Jon Kelvey
Jon Kelvey

Jon Kelvey is a writer and journalist based in central Maryland. Follow him on Twitter.

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May 24 2017 7:04 AM50 Million Years of Whale Evolution in 1 MinuteAn eye-popping animation.
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May 17 2017 6:57 AMGamer Mice Try to Figure Out a Virtual MazeAnd give researchers clues about how they form memories.
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May 6 2017 8:24 AMA Self-Driving Scooter Negotiates Human TrafficThe technology goes far beyond cars.
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March 28 2017 2:57 PMThe Robot TamerA woman’s relationship with a charming automated arm offers a happier view of our future with machines.
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March 7 2017 12:07 PMWatch the First-Ever Underwater Footage of an Elusive WhaleThe True’s beaked whale on camera.  
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Feb. 1 2017 6:43 AMA Cockatoo and Its SnackA highly motivated bird makes a remarkable custom tool to get at elusive food.
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Dec. 23 2016 8:11 AMA Hypnotic Collision of CloudsJust like online bickering between strangers.
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Nov. 30 2016 1:40 PMChasing Pygmy Rabbits in the DesertThe wildlife of America’s largest ecosystem may hold the key to its survival.
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Nov. 17 2016 10:37 AM7 Billion People in 6 MinutesWatch the world’s human population soar over 200,000 years.
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Oct. 21 2016 6:41 PMHow Low-G Coffee Cups Could Help Get Us to Mars (Video)
Medical Examiner
Sept. 22 2016 5:30 AMDEA Blocks Research Into Promising Opioid AlternativesThe DEA’s draconian drug policies have already made medical marijuana research more difficult.
Space: The Next Generation
Oct. 13 2014 5:45 PMIs It Legal to Mine Asteroids?How space law could cause conflicts—or cooperation—on Earth
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May 18 2017 1:16 PMWhy Do Your Shoelaces Come Untied When You Run?A study in slow motion.
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May 12 2017 6:52 AMTake the Johns Hopkins Memory TestHow does motion affect memory?
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April 3 2017 12:07 PMTen Years of Incredible Activity on the SunAs seen by two orbiting NASA telescopes.
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March 20 2017 12:52 PMGoing for a Spacewalk at 17,150 Miles Per HourFootage from a very fast ride over Earth.
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Feb. 21 2017 7:02 AMHow Honey Bee Hives Changed the InternetThis is the kind of federally funded breakthrough imperiled under the Trump administration.
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Dec. 29 2016 6:59 AMWatch Paralyzed Monkeys Walk AgainWireless brain implants bypassed the injuries in their spines.
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Dec. 19 2016 12:21 PMThe Nerdiest Mannequin Challenge PossibleThank you Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.  
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Nov. 21 2016 10:52 AMThe Supermoon Rises Over the CosmodromeA historic moon over a historic spaceport.  
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Oct. 31 2016 2:25 PMStill Confused About CRISPR and Gene Editing? Watch This Explainer.
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Oct. 21 2016 4:53 PMWatch Burning Steel Wool Make Oxidation Beautiful  
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Oct. 9 2015 7:07 AMThe Blind Deserve Tech Support, TooWhy don’t tech companies care more about customers with disabilities?
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July 22 2014 12:02 PMA Quick Reminder That Technology Can Be WonderfulTelepresence robots make it possible for people with disabilities to visit museums.