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Top Science News
September 17, 2020

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What Led to First Organic Molecules

Erupting volcano (stock | (c) (c) Ingo Bartussek / Adobe

Ocean Carbon: Humans Outpace Ancient Volcanoes

Planet Venus (stock | (c) (c) Igor_Filonenko / Adobe

Possible Marker of Life Spotted On Venus

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Patterns in 66 Million Years of Earth’s Climate

 Astronomers have discovered a rare molecule — phosphine — in the clouds of Venus. On Earth, this gas is only made industrially or by microbes that thrive in oxygen-free environments. Astronomers …
Latest Top Headlines
updated 10:31am EDT

Health News
September 17, 2020

Diabetes diagnosis | (c) (c) Vitalii Vodolazskyi / Adobe

Artificial Pancreas for Type 1 Diabetes in Kids

Alzheimer's | (c) (c) vchalup / Adobe

Female Chromosomes: Resilience to Alzheimer’s

Doctor writing word | (c) (c) Michail Petrov / Adobe

Transplanted Brown-Fat-Like Cells for Obesity

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Got Fatigue? Brain Regions That May Control It

 A clinical trial at four pediatric diabetes centers in the United States has found that a new artificial pancreas system — which automatically …
Latest Health Headlines
updated 10:31am EDT

Physical/Tech News
September 17, 2020

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Giant Halo Around Andromeda Galaxy

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Cosmic Rays May Soon Stymie Quantum Computing

Spiral galaxy concept | (c) (c) Alexandr Mitiuc / Adobe

Galactic Bar Paradox Resolved in Cosmic Dance

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A Galaxy’s Stop-And-Start Young Radio Jets

 In a landmark study, scientists using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have mapped the immense halo of gas enveloping the Andromeda galaxy, our nearest large galactic …
Latest Physical/Tech Headlines
updated 10:31am EDT

Environment News
September 17, 2020

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Ancient Star Explosions: Deep-Sea Sediments

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Optical Illusions Explained in a Fly’s Eyes

Sumatran orangutan | (c) (c) Anton Petrus / Adobe

Animal Species May Be Vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2

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Exploding Stars May Have Caused Mass Extinction

 A mystery surrounding the space around our solar system is unfolding thanks to evidence of supernovae found in deep-sea …
Latest Environment Headlines
updated 10:31am EDT

Society/Education News
September 17, 2020

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Smiling Really Does Give You a Positive Outlook

Seismograph (stock | (c) (c) Anna / Adobe

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

 With widespread, sustained declines in fertility, the world population will likely peak in 2064 at around 9.7 billion, and then decline to about 8.8 …
Latest Society/Education Headlines
updated 10:31am EDT

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