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Thursday th 20th of December 2018

The battle over new nerve cells in adult brains intensifies - 07:10

Wednesday th 19th of December 2018

Invasive asexual midges may upset Antarctica’s delicate moss banks - 16:10

To assemble a Top 10 list, starts in June - 11:30

Mice lack stem cells in the heart needed for self-repair - 11:10

The sugar that makes up DNA could be made in space - 08:11

E-cigarettes caught fire among teens - 06:10

Tuesday th 18th of December 2018

Bennu and Ryugu look like spinning tops and scientists want to know why - 14:10

New Horizons gears up for its close encounter with Ultima Thule - 10:10

Erosion has erased most of Earth’s impact craters. Here are the survivors - 06:10

Monday th 17th of December 2018

These sound waves can levitate and move particles in new ways - 15:10

Tumor ‘organoids’ may speed cancer treatment - 12:10

Humans wiped out mosquitoes (in one small lab test) - 08:50

Greenland crater renewed the debate over an ancient climate mystery - 08:50

Neutrino discovery launched a new type of astronomy - 08:50

Crime solvers embraced genetic genealogy - 08:50

News of the first gene-edited babies ignited a firestorm - 08:50

Half a degree stole the climate spotlight in 2018 - 08:50

Top 10 stories of 2018: Climate change, gene-edited babies, hidden craters and more - 08:50

Human smarts got a surprisingly early start - 08:30

Zapping the spinal cord helped paralyzed people learn to move again - 08:30

A buried lake on Mars excited and baffled scientists - 08:30

Drinking studies muddied the waters around the safety of alcohol use - 08:30

Sunday th 16th of December 2018

Sometimes a failure to replicate a study isn’t a failure at all - 07:10

Friday th 14th of December 2018

Counting the breaths of wild porpoises reveals their revved-up metabolism - 14:50

New research may upend what we know about how tornadoes form - 14:10

Endangered northern bettongs aren’t picky truffle eaters - 13:30

Counting the breaths of wild porpoises reveal their revved-up metabolism - 06:10

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