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June 19, 2017
Artist's concept depicts an itsy bitsy planetary system -- so compact, in fact, that it's more like Jupiter and its moons than a star and its planets. Astronomers using data from NASA's Kepler mission and ground-based telescopes recently confirmed that the system, called KOI-961, hosts the three smallest exoplanets known so far to orbit a star other than our sun.  NASA-JPL-Caltech
NASA finds 10 new potentially habitable 'Earth-like' worlds
June 19, 2017 - 9:00pm
Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool cleaned and refilled after duckling deaths
June 19, 2017 - 3:06pm
June 15, 2017
Soil is full of microbes that produce toxins to kill their neighbors, which makes it a great source for antibiotic drugs. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Wendy Galietta.
In the hunt for new antibiotics, scientists hit pay dirt
June 15, 2017 - 1:30pm
June 14, 2017
Science may be able to provide sunless tans by changing skin's pigmentation
June 14, 2017 - 5:02pm
An ultrarare specimen of conjoined twin harbor porpoises, caught in the North Sea in May. (Courtesy of Erwin Kompanje)
Dutch fishermen caught a rare two-headed sea creature. What happened next horrified researcher.
June 14, 2017 - 4:47pm
May 9, 2017
A view of the Blomstrand Glacier in Ny-Alesund, Norway during US Secretary of State John Kerry and Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende toured the glacier, and made remarks about climate change on June 16, 2016. REUTERS/Evan Vucci/Pool/File Photo
Earth could break through a major climate threshold in the next 15 years, scientists warn
May 9, 2017 - 4:13pm
April 11, 2017
STEM GroupJamestown High School Principal Adam Gehlhar, second from left, stands with junior students, from left, Jordan Montgomery, Jon Listful and Jonas Flann. Not pictured for the STEM group is student Madison Aschbach. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Students help bring STEM lab to JHS
April 11, 2017 - 2:04pm
April 5, 2017
PTSD brain. Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms. Wikimedia Commons image.
Scientists find common antibiotic could prevent or treat PTSD
April 5, 2017 - 4:30am
March 1, 2017
Fourth-grade students at Lincoln Elementary School in Jamestown raise their hands to answer questions from a NASA official Tuesday as part of a video conference. It was also Pajama Day at the school. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Questions for NASA
March 1, 2017 - 6:48am
February 24, 2017
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Soccer-playing bumblebees get goal-scoring buzz
February 24, 2017 - 12:06pm
February 23, 2017
Letter to the editor: Don’t let international committee control Internet
February 23, 2017 - 6:49am
February 22, 2017
Artist's concept shows what each of the TRAPPIST-1 planets may look like, based on available data about their sizes, masses and orbital distances.  REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
February 22, 2017 - 4:12pm
February 18, 2017
Launch delayed
February 18, 2017 - 11:00pm
December 19, 2016
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NYC dirt has scientists digging for antibiotic success
December 19, 2016 - 8:00pm
December 8, 2016
A chunk of amber - fossilized resin - spotted by a Chinese scientist in a market in Myitkyina, Myanmar, last year shows the tip of a preserved dinosaur tail section in this image released by the Royal Saskatchewan Museum in Canada on Dec. 8, 2016. Courtesy R.C. McKellar/Royal Saskatchewan Museum (RSM)/Handout via REUTERS
Remarkable feathered dinosaur tail found in chunk of amber
December 8, 2016 - 7:20pm
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