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Is It Safe To Use Compost Made From Treated Human Waste?

Any gardener will tell you that compost is “black gold,” essential to cultivating vigorous, flavorful crops. But it always feels […]

Astronauts Go On Spacewalk To Fix Ammonia Leak

Two astronauts went on a last-minute spacewalk Saturday to replace a pump suspected of being the source of a serious […]

Schools? How About A Science Laureate At The Super Bowl?

The same scientist who famously “killed Pluto” (as a planet, that is) says it’s “brilliant” that there’s an effort underway […]

Astronomy’s Little Secret: The Hidden Art Of ‘Moonsweeping’

A few nights ago, (Wednesday, I think, around midnight), I was by my window looking up, and there, hanging in […]

Buzz Aldrin’s Case For A ‘Mission To Mars’

Sixty-six years after the Wright Brothers made history at Kitty Hawk, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped onto the surface […]

Atop A Hawaiian Mountain, A Constant Sniff For Carbon Dioxide

Climate scientists have a good reason to want to get away from it all. In order to get an accurate […]

‘Dangerous Territory:’ Carbon Dioxide Levels Reach Iconic High

The Earth’s atmosphere is entering a new era. A mountain-top research station that has been tracking carbon dioxide for more […]

Kids With Autism Quick To Detect Motion

Children with autism see simple movements twice as fast as other children their age, a new study finds. Researchers at […]

Music, Inside Out

What would it be like to be a string that made music? Not anything simple, like a guitar string, or […]

What Does ‘Sexual Coercion’ Say About A Society?

Police in Cleveland are still investigating how Ariel Castro allegedly abducted three women in the city and held them for […]

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