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Monday, May 20, 2019

Insect hearing systems are inspiring new microphone designs that can better identify the direction a sound comes from.

Bailey Bedford, Contributor

The webs store energy like a bow and can accelerate the spiders at up to 80 Gs.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

When the bloodsucking insects eat sugar, they express more of a specific protein that can curb their attraction to humans.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

Image of a jellyfish chip, mostly translucent, on a black background

Researchers find a new method for making jellyfish into an edible product with an enticing, crisp texture.

Bailey Bedford, Contributor

Humans can learn a lot from the world's most extreme creatures.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

The so-called Great Whirl off the coast of Somalia is larger and lasts longer than scientists thought.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Blazing meteor streaks through the Earth's atmosphere

Astronomers are trying to deflect a near-Earth asteroid for the first time, to prepare for a future object on a collision course with the planet.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

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