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Jef Akst | Apr 26, 2016
How one bacterium turns water into ice at nonfreezing temperatures
Saturn’s Icy Moon Harbors Ocean
Bob Grant | Apr 4, 2014
A body of liquid water beneath Enceladus’s surface makes the tiny moon a potentially hospitable home for extraterrestrial life.
The Reason for Wrinkled Fingers
Edyta Zielinska | Jan 10, 2013
Wrinkled skin on our fingers after long soaks in water may have made human ancestors more dexterous with aquatic tasks.
Water Ice Detected on Mercury
Bob Grant | Nov 30, 2012
NASA scientists have confirmed that water persists as pockets of ice on the surface of the planet closest to our Sun.
Drinking Better Bacteria
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 9, 2012
Researchers analyzing the bacteria in municipal drinking water find simple measures can increase beneficial bacteria while reducing pathogenic strains.
Googling Hydrogen Bonds
Megan Scudellari | Feb 21, 2012
Chemists apply Google software to the study of molecules.