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Science Mar 06How to save energy in your home with these smart, affordable upgrades
Five experts provided their recommendations for smart upgrades to help improve your standard of living by making your home a little "smarter."…
Science Feb 28Inside the study showing conservatives retweeted Russian trolls 30 times more often than liberals
Computational social scientists found that 40,000 American Twitter users retweeted Russian trolls more than 80,000 times in a single month before the 2016 election.
Science Feb 05WATCH: SpaceX launches the Falcon Heavy, the rocket that could go to Mars
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy has a history-making test launch on February 6.
Science Jan 24Finding a complete dolphin skeleton to study isn’t easy, unless you have a dolphin graveyard
This dolphin and whale graveyard may hold the secrets to cetacean lifestyles.
Science Jan 19How a massive database could help people find their enslaved ancestors
To help families and scholars, search for enslaved individuals and their descendants, Michigan State University researchers are launching a new project called "Enslaved: The People of the Historic Slave Trade."…
Science Jan 182017, a year of extreme disasters, was also one of the hottest on record
Scientists worry that the extreme weather events seen in 2017 will only get worse as the planet heats up.
Science Jan 10In war-torn areas of Africa, wildlife is a major casualty
For half a century, more than 80 percent of wars occurred within biodiversity hotspots. Scientists knew war forced animal populations to decline, but they didn't know the extent--until now.
Science Dec 19Why having more friends reduces your risk of type 2 diabetes
People with larger social groups receive fewer type 2 diabetes diagnoses compared to socially isolated people, according to a new large-scale population study from the Netherlands.
Science Dec 18‘Oumuamua, the alien asteroid, wears an organic coat. But what’s inside?
In the latest ‘Oumuamua update, a research team deciphers the chemical makeup of the cigar-shaped rock.
Nation Dec 06Extreme winds are fueling uncontrollable fires in Southern California. Here’s what we know
Massive wildfires that burned across Southern California on Wednesday have destroyed hundreds of homes, closed schools and set off mass evacuations.