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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.
Science Jan 18Planning to cheer or jeer at inauguration? Here’s how to care for your voice
When the dust settles this weekend, after inauguration celebrations and protests alike, many may complain of hoarse voices, but why?…
Health Jan 12What medical marijuana can and can’t do for your health
Cannabis can help chronic pain, and other conclusions from a federal advisory review of more than 10,000 marijuana studies to determine the health pros and cons.
Science Jan 12Coral bleaching is killing reefs. Is the answer a great migration?
Coral bleaching threatens a third of the planet's reef ecosystems, but can these creatures adapt? Take a voyage deep into the Atlantic Ocean, as the Nekton Mission searches for an answer.
Science Dec 27Vera Rubin, who spotted the first evidence of dark matter, dies at 88
Vera Rubin, a pioneer astrophysicist who discovered the first evidence for dark matter, passed away Sunday night at the age of 88.