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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Cowbirds outsource parenting to other species, but an innate password tells their children to copy cowbird songs.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

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The SETI Institute leads the hunt for extraterrestrials, which has entered a new phase with myriad planets to focus on.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

Cowbirds outsource parenting to other species, but an innate password tells their children to copy cowbird songs.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Astrophysicists devised a new theory that may explain the formation of black holes with masses exceeding 50 times that of our own sun.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

People in a hall. The walls are covered in images of people, horses, archers, and decorations.

New data sheds light on the impact of an ancient drought.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Panel of experts says there is not enough evidence to give solid recommendations on many youth sports safety issues.

Chris Gorski, Editor

As the air travel industry grows, we need to find alternative jet fuels that have less of an impact on the planet.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

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