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There were at least eight other human species, some of whom existed for far longer than we have. Who were they?
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Price gouging is prohibited in 34 US states and Washington D.C. But two scholars ask whether that's the way it should be.
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If there really is another version of you out there in a parallel universe, what can that teach us about reality?
If it weren’t for a subatomic quantum rule, our Universe would be vastly different. In many ways, our views of the distant Universe are the closest things we’ll ever get […]
A guaranteed basic income is an old solution to a new problem of labor automation.
Finland's recent decline in international test scores has led many to question whether its education system is truly the best.
Surrounding counties boast even higher increases.
In one generation, the climate of many American cities will experience a noticeable shift.
Huawei sold about 54 million smartphones last quarter, achieving a record-high global market share of 15.8 percent.
Schadenfreude has always been with us.
Humans are much more dangerous to spiders than vice versa.
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Some say the proliferation of sex robots could lead to less demand for prostitution, but not all agree.
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Black holes are regions of extreme gravity, but dark matter barely interacts at all. Do they play well together? Black holes are some of the most extreme objects in the […]
Animal extinction is, after all, inevitable in the natural world — some have even called it the “engine of evolution". So why should extinction matter to us?
Several investigations have looked into the Taos hum. One scientist believes he has the most likely culprit.