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We have now seen what we thought was unseeable, team says.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Researchers find that hot ash, lava, boulders and gas can rush from a volcano at high speeds on a cushion of air.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

A special type of spectroscopy helped doctors differentiate between tumors in mice that responded to radiation therapy and those that resisted it.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

A month's worth of cool science stories summed up.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Researchers use machine learning to speed up the trial-and-error search for new materials that can conduct electricity without resistance.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Evidence of dark matter particles may be easier to find in ancient minerals than in the newest detectors.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

Super slow-motion video reveals the microscopic details of how tape peels.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The image shows two clear, water-filled balls sparking while they are being microwaved.

Physicists figured out why grapes and water-filled beads make sparks in the microwave.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

The end-of-the-year cool science stories summed up.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

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