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Independent concepts from each nation envision launching high-speed spacecraft on aspirational multigenerational voyages into the great unknown of interstellar space


New evidence suggests an origin to an exceptionally hot period in Earth’s history

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Trees die as a result of severe damage, but some have overcome storms, droughts, fires, and more to survive for thousands of years

One brain region is crucial for our ability to form and maintain a consistent identity both now and when thinking about the future

New proof-of-concept research shows how environmental DNA (eDNA) technology could be used to assess what is buzzing by


A common solution is emerging in two different fields: developmental biology and neuroscience

Fangs evolved over and over because of this groovy process

A new theory suggests that searches for molecular complexity could uncover convincing evidence of extraterrestrial life, and soon


The city is the first to undertake such a scheme, in an effort to better warn residents of the health threats from heat

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