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Texas’s grid may still be unprepared for the next big winter storm
Some experts worry that not enough has been done since last February's disaster.
Horned helmets came from Bronze Age artists, not Vikings
Horny Vikings are revisionist history.
Can texture change the way food tastes?
What you feel matters.
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.