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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

"Nefertiti 30-01-2006" by Arkadiy Etumyan - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nefertiti_30-01-2006.jpg#/media/File:Nefertiti_30-01-2006.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>

The Tomb of Queen Nefertiti?

The long undiscovered tomb of Queen Nefertiti may have been found.
View looking up through a forest canopy

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.
Atlantic Blue Crab

Why Urban Crabs Are More Aggressive

Urban crabs are more aggressive than their rural counterparts because of heavy metal contamination.
Close-up of the face of a killer robot

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

"Cecil the lion" by Daughter#3 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/daughter3986851963/4516561242/. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cecil_the_lion.jpg#/media/File:Cecil_the_lion.jpg

Does Hunting Have a Place in Wildlife Conservation?

Can hunting be a viable option for wildlife conservation?
Legionella

Legionnaires’ Disease

Scholarly research on the origins of Legionnaires' Disease.
A brown bear with its fur caught in the wind

Drones Stress Out Bears, Too

The effects of drones and planes on animal stress.
An Earth-like planet in the foreground and the sun in the background

Kepler Finds Truly Earth-like World

The Kepler telescope discovers a habitable planet.
Hadron Collider

A Brief History of Quarks

Understanding the history and future of quarks.