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The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Debate Keeps Pecking Away
The last verified sighting was in 1944, but bill-ievers are still looking for the bird.
What Can We Learn From A Woman Who Feels No Pain?
Understanding the gene mutations causing Jo Cameron’s inability to feel pain could lead to better pain medications for the rest of us.
What To Do When 500-1,000 Crows Roost In Your Neighborhood
When hundreds of crows took up long-term residence in a Baltimore neighborhood this past winter, one woman turned to Reddit for answers.
Recasting The Climate Movement In ‘How To Blow Up A Pipeline’
A new environmental thriller raises big questions about the goals and methods of climate activists.
An Explosive End For A Massive Rocket
The uncrewed test flight of SpaceX’s Super Heavy rocket and Starship space vehicle ended suddenly minutes after liftoff.
All You Need To Know About Anesthesia
Anesthesiologists tell tales from the operating room—from the basic science of anesthesia to the specific drug combinations made for each patient.
This Video Game Prioritizes Restoring An Ecosystem Over Profits
In Terra Nil, a “reverse city-builder,” your goal is to restore a barren wasteland into a thriving ecosystem.
The First Fully Mapped Animal Brain Is The Larva Of A Fruit Fly
A 12-year effort to map the entire brain of a fruit fly larva is finally complete—a meaningful step in understanding things like addiction and consciousness.
An Underwater Volcano Off The Oregon Coast Sheds Light On Eruptions
The Axial Seamount is a natural laboratory, helping scientists improve long-term eruption forecasts.
Listen To Ethereal Sounds Derived From Space
NASA’s Sonification Project aims to turn astrophysics data into sound, enabling visually impaired people to engage with outer space.
This Skin-like Robot Can Heal Itself
A new, soft robotics material could usher in self-repairing prosthetics.
Insulin Maker Eli Lilly Finally Caps The Drug’s Cost
The drug will be capped at $35, making it more accessible to the people who need it most.
‘All That Breathes:’ A Story Of Two Brothers Saving New Delhi’s Raptors
The Oscar-nominated documentary follows two brothers on their mission to save black kites.
Blending The Sounds Of Climate Change With Appalachian Music
To communicate his anxiety around climate change, folk musician Daniel Bachman turned to a new collaborator: the sounds of extreme weather.
Can Science Answer Life’s Biggest Questions?
Theoretical physicist and author Alan Lightman launches a new public television series about searching for meaning in the age of science.