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Brandon Keim, a freelance science reporter, shares this week's top science news.
After three weeks of reading, the SciFri Book Club regroups to discuss Tracy Kidder’s 1981 true-tech tale, The Soul of a New Machine.
Engineers are researching how LEDs could help with the broadband “capacity crunch.”
Rooftop solar is booming. But as more homegrown energy comes online, utilities foresee an economic squeeze—which is leading to nasty fights over the future of utilities and the grid.
Out of 100 psychology studies, researchers were able to reproduce the original results in less than half.
Autumn is a good time to observe birds changing their plumage and behavior, and an opportunity to spot birds commuting south from their Arctic summer homes.
At a recent scientific meeting, physicist Stephen Hawking outlined a possible solution to a paradox about information in a black hole.
For over 70 years, no one had seen the oblong rocksnail, until one spring day in 2011.