Originally designed to drive revenue on social media platforms, recommendation algorithms are now making it easier to promote extreme content. Addressing this problem will require more than a technical fix.
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The infrared-sensitive telescope, aboard an Earth-orbiting spacecraft, can detect near-Earth objects by sensing the heat they absorb from the Sun.
A new computer algorithm adds over 1.5 million earthquakes to California’s seismic archives, giving a clear picture of past quakes.
There can be a 30-pound weight difference between people with low and high genetic risk. But genes aren’t everything.
To save endangered butterflies, an unlikely team of ecologists and the Department of Defense are setting some of them on fire.
In a groundbreaking and controversial study, scientists have partially revived the brains of slaughtered pigs.
Environmental cues can trigger powerful memories of substance use. What happens when those memories are disrupted?
A new app could help diagnose urinary tract infections by analyzing fluorescent light reflected by urine samples.