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Food Ethics African Harvest

Food Ethics: An Embarrassment of Choices

Food ethics is becoming a highly controversial field. Find out how our food choices affect world hunger, animal welfare, a fair society and the environment. (10:00 min read time)

Massive Stars Forming in Tarantula Nebula

Massive Stars: Can They Form on Their Own?

Massive stars produce the heavier elements from which we're all made. Find out how the Hubble Telescope is shedding new light on where they came from. (4:30 min read time)

Human History - March of Progress from Ape to Human

Human History Isn’t a Straight Line – It’s a Tangled Web

Human history is often shown as a neat March of Progress from one species to the next. Find out how DNA testing proves it's much more complicated than that. (4:00 min read time)

Habitat Destruction - Heavy Equipment Construction Forest

Habitat Destruction Spreads Novel Diseases

We promise not to bore or mislead you with advice about COVID-19. Find out why habitat destruction is the root cause of emerging infectious diseases. (4:30 min read)

Hubble Bubble - Universe Expanding From Big Bang

Are We Inside A Hubble Bubble?

When we measure the rate at which the universe expands, our two answers don't match. One scientist says its because we're in a Hubble Bubble. Find out more. (4:00 min read)

South Sudan Women with Ox Ploughs

South Sudan Peace Led by Women with Ox Ploughs

South Sudan is ravaged by cvil war, government corruption and ethnic tensions. Find out how groups of local women with ox ploughs are part of the solution. (4:30 min read time)

Cell Origins - Human Cells in Blue Background

Cell Origins Revealed by Their Membranes

Cell origins have always been a mystery. How could cell membranes form in the sea when their fatty acids can't survive in salt? Find out the answer. (3:30 min read time)

Astrobiology - JUICE Orbiter around Jupiter

Astrobiology: 3 Questions We Need to Answer

Astrobiology is working to answer three fundamental questions. Find out what they are and how NASA is coordinating efforts to get to the bottom of them. (4:30 min)

Newborn Stars - 24 Examples with Disks

Newborn Stars Bringing Forth Solar Systems

Newborn stars are shrouded in dust clouds, making them a mystery to science. Find out how a radio telescope survey has shed light on how solar systems form. (4:00 min read)

Hunter-Gatherer Storyteller with Children

Hunter-Gatherer Culture and Storytellers

Hunter-gatherer culture is often seen as survival of the fittest individuals by brains or brawn. Find out how new studies show that the opposite is true. (4:30 min)