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Thursday th 13th of December 2018

Big data reveals hints of how, when and where mental disorders start - 15:10

Corn domestication took some unexpected twists and turns - 14:10

Here’s a rare way that an Alzheimer’s protein can spread - 11:20

50 years ago, armadillos hinted that DNA wasn’t destiny - 07:20

Wednesday th 12th of December 2018

The Parker Solar Probe takes its first up-close look at the sun - 18:00

Hybrid rice engineered with CRISPR can clone its seeds - 16:00

Babies born in opioid withdrawal have unusually small heads - 15:40

Many babies are crummy sleepers, confirming what millions of parents already know - 08:20

‘Little Foot’ skeleton analysis reignites debate over the hominid’s species - 06:20

Tuesday th 11th of December 2018

Nearly 200 Great Barrier Reef coral species also live in the deep sea - 19:20

Here’s what was surprising about Kilauea’s 3-month-long eruption - 19:00

Biologists are one step closer to creating snake venom in the lab - 14:20

The list of extreme weather caused by human-driven climate change grows - 11:40

A new way to turn saltwater fresh can kill germs and avoid gunk buildup - 11:40

Getting goose bumps could boost hair growth - 06:20

Monday th 10th of December 2018

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx finds signs of water on the asteroid Bennu - 18:20

Voyager 2 spacecraft enters interstellar space - 13:00

Readers inquire about a Neptune-sized moon, nuclear pasta and more - 10:00

Seeking a panacea in the gut’s microbiome - 10:00

A satellite screw-up reaffirms Einstein’s theory of gravity - 06:20

Sunday th 9th of December 2018

These are our favorite science books of 2018 - 09:20

Friday th 7th of December 2018

Magnets make a new soft metamaterial stiffen up in a flash - 14:20

A gut-brain link for Parkinson’s gets a closer look - 09:20

Two new books explore the science and history of the 1918 flu pandemic - 07:10

Thursday th 6th of December 2018

Global carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high in 2018 - 18:30

Volcanic eruptions that depleted ocean oxygen may have set off the Great Dying - 14:10

The uterus may play a role in memory - 14:10

Here’s how geckos (almost) walk on water - 11:30

A 5,000-year-old mass grave harbors the oldest plague bacteria ever found - 11:12

Wednesday th 5th of December 2018

Pea aphid youngsters use piggyback rides to escape a crisis - 20:20

A controversial sighting of dark matter is looking even shakier - 13:20

Baboons survive 6 months after getting a pig heart transplant - 13:20

Astronomers find far-flung wind from a black hole in the universe’s first light - 06:16

Tuesday th 4th of December 2018

In a first, a woman with a uterus transplanted from a deceased donor gives birth - 18:40

Scientists’ collection of gravitational waves just got a lot bigger - 13:40

Rebel honeybee workers lay eggs when their queen is away - 08:20

How some sap-sucking insects fling their pee - 06:20

Monday th 3rd of December 2018

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has finally arrived at asteroid Bennu - 14:40

The Large Hadron Collider is shutting down for 2 years - 14:00

These new tweezers let scientists do biopsies on living cells - 11:20

Dads, not just moms, can pass along mitochondrial DNA - 06:20

Friday th 30th of November 2018

Half the world’s annual rain falls in just 12 days - 14:00

Stone Age people conquered the Tibetan Plateau’s thin air - 13:00

Around the world, reported measles cases jumped 31 percent in 2017 - 12:40

An acid found in soil may make a disease killing deer less infectious - 06:20

Thursday th 29th of November 2018

A jumping spider mom nurses her brood for weeks on milk - 16:20

Astronomers have measured all the starlight ever emitted - 14:20

Stone-tool makers reached North Africa and Arabia surprisingly early - 14:20

Zaps to a certain spot in the brain may ease depression - 11:20

Wednesday th 28th of November 2018

Kids born in August are diagnosed with ADHD more than kids born in September - 17:20