North Korea Accidentally Hit One of Their Own Cities With a Missile

North Korea Accidentally Hit One of Their Own Cities With a Missile

The missile malfunctioned and exploded in an agricultural area.


Fusion breakthrough explained

What are quarks again?

 What are quarks again?

Physicists have confirmed the existence of a doubly charmed baryon, opening the door to an entirely new kind of fusion, known as quark fusion.




Shellfish Industry, Scientists Wrestle With Potentially Deadly Toxic Algae Bloom

Shellfish Industry, Scientists Wrestle With Potentially Deadly Toxic Algae Bloom

After decades with no sign of a lethal neurotoxin, the algae that produces it is now plaguing the warming waters of the Gulf of Maine, forcing unprecedented closures in shellfish harvesting.

(Image credit: Fred Bever/Maine Public Radio)


Alaskan infant's DNA tells story of 'first Americans'

Alaskan infant's DNA tells story of 'first Americans'

The 11,500-year-old bones of a child unearthed in Alaska shed light on the peopling of the Americas.


Matter

In the Bones of a Buried Child, Signs of a Massive Human Migration to the Americas

 In the Bones of a Buried Child, Signs of a Massive Human Migration to the Americas

An illustration of ancient Native Americans in what is today called the Upward Sun River site in central Alaska. The 11,500-year-old skeleton of an infant girl found there offers genetic clues to how people arrived in the Americas.


11 science stories we’re looking forward to in 2018

11 science stories we’re looking forward to in 2018

A look at some of the science we're eager to see in 2018. The list includes a mission to the sun, a lander headed for Mars, a new telescope to look for life-friendly planets, and elections that will test the appeal of scientists running for political office.


NASA finds a stronger Ava now tracking along Madagascar's coast

NASA finds a stronger Ava now tracking along Madagascar's coast

NASA satellites provided data that showed a more well-formed storm and strong thunderstorms with heavy rainfall potential over central Madagascar and off-shore.


Accessing your own genomic data is a civil right but requires strategies to manage safety

Accessing your own genomic data is a civil right but requires strategies to manage safety

The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 expanded individuals' access to genetic information by forcing changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule. These amendments gave Americans a civil right to obtain copies of their own genetic test results stored at HIPAA-regulated laboratories...


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