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  1. Animals

    Orb-weaving spiders use their webs like external eardrums

    Scientists discover that orb-weaving spiders listen with their legs, detecting sound vibrations that travel through their silken webs.

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  2. Physics

    Muons reveal the inner worlds of pyramids, volcanoes and more

    Tracking these subatomic particles can uncover surprising hidden structures.

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  3. Tech

    This sun-powered system delivers energy as it pulls water from the air

    The device not only produces electricity but also harvests water for drinking or crops. It could be especially useful in remote and dry parts of the world.

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  4. Materials Science

    This new fabric can ‘hear’ sounds or broadcast them

    With special fibers that convert tiny vibrations to voltages, a new fabric senses sound. Someday, such fabrics could monitor the body or aid hearing.

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  5. Space

    Wild art? No, it’s a radio image of the heart of our Milky Way

    Eyelash-like radio filaments accent the brightest feature in this image — a supermassive black hole.

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  6. Tech

    This crumb-sized camera uses artificial intelligence to get big results

    Researchers have developed a camera the size of a coarse grain of salt that takes amazingly clear photos.

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  7. Space

    The long-awaited James Webb Space Telescope has a big to-do list

    The James Webb Space Telescope has been in the works for so long that new fields of science have emerged for it to study.

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  8. Physics

    Future cars may offer personal sound zones — no earphones needed

    Zones that offer each passenger personal listening are closer to reality. A new design improves performance by adapting to the conditions in your car.

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  9. Health & Medicine

    Cannabis may alter a teen’s developing brain

    Marijuana use between ages 14 and 19 was linked to faster thinning of brain regions important in decision-making.

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