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NASA’s Super Pressure Balloon Imaging Telescope crash-landed in rural Argentina. Scientists scrambled to recover the dark matter data aboard.
Lidar discoveries and recent excavations are forcing archaeologists to rethink ancient Maya political structures.
For people with traumatic brain injuries, cognitive functions like memory, attention and mood regulation can become exceedingly difficult. But “there is no therapy for this kind of problem, even ...
A Chinese rover used radar to reveal long-buried terrain that might hint that Mars’ equator was once much colder and wetter.
The report’s release, which coincides with COP28, weighs the ethics of using technological interventions to mitigate climate change.
Removing methane from the atmosphere requires different technology from removing carbon dioxide. Scientists are taking on the challenge.
Fish, sharks and platypuses are adept at sensing electrical signals living things give off. Bottlenosed dolphins make that list too, studies suggests.
The items hint that she fought in or helped plan raids and defensive actions in what’s now southwestern England about 2,000 years ago, scientists speculate.
Micronaps net chinstrap penguins over 11 hours of sleep a day, offering some rest while staying vigilant against predators and competitors.
Steady winds can carve landforms called yardangs — thought to have inspired the Great Sphinx of Gaza — from featureless blobs, a new study suggests.
Daphne Martschenko is a champion for ethical, inclusive genomics research. Julian Muñoz has a ‘ruler’ that could size up the early universe. Deblina Sarkar is building microscopic machines to enter ...