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Thousands Flee Bali's Mount Agung After Volcano Threat Level Is Raised
Authorities say the mountain, which last erupted 54 years ago, is poised to go at any time.
09/25/2017 11:58 PM
Puerto Rico's Arecibo Radio Telescope Suffers Hurricane Damage
Early reports that a secondary dish at the observatory was destroyed by Maria turn out not to be correct, according to a group that helps run the facility.
09/25/2017 11:28 PM
Astronomers Search For Giant Planet On Outer Edges Of Solar System
Astronomers are continuing their search for a giant planet they believe is lurking at the outer reaches of the solar system.
09/25/2017 08:31 PM
Is Curiosity A Positive Or Negative Feeling?
Not all feelings of curiosity are the same. A study finds that one factor affecting the balance of negative and positive when it comes to curiosity is time, says psychologist Tania Lombrozo.
09/25/2017 02:06 PM
Pregnant Women Should Still Get The Flu Vaccine, Doctors Advise
Researchers and physicians say a study suggesting a link between the flu vaccine and miscarriage in a limited population is cause for more research, not a reason to change vaccination recommendations.
09/25/2017 08:35 AM
Transgender Hockey Player Postpones Hormone Treatment To Keep Playing
Sports leagues have struggled with how to define gender when it comes to deciding who can play. Pro hockey player Harrison Browne has decided to postpone hormone therapy for one more year on the ice.
09/24/2017 09:00 AM
Simulating The Bodily Pain Of Future Climate Change
People can't simulate realistic, internal sensations, like temperature change or pain — which is a reason why more people aren't terrified by climate change, says guest blogger Lisa Feldman Barrett.
09/23/2017 01:03 PM
How Many Viruses Can Live In Semen? More Than You Might Think
According to a new report, semen can be a hotbed for viruses.
09/23/2017 11:00 AM
An Accident On The Moon, Young Lawyers To The Rescue
Each year, law students argue hypothetical, futuristic case that takes place in space. This year, it's about who pays when two machines collide on the moon.
09/22/2017 09:23 PM
Study Suggests Neanderthals Enjoyed Long Childhoods
The study of a 49,000-year-old skeleton of a Neanderthal boy discovered in Spain indicates that he may have matured at about the same rate as children of modern homo sapiens.
09/22/2017 08:45 PM
Ruling Finds Solar Panels From China Hurt U.S. Makers
Installing solar panels on your home could become more expensive, depending on how President Trump responds to a decision Friday by the U.S. International Trade Commission.
09/22/2017 08:14 PM
(Legally) Selling Weed While Black
As Oakland's legal cannabis industry grows, the biggest players seem to have two things in common: They're white, and they have lots of money.
09/22/2017 04:11 PM
Do Letters Show You How They Sound?
It is a principle of most modern thought about language that the relation between signs and meanings is arbitrary. But a new study finds a connection between sounds and ink on "paper," says Alva Noë.
09/22/2017 01:43 PM
Gassy Cows Warm The Planet. Scientists Think They Know How To Squelch Those Belches
Researchers have won a prize for discovering that a cow's genetics determine which microbes populate its gut. Some of those microbes produce the greenhouse gas methane that ends up in the atmosphere.
09/22/2017 11:00 AM
Arkansas Defies Monsanto, Moves To Ban Rogue Weedkiller
Arkansas regulators are on a collision course with Monsanto, voting to ban use during the growing season of a drift-prone herbicide that Monsanto says is farmers' best hope for weed-free fields.
09/22/2017 08:51 AM