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Thursday th 16th of August 2018

A filter that turns saltwater into freshwater just got an upgrade - 13:20

Here’s what robots could learn from fire ants - 13:20

In 1968, scientists tried taming hurricanes - 11:10

More than 2 billion people lack safe drinking water. That number will only grow. - 06:04

Wednesday th 15th of August 2018

Cancer drugs may help the liver recover from common painkiller overdoses - 13:30

Children may be especially vulnerable to peer pressure from robots - 13:10

Viruses may help phytoplankton make clouds — by tearing the algae apart - 11:34

Why sea level rise varies from place to place - 08:42

As waters rise, coastal megacities like Mumbai face catastrophe - 08:42

Tuesday th 14th of August 2018

A resurrected gene may protect elephants from cancer - 13:30

A new computer program generates eerily realistic fake videos - 09:51

Scientists-turned-students guide viewers through ‘The Most Unknown’ - 07:39

Monday th 13th of August 2018

Tiny bits of RNA can trigger pain and itchiness - 13:10

Strange brains offer a glimpse into the mind - 08:10

In the animal kingdom, what does it mean to be promiscuous? - 06:10

Sunday th 12th of August 2018

The Parker Solar Probe has launched and is on its way to explore the sun - 07:32

Friday th 10th of August 2018

The first gene-silencing drug wins FDA approval - 15:10

With launch looming, the Parker Solar Probe is ready for its star turn - 13:10

What ‘The Meg’ gets wrong — and right — about megalodon sharks - 11:50

A faint glow found between galaxies could be a beacon for dark matter - 06:10

Thursday th 9th of August 2018

Pregnant women’s use of opioids is on the rise - 15:20

Here’s how fast cell death can strike - 14:35

A ghost gene leaves ocean mammals vulnerable to some pesticides - 13:20

A newly approved drug could be a boon for treating malaria - 09:00

New Horizons may have seen a glow at the solar system’s edge - 06:20

Wednesday th 8th of August 2018

Researchers say CRISPR edits to a human embryo worked. But critics still doubt it - 14:00

Global dimming may mitigate warming, but could hurt crop yields - 13:20

The debate over people’s pathway into the Americas heats up - 13:20

Nasty stomach viruses can travel in packs - 10:20

Tuesday th 7th of August 2018

Zika may harm nearly 1 in 7 babies exposed to the virus in the womb - 16:30

Football and hockey players aren’t doomed to suffer brain damage - 14:10

Astronomers saw the first mass eruption from a star that’s not the sun - 08:10

For popularity on Twitter, partisanship pays - 06:07

Monday th 6th of August 2018

This killifish can go from egg to sex in two weeks - 14:10

The first detailed map of red foxes’ DNA may reveal domestication secrets - 10:10

Hopes dim that gamma rays can reveal dark matter - 10:10

Strange metals are even weirder than scientists thought - 05:09

Friday th 3rd of August 2018

Next to its solar twins, the sun stands out - 11:10

Scientists successfully transplant lab-grown lungs into pigs - 09:50

Rat lungworm disease is popping up in the mainland United States - 08:10

The ‘language gene’ didn’t give humans a big leg up in evolution - 06:10

Thursday th 2nd of August 2018

Hurricane Maria’s death toll in Puerto Rico topped 1,100, a new study says - 14:10

Indonesia’s pygmies didn’t descend from hobbits, DNA analysis suggests - 13:10

Fossil teeth show how a mass extinction scrambled shark evolution - 10:10

Cremated remains reveal hints of who is buried at Stonehenge - 08:10

Google Glass could help children with autism socialize with others - 04:33

Wednesday th 1st of August 2018

Newfound airway cells may breathe life into tackling cystic fibrosis - 16:10

With one island’s losses, the king penguin species shrinks by a third - 15:50

Rare blue diamonds are born deep in Earth’s mantle - 12:05

Tuesday th 31st of July 2018

In a first, physicists accelerate atoms in the Large Hadron Collider - 12:50