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Some bubbles grow to be more than a quarter-mile across.

Meeri Kim, Contributor

Researchers find plausible, alien-free explanation for observations of star KIC 8462852.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Saharan insects use breakneck speeds to beat the desert heat while finding food.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

Tiny brainlike cell cultures called organoids offer clues about human evolution.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

An experiment off the coast of California may bolster efforts to make biocrude from "the Sequoia of the sea."

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Scientists found that some early commercial lithium batteries held up pretty well after about 35 years in storage.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

A next-generation atom smasher would cost billions of dollars. Europe and China both plan to build one, but scientists are debating if it's worth it.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Sponges, one of the most ancient animal lineages, can maintain normal gene activity even as oxygen levels drop.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

The rechargeable, lightweight batteries revolutionized the way we power a host of devices.

Catherine Meyers, Editor