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Feb. 20, 2015

Legal Battle Ends, But Seas Continue to Rise in Kivalina, Alaska

With its legal battle over, Kivalina, Alaska struggles to relocate a 400-person village predicted to be underwater by 2025.

Habitats Shift As Arctic Temps Creep Above Freezing

As the ice retreats, habitats shift, and certain food chains have begun to crumble.

Is Your Empty Stomach Fueling Your Shopping Spree?

Hungry shoppers spent up to 60 percent more than those who had a full stomach, according to a new study.

What Bilingual Babies Can Teach Us About Language Learning

Babies raised in bilingual households spend significantly more time lip-reading than their monolingual counterparts—which suggests that it could also be a vital skill for language learners of all ages.

Are Women at Greater Risk for Alzheimer’s?

Neurologists look at genes and hormones to understand why more women are developing Alzheimer’s than men.

Forecasting the Future of Maps

How will new maps help us navigate from point A to point B more efficiently?

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Dawn of the Cyborg Bacteria

In a basement laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania, two robotocists have harnessed the sensing, swimming, and swarming abilities of bacteria to power microscopic robots.

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