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How the world’s first ‘quantum tornadoes’ came to be
The atom-sized version of extreme weather.
The secret to healthy honey bees is hiding in Slovenia
The unparalleled taste of this country’s honey is no accident.
Scientists discover how a cell may cheat its own death
Cells may back out of self-destruction, posing one way they can manage their own functions.
The truth about hydration hacks like IV therapies, alkaline water, and more
Plain old water doesn't get enough credit
Here’s what the CDC is now saying about masks and respirators
The agency doesn't tell people to stop using cloth coverings, but its updated guidelines do put more oomph behind well-fitted N95 and KN95 masks.
How the Earth’s 23.5-degree tilt gives us seasons
When it's winter in Idaho, it's summer in Curaçao. Why?
2021 was the sixth hottest year on record
The past decade is also the hottest the modern world has ever seen.
Wind chill isn’t what you think it is
The math may be unreliable, but the frostbite is real.
Feast your eyes on exquisite fossils from an ancient rainforest (and more)
Found in Australia, the bonanza of soft-bodied relics in rock dates back to the Miocene epoch.
What does it mean for Omicron to peak?
Cases could be leveling off in early Omicron hotspots, but a surge's peak is only known in retrospect.