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Young, hot Earth kept gold in mantle: sulfur later ushered precious metals into core, study argues. Oct 29, 2016 478
Earth's iron-lovers: geochemists explore platinum, gold and other rare elements to understand the planet's evolution. Aug 6, 2016 2736
White out: to save lives, researchers explore the physics of avalanches. Jan 9, 2016 2948
Dazzling dots: tiny quantum particles illuminate the body's innermost workings. Jul 11, 2015 2676
The Martian diaries: curiosity has explored Mars for over two and a half years. What if the rover kept a scrapbook? May 2, 2015 2668
Let the river run: removing two dams from the Elwha is a can't-miss restoration experiment. Jan 10, 2015 2973
Virtually there: paleontologists are using 3-D scanning to resurrect ancient animals on-screen and learn how they lived. Oct 4, 2014 2914
Buying time: West Coast warning system could offer crucial seconds when earthquakes hit. Apr 19, 2014 3077
The long and winding Colorado: rivers origin remains of the biggest geological mysteries of the American West. Jan 25, 2014 2693
Quiet maximum: the current solar cycle is a snoozer, but that's not a bad thing. Cover story Nov 2, 2013 2749
Thinking in Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning and Math. Book review Oct 5, 2013 296
Exploring Earth's alien spaces. Oct 5, 2013 593
Everlasting light: remnant glow of ancient stars offers glimpse of universe's past. Sep 7, 2013 2663
Postcards from Voyager. Jul 13, 2013 561
Mystery meteorite: the case for (and against) a rock from Mercury. Jun 29, 2013 1437
Spinning the core: laboratory dynamos attempt to generate magnetic fields the way planets and stars do. May 18, 2013 2258
The ice keeper. May 18, 2013 631
Quakes in slo-mo: barely detectable tremors may portend major destruction. Mar 23, 2013 2263
Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes. Brief article Feb 23, 2013 280
Sutter's Mill meteorite is rich vein into early solar system: rock preserves rare, fresh material from outer space. Jan 26, 2013 735
West Antarctica warming fast: 50-year temperature record shows unexpectedly rapid rise. Jan 26, 2013 439
Polar drilling effort halts. Brief article Jan 26, 2013 189
Growing planets feed their sun: Nascent bodies funnel gas to their young parent star. Jan 26, 2013 373
The Universe Within: From Quantum to Cosmos. Brief article Jan 26, 2013 290
Clutch of distant galaxies reveals infant universe: Hubble captures cosmic structure first taking shape. Jan 12, 2013 1007
Silver's route to Europe traced: tests of English coins reveal how New World riches flowed. Brief article Jan 12, 2013 297
Grand Canyon's age pushed back: rock erosion pegs ancient chasm at 70 million years old. Jan 12, 2013 396
Factory of life: synthetic biologists reinvent nature with parts, circuits. Jan 12, 2013 4741
Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature And Ourselves. Brief article Jan 12, 2013 292
Contest brings out the biohackers. Jan 12, 2013 497
Violent history revealed by map of moon's interior: gravity probes see jumbled crust beneath lunar surface. Dec 29, 2012 781
Back story: single whammy. Brief article Dec 29, 2012 212
Climate threatens bamboo. Brief article Dec 29, 2012 153
Higgs discovery helps make sense of matter: long-sought boson completes standard model of physics. Dec 29, 2012 1108
Quantum hops: a little closer to teleportation and new computers. Dec 29, 2012 322
Big drain on groundwater: overuse of freshwater supplies poses risks. Brief article Dec 29, 2012 228
The Particle at the End of the Universe. Brief article Dec 15, 2012 276
Wells linked to Spanish earthquake: draining aquifers probably triggered deadly 2011 tremor. Dec 1, 2012 525
Xenon shortage in air explained: differential capture of noble gases in Earth may be cause. Nov 17, 2012 452
Fault still sliding years after quake: creeping movement underscores seismic danger to Istanbul. Brief article Nov 17, 2012 227
Microbes pluck out phosphorus: how 'arsenic life' bacteria avoid being poisoned. Nov 3, 2012 359
Quakes signal Indo-Australian plate breakup: April temblors released energy west of Sumatra. Oct 20, 2012 1046
Adding precision to uncertainty: Heisenberg's famous physics principle gets refinements. Oct 20, 2012 487
Arctic Ocean ice melt smashes previous record: frozen area falls well below 2007 minimum extent. Oct 6, 2012 800
Back story: ice-out. Brief article Oct 6, 2012 156
Black carbon not so black. Brief article Oct 6, 2012 113
Soundings: The Story of the Remarkable Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor. Book review Oct 6, 2012 300
The-est: mightiest laser. Brief article Sep 8, 2012 134
Say what? Brief article Aug 25, 2012 103
Record melt year for Greenland ice as heat waves sweep across Arctic: Globe's second-largest ice sheet may face slushy future. Aug 25, 2012 737
Outside ills imperil tropical reserves: impacts beyond park boundaries pressure ecosystems. Brief article Aug 25, 2012 185
Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus. Book review Aug 11, 2012 324
Higgs boson fills last gap in list of basic particles: little doubt left that physics' standard model is complete. Jul 28, 2012 1191
Inflation on trial: astrophysicists interrogate one of their most successful theories. Jul 28, 2012 1461
The -est: lowest point getting higher. Brief article Jul 14, 2012 116
Milky Way will be hit head-on. Brief article Jul 14, 2012 176
Mystery volcano site pinned down: Indonesian crater implicated in mid-13th century eruption. Jul 14, 2012 370
Volcanic bromine destroyed ozone: blasts emitted gas that erodes protective atmospheric layer. Brief article Jul 14, 2012 273
Supervolcanoes evolve superfast: magma chambers form in less time than previously thought. Jun 30, 2012 410
Linking magma to quakes. Brief article Jun 30, 2012 155
Quantum teleportation takes leap: two teams improve long-distance information transmission. Jun 30, 2012 490
Meet flerovium and livermorium: group confers official names on two superheavy elements. Brief article Jun 30, 2012 220
DNA stores data in rewritable form: genetically encoded memory allows computing inside cells. Jun 30, 2012 552
Physicists go totally random: quantum trick offers way to eliminate number patterns. Jun 16, 2012 391
At home in the universe: astronomers lay bare the Milky Way's biggest secrets. Jun 16, 2012 2673
Science at 15,000 feet. Jun 16, 2012 343
Plate tectonics got a bumpy start: crustal motions may have started sporadically on early Earth. Jun 2, 2012 349
Storm front: hurricane experts push to improve intensity forecasts. Jun 2, 2012 2639
Chasing Venus. Brief article Jun 2, 2012 299
Say what? Definition May 19, 2012 130
Waking the Giant. Book review May 19, 2012 309
Say What? Brief article May 5, 2012 115
Volcanic rush: high-speed videos capture rocks flying at unheard-of rates. Cover story Apr 21, 2012 1231
Say what? Apr 7, 2012 111
How bizarre. Brief article Apr 7, 2012 141
Erase a memory, use some energy: lab experiment confirms link between information and heat. Apr 7, 2012 546
A new phase for hydrogen found: high-pressure studies reveal sign of possible fourth form. Brief article Apr 7, 2012 254
The Forever Fix: Gene Therapy and the Boy Who Saved It. Book review Apr 7, 2012 299
Say what? Brief article Mar 24, 2012 112
Crystals in time may be possible: theory says objects can loop forever in fourth dimension. Mar 24, 2012 407
Indian Ocean set stage for humans: temperature shifts dried out East Africa 2 million years ago. Mar 10, 2012 487
Big volcanoes can wake up fast: crystal chemistry indicates sudden pre-eruption changes. Mar 10, 2012 332
Elusive solar neutrinos spotted: detection reveals more about reaction that powers sun. Mar 10, 2012 348
Diamonds belched up by magma: chemical reactions fuel gems' journey to Earth's surface. Feb 25, 2012 296
Making waves: Japanese quake gave scientists an unprecedented look at a big tsunami. Feb 25, 2012 2373
Deep life: teeming masses of organisms thrive beneath the seafloor. Feb 11, 2012 2449
Antarctica is for crabs, Caribbean is for shrimp: big differences seen among deep-sea vent communities. Jan 28, 2012 945
Deep-sea glow serves as bait: marine bacteria light up to hitch a ride somewhere else. Jan 28, 2012 454
Early fossils don't look like animals: hints of spores in deposits nix controversial classification. Brief article Jan 28, 2012 270
Molecule knots itself up. Brief article Jan 28, 2012 163
Ancient savanna had more fires: land-use practices control burning in African landscape. Jan 28, 2012 229
Say what? Brief article Jan 14, 2012 116
In a squeeze: elements under pressure reveal secrets of extreme chemistry. Jan 14, 2012 2240
Kilauea's explosive past. Brief article Dec 31, 2011 153
Diamonds are forever (entangled). Brief article Dec 31, 2011 103
Warming slowdown. Brief article Dec 31, 2011 183
Time Travel and Warp Drives. Book review Dec 31, 2011 355
Toothy ancestors found. Brief article Dec 17, 2011 144
Microbes' hotter job market. Brief article Dec 17, 2011 122
Say what? Brief article Dec 3, 2011 107

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