An Asian Tiger mosquito feeds from the blood from a person.

A Mosquito-Spit Vaccine Could Protect You From Multiple Diseases

Unlike other vaccines, this one protects against the mosquito itself — its saliva, to be exact.


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Good News: Life Expectancy Could Increase In 35 Countries

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Fracking Study: Scientists Say More Uniform Spill Reporting Needed

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Girlfriend Collective

A New Way To Save The Planet? Leggings Made From Water Bottles

Forest elephants in Africa
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service / Richard Ruggiero

Protected Land Isn't Keeping African Forest Elephants Safe

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Brigham Young University

How Origami Helped Engineer A Lightweight, Bulletproof Shield

High definition of Pluto's surface

NASA Scientists Want To Make Pluto Great — Er, A Planet Again

Bao Bao the giant panda
Smithsonian National Zoo

Are Conservation Efforts Really Saving Pandas?

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Where To Go To See A Giant Panda In The US

Cosmic rays hitting Earth's atmosphere.
U Chicago / NASA

Cosmic Rays May Be Why Your Phone Crashed

Bill Gates
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Bill Gates Thinks Robots Should Pay Taxes Like The Rest Of Us

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Newsy / Danny Matteson

The Coolest, Weirdest Stuff Humans Put In Space

Extinct wooly mammoth is depicted standing on a plane
Rob Pongsajapan / CC BY 2.0

A Form Of Woolly Mammoth Resurrection Might Be Closer Than We Thought

Astronaut John Glenn in front of the Friendship 7 spacecraft

John Glenn Made History — Without A College Degree

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Archiv SLF

The Northern Hemisphere Is Getting Less Snow, And That's A Big Problem

Earth as seen from orbit
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

A Warming Climate Will Make It Harder To Stay Healthy

Babies in a hospital
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Air Pollution Could Be Contributing To Millions Of Premature Births

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Stacey Tecot

Why Scientists Developed Facial Recognition For Lemurs

New Zealand from space

Australia And New Zealand Might Not Be Part Of The Same Continent

Mark Zuckerberg
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Zuckerberg Wants Facebook To Stand Against Anti-Globalization Movement

SLS rocket on launch pad

Whether It's To The Moon Or Mars, NASA Wants Astronauts Flying Soon

A bald eagle is released in Washington, D.C.
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Why The Endangered Species Act Can Be So Controversial

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The Ocean Is Losing Oxygen; Here's How It's Affecting Sea Life

Artist's concept of exoplanets
NASA / Tim Pyle

NASA Needs Your Help For A Once-In-A-Lifetime Discovery

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Yahoo Loses 'Only' $250 Million In Its Verizon Deal

magnetically controlled screws
J. Rahmer and B. Gleich, Philips Research, 2017

How To Control Our Tiniest Medical Machines

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New Document Shows Churchill Contemplated The Existence Of Alien Life

Parts detaching from the ISRO's rocket.
Indian Space Research Organization

India's Record Satellite Launch Is Also A Call To Big Businesses

Delhi, India
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India Is On Its Way To Having The Worst Air Pollution In The World

A drone that can carry a person
Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai

People In This City Could Be Flying In Autonomous Aerial Vehicles Soon

Near side of Earth's moon

Moon Or Mars: Where To?