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A Komodo dragon still, with a deer in the background.

Komodo dragons outlived their giant reptile peers through isolation and some lucky breaks, although cannibalism and virgin births may have helped.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

Researchers developed a way to weld pieces of brittle ceramics together using a laser that fires a million times per second.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Scientists show that bacteria have unexpected effects in spider sex.

Rodrigo Pérez Ortega, Contributor

Picture shows a snowy field with mountains in the background.

Researchers in Antarctica turned up a large amount of a form of iron likely forged in nearby supernova explosions.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

The large, colorful parasite has apparently been lurking there for years.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Girl wearing a VR headset and facing away from the camera looks up while a window backlights the scene.

Virtual reality makes between 40% and 70% of people feel nauseated. Experts are trying to figure out why.

Meeri Kim, Contributor

New research finds plastic particles in Arctic snow, in amounts that surprise scientists.

Rodrigo Pérez Ortega, Contributor

The cloaked objects leave no wake.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Researchers find that membranes may have helped the building blocks of life come together.

Sofie Bates, Contributor