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Why everything eventually becomes a crab
There’s some truth to the meme claiming that all crustaceans are evolving into crab-shaped beings.
Spaceflight affects the human body in two major, peculiar ways
30 new studies show astronauts experience telomere lengthening and mitochondrial malfunction in space.
Science-themed decor to beautify any nerdy home
Geeky art can look super cool.
This biologist wants to help slime molds creep into all our hearts
Leading French researcher Audrey Dussutour went from biology to blob-ology.
Gray wolves are leaving the endangered species list. But should they?
Biologists are questioning the evidence behind the decision.
Traces of life on Venus now seem dubious
Three new studies failed to find similar levels of phosphine, the life-hinting molecule.
The moon is (slightly) wet, NASA confirms. Now what?
Planetary scientists and would-be explorers alike have a lot of follow up questions.
Local asteroid Bennu used to be filled with tiny rivers
Six new studies describe the rock’s soggy past and violent present.
Two women just won the Nobel Prize for their work on the gene-editing technique CRISPR
The technology can alter human, plant, and microbial DNA with relative ease and extreme precision.
Three ways scientists could search for life on Venus
The truth is out there. We just have to go get it.