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Earth's Ozone Layer is Under Attack--Again

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 4:15pm
Despite a long-standing international ban, ozone-destroying chlorofluorocarbons are surging back into Earth’s atmosphere from unknown sources

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Kilauea's Lava Is Now Spilling into the Ocean--Here's Why That's Dangerous

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:45pm
A pair of scientists discuss the hazards that Kilauea might pose before it finishes erupting

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How the "Carbon Budget" Is Causing Problems

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:15pm
Confusion over how much CO2 can be emitted could undermine global climate action

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Maybe We Could "See" a Singularity After All

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:00am
When black holes collide, interactions between their cores might leave an imprint on the resulting gravitational waves

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Here Come the Waves

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 9:15am
After a clutch of historic detections, gravitational-wave researchers have set their sights on some ambitious scientific quarry

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The Ripple Effect

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 9:00am


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What You See in a 3-D Scan of Yourself Could Be Upsetting

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 9:00am
The actual and idealized images may not match up

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What Is Consciousness?

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 8:30am
Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers

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Why We Need to Take Pet Loss Seriously

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 8:00am
How to handle grief after a pet’s death—and why we all need to change our attitudes about it

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Living on the Edge: Wildfires Pose a Growing Risk to Homes Built Near Wilderness Areas

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 7:30am
Building houses at the edge of the wilderness increases the danger of catastrophic blazes

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Comsat Launch Bolsters China's Dreams for Landing on the Moon's Far Side

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 6:45am
The Queqiao orbiter will serve as a vital communications relay between the Earth and future lunar landers—and perform some science, too

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Free Lolita the Killer Whale!

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 1:00pm
She’s the only free-born orca still in captivity, and her birth pod—and even her mother—are still living in the wild

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Government Sea Level Rise Report Released after Charges of Censorship

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:15pm
Long-delayed study examines potential for rising seas to damage national parks

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A Warming Climate May Produce More Drug-Resistant Infections

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 11:00am
Hotter temperatures can lead to increased growth and genetic mutations

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Leading Science Museum Turns the Page on a Prominent #MeToo Case

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 9:00am
More than three years after a high-profile male anthropologist at the American Museum of Natural History was accused of sexual misconduct, a respected female anthropologist will replace him

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Astronomers Spot Potential "Interstellar" Asteroid Orbiting Backwards Around the Sun

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 8:00am
The three-kilometer-wide object is near Jupiter; future spacecraft could visit if its status is confirmed

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Wealthy Families Invest More in Sons

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 7:15am
High-income parents spend more on blue backpacks than pink ones, research suggests

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Eight Years Until Red Wolf Extinction?

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 7:00am
As the wild population falls to just 40 animals, captive breeding may be their last chance for survival

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Quantum Physics May Be Even Spookier Than You Think

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 6:45am
A new experiment hints at surprising hidden mechanics of quantum superpositions

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