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Science Mar 21Why a baby’s first touch may set their sense of the world
Early medical procedures can dampen a child’s ability to perceive touch in the long run.
Science Mar 16Trump’s budget cuts drastically into science and health programs
The White House’s budget proposal for 2018, released Thursday, seeks cuts in science and health agencies across the board. Yet, some budgetary wallets will be lightened more than others.
Science Mar 15How global warming leads to tiny horses and other shrinking mammals
Ancient teeth reveal when the Earth gets warmer, mammals shrink consistently in size.
Science Mar 07Want to cut carbon emissions? Try growing cement bricks with bacteria
A North Carolina startup grows "biocement" bricks to circumvent the hefty load of fossil fuels needed for normal cement.
Science Mar 03Artificial sweetener reveals how much pee is in the average pool
Environmental toxicologists at the University of Alberta, Edmonton have tallied how much pee is in commercial-sized swimming pools.
Science Feb 22Scientists find 7 Earth-like planets orbiting nearby ultracool star
Exoplanets are a dime a dozen these days, but the Trappist-1 exosolar system stands out by hosting seven Earth-like exoplanets, according to a new study.
Science Feb 08This electronic pill can send Wi-Fi updates from your tummy for days
Scientists have created an ingestible device, powered by energy from your stomach, that can record and transmit health data.
Science Feb 02Toddler eye burns spike due to laundry detergent pods
Ever-popular laundry detergent pods now account for a quarter of chemical-related eye injuries in kids aged 3 to 4.
Science Jan 25Affordable water may soon dry up, especially if you live here
Water may become unaffordable for a third of American households within the next five years, according to a Michigan State University study.
Science Jan 20Scientists give Rick Perry mixed grades on his confirmation hearing
Perry vowed to protect scientists at the Department of Energy, but shrugged on the central tenet of climate change policy.