Archivo: Science

When surgery to treat neurological conditions lets researchers peer into the brain, ethical questions abound

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A ferret named Elizabeth Ann could become the first cloned mammal to help save an endangered species

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Software that identifies unique playing styles could lead to better tutorials and game play

Cheap, nontoxic spray coating could lead to better building fire safety

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Areas of research and policy likely to make headlines in the coming year

Tree rings can reveal changes in storm frequency over millennia

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Life on Earth assembled itself in warm, mildly alkaline conditions, study says

Researchers are weaving optical fibers into a low-cost network of seismic sensors that can probe Earth’s hidden dynamics

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Germany invented “scientific” forestry. But a huge dieback triggered by climate change has ignited a fierce debate over how the nation should manage its trees

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New estimate could be used to look for new forces of nature