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Seven Earth-sized planets orbit the star TRAPPIST-1 with short periods, from 1.5 to 20 Earth days.

Seven Earth-sized planets orbit nearby supercool star

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How many stressed-out stinkbugs does it take to spoil a batch of wine?

Too many stinkbugs spoil the wine

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If an egg-laying land animal evolved to live in the ocean, it may have developed adaptations that made it difficult to return to land.

Fossil shows that ancient reptile gave live birth

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Color vision helped howler monkeys pick out better leaves.

Howler monkeys may owe their color vision to leaf hue

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For 330 years, a maternal dynasty ruled one of the earliest and most mysterious civilizations in the Americas.

Power may have passed via women in ancient Chaco Canyon society

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Extremophile microbes in Mexico's Naica mine hint at possible resilience of life beyond Earth.

Microbes survived inside giant cave crystals for up to 50,000 years

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Low-ranking chimps show an unappreciated flair for spreading new behaviors.

Low-status chimps revealed as trendsetters

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This crab scavenges with a mighty left claw strong enough to crack a coconut.

Coconut crab pinches like a lion, eats like a dumpster diver

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02/21/2017 at 14:20. Facebook
Scientists are designing more sustainable catalysts to accelerate chemical reactions.

New, greener catalysts are built for speed

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02/21/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
“Physically abused kids fail to adjust flexibly to new behavioral rules in contexts outside their families.”

Physically abused kids learn to fail at social rules for success

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02/21/2017 at 04:00. Facebook
In new tests, most people cleared Zika virus from their blood within 54 days.

See how long Zika lasts in semen and other bodily fluids

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02/21/2017 at 01:00. Facebook
A major concern is taking precautions to prevent contamination of Europa by microbes from Earth.

Europa lander mission takes another step toward reality

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02/20/2017 at 22:30. Facebook
Infants whose guts harbored Pichia fungus were more likely to develop asthma than babies whose guts didn’t have the fungus.

Common fungus may raise asthma risk

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Using chemical data, the scientists identified 36 unique types of forest across the Peruvian rainforest.

Mapping rainforest chemistry from the air reveals 36 types of forest

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Babies’ first microbes may arrive well before birth.

Birth may not be a major microbe delivery event for babies

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Sea ice around Antarctica shrunk to its lowest monthly extent on record in January.

Antarctic sea ice shrinks to record low

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Juno’s fifth flyby is in March. On March 10, the public can start to vote on which features JunoCam should snap.

Citizen scientists are providing stunning new views of Jupiter

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02/20/2017 at 04:00. Facebook
Scientists are developing antibodies for a test that can sniff out Ebola virus more quickly and efficiently than current tests.

Rapid Ebola test to detect early infection in the works

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02/20/2017 at 01:00. Facebook
Detecting organic material on Ceres also has implications for how life arose on Earth.

Ceres harbors homegrown organic compounds

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02/19/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
A new compound defies helium’s loner reputation.

Helium’s inertness defied by high-pressure compound

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