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A new study makes a compelling case for the origin of unexplained masses of underground rock causing changes to the Earth's magnetic field.
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A reversal in Earth's magnetic field 42,000 years ago triggered climate catastrophes and mass extinctions. Can the field flip again?
A study of europium crystals shows the planet was mostly flat during its middle ages.
While other factors exist, sexual prowess appears to have helped determine the role of Protoceratops frills.
A new model of plate tectonics offers a chance to look back a billion years with new found accuracy.
A new study found that words are more accurately heard when accompanied by hand gestures.
Some mysteries take generations to unfold.
"Deepfakes" and "cheap fakes" are becoming strikingly convincing — even ones generated on freely available apps.
A crash course in the history of money, the birth of Bitcoin, and blockchain technology.
Meet a spectacular new blue—the first inorganic new blue in some time.