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Earth's orbiting observatories and their literally awesome images

While the Voyager 1 probe, launched in 1977, cruises into interstellar space (the farthest man-made object from Earth) and missions like New Horizons capture snaps from the outskirts of the solar system, we've been keeping the heavy hitters close to home. Massive space telescopes that scan the …

NASA spies strange lone 'pyramid' on dwarf planet Ceres

The closer we get to Ceres, the more perplexing the dwarf planet grows.<p>NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has found several more bright spots as well as a pyramid-like peak jutting out of the frigid world’s surface.<p>The discovery is painting an increasingly complex portrait of one of the biggest "fossils" from …

Schizophrenia may be the price of our humanity

Research suggests the disease is linked to changes in brain size on the evolutionary road from ape to man<p>Plenty of us have known a dog on Prozac. We have also witnessed the eye rolls that come with the mention of canine psychiatry. Doting pet owners—myself included—ascribe all kinds of questionable …

Neuroscience

Dylann Roof’s racist manifesto: A funhouse mirror reflection of right-wing American politics

Some of Roof’s online rantings are completely nuts — but the roots of some of his ideas are queasily familiar<p>The manifestoes of madmen are not typically reliable places to find insight into contemporary politics or society: These people are often too extreme and isolated to be anything but …

U.S. Politics

Calling Dylann Roof a 'terrorist' doesn't erase the privilege of his race

White men can stray, be violent, indulge in excesses – even murder – without having us publicly label their race responsible. It is a privilege, therefore, to be an individual whose crime society writes off as a crime of illness, of passion, of mental instability, of personal hate: a crime that is …

Religion

Evolution study shakes up understanding of when continents connected

6/12/2015 03:30:00 PM<p>A long-standing fact widely accepted among the scientific community has been recently refuted, which now has major implications …

Supercomputers surprisingly link DNA crosses to cancer

Supercomputers have helped scientists find a surprising link between cross-shaped (or cruciform) pieces of DNA and human cancer, according to a study …

NASA Gets Best View Yet of Mysterious Bright Spots on Ceres

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has snapped the best-ever images of the dwarf planet Ceres' bright spots, but the strange features still have researchers …

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What's a Ghost Moose? How Ticks Are Killing an Iconic Animal

As New England winters get warmer and shorter, ticks are driving a worrisome decline in a species that's crucial to the region's economy.<p><b>EAST MOXIE TOWNSHIP, Maine—</b>Lee Kantar crouches over a dead moose calf and pulls a clump of hair from its straggly shoulder.<p>A few days earlier, the sickly …

Contemporary Holiday Escape in Portugal: House of Four Houses by PROD

Located in Penafiel, Portugal, <b>House of Four Houses</b> was envisioned by <b>PROD</b> for a small family. Each of the four persons living here is represented by …

Form follows function at Shanghai's new bioclimatic Natural History Museum

Perkins & Will took a biomimetic approach to the new Shanghai Natural History Museum, a sprawling 479,180 square-foot facility with three unique …

Design

Alien Life on Oily Exoplanets Could Have Ether-based 'DNA'

In the search for life beyond Earth, scientists have justifiably focused on water because all biology as we know it requires this fluid.<p>A wild card, …

Atoms

Nepal's "Living Goddess" Probably Didn't Cause Its Giant Earthquake

But the caretaker of the temple devoted to the girl chosen to be a goddess thinks a piece of art may have triggered her wrath. BuzzFeed News' Anup Kaphle reports.<p>KATHMANDU, Nepal — When the centuries-old temples and monuments started crumbling one by one in Kathmandu’s Durbar Square three weeks …

Natural Disasters

What People Around the World Dream About

An atlas of the subconscious, from Tijuana to Reykjavik<p>The first thing I learned is: Everybody flies.<p>Consider the surly taxi driver I met in Ukraine who, when asked what he dreamed of at night, responded, “I jump and then I fly—higher than the trees, higher than the trolley wires.”<p>“I think when I …

Consciousness