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Friday, February 16, 2018

Scientists are braving Arctic winters to study carbon frozen in soil. They keep finding surprises -- all of them bad.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Fish expend energy metabolizing drugs and personal products in fresh water.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

The innovation could one day help marine biologists eavesdrop on whales and equip submarines with more sensitive sonar.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Plastic tracks could reduce the cost of Olympic “sliding” events and make the sports more environmentally friendly and accessible.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Scientists describe a physical system that is both below “absolute zero” and above “absolute hot” at the same time.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Ingested bombardier beetles force toads to puke them out.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Scientists examine the environmental impact of the U.K.'s love affair with prepackaged sandwiches.

Annie Roth, Contributor

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