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Oct 2, 2015 04:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Red dwarf stars may be able to support habitable exoplanets after all -- through complex tidal interactions between star and planet, global magnetic fields could evolve, protecting hypothetical life forms from the red dwarfs' ferocious nature.
Sep 28, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists have their first evidence that trickles of liquid water play a role in sculpting mysterious dark streaks that appear during summertime months on Mars.
Sep 25, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Viruses have just joined the tree of life in a dramatic way -- they even predate modern cells.
Sep 22, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
At this very minute, you are emitting a personal microbial cloud that is uniquely yours and can exist in a room even after you leave.
Sep 17, 2015 05:00 AM ET
Shanghai Disneyland is going to cost $5 billion dollars, and it's not even close to the most costly mega-project ever.
Sep 2, 2015 01:12 PM ET // staff
A thin layer of bright green slime at the bottom of an Antarctic lake is giving scientists a glimpse at life on Earth 2.4 billion years ago.
Sep 1, 2015 04:25 AM ET
About 64 million people call the U.K. home. Still battling economic difficulties in recent years, how are citizens faring, and will things get better anytime soon?
Aug 31, 2015 02:54 PM ET // Agata Blaszczak-Boxe,
The blind spot of the human eye can be shrunk with certain eye-training exercises, thus improving a person's vision slightly, a small new study suggests.
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