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Feb 25, 2015 09:12 AM ET
Aside from the pleasurable feelings that come with it, evolutionarily speaking why do humans have to have sex to keep the species going when it doesn't seem the most efficient way to go?
Feb 17, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Spider silk is no longer the strongest known biological material, since that distinction now goes to the teeth of a rather unimposing marine creature.
Feb 12, 2015 08:03 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a sneak peek of a possible future mission to Saturn's moon Titan, NASA has showcased their vision of a robotic submersible that could explore the moon's vast lakes of liquid methane and ethane.
Feb 6, 2015 10:01 AM ET // Discovery News
The dizzying array of microbes found on NYC surfaces may inspire you to start wearing gloves when traveling in the Big Apple.
Feb 2, 2015 10:52 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As NASA applauds its boosted budget request, scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are excited to see a robotic mission to Europa take a big step towards being launched in the mid-2020s.
Jan 30, 2015 11:35 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The outcome of this weekend's Super Bowl, along with other major sporting events, may depend on whether the players are night owls or early birds.
Jan 23, 2015 10:30 AM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
The map reveals exactly which proteins are special to organs, and which ones are common across all tissues in the body.
Jan 22, 2015 11:50 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Are identical twins still identical after one spends a year in space?
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