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Margaux Lopez

Astronomy

Vera C. Rubin Observatory

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The Ever Given and the physics of big ships clogged the Suez Canal

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Wider and wider container ships carry more cargo but are extremely difficult to steer in tight spaces like a canal

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Seeing in different lights paints a more detailed picture of Jupiter

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Newly released images show the planet in infrared, visible, and ultraviolet light

T. rex walked as slowly as a human, and may have used its tail as a suspension system

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In prehistoric times, you could have strolled down the street and chatted with your friendly neighborhood T. rex without even breaking a sweat

A "strange, giant" galaxy is breaking all the rules

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Without a supermassive black hole to stop them from forming, why aren’t there any young stars?

Foam rolling can help athletes hurdle the post-halftime slump

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A new study looks at how this common self-massage technique affects athletic performances

Think twice before you ice after an injury

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Applying ice to a sprained ankle or wrist decreases blood flow to the area for longer than previously thought

Two mistakes by a pair of astronomers expanded our knowledge of dying stars

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Wade and Hjellming were initially looking for red supergiants. They didn't find them, but that doesn't mean they failed

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Neandertals don't deserve their bad, dim-witted reputation

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Our hominin ancestor had bigger brains and probably went extinct with climate change. Who are we to judge?

Brittany Kenyon-Flatt

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When sperm can’t modify their proteins, their motors stop swimming

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New study validates long-suspected biological reason for sperm-based infertility

Raj Rajeshwar Malinda

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Weeding out non-native strawberry guava keeps a flying fox, and the crops it feeds on, out of harm's way

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Fruit bats help the tress by dispersing seeds, and the trees help the bats by feeding them. Why not help the bats by helping the trees?

Eva Colberg

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How dark is outer space? The New Horizons spacecraft is helping astronomers find out

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Measurements from beyond Pluto shed light on the "fossil record" of our universe

Briley Lewis

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Immunocompromised people must be a priority in the COVID-19 vaccination effort

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Vaccinating immunocompromised people will both protect their health and slow viral evolution

Francesco Zangari

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Stem cells can give new life to ovaries and potentially restore fertility

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Stem cells enhanced ovarian function and egg retrieval in patients with premature ovarian insufficiency

Ivana Marisa da Costa Martins

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