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Nasa: The moon’s underground caves could house astronauts
These so-called “lunar pits” could potentially provide quite the shelter
This week I learned plants can “hear” themselves being eaten, and more
Plus, you’ve never seen wasps like these
Headbanging can make your brain bleed, science confirms
Had the unidentified patient gone “to a classical concert, this would not have happened.”
Why does ice crack in your drink?
This is the one medical experiment all happy coffee drinkers should know about
This one scientific endeavor should warm the hearts of any dedicated java fanatic
Evolutionary biologists shocked by what they discover about the electric eel
The science behind the world’s tastiest chocolate
The Mast brothers explain their method
This ‘diamond in space’ is the coldest star ever detected
Astronomers have identified the coldest dwarf star ever detected
Scientists have been closely studying how animals like salamanders do it, and may thus be able to develop some intermediate treatments for humans, like healing lacerations without scarring.
The biophysics of pie, from crust to core
Pie, like all collections of biological material, is subject to physical laws
Scientists say it’s extremely likely an El Niño will affect the world’s weather in 2014
If humans cause climate change, ‘why did the dinosaurs go extinct?’
The science of wine: 5 key questions, answered