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[l] at 2/28/24 3:00am
Extreme heat waves are already here, and they are killing tens of thousands of people. Blasting through 2 degrees Celsius of warming means they’ll happen many times more frequently.

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[l] at 2/27/24 9:26am
“I feel so powerless in this state.”

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[l] at 2/26/24 3:00am
A 1970s plan to grow underwater limestone objects has been repurposed as a way of regenerating the seabed, reestablishing corals, and stopping coastal erosion.

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[l] at 2/25/24 6:00am
An idea derived from string theory suggests that dark matter is hidden in an as-yet-unseen extra dimension. Scientists are racing to test the theory to see if it holds up.

[Category: Science, Science / Physics and Math]

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[l] at 2/24/24 6:00am
Los Angeles saw 592 slides in one week, a reminder that excessive precipitation events set off more than flooding.

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[l] at 2/23/24 6:23pm
A Houston-based company called Intuitive Machines made lunar history this week.

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[l] at 2/23/24 8:00am
BetaVolt’s nuclear battery lasts for decades, but you won’t see one in your next iPhone—powering a mobile device would require a cell the size of a yak.

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[l] at 2/23/24 5:00am
Getting these climate superheroes into more US homes would massively cut emissions, and it would be cost-effective. Here’s how the revolution would play out.

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[l] at 2/23/24 2:00am
Americans eat too much sugar. Food tech company Zya is developing a substance to add to sweet foods that can convert some of that sugar into fiber in the digestive system.

[Category: Science, Science / Biotech]

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[l] at 2/21/24 8:37am
Elon Musk says Neuralink’s first human trial subject can control a computer mouse with their brain, but some researchers are frustrated by a lack of information about the study.

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[l] at 2/21/24 3:00am
Colossal Biosciences has started work on a five-year-long docuseries that follows its de-extinction efforts. That’s just the beginning of its small-screen plans.

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[l] at 2/21/24 2:00am
The carbon removal market is fast growing, with an array of different removal methods available to businesses keen to mitigate their environmental impact.

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[l] at 2/20/24 4:14pm
Nearly 11 percent of the students aren't fully immunized, prompting concerns of broader infection.

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[l] at 2/20/24 4:00am
It’s a multi-billion-dollar global problem, and in a rapidly electrifying world, the profits—and ease—of stealing metals is only going to increase.

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[l] at 2/20/24 2:00am
Hydrogen-powered planes, more fuel-efficient aircraft designs, and all-electric parcel delivery services are just some of the ways in which the transport sector is looking to decarbonize.

[Category: Science, Science / Environment, Business / Transportation]

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[l] at 2/19/24 6:00am
As relentless rains pounded LA, the city’s “sponge” infrastructure helped gather 8.6 billion gallons of water—enough to sustain over 100,000 households for a year.

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[l] at 2/19/24 3:00am
Priscilla Chomba-Kinywa, CTO of Greenpeace, says technology firms must shape up—and consumers and business clients should walk away if they don’t.

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[l] at 2/18/24 6:00am
By rewarding computers that combined different approaches to solve chess puzzles, Google created an enhanced AI that could defeat its existing champion, AlphaZero.

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[l] at 2/17/24 6:00am
Valley fever is thriving as California swings widely between drought and flooding.

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[l] at 2/16/24 5:00am
Millions of Ukrainians are suffering the mental health implications of two years of Russian bombs and shells. The country’s recovery depends on building systems to help treat the trauma.

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[l] at 2/15/24 5:00am
Sea surface temperatures have been skyrocketing beyond expectations. That may be a bad sign for hurricane season—and the health of ocean ecosystems.

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