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Blue Moon Full Moon Rises Tonight: What to Expect

There’s a “Blue Moon” in the sky tonight — but that doesn’t mean the lunar surface will turn indigo. Tonight’s (July 31) moon will be … more

Astronomy & Space, Cogito Picks, Science News
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Open for Questions: Shaena Montanari, Paleontologist

Shaena Montanari chemically analyzes the fossils of dinosaurs and extinct mammals—their bones, eggs, teeth, hair, and tissue— to learn about what they ate and about … more

Biology, Earth & Environment, Interviews, Open for Questions
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The Science of “Hangry”

Why some people get grumpy when they’re hungry Editor’s note: National Health and Medical Research Council senior research fellow in the Boden Insitute of Obesity, Nutrition, … more

Biology, Cogito Picks, Medicine & Health, Science News
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Inspired Minds: Role Models Come from Across the Globe

Young researchers describe people and ideas that kindled their interest in science, technology, engineering and math. Innovation can change a city, a country and even … more

Stories By and About, Young Scientists
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Up for Debate: Is Terraforming Ethical?

Terraforming means making a planet Earth-like by changing its atmosphere, temperature, and surface so that is suitable for human life. This is an idea with … more

Astronomy & Space, Science & Society, Up for Debate, Young Scientists
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