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From an amateur YouTube clip, the “news” traveled through British tabloids to Newsweek. It took Russian state media to set things straight.

A group of scientists from across the country is considering how to rapidly improve the quality and quantity of food.

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Goop said Body Vibes stickers are “made with the same conductive carbon material NASA uses to line space suits so they can monitor an astronaut’s vitals during wear.” Not true, NASA says.


Giving thanks for science

We know you'll be talking politics at your family's Thanksgiving dinner. Here are 10 great science stories worth discussing, too.

Teddy Roosevelt shot this lion 107 years ago. The world is about to see it again.

Smithsonian conservators are dusting off the specimen for its first public appearance in decades. What forgotten stories can it tell?

The baby who was ‘born’ twice

Doctors removed 23-week-old Lynlee Boemer from her mother's womb to operate on a rare tumor. She was then carried nearly to term and born 'again' June 6.

Aristotle thought roosters came from pointy eggs. We've come a long way.

Bill Gates may be the only celebrity billionaire who's “not big on this whole Mars thing.”

The astrophysicist thinks we should prepare for a cosmic exodus in the next 200 to 500 years.

Scientists spent several days scaring the big cats with their chatter in an effort to understand how fear of humans shapes their ecosystem.

Researcher Hans Keirstead says he is convinced his opponent doesn't understand science.

Scientists exploring Australia's eastern abyss discovered creepy fish, pounds of trash — and many, many reasons to not sleep tonight.

Scientists are using the Kepler space telescope to determine how many exoplanets our galaxy may harbor. And just maybe they'll answer the question: Are we alone?

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