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How Neanderthals lost their Y chromosome

Neanderthal men unwittingly carried modern human men’s Y chromosomes. Flavio Massari/agefotostock/Newscom By Ann GibbonsSep. 24, 2020 , 2:00 PM Neanderthals have long been seen as…

Meet the man who told Trump climate change is real

Wade Crowfoot’s challenge to U.S. President Donald Trump’s misleading comments on climate change went viral. Here, Crowfoot examines a fire scene in California. Paul Kitagaki…

Creepy sea spiders have evolved to be tough

Rob Robbins By Raleigh McElverySep. 15, 2020 , 11:30 AM The frigid Antarctic waters pack an especially diverse and vibrant array of sea spiders, marine…

Can Europe tame the pandemic’s next wave?

Vacationers on the beach in Tamariu, on Spain’s Costa Brava, on 17 August. Joan Valls/Urbanandsport/NurPhoto/AP By Kai KupferschmidtSep. 1, 2020 , 2:00 PM Science‘s COVID-19…

China again boosts R&D spending by more than 10%

Tiananmen Square in Beijing AP Photo/Ng Han Guan By Dennis NormileAug. 28, 2020 , 2:40 PM China continued its yearslong run of double-digit percentage increases…

How ‘elite controllers’ tame HIV without drugs

At a 2019 HIV cure meeting, “elite controller” Loreen Willenberg (right) speaks with Rowena Johnston, research director of amfAR. amfAR/The Foundation for AIDS Research By…