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This French scientist conducted a series of gruesome experiments in his quest to discover the true limits of life and death.
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Four different ways researchers use the virus's own structure to train our immune systems to exterminate it.
Theoretical physicist Francesca Vidotto on feminist epistemology, white holes, string theory, and her book (with Carlo Rovelli) on loop quantum gravity.
Recent changes to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 leave birds vulnerable to industry, experts say.
It took science centuries to understand malaria. Now we’re waiting to see how the 2019 vaccine pilot works.