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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

  • Picture of The giant star Zeta Ophiuchi is having a "shocking" effect on the surrounding dust clouds in this infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

    'We Are Stardust'—Literally

    We Have Stuff in Us as Old as the Universe, Authors Say

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  • A Town Where Dolls Replace People

    A Town Where Dolls Replace People

    Welcome to Nagoro, Japan. Human population: 37. Doll population: 350. When villagers die or move away, a woman makes a life-size doll and places it in a spot that was meaningful to that person.

  • Sacred Maya Water Temple Unearthed

    Sacred Maya Water Temple Unearthed

    As an ancient drought took hold, a water temple saw more offerings from desperate Maya, archaeologists report.

  • Our Favorite Photos of the Food We Eat

    Our Favorite Photos of the Food We Eat

    From sugarcane farmers in Mozambique to fishermen in the Philippines, here's a collection of some of the best images from our Future of Food series.

The Future of Food

  • Why Food Matters

    Why Food Matters

    How do we feed nine billion people by 2050, and how do we do so sustainably?

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    Download: Free iPad App

    We've made our magazine's best stories about the future of food available in a free iPad app.

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