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The Testosterone Myth

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 5:00am
Big T conquered the imagination of millions of men looking for renewed vigor. libido, and cognition. But scientific evidence that the hormone can actually conquer the ravages of age is scant.

Watch Astronauts Answer Your Burning Questions About Space

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 11:17am
We've assembled seven astronauts to prove just how smart and cool they are by answering the top 50 Googled questions about space.

Ski Resorts Fight Climate Change With Snow Guns and Buses

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 6:00am
"We are going to have to be appreciative of what we get.”

The Cambridge Analytica Data Apocalypse Was Predicted in 2007

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 6:00am
The scientists warned us about big data and corporate surveillance. They tried to warn *themselves*.

Space Photos of the Week: You Can't Clean Up Space, It's Too Messier

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 10:00am
These strange collection of stars aren’t galaxies, but random groups of hundreds of millions of stars.

In Search of God’s Mathematical Perfect Proofs

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 6:00am
The mathematicians Günter Ziegler and Martin Aigner have spent the past 20 years collecting some of the most beautiful proofs in mathematics.

Spending Bill Gives Green Energy Its R&D Budget—But That's Not All It Needs

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 2:14pm
Trump stands for coal. Congress doesn't.

How Much Energy Can You Store in a Rubber Band?

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 9:00am
On a scale from "light thwack" to "geez, watch it with that thing!"

Montecito Is Everything Bad About Climate Change in a Single California Town

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 6:00am
In four months, the southern California town has seen mudslides, the largest wildfire in state history, and now flash floods.

Facebook’s New Data Restrictions Will Handcuff Even Honest Researchers

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 7:24pm
It was already hard for researchers to use Facebook's data. It looks like it's about to get harder.

Will Cutting Calories Make You Live Longer?

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 11:00am
The biggest human study of calorie restriction tries to answer that question.

Robot Microscopes Demystify Plankton, the Sea's Most Vital Residents

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 7:00am
Researchers are developing clever robots that use AI to examine and classify plankton, the pivotal organisms at the base of our oceanic food chain.

Shatter, Batter, Wax: How Cannabis Extracts Come to Be

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 6:00am
It's sticky, it's icky, it's cannabis-derived oleoresin!

In San Francisco’s Big Oil Lawsuit, Climate Science Gets a Day in Court

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 7:54pm
San Francisco and Oakland are suing oil companies for money to protect against sea level rise.

MIT Unleashes a Hypnotic Robot Fish to Help Save the Oceans

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 1:00pm
Researchers detail the evolution of the world’s strangest fish, and describe how it could be a potentially powerful tool for scientists to study ocean life.

DowDuPont Signs a Deal to Surveil Farms With Satellites

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 9:00am
Photos from a network of 200 satellites will go into agricultural analytics tools, which could give farmers new insight.

How the Jaegers in *Pacific Rim Uprising* Violate Physics

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 8:00am
Sometimes real science isn't nearly as exciting as pretend science.

Climate Change Will Not Make Us Nicer

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 6:00am
A recent study found that people who grow up in places with mild weather are more agreeable and outgoing. What does that mean in a world of climate extremes?

Medicare Now Covers Genetic Cancer Testing

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 6:00am
Precision medicine has finally broken into the mainstream.

To Stay Healthy On Your Next Flight, Avoid Aisles and Stay Put

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 2:00pm
Just grab a window seat and don't move.