One Crazy Fact That Science Says Can Decide NBA Games

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And maybe help save the planet, too!

20 Percent of Plant Species Could Go Extinct

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Climate change, deforestation, and pollution are wreaking havoc on the Earth’s vegetation.

Bill Nye Just Told Us Exactly What He Thinks of the Republican Candidates

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The Science Guy on climate change, Congress, and Ted Cruz.

Here’s the Amazing Science Behind Inky the Octopus’ Daring Escape

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Man, octopuses are smart.

We Could Stop Global Warming With This Fix—But It’s Probably a Terrible Idea

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Ken Caldeira on geoengineering.

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