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February 17, 2016

 

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Trees vs. Humans

Since the beginning of human civilization, Earth has lost half its trees.

July 23, 2015

 

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Can You Choke a Fly?

Stick with the fly traps or swatters...you can't choke out these pesky pilots.

June 24, 2015

 

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From Sunlight to Liquid Fuel 

Scientists are engineering a method for turning solar energy into fuel.

April 2, 2015

 

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One-Way Breathing: Not Just For Birds Anymore

Birds and many reptiles evolved a specialized way of breathing—one-way air flow.

March 3, 2015

 

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Surface Crackle

Here's a life hack that every camper should know: kindling.

January 1, 2015

 

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Looking for Signs of Life on Earth

The light in Earth's atmosphere may reflect signs of extraterrestrial life.

December 9, 2014

 

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When Wine Turns to Vinegar

Regardless of how old or pricey, good wine goes bad without quality corking and storage.

November 27, 2014

 

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Fear of Suffocation

Don't worry, there's plenty of air to go around, even in tight spaces.

November 17, 2014

 

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Questioning Antioxidants

Despite being touted for their health benefits, antioxidant supplements might do little more for you than snake oil.

June 26, 2014

 

There are some 5,000 species of phytoplankton adrift in the world's oceans.

Phytoplankton, The Ocean’s Carbon-Grubbing Skin

Plankton aren't just the foundation of the ocean's food chain; they're also really important for getting carbon dioxide out of the air.

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