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The solution flowing through the Keystone pipeline isn't just crude oil. Scientists are now learning what that means for spills.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Nitrogen isotopes show how nutrients leach out of septic tanks and into pond ecosystems.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Many of the boys in the choir had tics, leading the scientists to speculate that the repetitive movements may be related to motor learning.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

An exceptionally strong El Niño may have caused 1876-1878 famine that killed tens of millions.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Even some of the most powerful explosions in the universe might be explained by the collision of magnetic fields.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Mountains and forested slopes surround cloudy blue water of a reservoir

People who eat fish from glacial meltwater may be at risk from persistent organic pollutants produced in the 20th century.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Researchers create safer batteries with perforations that prevent full-scale failures.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Morning light over the city skyline of Copenhagen with a power plant in the background.

Sediment core from a Copenhagen lake tells the story of the Industrial Revolution.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Devices made from bacteria-filled hydrogel inks sense chemicals and perform logic operations.

Catherine Meyers, Editor