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Science Dec 16Seahorses are weird, and their genome knows why
To unlock the secrets of the seahorse, scientists have sequenced its genome for the first time.
Science Dec 09This jumping robot leaps to new heights
A new primate-inspired robot has a feature that is leaps and bounds above the rest.
Science Dec 05Massive amounts of carbon dioxide could leak from the soil by mid-century, study finds
The words “climate change” tend to invoke images of heat and storms and smog-filled air. But one of the greatest global warming risks may start in the ground.
Science Dec 01ExoMars orbiter gets up close to the Red Planet
European scientists are getting new snapshots of the Red Planet thanks to the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter.
Science Nov 24What scientists are thankful for this Thanksgiving
This year, the NewsHour reached out to a handful of scientists to find out what they're thankful for -- and here's what they said.
Science Nov 16First human treated with CRISPR gene-edited cells in China, report says
For the first time, a cancer patient is being treated with cells altered using a gene editing technique called CRISPR-Cas9.
Science Nov 14Mars-bound astronauts might fall victim to ‘space brain’
Radiation exposure on a deep space journey to Mars could cause long-term brain damage, based on research from the University of California-Irvine School of Medicine.
Science Nov 11Science and technology under a Trump presidency
Science, technology and health policy under Donald Trump will feature cuts, but also inescapable progress.
Science Sep 287 things you didn’t know about lead
Learn some interesting facts about lead, its effect on our health and how it gets in our water.
Science Sep 16Blue jeans have a 6,000 year-old Peruvian ancestor
Indigo dye for clothing is a lot older than the invention of blue jeans -- almost 6,000 years older, to be exact. The scientists behind the discovery say this blue scrap of fabric may rewrite the history of clothing.