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Scientists could be great legislative tutors.

Universities Must Help Educate Woefully Uninformed Lawmakers

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Long-term thinking is the only kind that works in space.

Don’t Turn Earth Into Venus, Warns NASA Ex-Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan

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A federal vaccine commission would have limited power, but it could still do a lot of damage.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Might Head a Vaccine Commission for Trump. That Could Be Bad News

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Machine learning algorithms can tell if you've got certain genetic disorders—just by looking at your face.

Thanks to AI, Computers Can Now See Your Health Problems

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Which would you rather flood: farmland or a city?

California Floods Its Fields to Keep Its Cities From Flooding

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Here's an experiment you should definitely try at home.

Hey! Let’s Learn Some Physics Playing With Compound Pulleys

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Scientists say this might change the recurrence rate of "the Big One," but that doesn't mean you should be worried.

California's newly discovered fault line shouldn't get you too shook up

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To accelerate into a race, BMX bikers take advantage of the physics of the start ramp.

The High-Speed Physics of Olympic BMX

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Until it actually starts mining space rocks, Deep Space Industries has some interesting ways to make ends meet.

How to Succeed in the Asteroid Business Without Really Mining

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Nigeria went two years without a new polio case. Now, the clock resets.

Why It’s So Hard to Tell If a Country Is Really Rid of Polio

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Tiny tweaks in a swimmer's form can make all the difference.

Wanna Swim Like Phelps? Take a Dive Into the Physics of Drag

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Elizabeth Holmes brought a classic Silicon Valley tactic to her medical conference presentation.

Theranos Had a Chance to Clear Its Name. Instead, It Tried to Pivot

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