Galaxy cluster of thousands of galaxies in the universe

Dark Matter Is Hard To Find, But Hubble Might Be Able To Help

Scientists use Hubble images to map dark matter in the most distant parts of our universe.


Otters play a pipe organ
Smithsonian's National Zoo

Music Keeps The Mind Sharp — Even If You're An Animal In A Zoo

People playing "Donkey Kong" arcade game
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Did Your Favorite Classic Video Game Make It Into The Hall Of Fame?

A crack in the Larsen ice shelf seen from the air

The Probable Fate Of One Of Antarctica's Largest Ice Shelves

Newborn baby hooked up to brain monitor
University of Oxford

A New Way To Detect Pain In Newborns

A giant larvacean
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

Filter-Feeding Plankton Clean Carbon Out Of The Oceans

Apple storefront
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Apple Has A Record Amount Of Money In The Bank

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the beginning of a meeting.
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Trump Creates Council To 'Modernize' How The Government Uses Tech

A cat high-fives a human
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Your Cat Probably Loves You. Science Says So.

SpaceX rocket on the launch pad

SpaceX Just Launched A Top-Secret Spy Satellite

Devil's Hole Pupfish, Newcomb's Tree Snail, Fender's Blue butterfly
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

A New Bill Could Completely Upend The Endangered Species Act

People's Climate March in Washington, D.C.
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Climate March Pushes Back Against Trump Agenda

EPA head Scott Pruitt
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The EPA Just Removed Climate Change Info From Its Website

Bikers on the California coast
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A New Climate Change Prediction Is Bad News For One State

Car in a concept video for traffic tunnels underneath Los Angeles
The Boring Company

Elon Musk's Wild Tunneling Idea Now Has A Concept Video

Activists protest the surveillance of U.S. citizens by the NSA
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The NSA Just Halted A Controversial Part Of Its Surveillance Program

self-folded shapes on display
Rob Felt, Georgia Tech

Self-Folding Origami Could Lead To Self-Folding Robots

Spacesuit being used on a space walk

NASA's New Spacesuit Program Is Way Off Course

Water-splitting materials ready for testing
California Institute of Technology

Copying The World's Greenest Energy From Nature

NASA's Cassini spacecraft

NASA's Cassini Probe Goes Where No Spacecraft Has Gone Before

The websites of Bing, Microsoft and Yahoo are displayed on a computer monitor.
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Federal Communications Commission Set To Undo Net Neutrality

in-game screenshot, "CoD: WWII"

'Call Of Duty' Is Returning To Its Roots

Someone browsing outfits Echo Look took of them

Amazon's Latest Gadget Isn't For People With Trust Issues

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
Getty Images / Justin Sullivan

The Infant Killing On Facebook Live Highlights A Broader Problem

Construction robot and 3-D printer
Keating et al.

Future Construction Sites Will Be Full Of Robots

An archaeological dig in California
San Diego Natural History Museum

When Did Humans Get To America? New Find Pushes Debate Back 100k Years

A candidate for the Canadian astronaut corps performs a task
Canadian Space Agency

Canada Is Testing Prospective Astronauts — And It's Pretty Intense

premature baby
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Doctors Develop Innovative Way To Save Babies Born Prematurely

Lua, a two-toed sloth born at the Memphis Zoo.
Memphis Zoo

This Two-Toed Sloth Is The Memphis Zoo's Newest Addition

A wax worm eats a plastic bag.
Spanish Research Council

How Tiny Caterpillars Could Help Solve A Huge Environmental Issue

A child is given a dose of antibitoics to prevent trachoma.
World Health Organization

Mexico Is The First Country In The Americas To Eliminate This Disease