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The turbulent lower Congo River, home to hundreds of fish species, is not only Earth’s deepest river; it also presents biologists with an intriguing window into evolution.
The main strain of flu that’s circulating right now doesn’t exactly match what’s in this year’s flu shot.
Evidence suggests that modern humans may be cooler than our 19th-century ancestors.
Here are the stories behind the most amazing images in the world of science this week. A recap of the coolest photos featured on Live Science.
Sharp-eyed satellites have spotted debris from the Ukrainian airliner that went down in Iran early Wednesday morning (Jan. 8).
Two wildfires in New South Wales and Victoria have merged, forming a fire covering 2,300 square miles (6,300 square kilometers).
The eggshell-like material was the result of a rare reaction to a chronic infection.
An emerging cancer therapy could someday shorten the time patients spend in treatment and improve their overall outcomes.
But we still don’t know if it causes a high or has medical benefits.
Researchers claim to have found serious fault with the existence of dark energy, but not everyone is buying into it.
The flashy abdomens of male peacock spiders may serve a very important purpose.
Strandings of healthy gray whales increase with the prevalence of solar storms.
Fossils discovered in Nevada contain preserved guts from a mysterious creature that lived 550 million years ago.
And freezing that fat could potentially help ease symptoms of the disorder.
It’s unclear which side these soldiers fought on. Were they revolutionaries, Brits or perhaps Tories — colonists who sided with the king?
Officials may have found the cause of the mysterious outbreak of pneumonia that has sickened dozens of people in China.
Three galaxies 13 billion light-years may be ending the cosmic ‘dark ages’ before our eyes.
The dry season is turning the pest creatures into dangerous competitors for limited water supplies.
Most brains rot soon after a person dies. How did this 2,600-year-old human brain stay intact?
We just might need new physics to get out of this mess.
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