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May. 01, 2015

Salty Antarctic Aquifers, Penguin Poop, and a 3D-Printed Splint

Salty aquifers deep under Antarctica could be a blueprint for where life might hide out on Mars.

'Shrinks' Tells of Desperate Early Cures

In his new book, psychiatrist Jeffrey Lieberman documents the profession's early days—a time when malaria was considered an effective cure for mental illness.

Seismic Risk and Safety in Nepal

How can cities like Kathmandu become more earthquake resistant in the future?

Getting Charged Up for the Tesla Home Battery

Could Elon Musk’s plan for a home battery fire up an energy revolution?

The Debate on Gene Editing

How should research progress as human gene editing techniques become cheaper, faster, and more precise?

The Rise of the Celebrity Scientist

The New Celebrity Scientists profiles scientists who’ve cracked the fame code to become cultural icons.

The Other Side of Oliver Sacks

We all know Dr. Oliver Sacks as a renowned neurologist and a prolific author. But he’s a true Renaissance man, as becomes clear when reading his new memoir, On the Move: A Life.

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Flash of the Disco Clam

Reminiscent of the flashy dance halls and shag carpets of the '70s, the disco clam flaunts frilly tentacles and its very own light show.

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