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July 17, 2019


The Science Of Cricket Fights

Scientists tested male field crickets in competitions where they paired males with similar body mass and size, but different head sizes. They found that males with larger heads won more fights than males with smaller heads.

May 2, 2019


Tufted Deer

The tufted deer is a somewhat shy species, usually only active around dawn and dusk, hanging out alone or in pairs.

May 1, 2019


Giant Panda Diets

Scientists have found that as recently as 5,000 years ago, giant pandas had a much more diverse diet than they do today.

November 14, 2018


Trading Plastics Now

For years, China had taken on more than its share of the burden to manage the world’s waste, primarily sent from the U.S., Britain, Germany, and Japan.

July 29, 2016


Air pollution goes back far into earth's history.

You Are What You Breathe

Research suggests that early exposure to air pollution increases the risk of obesity.

November 15, 2014



The Science Behind the China–U.S. Climate Pact

How will China and the U.S. reach their new goals for emissions reductions?

July 17, 2013


The recently discovered fossil Aurornis xi, provides new evidence that its more famous close relative Archaeopteryx is the ancestor of all birds.

Fossil Discovery Clarifies The Evolution Of Birds

New fossils unearthed in China cast light on the evolution of today's fliers.

February 1, 2012



Secrets Of Silk Production

The silk trade was so valuable that anyone who tried to take silkworm eggs or mulberry seeds out of China was put to death.

September 1, 2010


How To Avoid A Mudslide

Mudslides may seem like total muddy chaos, but what is the cause?

July 14, 2010


The Killer Fungus Among Us

The 5-year hunt for a mysterious and elusive killer may have finally reached its end.

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