This Advance Brings Us a Lot Closer to a “Hydrogen Economy”

Engineers already knew how to make hydrogen gas using solar power, but a new approach makes the process more durable

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Engineers already knew how to make hydrogen gas using solar power, but a new approach makes the process more durable

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Laughing Matters–and Helps to Explain How Babies Bond

An infant’s laughter can reveal not only how babies think but also the serious reasons for this expression of joy 

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An infant’s laughter can reveal not only how babies think but also the serious reasons for this expression of joy 

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Is It True Facts Don’t Lie?

With climate deniers and political pundits trying to poke holes in what we know to be true, it’s important to understand that science, too, is based on questioning facts

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With climate deniers and political pundits trying to poke holes in what we know to be true, it’s important to understand that science, too, is based on questioning facts

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“Dragonfly'” Drone Could Fly Across Saturn’s Moon Titan

The quadcopter-style lander could explore some of the moon’s most promising sites for habitability and life

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The quadcopter-style lander could explore some of the moon’s most promising sites for habitability and life

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Gut Microbes Help Keep Starved Flies Fecund

Microbes living in the guts of fruit flies appear to influence the flies’ food choice—and promote egg production, even under a nutrient-poor diet. Christopher Intagliata reports.

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Microbes living in the guts of fruit flies appear to influence the flies’ food choice—and promote egg production, even under a nutrient-poor diet. Christopher Intagliata reports.

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NASA’s Cassini Mission Conducts Daring Dive through Saturn’s Rings

The maneuver marks the final phase of Cassini’s mission, and promises the closest-ever investigation of Saturn

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The maneuver marks the final phase of Cassini’s mission, and promises the closest-ever investigation of Saturn

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Ancient Bones Spark Fresh Debate over First Humans in the Americas

A study of remains found in southern California puts an unknown human species in the New World more than 100,000 years earlier than expected, but critics don’t buy it

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A study of remains found in southern California puts an unknown human species in the New World more than 100,000 years earlier than expected, but critics don’t buy it

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