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Low oxygen areas are disappearing almost a month earlier than they did 30 years ago.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Researchers find that wildfires are responsible for up to 20 percent of water flowing in some Western U.S. streams.

Jennifer Leman, Contributor

Scientists identified the key gene that helps certain rice varieties keep their heads above water.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

A citizen science initiative reveals new insights about the spread of tick-borne infections.

Tracy Staedter, Contributor

Artifacts suggest that an extinct human species left Africa about 250,000 years earlier than previously thought.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Theoretical physicists come up with a new way to analyze the firework of signals coming from particle collision experiments.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

New research suggests that despite being tired, athletes can still sprint at top speed near the end of a long match.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Satellite imagery and artificial intelligence could help speed disaster relief by quickly mapping landslides.

Jennifer Leman, Contributor

Dogs avoid each other after aggressive encounters, whereas wolves rapidly reconcile.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer