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Q&A: How Do Some Organisms Glow in the Dark?

Q&A: How Do Some Organisms Glow in the Dark?

Although humans never evolved the necessary mechanisms to glow themselves, some bioluminescent species can in fact emit their own light. The trick? A specific type chemical reaction, which happens to have many practical applications.

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How to Save a Rocket: SpaceX’s plan for rocket recovery hits a few bumps

How to Save a Rocket: SpaceX’s plan for rocket recovery hits a few bumps

Rocket recovery could confer tremendous benefits on the cost and feasibility of space travel. SpaceX, a company with a goal of making private space travel a possibility, has been experimenting with technology for reusable booster rockets.

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The Search for Meaning May Begin in Children

The Search for Meaning May Begin in Children

In the face of natural disasters, deaths, and other uncontrollable events, people have searched for greater meaning in the obstacles, sometimes choosing to view misfortune punishment by a greater power or a means to teach a lesson. The converse is

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