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BuzzFeed News science editor Virginia Hughes shares her top stories from this week in science, and astronomer Seth Shostack debates the pros and cons of attempting to contact E.T.
From pocket-size drones to camera-equipped quadcopters, drone educator Steve Cohen navigates us through tips for buying and building personal drones.
Dolphins can switch in and out of a metabolic syndrome that resembles pre-diabetes in humans.
Is it time to stop killing bacteria, and start pitting them against each other?
Two studies detect a DNA link between indigenous Amazonians and native Australians and New Guineans.
NASA’s Kepler program has located a planet close in size to Earth, orbiting in the habitable zone of a star similar to our own sun. Plus, new data about Pluto.
Scientists find that self-described experts are more likely to claim knowledge of phony information.
Scientists working on CERN’s LHCb experiment report that they’ve found evidence of a so-called pentaquark particle.
Mathematicians studying fluid dynamics designed experiments to watch how lollipops dissolve.