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Your dog’s brain doesn’t care about your face

Lots of dog owners love to gaze at their pups’ faces. But that fascination may be a one-way street, at least in...

3 ways to use gamification to engage students

Gamification can help students overcome some of the troubles that accompany virtual learning--here's how In the face of the...

Beets bleed red but a chemistry tweak can create a blue hue

Beet juice is red. Now chemists turned it blue. It might have potential for consumers like you. Natural colorings...

Brewing beer may be an older craft than we realized in some places

Grain cell changes from malting help identify which ancient populations crafted local brews Microscopic signatures of malting could help...

Here’s what we know about Russia’s unverified coronavirus vaccine

Russia has launched a new Sputnik — this time, a vaccine to combat the coronavirus. Russian President Vladimir Putin...

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Here’s what we know about Russia’s unverified coronavirus vaccine

Russia has launched a new Sputnik — this time, a vaccine to combat the coronavirus. Russian President Vladimir Putin...

Bad moods could be contagious among ravens

Here’s a downer: Pessimism seems contagious among ravens. But positivity? Not so much. When ravens saw fellow birds’ responses...

Boosting a liver protein may mimic the brain benefits of exercise

Exercise’s power to boost the brain might require a little help from the liver. A chemical signal from the...

Death has become a big business.Elaborate coffins illuminate hidden history of ancient Egypt

Last week, Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities announced a spectacular find. More than 100 elaborately decorated wooden coffins, many containing intact human...

‘It’s the most stressful environment I’ve ever worked in’ — how COVID is affecting Europe’s teachers

With Europe in the throes of a second wave of the coronavirus, teachers are among those bearing the brunt of the crisis...