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Brooke Borel, of Popular Science and the blog Our Modern Plagues, shares this week's top science news.
Researchers rethink discipline in an effort to break down the “school-to-prison” pipeline.
A new study investigates the link between the gut and the brain in mice.
Scientists work to understand the chemistry and benefit of firefly flashes.
In Marin County, California, augmented reality binoculars are helping locals visualize sea level rise—and plan for it.
Researchers sent “wexters” through an obstacle course and found that they took more steps, deviated from the path, and slowed down more than regular walkers.
Google Glass, Fitbits, and the Apple Watch are just the latest products in a long evolution of wearable technology.
Illegal pot farms north of San Francisco are repeating many of the environmental sins of the logging era, like clear-cutting and road building.
For over 70 years, no one had seen the oblong rocksnail, until one spring day in 2011.