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Top Science News
July 3, 2020

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Variant of COVID-19 Virus Dominates Globally

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How the Brain Organizes Information About Odors

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Metal in Moon’s Craters: Insight Into Origin

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Extreme Warming of the South Pole

 The South Pole has been warming at more than three times the global average over the past 30 years, according to recent …
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Health News
July 3, 2020

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Receptor Makes Mice Strong and Slim

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One-Time Treatment Eliminates Parkinson’s: Mice

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Driving Bacteria to Produce Potential Antibiotic

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Neighborhood You Grew Up In and Gene Regulation

 An 18-year study of 2,000 children born in England and Wales found that young adults raised in communities marked by more economic deprivation, …
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updated 10:45am EDT

Physical/Tech News
July 3, 2020

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Black Hole Collision: Exploding With Light

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‘Baby’ Planet in Young Star System

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Pluto May Have Liquid Ocean Beneath Icy Crust

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Teleportation: Step Toward Quantum Computing

 Researchers are exploring new ways of creating quantum-mechanical interactions between distant electrons. The research marks an important advance in quantum …
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updated 10:45am EDT

Environment News
July 3, 2020

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Sled Dogs Like 9,500-Year-Old ‘Ancient Dog’

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Why Are Plants Green?

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Dolphins Learn Foraging Skills from Peers

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How Water in the Deep Earth Triggers Quakes

 Scientists provide the first conclusive evidence directly linking deep Earth’s water cycle and its expressions with magmatic productivity and earthquake …
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updated 10:45am EDT

Society/Education News
July 3, 2020

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Living Environment Key to Long Life

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Human Activity: Vertebrate Evolutionary History

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Potentially Fatal Combinations of Humidity, Heat

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COVID-19 Lockdowns: Global Air Quality

 Levels of two major air pollutants have been drastically reduced since lockdowns began in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but a secondary pollutant — ground-level ozone — has increased in China, …
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