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Could robots be psychology’s new lab rats?

AI-equipped rovers could offer psychologists a new—and highly malleable—model of the brain. William Hahn/Florida Atlantic University By Kelly ServickOct. 7, 2019 , 4:15 PM WASHINGTON,…

‘Planet Nine’ may actually be a black hole

Gallery of Space Time Travel/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic By Sid PerkinsSep. 27, 2019 , 1:10 PM For nearly 5 years, growing numbers of…

Common pesticide makes migrating birds anorexic

White-crowned sparrows stop eating after they ingest small amounts of neonicotinoid pesticides. Margaret Eng By Elizabeth PennisiSep. 12, 2019 , 2:00 PM When birds migrate,…

Hints of rain clouds found on small alien world

The atmosphere of K2-18b, twice the size of Earth, could contain rain clouds (artist’s impression). ESA/Hubble/M. Kornmesser By Daniel ClerySep. 11, 2019 , 1:00 PM…

When Europeans do science in China

Babak Javid (right) of Tsinghua University in Beijing and his former student Junhao Zhu (left), now a postdoc at Harvard University Rongjun Cai and Babak Javid By…

U.S. EPA to eliminate all mammal testing by 2035

iStock.com/ unoL By David GrimmSep. 10, 2019 , 6:00 PM The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington, D.C., announced today that it will stop conducting…

Chinese ties don’t faze European funders

Scottish physiologist John Speakman (left) runs a laboratory in Beijing while maintaining his affiliation with the United Kingdom’s University of Aberdeen, where he also has…

India loses communication with moon lander

An image of India’s Chandrayaan-2 lander broadcast today by India’s space agency INDIAN SPACE RESEARCH ORGANISATION By Science News StaffSep. 6, 2019 , 4:50 PM Mission…