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Bacteria in the atmosphere cause rain

Scientists think that bacteria in the atmosphere are playing an important role in making it rain.

How scientists are designing the hearing aid of the future

New technology will fix sudden howling that plagues current hearing aids.

Light from distant galaxies can reveal extra-terrestrial life

Physicists can now trace light emitted by plants and microorganisms on planets far away.

The enamel on your teeth came from prehistoric fish

A new study combining genes and 420 million year old fossils reveals that our tooth enamel developed from fish scales.

Vitamin C deficiency can reduce IQ

Researchers investigate the role vitamin C plays in brain development.

Archaeological breakthrough could solve the mystery of Greenland’s Vikings

Archaeologists develop new method, which might finally tell us why the Vikings migrated to Greenland.

Trust makes our hearts beat as one

People who trust each other often find their hearts beat in step with one another when collaborating on a task. Scientists are puzzled by the phenomenon.

Discovery of new whale species fills evolutionary gap

Scientists discover a previously unknown ancient whale species--helping them understand how whales evolved into the many species that exist today.

Can noise make you sick?

A new study will examine whether daily exposure to loud noise increases the risk of cancer and diabetes in women.

Now anyone can be an Arctic Scientist

Scientists from around the world have launched a new website, which makes vital information on vulnerable permafrost available to all.