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For the first time, an asteroid has been found nearer to the sun than Venus

For the first time, an asteroid has been found orbiting closer to the sun than Venus — a neighborhood where…

A dance of two atoms reveals chemical bonds forming and breaking

Scientists have now captured video of the intimate dance of two atoms as they bond with one another, break apart…

Hairy cells in the nose called brush cells may be involved in causing allergies

Some hairy cells in the nose may trigger sneezing and allergies to dust mites, mold and other substances, new work…

Exploding cancer cells can cause serious side effects in CAR-T cell therapies

Techniques to genetically modify patient immune cells have revolutionized the fight against hard-to-treat cancers. But they can come with dangerous…

A naturalist writes an homage to bird migration

A Season on the WindKenn KaufmanHoughton Mifflin Harcourt, $26 A tiny blackpoll warbler, a bird no heavier than a ballpoint…

‘PigeonBot’ is the first robot that can bend its wings like a real bird

Pigeons may be considered rats of the sky, but some scientists have found greater value in these urban birds: the…

Volcanic gas bursts probably didn’t kill off the dinosaurs

Massive gas bursts emitted by volcanoes about 66 million years ago probably couldn’t have caused a mass extinction event that…

The sterile moon may still hold hints of how life began on Earth

No life and not much potential, Science News, January 17, 1970 — The lack of life on the moon, or…

Readers react to rechargeable batteries and more

Safety first Three scientists won the 2019 Nobel Prize in chemistry for developing lithium-ion batteries, Maria Temming and Jonathan Lambert…

Scientists embrace a cathedral’s rebirth

The day that Notre Dame burned, we here at Science News watched the live coverage of flames raging into the…