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These Two Drug-Resistant Microbes Are New 'Urgent Threats' to Americans' Health -- Nicoletta Lanese -- A new report reveals that drug-resistant germs infect and kill more people than previous estimates suggested.

9 hours ago

Blood from Infected Pigs Turned a South Korean Stream Red -- Rachael Rettner -- A stream in South Korea turned red from the blood of thousands of slaughtered pigs.

9 hours ago

Venice Suffers Worst Flooding in 50 Years, Mayor Blames Climate Change -- Brandon Specktor -- Venice is in a state of emergency as the Italian city braces from one of the worst floods in its history.

9 hours ago

There's a Mysterious Source of Oxygen in Mars' Atmosphere, and No One Can Explain It -- Yasemin Saplakoglu -- There's something strange about the oxygen in the atmosphere above Mars' Gale Crater.

10 hours ago

Closest Living Relative of Extinct 'Bigfoot' Found -- Mindy Weisberger -- Gigantopithecus, an enormous extinct ape that lived in Asia millions of years ago, was a close relative of the modern orangutan.

10 hours ago

Watch Spinal Fluid 'Wash' the Sleeping Brain in Rhythmic, Pulsing Waves -- Stephanie Pappas -- A new video shows the rhythmic sloshing of cerebrospinal fluid in the human brain during sleep.

11 hours ago

Scientists Find a Spot Where No Life Can Survive. That's Bad News for Alien Hunters.

18 hours ago

The Mysterious 'Tully Monster' Just Got More Mysterious -- Scientists can't even decide if this ancient beast was a vertebrate or an invertebrate.

1 day ago

We May Finally Understand the Moments Before the Big Bang -- Physicists may have solved a decades-long mystery about how our universe came to be.

2 days ago

Rare Mercury Transit, the Last Until 2032, Thrills Skywatchers Around the World

2 days ago

DNA Just One of More Than 1 Million Possible 'Genetic Molecules,' Scientists Find -- Scientists used a computer program to uncover more than 1 million molecules that could potentially store genetic information, just like DNA.

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Ants: From the Cool to the Creepy -- Reference Article: Facts about ants.

9 hours ago

The Arctic's Most Stable Sea Ice Is Vanishing Alarmingly Fast -- Mindy Weisberger -- Experts once thought that older, more robust sea ice in the Arctic was mostly safe from melting - but that may not be the case.

18 hours ago

New, 'Hidden' State of Matter Coaxed into Being by Ultrafast Laser Flashes -- Rafi Letzter -- Physicists think this might be the first of many hidden states of matter that could be uncovered using laser flashes.

14 hours ago

Czar's Booze Discovered on Ship Sunk by a U-Boat in the Baltic Sea in 1917 -- Tom Metcalfe -- Hundreds of bottles of cognac and Benedictine liqueur have been salvaged from a ship sunk by a German U-boat in the Baltic Sea in 1917.

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Battle-Scarred Viking Shield-Maiden Gets Facial Reconstruction for First Time -- Brandon Specktor -- Scientists reconstructed the face of a battle-scarred Viking shield-maiden for the first time ever.

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A Tiny Species That Looks Part-Deer, Part-Mouse Was Missing for Nearly 30 Years. Scientists Just Found It. -- Yasemin Saplakoglu -- With a series of camera traps, researchers have caught the silver-backed chevrotain meandering about its tree-filled home.

2 days ago

Remains of a Massive Jurassic 'Sea Monster' Found in a Polish Cornfield -- Mindy Weisberger -- Paleontologists in Poland unearthed the jaws and teeth of a pliosaur, an ancient marine reptile with a bite more powerful than that of T. rex.

3 days ago

Thousands of Glorious 'Ice Eggs' Wash Up on Finnish Beach -- Nicoletta Lanese -- The "ice eggs" form due to a rare weather phenomenon.

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How Rabies Inspired Folktales of Werewolves and Vampires -- Jessica Wang -- A look back at the folklore of rabies in humans reveals ties to beliefs in werewolves, vampires and other monsters.

15 days ago

Rock Star's Company Seeks UFOs, Finds Military Contract -- Mindy Weisberger -- A private company that researches UFOs has a new contract with the U.S. government.

16 days ago

Why Can't Science Explain Consciousness? -- Philip Goff -- Explaining how something as complex as consciousness can emerge from a grey, jelly-like lump of tissue in the head is arguably the greatest scientific challenge of our time.

2 days ago

Why Are People Left- (or Right-) Handed? -- Megan Gannon -- Up to 90% of people are right-handed. Scientists are still trying to figure out why lefties have always been in the minority.

3 days ago

The Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week -- Live Science Staff -- Here are the most interesting, amazing and unusual things that happened in the world of science this week. A recap of Live Science's best.

3 months ago

Jet-Powered Car Roars Past 500 Mph. But Can This Beast Hit 1,000 Mph Without Destroying Itself? By - Tom Metcalfe

2 days ago

The 'Three-Body Problem' Has Perplexed Astronomers Since Newton Formulated It. A.I. Just Cracked It in Under a Second. -- Edd Gent -- It took just fractions of a second.

5 days ago

Google's Quantum Computer Just Aced an 'Impossible' Test -- Tim Childers -- For the first time, a quantum computer has solved a task that Google says would be impossible for the most advanced supercomputers in the world.

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