New science stories every week, written by scientists themselves

This technology was designed to grow human cells. Now it's transforming the cultured meat industry.

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Inside the breakthrough that could take lab-grown meat from the lab to the supermarket.

Maryam Zaringhalam, Molecular Biology

Weeding out non-native strawberry guava keeps a flying fox, and the crops it feeds on, out of harm's way

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Fruit bats help the tress by dispersing seeds, and the trees help the bats by feeding them. Why not help the bats by helping the trees?

Eva Colberg, University of Missouri - St. Louis

A skin-eating fungus from Europe could decimate Appalachia’s salamanders

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How two University of Tennessee researchers are working to prevent an outbreak

Debra Miller, University of Tennessee

Matt Gray, University of Tennessee

How dark is outer space? The New Horizons spacecraft is helping astronomers find out

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Briley Lewis, University of California, Los Angeles

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El sexo no es binario, y deberíamos dejar de pretender que lo es

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Liza Brusman, University of Colorado, Boulder

Minerva Contreras, University of California, San Diego

The neurons that make fruit flies interested in sex are turned on by song

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Fruit flies go so far as to have species specific melodies and chords

Ashley E Peppriell, University of Rochester

Storytelling is the antidote to Americans' mistrust of science

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Jamie L Peeler, Pennsylvania State University

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We still don't know much about marijuana farms' effects on wildlife

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Maria Gatta, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

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NASA's Perseverance Rover has landed on Mars

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Briley Lewis, University of California, Los Angeles