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Saving the World's Rarest Bear

Microbes provide insights into evolution of human language

Big brains do not explain why only humans use sophisticated language, according to researchers who have discovered that even a species of pond life …

Drought may take toll on Congo rainforest, study finds

(Phys.org) —A new analysis of NASA satellite data shows Africa's Congo rainforest, the second-largest tropical rainforest in the world, has undergone …

Why we must defend Josie Cunningham's right to an abortion | Martin Robbins

Josie Cunningham's decision to put career first is no different to that made by thousands of women seeking abortion. So why has she been subjected to a national hate campaign?<p>Like many British women, model and celebrity-wannabe Josie Cunningham had a decision to make about her pregnancy. She could …

Team builds ‘reliable’ array for quantum computing

Physicists are closer to making a quantum computer a reality by demonstrating a new level of reliability in a five-qubit array.<p>A fully functional …

Space Elevator Closer to Liftoff With New Cable

Here be dragons: the science of the flying fiery reptiles

If you saw a heavily armoured winged reptile the size of a building that started belching boiling flame at you, you’d probably run for it. Or, alternatively, you might base copious amounts of fiction on it, or artwork, or, if you’re like us Welsh folk, you might stick it on your flag. Despite the …

African lava study adds to ‘shallow vs. deep’ debate

To learn more about massive lava flows—the kind that coincide with the breakup of continents—geoscientists study the African tectonic plate. Here, …

Explore The Deep Ocean While You Eat Lunch

Visit shipwrecks, coral reefs, canyons, and more with NOAA researchers as they livestream an expedition from the Gulf of Mexico aboard the Okeanos Explorer.<p>The ship Okeanos Explorer set out last Thursday across the Gulf of Mexico for a three-week, deep-sea expedition… and you can follow along! The …

How sea level influenced evolution in the Galapagos

When I think of the Galapagos, I see a map in my mind. It comes from Charles Darwin’s Journal of Researches, a simple engraving of a dozen or so major islands.<p>These volcanic belchings, which have bubbled up from beneath the underlying Nazca Plate, are gradually moving to the east, eroding and …