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  1. Brain

    Curiosity drives this neuroscientist and artist

    Christine Liu studies the brain on nicotine — and used Instagram to bring together women doing incredible science.

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  2. Archaeology

    3-D printing helps resurrect an ancient Egyptian mummy’s voice

    A 3-D printed mold of a mummy’s vocal tract reveals what the mummy may sound like today.

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  3. Earth

    Scientists Say: Glacier

    Glaciers are massive ‘rivers of ice’ that move slowly over land. But climate change is shrinking them.

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  4. Space

    Our sun is neighbor to a giant wave of gas

    The Earth and sun sit relatively close to a newfound thread of star-forming gas. That gas is being called the Radcliffe Wave.

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  5. Physics

    How to temporarily ‘fossilize’ a soap bubble

    Here’s how to freeze a soap bubble in midair. Warning: The environment needs to be frosty, and even then it can take a certain amount of trial and error.

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  6. Animals

    The many efforts to lick cat allergies

    Up to one in five people around the world may be allergic to cats. Science is coming to help their desire for kitty cuddles.

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  7. Health & Medicine

    Immune arms-race in bats may make their viruses deadly to people

    An overactive immune system may help bats avoid being sickened by many viruses. This may viruses becoming stronger — and deadlier — when they hit other species.

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  8. Health & Medicine

    Excess weight alters results of blood tests in kids and teens

    Carrying extra weight could affect many routine blood tests in kids, new data show. Knowing this might help doctors better interpret lab results.

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  9. Science & Society

    Explainer: What is a mentor?

    Mentor aren’t role models. Instead, they’re coaches who help and encourage students to achieve their particular goals.

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  10. Science & Society

    Five tips for finding a great mentor

    Who makes a good mentor will depend both on being able to meet a student’s needs and on building a truly nurturing relationship.

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