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March 18, 2015


Beautiful cave paintings dating from the late Neolithic, Epipaleolithic and early Bronze Age. The Magura cave in Bulgaria.

How Art Began

Scientists date an Indonesian cave painting to 40,000 years old—shaking up previous ideas about art's origins and migration.

January 22, 2015


person in haz-mat suit handling radioactive material

Nuclear Waste-Eating Bacteria

"Extremophile" bacteria might be able to clean up toxic nuclear waste sites.

December 27, 2011


periodic table

Please Welcome Two New Metals: Ununquadium And Ununhexium

Have you heard about the newest metals? They have been given temporary names, Ununquadium and Ununhexium.

October 18, 2011


Geiger Counter

Excuse Me, Is That Merit Badge Glowing?

When a bright young Eagle Scout gets a really bad idea, it might not be a bad idea to duck and cover.

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