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Hurricane Sam Is Latest Monster in Active Storm Season

Tropical cyclones are becoming more intense, but not necessarily more frequent, with climate change

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All Small Electronics Should Have the Same Charging Ports, New E.U. Rule Says

In a bid to reduce waste, a proposed regulation would require phones and other small electronics to switch to USB-C

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Death, Physics and Wishful Thinking

Fear of mortality might underlie physicists’ fondness for the anthropic principle, multiverses, superdeterminism and other shaky ideas

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Do Monoclonal Antibodies Help COVID Patients?

Experts explain what this treatment involves, who needs it and how to get it

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Living ‘Bee Fences’ Protect Farmers from Elephants, and Vice Versa

A string of hives between posts can fend off the pachyderms better than other deterrents, research shows

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How to Search for Life as We Don’t Know It

Much of astrobiology is focused on looking for organisms with chemistry similar to ours—but there could well be other kinds

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The Pandemic’s Hidden Toll Is Revealed in Excess Death Counts

Many of the unexpected deaths in rural U.S. counties last year were not recorded as caused by COVID

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Best Delta 8 Tinctures: Top 10 Brands & Buyer’s Guide

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‘Self-Driving’ Cars Begin to Emerge from a Cloud of Hype

Developers try to overcome a multitude of technical challenges before vehicles drive on their own

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A Plot Twist for Climate Change, the Power of Occam’s Razor, and Other New Books

Recommendations from the editors of Scientific American

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Even Mild Cases of COVID May Leave a Mark on the Brain

The new findings, although preliminary, are raising concerns about the potential long-term effects of COVID-19.

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Legos in the Lab

The toys both delight children and aid groundbreaking research — Lego figures have even ventured into space. Continue reading

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Statisticians Reveal the Number of Serial Killers That Were Never Caught During The 20th Century

Some prolific serial killers almost certainly die before they can be caught. Now a new statistical analysis reveals just how many evade justice in this way. Continue reading

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Climate vs. Weather: What’s the Difference? 

Climate-change deniers often exploit confusion about these terms to muddy the waters about the science of global warming. Here’s what you need to know. Continue reading

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Delta 8 THC Near Me: Where to Buy The Best D8 Products Online

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Footprint Discovery Hints at Humans in the Americas More Than 20,000 Years Ago

Seeds found in fossilized tracks fuel new speculation about when—and how—people arrived

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Wildfire Is Transforming Alaska and Amplifying Climate Change

Although conflagrations in lower latitudes get more attention, wildfires across the high north are affecting the planet even more

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Bringing Fisheries Back from the Brink

Marine biologist Daniel Pauly did a turnabout from helping fishing trawlers to fighting them. Can struggling fisheries now turn around?

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Molecular “Lawnmower” is The First Autonomous Protein-Based Synthetic Motor

Living cells are filled with powerful molecular motors. Now biophysicists have built their own for the first time. Continue reading

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Mattresses that Won’t Sag: What is the Best Mattress for Heavy Individuals?

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Can’t Stop Eating? Blame Your Brain

Due to a brain connection with important evolutionary origins, environmental cues can compel us to eat when we don’t feel hungry. Continue reading

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Booster Vaccines Are Actually Pretty Common

Whether its targeting COVID-19 or other diseases, our immune system sometimes needs a little help remembering what it’s fighting against. Continue reading

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When Taste and Smell Disappear for Good

The senses are crucial to our survival as a species, but they also have implications for our mood and mental health. Continue reading

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China Says It Will Stop Financing Coal Power Abroad

The announcement came as the U.S. promised quadruple its international climate finance contributions

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How Facebook Hinders Misinformation Research

The platform strictly limits and controls data access, which stymies scientists

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New Type of Dark Energy Could Solve Universe Expansion Mystery

Hints of a previously unknown, primordial form of the substance could explain why the cosmos now seems to be expanding faster than theory predicts

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Winged Microchips Glide like Tree Seeds

The tiny sensors could gather and transmit environmental data as they drift through the air

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Autopsies on Hold: Why We Need More Medical Examiners

Too many deaths and too few forensic pathologists trigger a surprising workforce crisis. Continue reading

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Meet the Bat Woman and Bat Man of India

They sealed their love with dead bats. Now these researchers are on a mission to save India’s endangered chiropteran species together.

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NASA Unveils Ice-Hunting VIPER Rover’s Lunar Landing Site

The space agency’s first-ever robotic moon rover will touch down in late 2023 just west of Nobile, a crater near the lunar south pole

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