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10/21/2017 05:39 AM
'Impossible To Save': Scientists Are Watching China's Glaciers Disappear
Xinjiang has nearly 20,000 glaciers, half of China's total. They're all receding at a record pace — and will continue to melt, some scientists warn, even if global temperatures stop rising.

10/20/2017 03:40 PM
Orionid Meteor Shower Will Peak Overnight, With Best Show Before Dawn
Last year, the Orionids were hampered by a bright moon. But this year, there's barely a sliver of moon in the sky, which should allow the remnants of Halley's Comet to shine.

10/20/2017 02:35 PM
Troubled By Flint Water Crisis, 11-Year-Old Girl Invents Lead-Detecting Device
The Colorado seventh-grader was unimpressed by the options her parents had to test water in their home. So she created a sensor-based device using chemically treated carbon nanotubes to do it faster.

10/20/2017 12:20 PM
To Reduce Risk Of Recurring Bladder Infection, Try Drinking More Water
While it may seem simple, drinking water flushes bacteria out of the urethra, helping to prevent infection in women prone to them. And it also may help reduce the use of antibiotics.

10/20/2017 09:30 AM
Body Cam Study Shows No Effect On Police Use Of Force Or Citizen Complaints
That's the conclusion of a study performed as Washington, D.C., rolled out its huge program. The city has one of the largest forces in the country, with some 2,600 officers now wearing cameras.

10/20/2017 06:00 AM
Do You Care If Your Fish Dinner Was Raised Humanely? Animal Advocates Say You Should
Concerns over animal welfare have led to changes in recent years in how livestock are raised. But seafood has been missing from the conversation. One group aims to change that.

10/20/2017 03:56 AM
CIA Trainee Washes Out Of Bomb Detection, Reassigned To Living Room
The agency says that Lulu, a black Labrador being trained to sniff out explosives, just wasn't that into it.

10/19/2017 01:34 PM
For Novelist John Green, OCD Is Like An 'Invasive Weed' Inside His Mind
"It starts out with one little thought, and then slowly that becomes the only thought that you're able to have," Green says. His new novel, Turtles All The Way Down, is about a teenage girl with OCD.

10/19/2017 09:51 AM
Should College Professors Give 'Tech Breaks' In Class?
Is it necessary coddling or just good science to give college students breaks to check their phones? Anthropologist Barbara J. King takes a look.

10/19/2017 09:00 AM
Pickleball For All: The Cross-Generational Power Of Play
A fun and social game at any age, pickleball is giving older adults — and their middle-aged kids — an extended lease on the benefits of team sports.

10/18/2017 02:02 PM
A New Era For Astronomy Has Begun
Astronomy is forever changed by the viewing of the collision of neutron stars; we can now watch these processes in many different ways as they run their course, says astrophysicist Marcelo Gleiser.

10/18/2017 01:52 PM
Computer Learns To Play Go At Superhuman Levels 'Without Human Knowledge'
Researchers say they have constructed an AI program that can teach itself to play the ancient strategy game at a level far beyond humans.

10/18/2017 12:49 PM
Diabetes Technology Moves Closer To Making Life Easier For Patients
While the technology is moving rapidly, insurance, regulatory, and supply challenges make it harder for patients to quickly access the latest medical advances to manage their condition.

10/18/2017 10:35 AM
Invasive 'Devil Fish' Plague Mexico's Waters. Can't Beat 'Em? Eat 'Em
The armored catfish erodes shorelines and devastates marine plants — and its numbers have exploded. So researchers, chefs and fishermen are trying to rebrand it by promoting its flavor and nutrition.

10/18/2017 10:06 AM
Where Do We Come From?
Look in a microscope to find out.