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Wide array of multi colored foods on a table, including peppers, herbs, tomatoes, cured meats and more.

A new paper shows just how diverse the biochemicals in our food are, and how hard it is to understand how they impact our bodies.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Refined instruments reduce noise at the quantum level, allowing for discoveries of more distant gravitational waves.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

Wood from the foundation of a 2,000-year-old building in Rome traced to a mountain forest in what is now France.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Using media to brighten up dull tasks leaves adolescents feeling both better and worse.

Amanda Heidt, Contributor

Damselfish often end up raising young that aren't their own.

Amanda Heidt, Contributor

A new study shows that the Inuit brought dogs with them when settling North America, and these dogs’ descendants are still working today.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Climate change may cause trees to live faster and die younger, releasing their carbon into the atmosphere.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

Marvel at the lives and deaths of stars across the universe.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

The disease disappeared, but Anne Boleyn's ghost still walks the bloody tower.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor