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There’s only one country doing its Paris Agreement homework
Major greenhouse gas emitters still have lots of work to do.
The COVID-19 death toll just surpassed another historic American milestone
The disease has now killed more Americans than the 1918 influenza pandemic—and experts predict another 100,000 will die from COVID by the end of the year.
The next generation of skincare might come from frog foam
Túngara frogs protect their eggs with a special foam that scientists want to use for future, long-acting topical antibiotics.
COVID has made it tougher for some young kids to communicate
Concerns over masks and speech problems aren't totally unfounded, but it does depend on the child.
How much water should you drink in a day?
The answer isn’t as simple as you might think.
What scientists learned when they tried to raise a chimp with a human baby
Plus other fun facts from The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week.
Pfizer’s data on COVID vaccines for young kids has some important footnotes
The way they measured success is different, for one.
What would possess someone to eat a Carolina Reaper pepper? This writer tried to find out.
Leigh Cowart explores the gruesome ways people find pleasure in pain in 'Hurts So Good.'
Grime-loving bacteria could save priceless art
We think of bacteria as dirty, but sometimes they can actually clean up after us humans.
The Brilliant 10: The most innovative up-and-coming minds in science
These US-based engineers, psychologists, chemists, and more are taking on society's biggest challenges across the world.