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A large, correlation-based study identifies eight genome regions associated with the eating disorder
A Rhode Island program to prevent ex-inmate relapses and deaths is working
Rains from the system will prolong the already historic flooding along the Mississippi
The Chandrayaan-2 orbiter, lander and rover will seek out water ice and other potentially valuable resources near the lunar south pole
A new program outperforms professionals in six-player games. Could business, political or military applications come next?
Several designs could find uses in tiny robots and biomedical devices
Climate change is already rotting archaeological sites in the Arctic, and Norse Viking-era settlements are at high risk
Lunar ice could be a crucial resource for future explorers. It could also be an astrobiological treasure trove. Can it be used as both?
A new study finds observational evidence of Klein tunneling, a strange phenomenon that enables particles to pass through even the toughest barriers
Although meant to study merging supermassive black holes, the European Space Agency’s LISA mission might also discover hundreds of worlds around white dwarf stars
A roadblock to sustainable energy solutions is coming unstuck
Life’s information-storage system is being adapted to handle massive amounts of information
The right trees, planted in the right locations, could store 205 gigatons of carbon dioxide
Resilient fuels and innovative reactors could enable a resurgence of nuclear power
A combination of two technologies could vastly improve food safety
Genes in the humble C. elegans also turn up in autism, schizophrenia and other human disorders
Soon participants in virtual gatherings will feel like they are physically together
New formulations deliver nourishment on demand
Unusual dips of light observed by the Kepler space telescope have so far confounded attempts at an explanation
Shutting down an inflammatory molecule could potentially provide treatment days after onset