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Melting Glaciers Are Helping Capture Carbon

1 hour ago   |   Wired

Glaciers melting under the weight of global warming can help sequester carbon, making such watersheds a previously unrecognized CO~2~ sink.
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Astronomers Spy a Black Hole Devouring a Neutron Star

2 hours ago   |   Scientific American

If confirmed, the detection could be the first of its kind and would open new vistas on Einstein's general theory of relativity and the physics of extreme matter
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Major retailers including Nordstrom, Macy's, and JCPenney reportedly joined Victoria's Secret in using a modeling agency with ties to Jeffrey Epstein

Major retailers including Nordstrom, Macy's, and JCPenney reportedly joined Victoria's Secret in using a modeling agency with ties to Jeffrey Epstein

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Several major retailers - including Nordstrom , Macy's , and JCPenney - reportedly worked with MC2 Model Management, the agency accused of supplying underage women to Jeffrey...
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AAAS names chemist Holden Thorp as editor-in-chief of Science

2 hours ago   |   Science Mag

University administrator's interests include diversity and entrepreneurship
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Moderate Drinking in Pregnancy Can Alter Genes in Newborns, Mothers

Moderate Drinking in Pregnancy Can Alter Genes in Newborns, Mothers

3 hours ago   |   Psych Central

Pregnant women who drink moderate to high levels of alcohol may be altering their babies' DNA, according to a new study published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and...
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Planned Parenthood May Withdraw From Title X Funding

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

Facing a federal rule that restricts referrals for abortion, the organization will decide whether to reject government funding for family planning for low-income women.
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How to Avoid Vehicle Pollution When You're Stuck in Traffic

4 hours ago   |   Time

Most non-electric motor vehicles emit multiple airborne pollutants, including nitrogen dioxide, hydrocarbons, and ultrafine chemical particles. Breathing in these pollutants...
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New discipline proposed: Macro-energy systems - the science of the energy transition

4 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers propose a new academic discipline, 'macro-energy systems,' as the science of the energy transition.
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Microsoft acquires JClarity to bolster Java workloads on Azure

Microsoft acquires JClarity to bolster Java workloads on Azure

5 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Microsoft today announced that it's acquired jClarity, the leading contributor to the AdoptOpenJDK project, for an undisclosed amount.
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Best deals on data science and analytics online courses for beginners

Best deals on data science and analytics online courses for beginners

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

Data has become an increasingly important part of our lives. It drives everything from your Instagram feed and Google Maps to Netflix recommendations and self-driving cars. So...
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U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

WASHINGTON - Attorney General William Barr has removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey... Read more ...

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

The organization says it is leaving the federal family planning program because of rule changes under the Trump administration. Read more ...

NBA's Steph Curry helps Howard U. start Division I golf team

NBA's Steph Curry helps Howard U. start Division I golf team

WASHINGTON - Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry is helping Howard University launch a Division I golf program. Read more ...

There could have been three more mass shootings if these men weren't...

There could have been three more mass shootings if these men weren't stopped, authorities say

Authorities say they foiled three potential mass shootings this weekend after arresting three men in different states who expressed interest in or threatened to carry them out. Read more ...

Crazy video: Driver loses control, crashes through fence during Zombie...

Crazy video: Driver loses control, crashes through fence during Zombie School Bus races

Dramatic video shows a racing school bus lose control and crash in Indiana. Read more ...

NYPD fires Officer Daniel Pantaleo in chokehold death of Eric Garner

NYPD fires Officer Daniel Pantaleo in chokehold death of Eric Garner

NYPD cop Daniel Panatelo has been fired for causing the chokehold death of Eric Garner, Police Commissioner James O'Neill announced Monday. O'Neill's widely expected decision... Read more ...

7th-grader donates $15,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

7th-grader donates $15,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Way to go, Diesel! Read more ...

VIDEO: Florida man swings sword at jogger during fight over pile of trash

VIDEO: Florida man swings sword at jogger during fight over pile of trash

Florida deputies are trying to find a man caught on camera swinging a sword at another man during a fight over a discarded cart that was part of a bulk pile of trash. Read more ...

For first time in history, Clemson tops AP college football poll

For first time in history, Clemson tops AP college football poll

For the first time, the defending national champion Tigers are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 presented by Regions Bank. Read more ...

Wisconsin reinstates Quintez Cephus after he's cleared of sexual assault charges

Wisconsin reinstates Quintez Cephus after he's cleared of sexual assault charges

Cephus was reinstated Monday after he was cleared of sexual assault charges. Wisconsin had expelled him last semester. Read more ...