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Scientists Resume Efforts To Create Deadly Flu Virus, With US Government’s Blessing – Forbes

Scientists Resume Efforts To Create Deadly Flu Virus, With US Government’s Blessing  Forbes

For more than a decade now, two scientists–one in the U.S. and one in the Netherlands–have been trying to create a deadly human pathogen from avian …

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The Ocean Is Running Out of Breath, Scientists Warn

Escaping predators, digestion and other animal activities—including those of humans—require oxygen. But that essential ingredient is no longer so easy for marine life to obtain, several new studies re…

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Water On The Moon? NASA Scientists Reveal How It’s Possible

When hydrogen and oxygen combine, they produce to the molecule hydroxyl (OH), which is a component of water (H2O). As one of the scientists who developed the simulation, William M. Farrell, a plasma p…

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Bulletin Of The Atomic Scientists Leaves Doomsday Clock At 2 Minutes To Midnight

The prestigious Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced this week that they are leaving the Doomsday Clock at 2 minutes to midnight in “a new abnormal” that represents the threat of “two simultaneous existential threats” — nuclear weapons and climate change. 

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Less-prepared for more extreme weather, due to shutdown – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Less-prepared for more extreme weather, due to shutdown  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

On Monday, dozens of regional and state emergency managers were scheduled to convene in Miami for a weeklong course preparing them for the upcoming …

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Ocean Temps Rising Faster Than Scientists Thought: Report

The Science report linked the warming to more rain, increased sea levels, coral reef destruction, declining ocean oxygen levels and declines in ice sheets, glaciers and ice caps in polar environments. …

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Smelly harbours and lifeless waters? Lantau Tomorrow Vision reclamation could add to nearby ‘dead zone’, scientists warn

An ambitious plan to build artificial islands in Hong Kong waters could suffocate marine life, creating smelly harbours for future residents, ocean scientists warned, with some fearing that the propos…

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Scientists Say there is No Such Thing as Sustainable Palm Oil

Palm-oil forests certified as sustainable are being destroyed faster than non-certified land, according to researchers from Purdue University, reports The Independent. Plantations with eco …

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To Survive Antarctica, Scientists Enter a Kind of ‘Psychological Hibernation’ – Popular Mechanics


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To Survive Antarctica, Scientists Enter a Kind of 'Psychological Hibernation'
Popular Mechanics
Antarctica isn't for everyone. If we're being honest, it's not for humans at all. People are social creatures, and living at a base at the bottom of the world doesn't offer too many opportunities for interacting with others. Combine that with the near
Antarctic Winters Trigger Psychological Hibernation so People Can Cope With Isolation and DarknessNewsweek

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Antarctica: Scientists discover graveyard of dead continents beneath ice – The Independent


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Antarctica: Scientists discover graveyard of dead continents beneath ice
The Independent
The eastern section of Antarctica is buried beneath a thick ice sheet. Some scientists simply assumed that under that cold mass there was nothing more than a “frozen tectonic block,” a somewhat homogeneous mass that distinguished it from the mixed up …

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