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Fossilized plants give us hints about what ice age forests may have looked like
Freezing conditions limited what could grow across the supercontinent Pangaea.
Computer Space was the first commercial video game. But what is it?
'The game play was horrible.'
We finally know why we grow wisdom teeth as adults
Other primates have them too, but ours come in a lot later in life.
These worms produce milk, but only when they kick the bucket
This makes breastfeeding look like a walk in the park.
Here’s what caused the mysterious blue glow spotted from the ISS
A recently spotted glowing blue light above Europe is the latest in a series of exciting atmospheric storm observations.
Minnesota’s Line 3 pipeline threatens one of North America’s only native grains
Manoomin is crucial to the Anishinaabe both culturally and economically.
There are two types of fat cells. Here’s how to get more of the good stuff.
Not all fat is created equal.
There are better ways to measure body fat than BMI
We’re using an outdated, inaccurate system.
What it’s like to drink water that’s 15,000 years old
Ancient aquifers are some of the most important, and delicate, water sources out West.
What we know—and don’t know—about the Huntington Beach oil spill
California is a green-energy icon‚ but the recent spill shows how much work still needs to be done.