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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

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Samuel Acheampong is using the Nobel Prize-recognized technique to tweak the genes of traditional Ghanaian crops.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Research suggests crystals form in cooling magma at an astonishingly rapid rate.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

The hair-filled balls were discovered in a 3,000-year-old cemetery in northwestern China.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

Astrophysicists can now piece together the moon's past, including the role of its fleeting magnetic field.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

dramatically lit image of experimental equipment

The hydrogen compound requires extremely high pressure to maintain its extraordinary properties.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

A simple equation based on a series of experiments from the 1950s still serves as the rule of thumb for estimating road damage.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

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