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Findings suggest sound was not the primary focus of the Stonehenge architects.

Tom Metcalfe, Contributor

Cancer cells become super-charged when exposed to methylmalonic acid, a chemical that builds up in older people's bodies.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Ancient site suggests early humans controlled fire and used plants to ward off insects.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

The violin players' abilities could shed light on everything from epidemics to the spread of fake news.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

A new study shows how self-imposed COVID prevention measures like hand-washing and mask-wearing work to prevent a large outbreak -- if they happen fast.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

A month’s worth of cool science stories, summed up

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

A new skill for a smart speaker -- Google Home or Amazon’s Alexa may listen for signs of cardiac arrest.

Emilie Lorditch, Contributor

New drone footage catches shark-on-shark predation in action.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

In this visual representation of a network of vaccine-related pages on Facebook, blue represents pages expressing pro-vaccine sentiments, red represents pages expressing anti-vaccine sentiments, and green represents pages that are interested in vaccines,

A new social network map shows a well-connected anti-vaccine movement, now intertwined with coronavirus conspiracy theories.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

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