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A scary discovery from Arctic ice researcher David Barber — that hints at wild weather to come.

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We know surprisingly little about what we want to eat, and why. Researcher Brian Wansink has been leading thousands of studies to understand more.

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Afghan-born artist Behnaz Babazadeh hopes to spark a conversation about the burka … by wrapping herself in candy.

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Why an environmental chemist in Holland is betting that both farming and hospitals might be improved with the use of a fancy form of water.

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Chemist Rebecca Abergel and her colleagues have found a way to remove radioactive contaminants from the body. Now they are trying to put their solution in a pill.

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Anna Rosling-Rönnlund collects photographs of everyday objects from the richest to the poorest households. Even a toothbrush, she says, can reveal a world of inequalities.

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Philosopher Yann Dall’Aglio argues that the quest to be the perfect lover is a distinctly modern delusion — and that it erodes the very relationships we seek to strengthen. Here’s why we should forget about performance and instead seek a less than perfect union.