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Science

  1. bugs
    The Cicadas Are HereTrillions of small insects, recognizable by their buzzing mating call, are starting to emerge for the first time in nearly two decades.
  2. don’t panic
    Hopefully You Won’t Be Crushed by Space Debris This WeekendExperts don’t know exactly where a 23-ton Chinese rocket part will land.
  3. science
    LEAVE HER ALONE!!Scientists have proposed sending a bunch of the sperm to the moon. Has she not been through enough?
  4. space!
    Enterprising Little Robot Lands on MarsNASA’s Perseverance rover has arrived on the Red Planet. Please clap.
  5. climate crisis
    Yet Another Terrifying, Deadly, Once-in-a-Lifetime StormExtreme weather in Texas and elsewhere in the U.S. has left at least 20 dead and millions without power. This is our new normal under climate change.
  6. public health
    How Worried Should We Be About the Coronavirus Variants?The Cut spoke with Michael Worobey, a professor of evolutionary biology at the University of Arizona who studies the evolution of flu viruses.
  7. animals
    Finally, Science Has Allowed Us to Gaze Upon a Dinosaur’s OrificeA paleontologist says the newly discovered dinosaur butthole specimen is “perfect” and “unique.”
  8. fashion
    A Dress Made Out of Beautiful Green AlgaeThe One X One incubator program marries science and fashion.
  9. science
    The ‘Ugliest Orchid in the World’ Doesn’t Need Your ApprovalThe new flower, discovered in the forests of Madagascar, might not be described as a looker, but she brings so much more to the ecosystem.
  10. coronavirus
    ‘I Feel Like Healing Is Coming’The surprisingly emotional experience of watching someone receive one of the first COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S.
  11. health
    The First COVID-19 Vaccines Are Going Out TodayPfizer is sending out 2.9 million doses this week.
  12. how i get it done
    How A Vaccine Whisperer Gets It DoneAs the founder of the Vaccine Confidence Project, a nonprofit monitoring and addressing public trust in vaccines, Heidi Larson has never been busier.
  13. nature
    Tall Queen Revealed to Be Even TallerCongrats to her!
  14. germs
    Well, at Least We’re Less Disgusting NowThe coronavirus has certainly changed our hygiene habits for the better.
  15. science
    Scientists Are Just Sticking Platypuses Under Black LightWhy, you might ask? I’m still not sure.
  16. coronavirus news
    Pfizer Says Its COVID Vaccine May Be 90 Percent EffectiveThe news is exciting, but experts warn that the findings haven’t been peer-reviewed yet.
  17. space
    Astronomers Discover … Earth??A horrifying hell planet whipping through space? Sounds very familiar.
  18. climate crisis
    But Wait, There’s Also Terrible Climate NewsThe warming sea may now be releasing huge deposits of methane — which heats the atmosphere at a rate 80 times stronger than carbon dioxide.
  19. how i get it done
    How a MacArthur ‘Genius’ Scientist Gets It DonePolina V. Lishko’s work could change the future of birth control.
  20. coronavirus news
    The FDA Has Officially Approved the First Coronavirus TreatmentThe anti-viral drug remdesivir has passed the agency’s regulatory standards.
  21. let them live
    Let the Paleontologists Cyber If They WantAn overzealous filter prevented paleontologists from using words like bone, pubic, and stream at an online conference.
  22. health
    Remdesivir Has ‘Little or No Effect’ in Reducing COVID DeathsThe WHO found that the drug — which Trump was treated with — does not reduce mortality rates or time spent in the hospital.
  23. science
    Two Women Have Won the Nobel Prize in ChemistryEmmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna have been recognized for “rewriting the code of life.”
  24. animals
    In New Mexico, the Birds Are Dying at Alarming RatesAnd wildlife experts don’t know exactly why.
  25. climate crisis
    We’re Getting Far Too Used to Living in HellThe dull horror of watch the world burn over social media.
  26. asteroid
    An Asteroid Is Headed for Earth Just Before Election DayIncredible timing.
  27. sigh
    Is the Moon Fed Up With Us?She’s retreating from the Earth at a rate of an inch and a half per year.
  28. very online
    This Scientist Twitter Drama Is WildMeTooStem founder BethAnn McLaughlin admitted to inventing a colleague and saying she’d died of COVID-19.
  29. demands
    Just Show Us the Aliens AlreadyPlease, no more vague hints from the government that UFOs are real.
  30. 2020 baby
    Hell Runneth OverLook at this black molten river coursing through Arizona.
  31. black holes
    Scientists Discover the Hungriest HoleNew research shows that the universe’s fastest-growing supermassive black hole is gobbling up one sun per day.
  32. climate crisis
    The Arctic Is On Fire, and We Should all Be Terrified“We always expected the Arctic to change faster than the rest of the globe. But I don’t think anyone expected the changes to happen this fast.”
  33. science!
    We May Have Dozens of Contactable Alien NeighborsAccording to scientists, there may be at least 36 of them, in fact.
  34. surprise
    Secrets Near the Earth’s Core: Revealed?A team of geophysicists recently found evidence of what lies around the Earth’s core.
  35. what in the universe
    Sorry, NASA Did Not Confirm a Parallel UniverseHow a headline led to rumors about a parallel universe where time goes in reverse.
  36. another earth
    Unfortunately, We Cannot Move to Super-EarthThe recently discovered planet does sound tempting though.
  37. psa
    And Now, a Science Lesson With Blue Ivy“Wash your hands extra and please stay home.”
  38. space!
    Millennial Aesthetic Comes for the MoonIt’s a pink moon. Yes, a pink moon.
  39. a real down to mars name
    Did NASA Name the 2020 Mars Rover After You?If would be very flattering, if so.
  40. babies
    Gorgeous Lizard Needs No ManA female Komodo dragon had three babies without the help of a male partner.
  41. attraction
    Apparently, Men Can Smell When Women Are Turned OnAnd according to new research, they’re attracted to it.
  42. sustainability
    Goodbye Butter, Hello… Larva Fat?Some scientists are looking into the sustainable alternative.
  43. health
    What Happens When You Take a Mind-Boggling Amount of LSDA woman took 550 times the recommended recreational dose of LSD — but the story has a happy ending.
  44. goals
    Here’s How to Conquer Your To-do ListA new study sheds some light on that one thing you can’t seem to get done.
  45. no thanks
    Dairy Milk Is Even More Useless Than You ThoughtA new report looks closely at the (lack of) evidence surrounding the USDA recommendation of three servings a day.
  46. space!
    Astronaut Returns to Planet That Does Not Deserve HerChristina Koch landed back on Earth today after 328 record-breaking days in space.
  47. science!
    Do Sand Dunes Communicate Better Than Your Roommates?New research suggests sand dunes can let one another know when they “need space.” What a concept.
  48. oh mummy!
    Ooh, Your Boyfriend Sounds So SexyA team of researchers re-created the voice of a 3,000-year-old mummy — and he is hot!
  49. fashion
    Finally, This Cuttlefish Can See AvatarResearchers outfitted cuttlefish with tiny 3-D glasses — for science!
  50. politics
    Will States Finally Start Banning Virginity Tests?Following widespread outrage over T.I.’s claim that he subjects his daughter to hymen exams, New York has moved to ban the procedure.
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