Are We Really as Awful as We Act Online?
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Are We Really as Awful as We Act Online?

It’s not brutish human nature that prompts nasty posts and tweets, the author says. But…

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The Secret to Regrowing Limbs, and Other Breakthroughs
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The Secret to Regrowing Limbs, and Other Breakthroughs

The axolotl's talent for regeneration gets scientists thinking; dino-era ticks bite; chillin' in a Mars…

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See How the Kilauea Eruption Is–Literally–Reshaping Hawaii
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See How the Kilauea Eruption Is–Literally–Reshaping Hawaii

Fishing May Be Making Fish Less Sociable, More Aggressive
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Fishing May Be Making Fish Less Sociable, More Aggressive

By removing animals with certain personality traits, angling could have unforeseen effects on fish populations.

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New Origami Robot Handles Sea Creatures With a Softer Touch
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New Origami Robot Handles Sea Creatures With a Softer Touch

The sampler could help scientists better understand delicate deep-sea creatures.

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First Baby Snake From Dinosaur Era Found in Amber
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First Baby Snake From Dinosaur Era Found in Amber

The delicate fossil is also the oldest known snake that lived in a forested ecosystem.

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A Suitcase of Lost Photos Inspired This Artist to Retrace her Past
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A Suitcase of Lost Photos Inspired This Artist to Retrace her Past

This photographer unraveled secrets of the past through her grandmother's archive.

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The Surprising Reason Tiny Lemurs ‘Grow’ Their Own Gardens
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The Surprising Reason Tiny Lemurs ‘Grow’ Their Own Gardens

The primates, native to Madagascar, create groves of fruit-bearing plants that benefit them in several…

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Robben Island
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Robben Island

Visit the room that future President Mandela of South Africa spent 18 of his 27…

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6 Amazing Sharks You’ve Never Heard Of
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6 Amazing Sharks You’ve Never Heard Of

From tiny plant-eaters to huge Arctic dwellers, these sharks are far more fascinating than fearsome.

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