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Global warming will cause more people to be exposed to the mosquito that carries Zika virus, says a new study. Why this mosquito is such a good virus-spreader.
A scientist developing the Deep Space Atomic clock on why it’s key for future space missions.
Ash plumes and tremors in Colombia’s Nevado del Ruiz volcano are raising fears of destructive mudflows and the possibility of an eruption.
While the massive and sudden colony collapses that occurred a decade ago have abated, honey bees are still dying at troubling rates.
A group of ivory gulls – a threatened species of seagull – has made a colony in an unusual place: On an iceberg.
Lots of non-humans – octopuses, crows, monkeys, machines – are intelligent. Could some also be conscious?
A philosopher argues that now is the time to figure it out, before we make the inevitable discovery of extraterrestrial life.
Want to try to capture a meteor on film? The first step is planning. The next step is to gather your equipment. Then on to the capture process itself.
Simple things you can do to get fewer mosquito bites this summer.
Earth-like planets aren’t exclusively orbiting sunlike stars. Ultracool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 hosts 3 potentially habitable planets.
Latest sunsets follow summer solstice
Mars and star cluster NGC 5897