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Sophistication Of Saudi Airstrike Points To Iranian Involvement

An attack over the weekend crippled a major Saudi Arabian oil facility. Evidence suggests the strike may have involved both ...
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Vineyards Facing An Insect Invasion May Turn To Aliens For Help

Enlarge this image An adult spotted lanternfly searches for tasty grapevines at Vynecrest Vineyards and Winery, near Allentown, Pa. Dan ...
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A Daily Baby Aspirin Could Help Many Pregnancies And Save Lives

Bridget Desmukes (center) and her husband, Jeffrey, love having a big, active family. “The kids are always climbing on things, ...
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A Fire Lookout On What's Lost In A Transition To Technology

Enlarge this image A single tree burns in southwest New Mexico after a lightning strike. For more than a hundred ...
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In 'Something Deeply Hidden,' Sean Carroll Argues There Are Infinite Copies Of You

Everyone knows we live in a partisan age. It’s hard to find any issue these days that people aren’t ready ...
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Friday News Roundup – International

In the northern Bahamas, 2,500 people are still missing in the wake of Hurricane Dorian. The Catagory 5 storm left ...
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Finding Meaning At Work: How We Shape And Think About Our Jobs

Enlarge this image Malte Mueller/Getty Images/fStop Why do you work? Popular wisdom says your answer depends on what your job ...
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CRISPR Gene-Editing May Offer Path To Cure For HIV, First Published Report Shows

Enlarge this image MOLEKUUL/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Getty Images/Science Photo Libra There’s been a lot of excitement lately that the powerful gene-editing ...
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Scientists Create A Device That Can Mass-Produce 'Synthetic' Human Embryos

Enlarge this image These human embryo-like structures (top) were synthesized from human stem cells; they’ve been stained to illustrate different ...
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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Weathers New Scrutiny

Enlarge this image Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is under the microscope for reportedly pressuring government scientists to back President Trump ...
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How The Trump Administration's Attacks On Science Put Americans At Risk

NPR’s Ailsa Chang talks with Gretchen Goldman, researcher with the Union of Concerned Scientists, about how the Trump administration’s attacks ...
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EPA Chief Pledges To Severely Cut Back On Animal Testing Of Chemicals

Enlarge this image The EPA says it aims to eliminate the testing of chemicals and pesticides in animals by 2035 ...
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What A Settlement By Purdue Pharma Means For The Opioid Crisis

A settlement between the Sacklers, its company — Purdue Pharma — and multiple state and local governments is in jeopardy ...
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Federal Watchdog Warns EPA Is Failing To Enforce Lead Paint Abatement Rules

Enlarge this image Millions of homes built before 1978 still contain lead-based paint. A report published Monday finds the Environmental ...
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Scientists Says Politicization Of The Weather Will Not Affect How They Do Their Jobs

At the National Weather Association conference in Huntsville, Ala., this week, scientists say the politicization of weather is cause for ...
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Business

I hope Apple Arcade makes room for weird cool shit

Apple Arcade seems purpose built to make room in the market for beautiful, sad, weird, moving, slow, clever and heartfelt. All things that the action, ...
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Apple Arcade is now available for some iOS 13 beta users

If you’re running a beta version of iOS 13 or 13.1, chances are you can now open the App Store and subscribe to Apple Arcade ...
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YouTube tests profile cards that show users’ comment history

YouTube commenters will now have their channel loyalty — or their tendency to troll — exposed, thanks to a new feature called profile cards, now ...
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