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Image of Ross Ice Shelf from 2007 (credit: lin padgham)

Friday, January 11, 2019

The Ross Ice Shelf appears to be melting in previously unknown ways. The same mechanisms could be melting other giant ice shelves, too.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Long penises may allow hermit crabs to stay in their shells during sex, reducing the risk of shells being stolen.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Picture of desalination plant in Dubai

Desalinization's leftovers may negatively affect oceans and ecosystems.

James Gaines, Contributor

New imaging technique could help study the structure of viruses and proteins and the deformation of materials during high speed collisions.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The Ross Ice Shelf appears to be melting in previously unknown ways. The same mechanisms could be melting other giant ice shelves, too.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

New system uses a supercomputer and crowd-sourced observations to improve short-term world weather predictions.

Chris Gorski, Editor

The discovery of a gene that helps female mosquitoes make healthy eggs could lead to a new way to fight the disease-spreading insects.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

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