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The prehistoric animals could diffuse the Arctic’s ticking carbon bomb

A woolly mammoth skeleton is displayed at Summers Place Auctions on November 26, 2014 in Billingshurst, England. Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images


Doing so may be the only chance of ending the pandemic

The silhouette of a vaccine shot hovering over dark silhouettes of people from various age groups.
The silhouette of a vaccine shot hovering over dark silhouettes of people from various age groups.
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Reengineering Life

The resulting crop could be more sustainable than current varieties

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Reengineering Life

The research reignites a debate over embryo research

Photo illustration. Image credit: Monash University


Researchers translating the papers uncovered accounts of extreme weather that struck the islands in the past

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It’s time to take steps to avoid the antibiotic apocalypse

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Reengineering Life

A gene therapy injection eliminated pain in mice

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Words of Warming

It’s receiving investment from some of the most powerful names in oil, gas, and technology

“Words of Warming” curved around a globe with meridians, all in a big circle. The background is an orange-to-red diagonal gradient. A radial motion blur effect and noise have been added.
“Words of Warming” curved around a globe with meridians, all in a big circle. The background is an orange-to-red diagonal gradient. A radial motion blur effect and noise have been added.


Author Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, PhD, argues that it’s time to decolonize science

Photo courtesy of Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, PhD


A solution to the uphill battle to meet the world’s energy needs

A scenic photo of green hills
A scenic photo of green hills
Photo: Waranont (Joe)/Unsplash

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