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Critics are blasting a revised Trump administration plan to give the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EPA broad power to ignore research results when setting public health rules if officials decide...
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A controversial dark matter claim may be making a comeback. Three years ago, a team of particle astrophysicists appeared to the mysterious stuff whose gravity holds the galaxy together. But...
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Inheriting two copies of the unpleasant taste gene provides a ruin your day level of bitterness to foods like broccoli and sprouts, they say. It could explain why some people find it...
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The Green New Deal s elder statesman ostensibly came here Sunday night to defend his record on his signature issue in what was supposed to be a debate with his...
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A 20 reduction would cut greenhouse gases but also curb pollutants that damage human health such as black carbon and nitrogen oxides. This speed limit would cut underwater noise by...
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Think your job is a real pain Its nothing compared to the careers ofprofessional animal handler Rob Caveman Alleva and wildlife biologist Adam Thorn. The two are starring in a...
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In an article in Brain, researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina MUSC and elsewhere report which brain regions must be intact in stroke survivors with aphasia if they...
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and depicted above, , on average, by more than one third from 1984 through 2018. Only in two portions of the last ice areaone patch immediately north of Greenland, and another...
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CUNDYS HARBOR, Maine When winter fell on this quiet, wooded island, instinct took over. Birds flew south. Trees shed leaves. Dain Bichrest set his alarm for 3 a.m. Reaching...
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To an outsider, the archaeological finds from Estate Little Princess in the U.S. Virgin Islandsfish and pig bones from centuries old meals, buttons that fell off clothing, bits of coarse local...
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The U.S. National Institutes of Health last week released a draft policy that will require all investigators with NIH funding to make their data sets available to colleagues. For the...
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The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate wants the government to create a new agency that would invest an additional $100 billion over 5 years on basic research in artificial...
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The explosion of craft brewing across the globe has created an insatiable demand for hops the fragrant green flowers that impart beers with those distinctive, crisp, bitter flavors. advertisement...
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Hurricanes or tropical cyclones are one of the most destructive natural disasters. The damage inflicted by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 was estimated to be $125bn, roughly 1 of US GDP....
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We don t have the data to say whether or not this has a negative effect on fish populations, Dr Gareth Williams of Bangor University, UK, told BBC News. But...
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An ancient beetle that nibbled a flower and got trapped in amber for nearly 100 million years has become the earliest direct evidence of insects pollinating flowering plants, researchers report...
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La Trobe University researchers have revealed for the first time how white blood cells control the final moments of their death, helping their own removal from the human body. advertisement...
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A loss of snow and ice cover are the main reasons for a reduction in the Arctic s ability to reflect heat, not soot as had been previously thought. The...
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Image caption Transits of Mercury are relatively rare this image shows a previous, complete transit It ended at 18 04 GMT when the edge of the silhouetted planet appeared to leave...
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New research led by North Carolina State University has shown that early life exposure to a commonly used flame retardant mixture increases anxiety and affects socioemotional behaviors in prairie voles, particularly...