim that nature abhors a vacuum.

September 19, 2017


Queen Bee on Honeycomb

Royal Jelly And Vaccines

Humans aren't the only ones that receive vaccinations.

September 18, 2017


A Dolphin.

Dolphin Versus Octopus

Even when an octopus is technically dead, its arms can still fight.

September 15, 2017


a pile of waxworms

Wax Worms Eat Plastic Bags

Scientists may have found a solution for polyethylene pollution.

September 14, 2017


A bat.

Bats Use Active Hearing

Scientists are studying bats' echolocation abilities.

September 13, 2017


northern lights behind a snowy landscape

Solar Flares And You

Solar storms can impact power grids, GPS, and radio transmissions, among other things.

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