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HOW A RECORD-BREAKING HEAT WAVE FUELED CLIMATE ANXIETY

The psychological effects of climate change are a growing concern among mental health experts

WHAT IS A BOMB CYCLONE?

An atmospheric scientist explains

 
 
 

RUSSIAN CYBERATTACKS AGAINST THE U.S. COULD FOCUS ON DISINFORMATION

Direct system invasions are possible, but efforts to sow confusion and division are more likely

HOW MEASURING TIME SHAPED HISTORY

From Neolithic constructions to atomic clocks, how humans measure time reveals what we value most

 
 
 

GOLD MINING IS POISONING AMAZON FORESTS WITH MERCURY

Mitigation strategies typically do not include forests, but my team's research suggests they should

LEGO ROBOT WITH AN ORGANIC 'BRAIN' LEARNS TO NAVIGATE A MAZE

The neuromorphic computing device solved the puzzle by working like an animal brain would

 
 
 

NASA'S 'NUCLEAR OPTION' MAY BE CRUCIAL FOR GETTING HUMANS TO MARS

After decades of false starts, a new push for nuclear-powered rocketry could make or break the space agency's plans to send astronauts...

GAS STOVES LEAK MORE METHANE THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT

The appliances also release nitrogen dioxide, an air pollutant that can exacerbate asthma and other conditions

 
 
 

NUCLEAR-TESTING 'DOWNWINDERS' SPEAK ABOUT HISTORY AND FEAR

An archival project aims to document the experiences of people who suffered from U.S. nuclear weapons testing

LOUISIANA'S $2-BILLION GAMBLE: FLOOD THE LAND TO SAVE THE COAST

A new engineering project would bring much needed land to eroding marshes but at a huge cost to the fishing industry

 
 
 

HOW AIRLINES CAN SOLVE THEIR 5G PROBLEM

A delayed rollout bought time to address worries that the new telecommunications standard would interfere with aviation instruments

WHISTLEBLOWERS MAKE SPACEFLIGHT SAFER, SAYS WITNESS TO APOLLO TRAGEDY

As we continue to push into space, the 55th anniversary of the deadly fire reminds us to prioritize both safety and people

 
 
 

COULD ECHOES FROM COLLIDING BLACK HOLES PROVE STEPHEN HAWKING'S GREATEST PREDICTION?

Subtle signals from black hole mergers might confirm the existence of “Hawking radiation”-and gravitational-wave detectors may have...

FEMA TO START TRACKING RACE OF DISASTER-AID APPLICANTS

The agency wants to examine if aid is distrubuted inequitably

 
 
 

DANGEROUS FLU COMEBACK EXPECTED ATOP COVID THIS WINTER

COVID shutdowns limited the spread of influenza in 2019-2020. Several factors could mean this season will be more severe

WHEN SHOULD YOU GET A COVID TEST?

It depends, but vaccinated people should generally wait five days after exposure before taking an antigen test. Here's why

 
 
 

COULD ECHOES FROM COLLIDING BLACK HOLES PROVE STEPHEN HAWKING'S GREATEST PREDICTION?

Subtle signals from black hole mergers might confirm the existence of “Hawking radiation”-and gravitational-wave detectors may have...

AHA! MOMENTS POP UP FROM BELOW THE LEVEL OF CONSCIOUS AWARENESS

People in a study handily solved puzzles while juggling an unrelated mental task by relying on spontaneous insight, not analytic thinking

 
 
 

TIGER SHARKS, TRACKED OVER DECADES, ARE SHIFTING THEIR HAUNTS WITH OCEAN WARMING

Using a combination of fishing data and satellite tracking, scientists found that the sharks have shifted their range some 250 miles...

WEBB TELESCOPE REACHES ITS FINAL DESTINATION FAR FROM EARTH

The ambitious observatory has arrived at its home-near a gravitationally stable spot called L2-for a premier view of the universe

 
 
 



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