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This Device Smells Diseases by Imitating a Dog's Nose

Researchers at MIT create an electronic nose using chemical odor sensors.

This Device Smells Diseases by Imitating a Dog's Nose

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War Threatens Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plants

Ukraine's 15 active nuclear reactors generate about half of the country's electricity.

War Threatens Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plants

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Animal-to-Human Organ Transplants

In a first, a 57-year-old man received a heart transplant from a genetically modified pig.

Animal-to-Human Organ Transplants

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What is 5G, and is it Safe to Use on Planes?

The 5G signal works in a fundamentally different way from 4G.

What is 5G, and is it Safe to Use on Planes?

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Introducing NOVA's Financial Lab

Practice making financial decisions by taking care of your pet through three mini-games.

Introducing NOVA's Financial Lab

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Can South Carolina's Salt Marshes Be Saved?

Many seafood dishes depend on an ecosystem that's easy to overlook: The salt marsh.

Can South Carolina's Salt Marshes Be Saved?

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From Prison to Careers in STEM

Watch how four accomplished scientists began their careers or education in prison.

From Prison to Careers in STEM

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Could Antiviral Pills Change the Course of the Pandemic?

The FDA authorized use of the first antiviral pills to treat COVID-19 at home.

Could Antiviral Pills Change the Course of the Pandemic?

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Ultimate Space Telescope Preview

Discover how NASA engineers built and launched the most ambitious telescope of all time.

Ultimate Space Telescope Preview

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Ice Age Footprints Preview

Ancient footprints provide new evidence of humans and extinct giant beasts of the Ice Age.

Ice Age Footprints Preview

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Why Ships Crash Preview

How could a single ship cause a major supply chain crisis around the globe?

Why Ships Crash Preview

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The Crash That Shut Down the Global Economy, Explained

The Suez Canal is one of the most important shipping lanes in the world.

The Crash That Shut Down the Global Economy, Explained

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Watch Scientists Extract a Rare Turtle Fossil

The Late Cretaceous period was kind of the heyday of turtles.

Watch Scientists Extract a Rare Turtle Fossil

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New Fossil May Reveal Clues to Dinosaurs' Final Days

This might be the first time in 66 million years that this leg has seen the light of day.

New Fossil May Reveal Clues to Dinosaurs' Final Days

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Inside a Fossilized Pterosaur Egg

Bones and shells can tell us a lot about how these creatures lived.

Inside a Fossilized Pterosaur Egg

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Dinosaur Apocalypse: The New Evidence Preview

Striking new fossils paint a picture of life right before the asteroid impact.

Dinosaur Apocalypse: The New Evidence Preview

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Dinosaur Apocalypse: The Last Day

Scientists use new fossils to reconstruct the day the dinosaurs died.

Dinosaur Apocalypse: The Last Day

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Try Passing this Alzheimer's Screening Test

You have 10 seconds to memorize six shapes.

Try Passing this Alzheimer's Screening Test

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How an Alzheimer’s study reached Black communities

Getting Black individuals involved in a study requires more than just asking them.

How an Alzheimer’s study reached Black communities

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Determined: Fighting Alzheimer's Preview

Follow three women enrolled in a new study to try to prevent Alzheimer’s.

Determined: Fighting Alzheimer's Preview

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Depression Can Affect Memory—and Mirror Signs of Alzheimer's

Exercise may help depression patients regain memory.

Depression Can Affect Memory—and Mirror Signs of Alzheimer's

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The Evolution of Prosthetic Leg Technology

Amputation procedures haven't changed much since the Civil War era.

The Evolution of Prosthetic Leg Technology

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Why Wombats Poop Cubes

Biologists and engineers solve a major marsupial mystery.

Why Wombats Poop Cubes

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Increasing Access to Brain-Controlled Prosthetics

Bionic interventions might allow people to one day design their own limbs.

Increasing Access to Brain-Controlled Prosthetics