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How to Cook With Weed—and a Dash of Tasty, Tasty Science

Mac and cheese. Peanut butter and jelly. Asparagus and … cannabis oil with a citrusy terpene profile? Welcome to food pairings in the heady...

You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep—and It’s Killing You

The whole world is exhausted. And it’s killing us.But particularly me. As I write this, I’m at TED 2019 in Vancouver, which is a...

New York’s Aggressive Climate Law Takes Aim at Skyscrapers

On Thursday, the New York City Council voted into law a sweeping set of rules to fight climate change, a metropolis-scaled version of a...

Data mining digs up hidden clues to major California earthquake triggers

A powerful computational study of southern California seismic records has revealed detailed information about a plethora of previously undetected small earthquakes, giving a more...

Bioengineers program cells as digital signal processors

Synthetic biologists have added high-precision analog-to-digital signal processing to the genetic circuitry of living cells. The research, described online today in the journal Science,...

Giant tortoises migrate unpredictably in the face of climate change

Galapagos giant tortoises, sometimes called Gardeners of the Galapagos, are creatures of habit. In the cool dry season, the highlands of the volcano slopes...

Hubble celebrates its 29th birthday with unrivaled view of the Southern Crab Nebula

This incredible image of the hourglass-shaped Southern Crab Nebula was taken to mark the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope's 29th anniversary in space. The nebula,...

A history of the Crusades, as told by crusaders’ DNA

History can tell us a lot about the Crusades, the series of religious wars fought between 1095 and 1291, in which Christian invaders tried...

Researchers use 3D printer to print glass

For the first time, researchers have successfully 3D printed chalcogenide glass, a unique material used to make optical components that operate at mid-infrared wavelengths....

Decline in measles vaccination is causing a preventable global resurgence of the disease

In 2000, measles was declared to be eliminated in the United States, when no sustained transmission of the virus was seen in this country...

Disappearing bumblebee species under threat of extinction

The American Bumblebee -- a species once more commonly seen buzzing around Southern Ontario -- is critically endangered, according to a new study led...

Infamous ‘death roll’ almost universal among crocodile species

The iconic "death roll" of alligators and crocodiles may be more common among species than previously believed, according to a new study published in...

The secret to a stable society? A steady supply of beer doesn’t hurt

A thousand years ago, the Wari empire stretched across Peru. At its height, it covered an area the size of the Eastern seaboard of...

Ocean circulation likely to blame for severity of 2018 red tide around Florida

The harmful algae that causes red tide is currently at near undetectable levels in Florida waters compared with the much higher concentrations at this...

Fossils found in museum drawer in Kenya belong to gigantic carnivore

Paleontologists at Ohio University have discovered a new species of meat-eating mammal larger than any big cat stalking the world today. Larger than a...

China Finds Phone-Wielding Tourists and Telescopes Don’t Mesh

If a giant telescope observes the universe, and no one around can take a picture of it, does it really exist?The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical...

Climate Change Threatens Ice Roads. Satellites Could Help

For a few months each winter, Canada’s Tibbitt to Contwoyto Winter Road is the world’s longest ice highway, a 300-plus-mile network of frozen lakes...

Move Over, San Andreas: There’s an Ominous New Fault in Town

U.S. route 395 is a geologic master class disguised as a road. It runs north from the arid outskirts of Los Angeles, carrying travelers...

Estimate the Pulling Force of Boston Dynamics’ Robo-Dog Army

When Boston Dynamics shares a new robot video, my robophobia levels increase just a little bit. I don't know why. There is something about...

New automated biological-sample analysis systems to accelerate disease detection

Professor Thomas Gervais of Polytechnique Montréal and his students Pierre-Alexandre Goyette and Étienne Boulais, in partnership with the team led by Professor David Juncker...

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