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May 21, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The newly created humanized yeast reveals how humans and yeast share genes despite being separated by a billion years of evolution.
May 21, 2015 01:50 PM ET
The Illuminati is one of the world's most famous secret organizations. Their rumored membership includes many public figures. So, what do we know about the Illuminati?
May 21, 2015 12:07 PM ET
Clowns are usually depicted as either playful symbols of innocent fun, or creepy inversions of joy, the stuff nightmares are made of. But why did clowns become so scary?
May 21, 2015 09:15 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Gun violence restraining orders could prevent fatalities by giving families the legal tools to temporarily ban dangerous relatives from possessing firearms.
May 20, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The earliest known stone toolkit could write a whole new chapter in the book of human evolution, especially since the tools were not even made by our genus.
May 20, 2015 08:02 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A new California law requires that warnings accompany new cell phone sales. But is it needed?
May 19, 2015 04:30 PM ET
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush recently reiterated his support for Puerto Rico's statehood. It's a move that has long been debated.
May 19, 2015 08:44 AM ET
Should death be a cause for sadness or celebration? In some parts of China and Taiwan, it's a celebration that takes a uniquely erotic turn, with strippers coming to dance for the dead.
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