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Space Junk Removal Is Not Going Smoothly

16 minutes ago   |   Scientific American

Despite promising technology demonstrations, there is no one-size-fits-all solution for the growing problem of taking out the orbital trash
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Some Children With Covid-Related Syndrome Develop Neurological Symptoms

58 minutes ago   |   NY Times

New research found that half of young patients with the inflammatory condition, MIS-C, in a London hospital experienced confusion, hallucinations and other issues, in addition...
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These Ants Shrink Their Brains for a Chance to Become Queen

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

If their bids at motherhood fail, they can then regrow their brains.
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Once On The Brink Of Eradication, Syphilis is Raging Again

Once On The Brink Of Eradication, Syphilis is Raging Again

2 hours ago   |   NPR

Syphilis cases in California have contributed to soaring national caseloads of sexually transmitted diseases. Experts point to the advent of dating apps, condom fatigue and an...
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Zoom fatigue worse for women

Zoom fatigue worse for women

8 hours ago   |   Stanford

In the first large-scale study examining the full extent of Zoom fatigue, Stanford researchers find that women report feeling more exhausted than men following video calls...
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Study finds that paid family leave does not hurt employers

Study finds that paid family leave does not hurt employers

8 hours ago   |   Stanford

New research from SIEPR's Maya Rossin-Slater suggests that employers are not harmed when workers take paid leaves of absence to care for family members.
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UC research shedding new light on massive toxic-waste dump on SoCal ocean floor

8 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Researchers are engaged in new efforts to map and quantify a massive toxic-waste dump that is polluting the ocean floor just off the Southern California coast.
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Rand Paul Says Fauci Acts 'Against the Science,' Wants People to Stay In 'Biden's Basement'

8 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Sen. Rand Paul blasted Dr. Anthony Fauci for allegedly telling the public that "even though you've been vaccinated you still need to stay in Joe Biden's basement" amid the...
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UC Santa Barbara team studying massive toxic-waste dump on SoCal ocean floor

10 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

A group of researchers, led by a University of California Santa Barbara professor, has been studying a dump site on the ocean floor off the Southern California coast.
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5,200 tons of cosmic dust fall to Earth each year

5,200 tons of cosmic dust fall to Earth each year

11 hours ago   |   WGN TV

Cosmic dust falls to Earth each year, and now scientists have estimated just how much of the tiny particles from comets and asteroids make it to the green planet. According to...
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2 men fatally shot in Englewood: police

2 men fatally shot in Englewood: police

CHICAGO - Two men were shot and killed in the South Side's Englewood neighborhood. Chicago police said the men were sitting in a car on the 7300 block of South Stewart Avenue... Read more ...

Prosecutors expect decision today for cop who shot Black motorist Daunte Wright

Prosecutors expect decision today for cop who shot Black motorist Daunte Wright

Prosecutors expect a decision to be reached Wednesday on whether to charge the former police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb... Read more ...

Wilmer Flores leads Giants to crazy win over Reds

Wilmer Flores leads Giants to crazy win over Reds

SAN FRANCISCO - Down by four runs after a half-inning a day after being shut out, San Francisco just started swinging away. Wilmer Flores' tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the... Read more ...

Shane Bieber-Lucas Giolito pitchers' duel doesn't disappoint

Shane Bieber-Lucas Giolito pitchers' duel doesn't disappoint

CHICAGO - Shane Bieber wasn't sure where this ranked among his best performances. The AL Cy Young Award winner knew it was high on the list. Bieber pitched three-hit ball over... Read more ...

Mets offense comes alive in doubleheader sweep of Phillies

Mets offense comes alive in doubleheader sweep of Phillies

A pulse could be detected from this Mets lineup over the final eight innings Tuesday, spanning two games, and that carried the day. Jonathan Villar delivered a walk-off hit in... Read more ...

The ship that blocked the Suez Canal has been impounded over a $900 million...

The ship that blocked the Suez Canal has been impounded over a $900 million compensation bill

Ever Given, the ship that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week last month and halted more than 400 ships from passing through, has been seized by Egyptian authorities... Read more ...

Dozens gather in Chicago to protest killing of Daunte Wright

Dozens gather in Chicago to protest killing of Daunte Wright

CHICAGO - Dozens of people marched around downtown Chicago on Tuesday to express solidarity with the family of Daunte Wright, a Minnesota man fatally shot by police officer... Read more ...

Biden, Harris meet with Congressional Black Caucus about police reform

Biden, Harris meet with Congressional Black Caucus about police reform

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris joined the leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus to renew calls for systematic change, following the... Read more ...

Jay-Z, Nas and Diddy endorse Ray McGuire for mayor of New York City

Jay-Z, Nas and Diddy endorse Ray McGuire for mayor of New York City

It's the "Empire State of Mind" collaboration New Yorkers didn't see coming. Read more ...

One Deshaun Watson accuser drops civil suit against Texans QB

One Deshaun Watson accuser drops civil suit against Texans QB

One woman has dropped her civil suit against Deshaun Watson, NFL Network reported Tuesday. “We believe we have names for 20 of the 22 lawsuits,” Watson's lawyer Rusty Hardin... Read more ...