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Articles by Sofie Bates

Bacteria in one of the most extreme places on Earth point toward past life on Mars.

Sofie Bates, Contributor

Most adults aren't well hydrated, but how much water should we drink per day?

Sofie Bates, Contributor

The Saffir-Simpson scale relies on wind to categorize a hurricane, but it doesn't account for storm surge or flooding.

Sofie Bates, Contributor

The fish have organs filled with glowing bacteria that they use to flash.

Sofie Bates, Contributor

Researchers find that membranes may have helped the building blocks of life come together.

Sofie Bates, Contributor

A small change in poison frogs' DNA keeps them from being harmed by their own poison.

Sofie Bates, Contributor

Drinking alcohol or taking certain medications can make us unfit to drive, but what about marijuana?

Sofie Bates, Contributor

Some poison frogs have become used to the warmer temperatures caused by climate change and deforestation, but they’re nearing their limit.

Sofie Bates, Contributor

Baseball fans are quick to think the player is safe, but they're often wrong.

Sofie Bates, Contributor

It takes good listening skills, a clear water bottle, and maybe some gloves.

Sofie Bates, Contributor