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  • Trump Fulton County Indictment: A Georgia Legal Expert Explains 5 Key Things

    Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis's RICO charges against Trump are essentially targeting election law violations, but by another name, Georgia legal expert Anthony Michael Kreis explains.

  • Is It Really Hotter Now Than Any Time in 100,000 Years?

  • Is Ice Cream Really Healthy? Here’s What the Evidence Says

  • As Heat Records Fall, How Hot Is Too Hot for the Human Body?

  • Does Artificial Sweetener Aspartame Really Cause Cancer? What the WHO Listing Means

  • A New, Thin-Lensed Telescope Design Could Far Surpass James Webb

    Space telescopes are limited in size due to the difficulties and cost of getting into orbit. By revamping an old optical technology, researchers are working on a lightweight and thin telescope design.

  • Does Turning the Air Conditioning Off When You’re Not Home Actually Save Energy?

  • Not All Repellents Are Equal – Here’s How to Avoid Mosquito Bites This Summer

  • Online Predators Target Children’s Webcams, Study Finds

  • For Republican Presidential Hopefuls, Iowa Is Still the First Political Beauty Contest

  • Pablo Escobar’s ‘Cocaine Hippos’: How They’re Being Stopped

    Pablo Escobar’s hippos escaped in the 1990s – since then, they have become a problem.

  • Woman Spends 500 Days Alone in Cave: How Extreme Isolation Alters Sense of Time

  • Sudan Crisis Explained: What’s Behind the Latest Fighting

  • The Supreme Court Rules Mifepristone Can Remain Available

  • Moderna’s Experimental Cancer Vaccine: A Biochemsist Explains How It Works

  • Fire Danger in the Western United States’ High Mountains Is Intensifying:

  • How Better Pollen Forecasts Could Help With Allergy Season

  • SpaceX Launches Most Powerful Rocket in History in Explosive Debut

  • Why More & More Americans Are Painting Their Lawns

  • Human Metapneumovirus: What Is HMPV, the Disease Filling ICUs This Spring?

    Similar to the patterns seen with COVID-19, flu and RSV, HMPV is making a comeback after years of being repressed by people wearing masks and social distancing.

  • Why Tornadoes Are Still Hard to Forecast

  • Trump Indicted: A Former Prosecutor Explains 4 Key Points to Understand

  • Regulating AI: 3 Experts Explain Why It’s Difficult to Do & Important to Get Right

  • Artemis II Crew: Meet the 4 Astronauts Headed to the Moon

  • What Does Ex-President Donald Trump’s Indictment Mean for His Campaign?

    With a grand jury indictment of former President and current presidential candidate Donald Trump, a legal scholar explores what the law says about the consequences of such an unprecedented act.

  • Manhattan Grand Jury Votes to Indict Former President Donald Trump

  • Israel’s Military Reservists Join Protests Over Proposed Judicial Reforms

  • How Do Superconductors Work? A Physicist Explains

  • Waco Siege Still Resonates – Especially Among Anti-Government Extremists

  • Why the Ethics of Octopus Farming Is So Troubling

    Octopuses are enigmatic beings whose experiences of industrial farming are likely to be profound.