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  1. Space

    NASA picks shuttles’ retirement homes

    Museums in New York, California, Florida and Virginia will display the four spacecraft after their final mission in June.

  2. Science & Society

    An update on scientific integrity

    New administration rules are a step in the right direction, but much work remains, says a watchdog group.

  3. Earth

    Great quake one of the biggest ever in Japan

    BLOG: Magnitude-8.9 tremor will go down in seismology’s record books

  4. Space

    Meteorites may hold fossils from space — or not

    Skepticism greets claim that three space rocks may contain microfossils of extraterrestrial bacteria.

  5. Life

    Arkansas birds died of trauma

    Necropsies suggest loud noises caused panic, killing thousands.

  6. Physics

    Size of a proton? Really small

    But physicists can't agree on one number.

  7. Science & Society

    E.T.? No. Arsenic? Yes. Maybe. Hmmm.

    NASA's bacterium news sparks criticism.

  8. Space

    LHC switching gears

    The premier European collider will spend the next month smashing lead nuclei together.

  9. Life

    Bee mystery not over yet

    News reports overstate recent findings.

  10. Humans

    Swedish academy awards

    As Nobel season opens, one researcher looks back on a century of steadily increasing U.S. dominance.

  11. Climate

    Annual Arctic ice minimum reached

    Melt isn’t as bad as 2007, but still reaches number three in the record books.

  12. Computing

    Most influential media Twitter feeds

    Computer scientists find surprises when they rank top 100.