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Evidence of life could be preserved in blades of salt crystals on the Red Planet.

Ker Than, Contributor

The "Big One" may be many smaller ones.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Comparing Native American and Siberian languages suggests a 10,000-year stopover.

Ker Than, Contributor

Researcher finds convincing evidence for water molecules inside Venus.

Jessica Orwig, Contributor

Sediment records suggest that East Coast suffered higher winds many times.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Detritus from the Gold Rush is heading toward America’s food basket.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

A tale of an Indonesian volcano, a monk, and the mass graves of London.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Researchers' new system could study other worlds with a cell phone camera.

Amanda Alvarez, Contributor

The arms got longer, the legs got shorter, and they were flying.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

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