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Sun's Upcoming Peak of Sunspot and Solar Flare Activity Could Set Records

Sun's Upcoming Peak of Sunspot and Solar Flare Activity Could Set Records

The current 11-year solar cycle was supposed to reach a mellow peak of activity in coming years, but NASA now says the prediction may have been way off.

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Taylor Swift Tops a Worst Carbon Offenders List for Private Jet Use

Taylor Swift Tops a Worst Carbon Offenders List for Private Jet Use

An estimated 8,300 tons of carbon have been emitted during her jet's 380 hours of flight time so far this year.

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Cost Plus Drugs: Mark Cuban's Pharmacy Startup Sells Ultra-Cheap Medications

Cost Plus Drugs: Mark Cuban's Pharmacy Startup Sells Ultra-Cheap Medications

Scientists calculated that Medicare could save billions by buying generic drugs from Cuban's new endeavor.

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Taylor Swift Tops a Worst Carbon Offenders List for Private Jet Use

Taylor Swift Tops a Worst Carbon Offenders List for Private Jet Use

An estimated 8,300 tons of carbon have been emitted during her jet's 380 hours of flight time so far this year.

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UN Experts Just Dropped a Huge Report on Protecting Wild Species. Here's Why It Matters

UN Experts Just Dropped a Huge Report on Protecting Wild Species. Here's Why It Matters

Reversing the biodiversity crisis is paramount for the billions who rely on wild species for health, income and food.

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How Living Carbon's Modified Trees Can Store More Carbon

How Living Carbon's Modified Trees Can Store More Carbon

Living Carbon has developed enhanced trees that can grow faster and store more carbon than trees grown naturally.

'Clobbered by Climate Change': UN Warns of Failure to Adapt to Global Warming

'Clobbered by Climate Change': UN Warns of Failure to Adapt to Global Warming

Humanity's ability to deal with climate change will become more difficult unless we rapidly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, scientists say.

Earth Day: 5 Things You Can Recycle and 5 Things You Can't

Earth Day: 5 Things You Can Recycle and 5 Things You Can't

Everyone knows you can recycle paper, plastic, glass and aluminum, but some of these might surprise you.

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NASA Shares Game Plan for Late August Artemis I Lunar Launch

NASA Shares Game Plan for Late August Artemis I Lunar Launch

Come Aug. 29, here's what could go down.

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Sun's Upcoming Peak of Sunspot and Solar Flare Activity Could Set Records

Sun's Upcoming Peak of Sunspot and Solar Flare Activity Could Set Records

The current 11-year solar cycle was supposed to reach a mellow peak of activity in coming years, but NASA now says the prediction may have been way off.

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World's Largest Radio Telescope Captures Glowing Aftermath of Stars Colliding

World's Largest Radio Telescope Captures Glowing Aftermath of Stars Colliding

Scientists have the receipts of two stellar bodies merging and causing a violent explosion in deep space.

NASA Explains That Weird Spaghetti-Like Object on Mars

NASA Explains That Weird Spaghetti-Like Object on Mars

Nothing but net.

Deep Space 'Ghost Particle' Reveals Clue in Centuries-Old Cosmic Mystery

Deep Space 'Ghost Particle' Reveals Clue in Centuries-Old Cosmic Mystery

Scientists tracked a neutrino back to a violent black hole -- and it could help explain where elusive cosmic rays originate.

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Cost Plus Drugs: Mark Cuban's Pharmacy Startup Sells Ultra-Cheap Medications

Cost Plus Drugs: Mark Cuban's Pharmacy Startup Sells Ultra-Cheap Medications

Scientists calculated that Medicare could save billions by buying generic drugs from Cuban's new endeavor.

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Google's DeepMind AI Predicts 3D Structure of Nearly Every Protein Known to Science

Google's DeepMind AI Predicts 3D Structure of Nearly Every Protein Known to Science

At last, the decades-old protein folding problem may finally be put to rest.

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'Incredibly Rare': Watch a Squid Mom Carry Her Eggs in the Deep

'Incredibly Rare': Watch a Squid Mom Carry Her Eggs in the Deep

Between the squid and the deep blue sea.

Scientists Explain 'Mystery Masses' Discovered on Seafloor

Scientists Explain 'Mystery Masses' Discovered on Seafloor

Forbidden spaghetti. Do not eat.

Newly Discovered See-Through Glass Frogs Already Endangered

Newly Discovered See-Through Glass Frogs Already Endangered

The delicate frogs found in the Andes have see-through abdomens.

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