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Americans prefer to drive themselves to work rather than autonomous vehicle

People considered a ride-hailing service at least 13% “less expensive.

Scientists decoded embryo development at the molecular level

Scientists characterize how every cell changes during animal embryonic development.

Study tracks sulfur-based metabolism in the open ocean

How photosynthetic microbes and ocean bacteria use sulfur, a plentiful marine nutrient?

Residence change during early pregnancy linked to heightened premature birth risk

Residence change during the first three months of pregnancy is linked to a heightened risk of premature birth and low birth weight, as well as a slightly higher risk of a smaller-than-expected-size baby.

Coral reefs shifting away from the equator

In spite of broad atmosphere driven reductions of coral cover on tropical reefs, little consideration has been paid to the likelihood that changes in...

Tiny fishes fuel life on coral reefs

How coral reefs survive as oases of life in low-productivity oceans has puzzled scientists for centuries. The answer may lie in internal nutrient cycling...

Brains of blind people adapt to sharpen sense of hearing, study

Blind people often have a more nuanced sense of hearing, especially when it comes to musical abilities and tracking moving objects in space. But...

Exposure to chemical in Roundup increases risk for cancer

Glyphosate is a broad-spectrum systemic herbicide and crop desiccant. It is an organophosphorus compound, specifically a phosphonate, which acts by inhibiting the plant enzyme...

Iguana-sized dinosaur cousin discovered in Antarctica

Almost 250 million years ago, Antarctica is believed to be covered in forests and rivers, and the temperature rarely dipped below freezing. It also had diverse...

Bottle feeding may play role in whether kids are left-handed

Breastfeeding is the most natural way to feed the baby. It provides all the nutrition that baby needs during the first six months of...

Scientists developed a new houseplant that can clean your home’s air

Most of us use air filters to keep our home clean and pollution free. But these air filters involve small hazardous molecules such as...

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