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Sep 18, 2015 10:55 AM ET // Discovery News
The prizes honor achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think.
Jun 5, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A 19th-century book in one of Harvard's libraries is bound in human skin.
Mar 17, 2014 01:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Etched into the most ancient radiation that pervades the entire universe and created at the dawn of time, gravitational waves have been directly observed for the first time, potentially transforming our view on the universe. Continue reading →
Mar 22, 2011 11:05 AM ET // Tim Wall
The blooming of the lily provides a mathematical surprise, showing that poets had it right all along.
Nov 30, 2010 12:13 PM ET // Tim Wall
A mouse genetically engineered to age faster is tweaked to experience reverse aging.