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Science Nov 08Here’s how hackers might mess with electronic voting on Election Day
Here's what to watch for on Election Day in case hackers decide to sway the vote.
Science Nov 01Explosives reveal Mount St. Helens’ cold heart
Geologists paired explosives and seismic readings to look for Mount St. Helens’ magma chamber. Here's what they found instead.
Science Oct 27Iron deficient? These edible insects pack more minerals than sirloin steak
In a new study, an artificial gut reveals the best edible insects for combating mineral deficiencies in the global nutrition crisis.
Science Oct 26America’s HIV outbreak started in this city, 10 years before anyone noticed
A new study pinpoints exactly when HIV arrived in the U.S., while also exonerating Gaëtan Dugas, a man once branded as "patient zero" and blamed for starting the outbreak.
Nation Oct 21Internet struggles? It’s not you. A colossal attack has crippled America’s web address book
Early Friday, Hackers struck the New Hampshire-based web company Dyn, which controls one of the cornerstones of U.S. internet infrastructure.
Science Oct 217 reasons flesh-eating screwworms are as gross as you think
As Florida's outbreak of flesh-eating screwworms continues to expand, here are 7 things you didn’t know about the parasites.
Science Oct 19Tasmanian devils gain ground in cancer battle against extinction
A contagious face cancer has decimated wild Tasmanian devils, but a new study shows a small group is fighting back.
Science Oct 14Look up. There are 10 times more galaxies than once thought
By remapping the deepest corners of the universe, scientists now believe there are 10 times as many galaxies in the universe.
Science Oct 13Brain implant revives some feelings of touch in a paralyzed man
Mind-controlled robot arms can now generate feelings of touch, based on new research from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Science Oct 10Without human-made climate change, U.S. forest fires would be half the size
Human-made climate change doubled forest fires over the last three decades, a new study says. Here's what people can and can't do to fight these blazes in the future.