• Jan 22, 2021

    By the sweat of their brow — Science News, January 23, 1971 Polywater, or anomalous water, has provoked a continuing controversy among chemists. It is hard enough to believe that water can ...

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  • Jan 22, 2021

    Throughout the universe, violent collisions of cosmic beasts such as black holes wrench the fabric of spacetime, producing ripples called gravitational waves. For most of history, humans ha...

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  • Jan 22, 2021

    A round stone excavated at Israel’s Tabun Cave in the 1960s represents the oldest known grinding or rubbing tool, say researchers who scrutinized the 350,000-year-old find. The specimen mar...

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  • Jan 22, 2021

    Scientists have finally gotten a clear view of the spark that sets off an exotic type of lightning called a blue jet. Blue jets zip upward from thunderclouds into the stratosphere, reaching...

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  • Jan 22, 2021

    The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has caused the mental health of U.S. college students to plummet, a new study shows. Students most at risk of mental health challenges stemming from the pan...

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  • Jan 21, 2021

    Inauguration Day marks both a grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic and a new chapter in the U.S. response to it. On January 19, the United States surpassed 400,000 coronavirus deaths....

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