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August 31, 2020

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Giant Halo Around Andromeda Galaxy

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Earth May Have Always Been Wet

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Transplanted Brown-Fat-Like Cells for Obesity

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Meteorite Strikes: Unexpected Form of Silica

 New research examining the crystal structure of the silica mineral quartz under shock compression is challenging longstanding assumptions about this ubiquitous …
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Health News
August 31, 2020

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Gut Bacteria Can Enhance Immunotherapy

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Why Seasonal Flu Shots Don’t ‘Stick’ Long-Term

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Loss of Enzyme Boosts Fat Metabolism in Mice

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Smiling Really Does Give You a Positive Outlook

 From Sinatra to Katy Perry, celebrities have long sung about the power of a smile — how it picks you up, changes your outlook, and generally makes you feel better. But is it all smoke and mirrors, …
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Physical/Tech News
August 31, 2020

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Greenland Ice Sheet Passes Point of No Return

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New Catalyst for Reduction of Carbon Dioxide

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Quantum Researchers Create Error-Correcting Cat

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Most Distant Milky Way Look-Alike

 Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have revealed an extremely distant and therefore very young galaxy that looks surprisingly like our Milky Way. The galaxy is …
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Environment News
August 31, 2020

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Woolly Rhinos Went Extinct Due to Climate Change

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Photosynthetic Hacks Can Boost Crop Yield

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Complete Loss of Arctic Sea-Ice by 2035

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Cooling Caused by Eruptions, Not Meteors

 Ancient sediment found in a central Texas cave appears to solve the mystery of why the Earth cooled suddenly about 13,000 years …
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Society/Education News
August 31, 2020

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Lockdown: Human-Linked Earth Vibrations Down

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World Population to Shrink After Mid-Century

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Why Some Words More Memorable Than Others

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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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