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Science of the Union.
The first color photo of Pluto, a warm-blooded fish, and much more
Our favorite science images of the week
The Ocean Discovery XPrize competition announces its semifinalists
Our 10 favorite images of the week
An offshore screening system will put a 14-mile buffer zone between ports and deadly cargo
This vertical structure will allow scientists to better study the ocean.
Also: Free bison
Plus: spaceship wars
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FDA wants to make this official and recently asked to know more
The National Science Foundation has built a global observatory under the sea
An open letter from PopSci to President Obama about science and the future
The 20 ideas, trends, and breakthroughs that will shape our world in 2014
Plus, the spectacular birth of a star
"Being pro-science is the only way we make sure that America continues to lead the world."