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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

The gas giant now has 79 confirmed moons, including a new “oddball” one.

James Gaines, Contributor

Researchers find that wildfires are responsible for up to 20 percent of water flowing in some Western U.S. streams.

Jennifer Leman, Contributor

Scientists identified the key gene that helps certain rice varieties keep their heads above water.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

A citizen science initiative reveals new insights about the spread of tick-borne infections.

Tracy Staedter, Contributor

Artifacts suggest that an extinct human species left Africa about 250,000 years earlier than previously thought.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

How photographers took the first pictures of lightning.

Emilie Lorditch, Staff Writer

Theoretical physicists come up with a new way to analyze the firework of signals coming from particle collision experiments.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

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