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Hibernating Squirrels and the Government Shutdown

1 hour ago   |   Scientific American

In my lab and many others, time-sensitive research is in peril
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Happy Sesquicentennial, Periodic Table!

3 hours ago   |   Scientific American

The organizing scheme that revolutionized our understanding of the chemical elements turns 150 in 2019
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Bottled water freezes instantly in cool science trick

Bottled water freezes instantly in cool science trick

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

A man in Anchor Point, Alaska, was shocked when he dropped a bottle of water and it instantly turned to ice. This was caused by an unusual set of circumstances that allowed the...
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Roma and The Favourite Lead the 2019 Oscar Nominees

5 hours ago   |   Slate   |   6 articles

The nominations for the 91 st Academy Awards were announced bright and early Tuesday morning with the help of Kumail Nanjiani and Tracee Ellis Ross. The Favourite and Roma tied...
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Live Updates: Oscar Nominations 2019: ‘Roma' and ‘The Favourite' Lead the Way

6 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   6 articles

Both films received 10 nominations, and Netflix got its first best picture nod. The 91st Academy Awards are scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 24.
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Live Updates: Oscar Nominations 2019: ‘Roma' and ‘The Favourite' Lead the Way

6 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   6 articles

The 91st Academy Awards are scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 24. The show will be broadcast on ABC.
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‘Roma' & ‘The Favorite' Lead Oscar Nominations

‘Roma' & ‘The Favorite' Lead Oscar Nominations

6 hours ago   |   CBS   |   4 articles

The Oscar nominations are being announced Tuesday morning. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is revealing the nominees in all 24 categories.
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Still without a host, Oscars nominations set to be announced Tuesday morning

Still without a host, Oscars nominations set to be announced Tuesday morning

10 hours ago   |   WGAL   |   4 articles

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will unveil nominations to the 91st Oscars on Tuesday morning at 8:20 a.m. EST from the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly...
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Chinese University Fires Scientist Who Claimed to Have Created the First Gene-Edited Babies

11 hours ago   |   Time

A university in China has severed ties with the scientist who rattled researchers last year after he claimed to have engineered the world's first gene-edited babies. The...
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‘A Tipping Point.' Greenland's Ice Is Melting Much Faster Than Previously Thought, Scientists Say

15 hours ago   |   Time

Greenland's massive ice stockpile is melting faster than previously thought, and it may be too late to do anything about it except “adapt,” scientists have warned in a new...
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Supreme Court reinstates Trump's ban on transgender military personnel

Supreme Court reinstates Trump's ban on transgender military personnel

The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Pentagon to move ahead with a plan to limit transgender military service while lawsuits work their way through the courts. President... Read more ...

A Deal In The LA Teachers Strike - Now, Union Members To Vote

A Deal In The LA Teachers Strike - Now, Union Members To Vote

Teachers remain on strike Tuesday, and the tentative deal won't become official until union members approve it. Read more ...

School officials: CovCath closed until police say to reopen, investigation...

School officials: CovCath closed until police say to reopen, investigation to begin this week

The Diocese of Covington and Covington Catholic High School officials provided an updated statement Tuesday regarding the recent controversy surrounding videos showing... Read more ...

Oscar nominations 2019: Full list of nominees, surprises, snubs

Oscar nominations 2019: Full list of nominees, surprises, snubs

Hollywood's award season gold rush reaches full gallop Tuesday with the announcement of nominations for the 91st annual Academy Awards. Will dark horse “Bohemian Rhapsody”... Read more ...

Still without a host, Oscars nominations set to be announced Tuesday morning

Still without a host, Oscars nominations set to be announced Tuesday morning

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will unveil nominations to the 91st Oscars on Tuesday morning at 8:20 a.m. EST from the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly... Read more ...

Singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape accusation

Singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape accusation

Two police officials say U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint. Read more ...

'Roma,' 'The Favourite' lead Oscar nomination with 10 nods

'Roma,' 'The Favourite' lead Oscar nomination with 10 nods

Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" and Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite" have led all films with 10 nominations each heading to the 91st Academy Awards. Read more ...

Cristiano Ronaldo all smiles while losing $21 million

Cristiano Ronaldo all smiles while losing $21 million

MADRID - Cristiano Ronaldo smiled broadly after leaving court Tuesday despite the unwanted trip back to Madrid to plead guilty to tax fraud. The Juventus forward, who was... Read more ...

Police release timeline, photos of man after woman goes missing in Boston

Police release timeline, photos of man after woman goes missing in Boston

Boston police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man in connection with the disappearance of Olivia Ambrose. Read more ...

Singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape accusation

Singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape accusation

Two police officials say U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint. Read more ...