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The Odds of Finding Life and Love

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Love is a complicated combination of brain chemicals and behavior that scientists are only just beginning to figure out. And it's remarkable that in every society that we have looked at on Earth, romantic love exists. So if love is so universal, and there are 7 billion other people out there looking for it, why can it seem like it's so hard to find?

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Life by the Numbers

Life by the Numbers

How successful are we compared to other species? It turns out that biomass, or what things weigh, can be mo...

The Auroras

The Auroras

Space might seem like an empty place, but the area surrounding Earth is constantly being bombarded by waves...

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What’s REALLY Warming the Earth?

As earth temperatures continue to rise, what's really to blame?

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What’s REALLY Warming the Earth?

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Engines of Destruction: How Hurricanes Work

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The Invisible Creatures That Keep You Alive!

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The Invisible Creatures That Keep You Alive!

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VENOM: Nature’s Killer Cocktails

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VENOM: Nature’s Killer Cocktails

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