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Strong butt muscles are the key to sprinting at an elite level

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Instead of the hamstrings, your butt is the real motor behind lightning-fast sprint speeds, at least if you're an elite male sprinter

Margaux Lopez, Vera C. Rubin Observatory

Choosing which anemone species to call home has dramatic consequences for young clownfish

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New research details why clownfish living in different types of anemones develop stripes at different times

Hayden Waller, Cornell University

Meet Evelyn Boyd Granville, the mathematician who mass produced computers and shot Apollo into space

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One of the first Black women to earn a PhD in math, she worked on seemingly every major math project of the 20th century

Brittany Kenyon-Flatt, North Carolina State University

The butyrate produced by your gut bugs is good for your health

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Elise Cutts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Bats are born knowing the speed of sound

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Kristina Muise, University of Winnipeg

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There's something in the water, and it's killing America's national bird

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Irene Zhang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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There's a scientific reason why humans love drumming

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Anthropology and evolutionary biology help demystify the groove

Kristen Vogt Veggeberg, University of Illinois at Chicago

New drug addresses long overlooked "negative" symptoms of schizophrenia

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Elizabeth Burnette, University of California, Los Angeles

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