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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.
Longer seasons and smarter travel could make sports more sustainable
COVID-19 showed us what needs to be done to bring down the gigantic environmental footprint of sporting events.
Burnout is real. Here’s how to spot it—and recover.
Self-care alone often isn't enough to ease a burned out mind.
These young cities are solving age-old problems
Welcome to the new and improved metropolis.
What’s sweeter than honey to these bees? Rotting meat.
Special germs in their guts help the bees digest flesh.
What makes one pair of headphones better than another?
Learn the secrets of the little electromagnetic speakers on your ears.
NASA’s James Webb telescope will peer through the haze of other worlds
It should help astronomers understand some of the galaxy's most abundant planets.