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SCIENCE & ENVIRONMENT

COVID emergency ending: Too soon or long overdue?

“The 360” shows you diverse perspectives on the day’s top stories and debates.What’s happeningPresident Biden announced Monday that the two national emergencies that have provided the legal basis for much of the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic...

Western wildfires destroyed 246% more homes and buildings over the past decade – fire scientists explain what’s changing

It can be tempting to think that the recent wildfire disasters in communities across the West were unlucky, one-off events, but evidence is accumulating that points to a trend.In a new study, we found a...

76 percent of well-known insects fall outside protected areas

The existing boundaries of national parks and other habitat preserves aren’t enough to protect more than three-quarters of the world’s well-studied insects.The finding, reported February 1 in One Earth, shows that people who design nature preserves “don’t really think...

Turning astronauts into Moon explorers

Science & Exploration 01/02/2023 587 views 38 likesESA’s geology training course PANGAEA has come of age with the publication of a paper that describes the quest for designing the best possible geology training for the next astronauts to walk on...

NASA loses more than 200 Jupiter photos after Juno probe camera glitch

For the second flyby in a row, a key camera studying Jupiter has struggled to snap photos as usual.NASA's Juno spacecraft launched in 2011 and arrived at Jupiter in 2016; since then, it has made nearly 50 flybys of...

Workers who remain after job cuts feel

Mass layoffs like those roiling the tech industry affect more than the people who lose their jobs. Laid-off workers face practical challenges, such as staying financially afloat and securing new employment, as well as...

‘Reverse Dieting’ Is Not a Weight Loss Cheat Code

To hear the TikTok girlies tell it, there’s a hack that will let you EAT MORE FOOD! While NOT GAINING WEIGHT! And it’s great if you are SICK OF DIETING! Never mind that one can achieve all those...

Michigan inmate dying of cancer begs Gov. Whitmer for freedom after 46 years

Dunlap had already been inside for 10 years, and took Hollister under her wing.Like the time Hollister was placed in charge of the kitchen at 19. The older inmates wouldn't listen to her, and made her do their work, so Dunlap...

To decarbonize the chemical industry, electrify it

The chemical industry is the world’s largest industrial energy consumer and the third-largest source of industrial emissions,...
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Austria expels 4 Russian diplomats based in Vienna

VIENNA (AP) — Austria's government said Thursday that it has ordered four diplomats based in Vienna, including two at...
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