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Hand to Ankle: A New Grafting Technique Offers Hope

The surgical reattachment or grafting of limbs has a short history because of its difficulty.

Will Spicy Foods Preserve You?

Spicy foods may prolong life; they certainly act as food preservatives.
Artist's concept of buckyballs and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons around an R Coronae Borealis star rich in hydrogen. Credit: MultiMedia Service (IAC)

What’s Between the Stars? Buckyballs!

How buckyballs fit into the formation of new stars.
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Is the Pacific Northwest Due For a Big Earthquake?

The Pacific Northwest may be due for a big earthquake, and there is historical evidence to suggest it may be huge.
Bust of queen Nefertiti in the Neues Museum, Berlin

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The Tomb of Queen Nefertiti?

The long undiscovered tomb of Queen Nefertiti may have been found.

Jacques Cousteau on Man’s Divorce From Nature

Jacques Cousteau's 1992 speech at the United Nations warning the consequences of "man's divorce from nature" seems more prescient than ever.

Why Urban Crabs Are More Aggressive

Urban crabs are more aggressive than their rural counterparts because of heavy metal contamination.

Who’s Afraid of Killer Robots?

Two recent DARPA projects have sparked fears about killer robots, machines that can decide whether to engage a target without human oversight.
Cecil Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe 2010

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Does Hunting Have a Place in Wildlife Conservation?

Can hunting be a viable option for wildlife conservation?

Legionnaires’ Disease

Scholarly research on the origins of Legionnaires' Disease.