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Researchers studied bite marks on more than 2,000 dinosaur bones and found that some of them were cannibalized. more
Meet Goliath, a Massive Tadpole as Long as Your Face  LIVE SCIENCE · 11 hours
A giant tadpole recently found in the wild is bigger than a can of Coke — and it's still growing. more
SpaceX will launch NASA astronauts for the 1st time today. Here's what to expect.  LIVE SCIENCE · 12 hours
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A giant mammoth graveyard was just discovered outside Mexico City  LIVE SCIENCE · 13 hours
Excavators have already found the remains of about 60 mammoths and 15 pre-Hispanic indigenous people. more
How close can you get to a black hole?  LIVE SCIENCE · 15 hours
Physicists are figuring out how close you can get to a black hole before you are unlikely to escape. That threshold is called the innermost stable circular orbit (ISCO). more
Meteor that blasted millions of trees in Siberia only 'grazed' Earth, new research says  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
Scientists have a new explanation for an explosive cosmic event in 1908 that flattened trees for hundreds of miles in... more
'Vigorous' magnetic field oddity spotted over South Atlantic  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
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Loon stabs bald eagle to death  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
A loon stabbed a bald eagle in the heart, killing it. Here's why. more
An astronomer calculated that Earth's intelligent life is probably 'rare.' Here's what that means  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
A new paper used an advanced "Bayesian" model to show that the emergence of intelligent life on Earth was probably... more
Why bats don't get sick from the viruses they carry, but humans can  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
Bats carry a lot of viruses, some of which make people sick. So why don't bats get sick from these pathogens? more
Russian military satellite launch spawns space-junk fireball over Australia (video)  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
Russia launched a military satellite to orbit on Friday (May 22), and the mission generated plenty of drama in the downward direction as well. more
New Marsquake study could shatter theories on how Mars was born  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
Tantalizing details about Mars' seismic activity have been revealed for the very first time. more
The world's oldest temple was built along a grand geometric plan  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
The building of Göbekli Tepe was "a deviation from the hunting and gathering way of life." more
Ready, SETI, go: Is there a race to contact E.T.?  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
Researchers using China's huge new FAST radio telescope are piecing together a technological strategy to carry out a major and sweeping search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI). more
Colonizing Mars may require humanity to tweak its DNA  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Genetic enhancement could allow humanity to push surprisingly far out into the final frontier. more
Strange ice formations may have tricked physicists into seeing mysterious particles that weren't there  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
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Coronavirus vaccine developed in China shows promise after early study in 100 people  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
A potential coronavirus vaccine developed in China appeared safe and able to generate an immune response after an early trial in more... more
300,000-year-old remains of towering elephant species discovered in Germany  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
The elephant likely died of old age, and stone tools nearby indicate it was scavenged. more
The coronavirus 'does not spread easily' from touching surfaces or objects, CDC says  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed the wording on their website earlier this month. more
Live Science podcast 'Life's Little Mysteries' special report: Coronavirus (May 21)  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
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Massive disk galaxy could change our understanding of how galaxies are born  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
A massive, rotating disk galaxy that first formed just 1.5 billion years after the Big Bang, could upend our understanding of galaxy formation, scientists suggest in... more
Giant tectonic plate under Indian Ocean is breaking in two  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
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Death mask of King Henry VII is brought to astonishing life in a digital restoration  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
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Hawaii just got a new 'largest volcano on Earth.' (Condolences to Mauna Loa.)  LIVE SCIENCE · 7 days
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Baby exoplanet spotted growing around distant star (photo)  LIVE SCIENCE · 7 days
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Hidden underground chambers unearthed near Israel's Western Wall  LIVE SCIENCE · 7 days
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The study found that alternating between 50 days of strict lockdown and 30 days of relaxation of these measures could control the... more
Best geode kits  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
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US seeks to change the rules for mining the moon  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
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'Go for launch': Space X, NASA set for landmark mission
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How will we receive signals from interstellar probes like Starshot?
How will we receive signals from interstellar probes like Starshot?
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