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What the Heck Happened to This Yo-Yo Champ’s Index Finger?

As seen in this angiogram, blood flow to a yo-yo performer's index finger was severely constricted, causing the finger to feel cold and turn purple. A striking X-ray image shows the dark threads of arteries...

New Marsquake study could shatter theories on how Mars was born

Scientists have long thought Mars' core was made of iron-sulfur. A team of researchers at the University of Tokyo has revealed tantalizing details about Mars' seismic activity for the very first time in one new...

Ready, SETI, go: Is there a race to contact E.T.?

The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST) in southwest China's Guizhou Province. Researchers using China's new Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST), the largest single-dish scope in the world, are piecing together a technological strategy...

Strange ice formations may have tricked physicists into seeing mysterious particles that weren’t there

Researchers prepare to launch the Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA) experiment, which picked up signals of impossible-seeming particles as it dangled from its balloon over Antarctica. What if one of the strangest, most unsettling findings...

Colonizing Mars may require humanity to tweak its DNA

Artist's impression of a city on Mars, which SpaceX wants to help establish with its Starship transportation system. If humanity is ever going to settle down on Mars, we may need to become a little...

How heavy is the universe? Conflicting answers hint at new physics.

Two entirely different ways of "weighing" the cosmos are producing disparate results. If more precise measurements fail to resolve the discrepancy, physicists may have to revise the standard model of cosmology, our best description...

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