On Monday, a team of scientists carted the mummy of a five-year-old girl off for a 24-hour session with a particle accelerator.
By Jacqueline Litzgus, The Conversation
Here's the science behind how they do it.
By Anna Kuchment, Scientific American
For 300 million years faults showed no activity, and then wastewater injections from oil and gas wells came along.
By Lesley McClurg, KQED Science
The California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG), a consumer watchdog group, just released their annual Trouble in Toyland report.
By Jaeha Lee, The Conversation
New research shows how human emotions affect the likelihood to misbehave on Black Friday, as well as a significant difference between men and women.
By Joshua Cassidy, KQED Science
As it turns out, when a male mantis loses his head, it doesn’t mean he loses the urge to procreate. You read that right.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
Some 1.3 billion people around the globe don’t have access to an electric grid. But solar startup companies say harnessing an abundant resource -- the sun -- can light up some of the world’s most remote areas. In this Kenyan…
By Rashmi Shivni
A cigar-shaped asteroid named ‘Oumuamua is our solar system's first interstellar visitor -- that we know of.
Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco have uncovered documents demonstrating that members of the sugar industry called off a study in the 1960s because it linked sucrose -- a common sugar -- to heart disease and bladder cancer…
The U.S. delegation's fondness for coal and nuclear may provide abundant cover to other nations to continue polluting. That means we're going to need technology now more than ever.
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