An expert explains the buzz about the upcoming emergence of Brood X.

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To get to the truth of the popular tale, you have to learn a thing or two about Ice Ages.

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If scientists can get Ingenuity off the ground, it will mark the first controlled flight on a planet other than Earth.

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As everyone ushers in 2021, we answer common questions about how our calendar came to be.

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An expert explains why legless lizards are the coolest reptiles you’ve never heard of.

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Winter is an excellent time to see them twinkle, explains astronomer Diane Turnshek.

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Most people don’t realize that creating a better bite and smile requires small, slow changes to your face’s bones.

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What looks like pretty scenery to us is a matter of deadly serious survival for trees.

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Each flicker and flash is a controlled chemical reaction.

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The sun’s light and atmosphere play roles in when and how we see our planet’s satellite.

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Some of the most beautiful beaches in the world have curious origin stories.

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Learn about the microbes that help us make bread with an easy and delicious do-it-yourself project.

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An expert explains the gas’s mighty role in climate change.

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A scientist explains why technically it’s easy to explain which came first.

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Why are schools closing, what is “social distancing” and why all the hand-washing?

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You can fight off viruses and other diseases much better with a preventive shot.

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An expert on crystals explains how snowflakes are formed and why some snow is good for sled-riding but not building snowmen.

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Dreams can be wacky, but they may actually help you learn or cope.

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Wild turkeys roam all over North America, but most people know next to nothing about the wobbling, gobbling birds.

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Your bones do a lot more than just holding up your organs.

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