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We may now know why Uranus and Neptune are different shades of blue

Uranus is pale blue in colour while Neptune is a deeper shade of blue, and an atmospheric model can explain…

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Don’t Look Up: Could we save Earth from a comet in just six months?

Astrophysicists calculate that we could use nuclear devices to stop a “planet killer” from colliding with Earth in a scenario…

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We ‘click’ better with others when conversations flow more quickly

The more quickly people respond to each other during a conversation, the more likely they are to feel in sync…

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Bacteria survive extremes that may have existed in ancient Mars lakes

Microorganisms have adapted to one of the harshest environments on Earth, a sulphurous and acidic lake that is considered an…

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Federal judge cites climate impact in revoking Gulf of Mexico oil lease sale

WASHINGTON — A federal court has rejected a plan to lease millions of acres in the Gulf of Mexico for…

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Fake poop helps transplanted owls settle in to new, safer neighborhoods

Settling into a new home can be tough for anyone. So scientists have come up with some tricks to make…

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What to know about BA.2, the newest Covid omicron variant

As coronavirus case numbers in the U.S. show early signs of tapering, scientists are keeping a watchful eye on a…

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Texas scientists develop a patent-free Covid vaccine

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Antisemitism on the rise in…

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10 iPhone tricks I use every day, and you will, too

Cell phones have become essential for many heroin dealers, and many of their customers. (REUTERS/Robert Galbraith) Your phone can do…

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Migrating birds may use slope of Earth’s magnetic field as ‘stop sign’

Eurasian reed warblers migrate to sub-Saharan Africa each year – and they seem to use the slope of Earth’s magnetic…

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