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With inspiration from shark skin, redesigned oil tanker hulls could keep the oceans clean

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Safer oil transport through stronger hulls and bio-inspired designs

Patricia Fernandez

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Reducing agricultural carbon emissions will be good for the planet and our stomachs

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Lauren McKee, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

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The medical jump from mice to humans just got easier

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Kimberly McCoy, Biochemistry

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Garbage mitochondria may contribute to Alzheimer’s disease

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Claudia Lopez, University of Pennsylvania

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Meet mathematician Emmy Noether, mother of the most beautiful theorem in the world

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She worked out a kink in general relativity and kickstarted the field of abstract algebra

Brittney Borowiec, McMaster University

Climate change is causing floods all over the world. Here's what you can do to help

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People are dying in Mozambique and Zimbabwe, in Nebraska and the Dakotas. And millions more are at risk.

Gabriela Serrato Marks, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Warming oceans cast a chill over New England's sea turtles

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Anna Robuck, University of Rhode Island

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How shadowy tax havens skirt conservation efforts

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Cassie Freund, Wake Forest University

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Should parents fear potatoes as much as screens?

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Jack Barton, University of Manchester

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Short, glassy buildings are a bird’s worst nightmare

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Farah Qaiser, University of Toronto

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The UN reports humanity is failing its climate change goals

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No country on the planet is following the Paris Agreement's plan

Michael Graw, Oregon State University

A patient was cured of HIV. What should you expect in the future?

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Joshua Peters, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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What do we really know about the safety of probiotics?

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Hannah Thomasy, University of Washington

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How your immune system can give you narcolepsy

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Quinn Eastman, Emory University

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