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  1. neuroscience
    When Octopuses Roll on Molly, They Get Happy and Cuddly Just Like UsTheir behavior on the drug could provide insight on the workings of the human brain, and potentially help treat anxiety disorders.
  2. space
    Pluto Actually Is a Planet Say Scientists Who’ve Clearly Been Getting My LettersJustice for Pluto!!
  3. women in science
    Scientist Wins $3 Million Prize, Years After Man Won the Nobel for Her DiscoveryJocelyn Bell Burnell discovered pulsars — but her male supervisor won the Nobel for it.
  4. psychology
    Goats Like It When You Smile at Them, Extremely Heartwarming Study Says“Goats can distinguish between happy and angry images of the same person.”
  5. big hair
    Living Proof Created a Customizable Hair SprayIt’s called Bodybuilder.
  6. space
    Bad News: Today’s Blood Moon Isn’t a Sign of the End of the WorldLooks like we’re going to have to live another day, sigh.
  7. shell hell
    Creepy Turtle Researcher Stripped of Turtle Award He Should Never Have ReceivedHe included a few revealing photos of women in a turtle presentation.
  8. The EPA Is Hiding Proof That a Widely Used Chemical Causes Leukemia: ReportTrump appointees are (reportedly) refusing to release a blockbuster EPA report — because industry lobbyists asked them not to.
  9. babies!
    Sorry But I Don’t Find This Newborn Planet Very CuteNo offense.
  10. GOP Senators: Climate-Change Education Program Is Propaganda, Not ScienceFour senators want an investigation into the National Science Foundation for funding a nonprofit that educates meteorologists on climate change.
  11. studies
    New Study Reveals Exactly How Much the 2016 Election Ruined ThanksgivingA “creepy” new report shows that postelection dinners were much shorter than usual.
  12. the national interest
    GOP Congressman: Rising Sea Level Caused by More Dirt on Ocean FloorA bold new scientific theory by Rep. Mo Brooks catches a scientist off guard at a congressional hearing.
  13. science!
    This Artist Used Science to Replicate the Scent of PeopleShe processes the scent of your clothes.
  14. GOP Leader: Pruitt Has Some Explaining to DoAs Republican support for the EPA director wanes, Scott Pruitt takes out his frustration on environmental science.
  15. women in stem
    Study Finds Women Who Were Into The X-Files Are More Likely to Work in STEMIt’s “the Scully Effect.”
  16. science!
    Sorry, Bathroom Hand Dryers May Actually Make Your Hands DirtierFecal bacteria everywhere!
  17. science
    Ancient Crustaceans Died Out Because of Their Massive Male GenitalsAccording to the first study to link “sexual selection with actual extinction.”
  18. nature is beautiful
    Finally, XXX Deep-Sea Anglerfish Porn Is HereScientists have captured video of the species mating for the very first time.
  19. science!
    This Rare and Majestic Natural Phenomenon Is Named … ’Steve’A new aurora has been discovered.
  20. pollution
    Very Alarming Study Finds Microplastics in 93 Percent of Bottled WaterResearchers fished particles out of 11 top worldwide brands.
  21. hey mister arnstein here's my clone
    Barbra Streisand Breaks Silence on Dog Cloning“You can clone the look of a dog, but you can’t clone the soul.”
  22. science
    Can a Silicon Valley Start-up Invent the First Drug to Treat Peanut Allergies?A new treatment looks promising.
  23. Study: Climate Change Probably Won’t Kill All of UsThe worst-case scenario for climate catastrophe is based on dubious premises, new research suggests.
  24. nature
    Oh God, These Whales Can Imitate Human Speech NowIf whales could talk …
  25. science
    Here’s the Cognitive Test Trump Took During His Health ExamThe nation demands to see the president’s drawing of a clock.
  26. the future is now
    Dippin’ Dots Announces New Cryogenics CompanyHow long until we can freeze our dead bodies in ice cream?
  27. toxic masculinity
    Men Are Destroying Our Planet Because They Don’t Want to Seem GirlyNew research suggests products and organizations be marketed as more “Men-vironmentally” friendly.
  28. How Bill Nye Uses Twitter to Find Guests for His Netflix ShowBill Nye crowdsourced the guests for season two of Bill Nye Saves the World on Netflix.
  29. health
    The CDC’s 7 ‘Banned Words’ Were Projected Onto the Trump Hotel in DCThey include “transgender,” “fetus,” and “science-based.”
  30. science
    Man Accused of Exaggerating Flu Symptoms Says ‘Man Flu’ Is RealA Canadian researcher says men’s immune systems may be naturally weaker.
  31. studies
    Exciting New Study Claims Cheese May Do Wonders for Your HeartResearchers say even a small piece per day could reduce risk of heart disease.
  32. natural beauty
    How to Exfoliate Like a WhaleThe ultimate in natural beauty.
  33. science
    Study Confirms Women Are Also Better Than Men at EatingThe CDC says their diets are likelier to include enough fruits and vegetables.
  34. science
    Another Study Suggests Coffee Is Really Great for Your HeartA cup a day is linked to lower risk of heart failure and stroke.
  35. validation
    Study Confirms 2017 Is Way Worse Than 2016It’s nice to be proven right.
  36. science experiments
    Can You Biohack Your Fertility?One Silicon Valley doctor’s pursuit of the Holy Grail: a way to predict the future.
  37. inspiring kids
    11-Year-Old Creates Lead-Detection Device to Help With Flint Water CrisisGitanjali Rao won $25,000 at a national science competition.
  38. pregnancy
    Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Eat Your Placenta After Birth, According to ScientistsA new study found it’s potentially harmful and has no documented benefits.
  39. See Photos of New York City’s Tiniest ResidentsPortraits of single-celled organisms from all over the city.
  40. science!
    Here’s One Thing That Can Really Attract BedbugsProtect yourself.
  41. black girl magic
    Report: Black Women Are Responsible for Everything CoolNielsen has the receipts, thank you very much.
  42. The Climate May Be Changing More Slowly Than We’d ThoughtNew data suggests that if humanity gets its act together, we might still be able to cap warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius.
  43. health concerns
    Researchers Are Now Finding ‘Shocking Numbers’ of Microfibers in ShellfishPacific oysters and clams are at an average of eight particles apiece.
  44. science
    The Study Claiming AI Can Tell If You’re Gay or Straight Is Under Ethical ReviewThe study was met with backlash from academics, advocates, and the AI community.
  45. science
    Now Computers Can Tell If You’re Gay or Straight Just From a Pic of Your FaceA study found AI can guess your sexual orientation from analyzing a photograph.
  46. science
    You Can Blame Coffee for Intensifying Your Sweet ToothNew research found that caffeine numbs the body’s ability to sense sweetness.
  47. science
    People Really Love This Study That Claims Coffee Might Prevent Early DeathWho doesn’t want four cups if it could cut risk of mortality by 64 percent?
  48. science
    Scientists Figured Out the Optimal Length of Time to Dunk an OreoLeave it in milk for four seconds.
  49. New Research Shows That Adults Are Getting Clobbered by Food AllergiesSevere reactions rose 377 percent in the last decade, and a third were by adults.
  50. A Recap of the Great American Solar EclipseInstagram is inundated, and even Donald Trump dons a pair of special glasses.
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