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Rising CO2 levels might not be as good for plants as we thought

Two major groups of plants have shown a surprising reversal of fortunes in the face of rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.<p>During a …

Climate Change


Knotty new DNA structure found in living cells for the first time

When we think of the structure of DNA, the image that most likely comes to mind is that of the iconic double helix. This shape was identified in 1953 …

Animal Testing



This experimental road is one very long charger for electric vehicles

Sweden has built an electrified road that recharges your car as you're driving on it. The project, called eRoadArlanda, is part of the Swedish …

Electric Vehicles

Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that chomps plastic for lunch

Could we solve the plastic pollution crisis with a mutant enzyme? At a trash dump in 2016, Japanese researchers discovered the first known bacterium …

Diamond-studded meteorites came from the collision of a lost planet

When our solar system was in its infancy 4.5 billion years ago, a swarm of protoplanets swirled around the sun—some of which coalesced into larger …

17 Lighting Recipes to Remember for Portrait Photos

At the WPPI wedding and portrait photography conference and expo this year, photographer Trevor Dayley taught this 1-hour class titled “17 Fast, …


Diamond from the sky may have come from ‘lost planet’

These diamonds are really out of this world.<p>A meteorite that crashed into Earth more than a decade ago contained tiny gems that formed inside a “lost …

Mutant enzyme eats plastic bottles

In 2016 a bacterium that had naturally evolved to eat PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic was discovered at a dump in Japan. Scientists who were …


Grand Egyptian Museum set to open with thousands of new treasures

For Kids

Fishy looking robot SoFi is helping scientists spy on life under the sea

For Kids

A tiny skeleton found in Chile might look like an alien, her genes don't

A possible solution to the world's antibiotic crisis could lie in the dirt

Diamonds Found in a Meteorite Once Belonged to a Lost Planet in Our Solar System

What happened to it?<p>Scientists have discovered that tiny diamonds found inside a meteorite show signs of originating in a lost planet - one that …


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Nature's Beauty Inspires Gratitude: Louie Schwartzberg at TEDxSMU

Aesthetics: Crash Course Philosophy #31

Why is Modern Art so Bad?

Gerhard Richter Interview: In Art We Find Beauty and Comfort


The Life of Death

Doll Face


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