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New research: How plants decide what shape to grow new leaves
How do plant cells know how to organize into the proper pattern as new leaves form? New research offers clues.
Peak of fall foliage can be seen from space
Every autumn, many trek to New England to soak in the foliage as Green and White Mountains of New Hampshire and Vermont turn a potpourri of yellows, oranges and reds.
Urban cooling study: When surrounding farms get hot and dry, cities cool off
Until now, scientists thought city temperatures knew just one direction — up.
Study: Yellowstone super-volcano double eruption plunged world into global winters
Yellowstone super-volcano double eruption caused two global winters, a shocking study revealed.
Climate change may threaten these bamboo-eating lemurs
The only lemurs so dependent on bamboo that they gnaw on hardened, nutrient-poor stems during the dry season might dwindle away as those seasons grow longer.
Dinosaur sported 'bandit mask'
A dinosaur from China sported a ‘bandit mask’ pattern in the feathers on its face, scientists have said.
New evidence for dark matter makes it even more exotic
Galaxy clusters are the largest known structures in the Universe, containing thousands of galaxies and hot gas.
Weak social ties a killer for male whales
Male killer whales are more likely to die if they are not at the center of their social group, new research suggested.
How science transformed the world in 100 years
*By Professor Venki Ramakrishnan
Lifetime toxic release from coal much higher than shale gas
The lifetime toxic chemical releases associated with coal-generated electricity are 10 to 100 times greater than those from electricity generated with natural gas obtained via fracking, a University of Michigan (UM) study found.
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