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08/16/2017 05:00 PM
With Heavy Drinking On The Rise, How Much Is Too Much?
Binge-drinking sounds like an all-night bender, but here's a reality check: Many social drinkers may "binge" without knowing it. Women who drink four or more drinks on an occasion are binge-drinking.
08/16/2017 12:23 PM
At CERN, Hunting For Invisible Worlds
With so many dedicated to solving nature's riddles at CERN, it's hard not to think of it as a modern cathedral, a link between reason and mystery, a place of pilgrimage, says blogger Marcelo Gleiser.
08/16/2017 05:31 AM
How Eclipses Changed History
Newton and Einstein had big ideas, but needed an eclipse to prove them. And scientists are still pursuing secrets of the universe one eclipse at a time.
08/15/2017 03:29 PM
Scientists Move To Establish Wildlife Preserve At Guantanamo Bay
In the 15 years since the Guantanamo Bay detention camp was established to house suspected terrorists, a green buffer surrounding the facility to keep out the world has reverted back to the wild. Now some scientists would like to turn it into a protected research area.
08/15/2017 02:01 PM
Can We Feed The World With Farmed Fish?
New research suggests there is space on the open ocean to farm essentially all the seafood humans can eat — and then some. But such volumes of fish and shellfish could not be grown without costs.