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  2. Planetary Science

    Celebrate the moon landing anniversary with books that go beyond the small step

    New books about Apollo 11 and the mission to the moon offer something for everyone, from astronomy lovers to fans of graphic novels and self-improvement buffs.

  3. Science & Society

    Watch the March for Science in Washington, D.C.

    Watch the live stream of the March for Science in Washington, D.C. on April 22.

  4. Science & Society

    Meet 10 scientists who are making their mark

    In a special report, Science News features 10 early-career scientists on their way to more widespread acclaim.

  5. Anthropology

    Neandertal bling and more reader feedback

  6. Animals


    Readers respond to jellyfish, goalkeeping and off-kilter planets.

  7. Science & Society

    SSP’s new leader has a habit of making things happen

    Maya Ajmera takes the helm as the president and CEO of the Society for Science & the Public and publisher of Science News.

  8. Physics

    Four atoms make a material

    A new experiment gives physicists clues about when to describe atoms as individuals and when to describe them as acting as a group.

  9. Health & Medicine

    Inactive HIV poses even greater barrier to cure

    The reservoir of dormant virus strains is larger than scientists estimated, a finding that could make the virus harder to combat.

  10. Science & Society

    NIH struggles to rebound from shutdown

    Researchers fear delayed grant funding from missed review meetings.

  11. Animals

    Frog-eating bats trust self first when hunting

    The mammals listen to cues from fellow bats when their own resources fail.

  12. Environment


    Readers respond to "Solving soot," trade-offs of horn size for male Soay sheep and the huge galactic explosion story from 50 years ago.