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ScienceUpdates features breaking news about the latest discoveries in science, health, the environment, technology, and more — from major news services and leading universities, scientific journals, and research organizations.

Visitors can browse individual topics, grouped main sections (listed under the top navigational menu), covering: the medical sciences and health; physical sciences and technology; biological sciences and the environment; and social sciences, business and education. Headlines and summaries of relevant news stories, as well as links to topic-specific RSS feeds and email newsletters, are provided on each topic page.

Updated several times a day with breaking news and feature articles, seven days a week, the site covers discoveries in all fields of the physical, biological, earth and applied sciences. Stories are integrated with photographs and illustrations, links to journals and academic studies, related research and topics, and encyclopedic terms, to provide a wealth of relevant information on almost every science topic imaginable – from astrophysics to zoology. And thanks to a custom search function, readers can do their own research using the site’s extensive archive of stories.