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Wastewater from oil drilling is triggering earthquakes, and no one can predict where they will strike or how hard they will shake.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Research suggests that acceleration can stabilize shaky suitcases.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

The implications for human reproduction beyond Earth are unclear.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

A new study shows that predicting temperature and precipitation trends three to four weeks in advance is possible.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Author Duchess Harris talks about the economic and social factors that led African-American women to work as "computers" for NASA.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Oak Ridge National Laboratory has released reports on plans to expand a major scientific research facility -- the Spallation Neutron Source.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

New study based on temperature data from the last 785,000 years reaffirms the current understanding of how greenhouse gases affect climate.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The shutdown of a Canadian nuclear reactor creates a greater than 50 percent chance of a shortage of an important testing marker.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Beginning early Monday morning, Inside Science will have coverage of the Nobel Prize announcements.

Chris Gorski, Editor

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