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The following are links to some of our visitor favorites among the EWC Science Articles.  

And once you have enjoyed these, you can head to our full list of Science related articles which expands every week!

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Rewilding: How Wolves Radically Change Rivers

Author George Monbiot has coined a new term – “rewilding” – which may be the key to finding balance with the natural world. You won’t believe the dramatic improvements that nature can manage for itself, once key species are reintroduced. Fascinating!


Saving the Rainforest with Old Cellphones

How can we police large swaths of endangered rainforest with something we all have at home? The incredible startup Rainforest Connection is taking our old cell phones and giving them a second life as protectors of some of the most at-risk habitat on the planet!


Turning Birds Into Dinosaurs

Is turning birds into dinosaurs possible? Creating the dino-chicken isn’t just a scientific dream. The science behind the project is already a reality!


New Light on the Dawn of Humanity

As scientists continue to uncover the origins of our humanity, this discovery in an unlikely place by an unlikely team may be the missing link to our ancient ancestors.

Baking Holiday Cookies on a Platter


Baking Cookies is Chemistry?

Ever thought of yourself as a chemist? Well, if you have ever baked, or critiqued the results of a baker, you might just be the best chemist in your house! There’s fascinatingly fun science in those holiday cookies!


What are Gravitational Waves Anyway?

Gravitational waves are something we hear a lot about, but what are they, and why is their discovery so important? Here are some answers that will leave you feeling a little smarter!


Why Go To Mars?

The astrophysicist rockstar Neil deGrasse Tyson is back on EWC, this time talking about the dream (and need) to get to Mars!

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Can Bacteria Talk to Each Other?

Can single-celled organisms like bacteria communicate, or are they blindly moving through their lifespan, like tiny organic machines? Princeton University’s Bonnie Bassler has a fascinating answer.


One Teenager, Changing the World for Many

At age 14, Easton LaChappelle met a 7 year old girl who had a prosthetic arm. The limb could only open and close, and yet it cost $80,000. He thought he could do better, and do it for under $1,000. He set to work in his bedroom, and later the family garage.

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Bigger Than T. Rex: Meet Spinosaurus!

95 million years ago, in one of the most dangerous places on the planet, a bizarre dinosaur roamed that was bigger than T. Rex! The story of its discovery is part Indiana Jones and part Sherlock Holmes saga. Fascinating fun today on EWC!

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What’s Beyond Earth?

Have you ever wonder what lies beyond earth? The Podcast TED Radio Hour helps us answer this question and many more with speakers from the TED stage.


Want to be a space archaeologist?

Growing up a great number of us probably wanted to be an astronaut or an archaeologist, but what if you could have been both? Yes, space archaeology is here, and soon, we will be able to become citizen space archaeologists!

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Neuroscience Made Fun!

Can neuroscience be inspiring and even fun? It absolutely can! This TED Talk is a jaw-dropper and will change the way you think of your own body, and what is possible!