… that plants are talking to each other? Or that people are using diapers to see the brain? And you’ve definitely heard that scientists are turning apples into ears… right?

You can discover all of this and more by hopping into the selection of articles below! Science keeps opening doors, and we’re steppin’ through and bringing you along with us. After you’ve explored all that we’ve curated below… don’t be sad: there are hundreds of more articles right here.

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Rewilding: How Wolves Radically Change Rivers

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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!

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Turning Birds Into Dinosaurs

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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!

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Synesthesia: Wiring the Senses Together

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About 10% of people have uniquely wired connections between their senses and some let that run wild in creative ways! Take a look…

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Using Light as a Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease!

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Remarkable science alert! Scientists have recently found a therapy for Alzheimer’s that uses light to reverse some of the symptoms of the disease!

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Want to Be a Space Archaeologist?

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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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Unearthing the DNA of the Jungle with Leeches

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How can leeches help biologist study remote ecosystems? It turns out researchers can use these often overlooked creatures to learn about species hidden from view! Here’s the fascinating story.

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The Science of Superheroes! Would It Really Work?

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Have you ever wondered what having superpowers would be like? Today we explore the science of superheroes to understand what being superhuman would really be like!

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Turning Apples into Ears: Creativity in the Lab

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What if we let creativity and play mix with science? Here’s a lab that is doing just that, and in doing so coming up with incredible discoveries, like the ability to turn apples into ears…

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Saving the Rainforest with Old Cell Phones

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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!

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New Light on the Dawn of Humanity

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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.

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Our Shared Place in the Universe

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What is our place in the universe? Here on Earth we may think we are the center of it all, but today’s video-share gives us a very unique perspective!

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Where Could the Beauty of Science Take Us?

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Could this combination of art and science inspire a fascination for the sciences in more people? This education brand brings another level to science class!

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Baking Cookies is Chemistry?

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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!

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Woolly Mammoth: Back from Extinction?

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The woolly mammoth, the passenger pigeon or other extinct species: Here’s some fascinating NEW questions on bringing them back!

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What are Gravitational Waves Anyway?

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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!

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Can Bacteria Talk to Each Other?

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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.

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What Optical Illusions Tell Us About “Reality”

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Take a break for something truly jaw-dropping and enormously fun. Here’s one of the best interactive TED Talks you’ll ever see!

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Exploring the 8 Senses!

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You’ve heard of the five senses, but what about your eight senses? It turns out you have a few more than you grew up believing! Here’s the fascinating science about these little known senses…

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Seeing the Brain…With Diapers (What?!)

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In a strange twist of fate, neuroscientists discovered that they could be using diapers to see the details of the brain better! Take a look…

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CRISPR: Start at Any Level of Understanding!

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What do “glow in the dark” mice have to do with the cure for cancer or genetic defects? Turns out, they are pointing us in amazing directions. Here’s a new technology that may change everything for all of us!

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What Exactly is Gluten Anyway?

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If you’ve ever scratched your head about the fuss regarding gluten in our diets, here’s an entertaining way to feel like an expert, in less than 10 minutes!

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