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A newfound South American dinosaur had a tail like a war club
The fossil shows that armored dinosaurs relied on three different kinds of tail weaponry.
Arctic rainfall will surpass snowfall by 2060, predictions show
The shift from snow to rain in Arctic falls will have global repercussions.
8 ‘insignificant’ creatures that will make you dream about the ocean
A new photo book from the makers of 'My Octopus Teacher' tracks the many mysteries off the coast of South Africa.
The top 10 health and medicine breakthroughs of 2021
From novel vaccines to an ultra-sharp CT scanner, these are the Best of What's New.
Hidden fungal networks cover the world—and soon they’ll be mapped
Carbon-absorbing networks are another reason to love mushrooms.
Robots built from frog cells have unlocked the ability to self-replicate
Robots that create offshoots of themselves could be a future tool for science and medicine.
Omicron isn’t going away. Here’s how to protect yourself from the latest COVID variant.
There's plenty you can do to minimize your risk against Omicron, even when there's not much we know about it.
The 100 greatest innovations of 2021
The 34th annual Best of What’s New awards.
Watch a black hole devour simulated stars
Some stars survived—but others were completely destroyed in the virtual encounter.
3 important questions about the Omicron variant
Answers on the omicron variant are coming, but they're not here yet.