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Bernie Sanders Unveils $16 Trillion ‘Green New Deal’ Plan

NY Times Science - 38 min ago
Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview.

Their Mothers Chose Donor Sperm. The Doctors Used Their Own.

NY Times Science - 1 hour 6 min ago
Scores of people born through artificial insemination have learned from DNA tests that their biological fathers were the doctors who performed the procedure.

A Secret Opioid Memo That Could Have Slowed an Epidemic

NY Times Science - 1 hour 22 min ago
A new TV Show from The New York Times on FX and Hulu.

Rivers used as 'open sewers', says WWF charity

BBC Science - 2 hours 58 min ago
The WWF said it was "very unlikely" that pollution reduction targets would be met without new laws.

How Many Triangles Are There? Here’s How to Solve the Puzzle

NY Times Science - 3 hours 13 min ago
Counting will get you nowhere. Try a little combinatorics instead.

Russia launches life-sized robot into space

BBC Science - 4 hours 18 min ago
The robot, named Fedor, will perform daily tasks during its 10 days on the International Space Station.

Evidence suggests microplastics in water pose ‘minimal health risk’

BBC Science - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 23:01
The World Health Organization says its findings are based on the "limited information" available.

Fires in Amazon Rain Forest Have Surged This Year

NY Times Science - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 20:51
The fires, most of which have been set by farmers clearing their land, are raging in uninhabited areas of rain forest and intruding on populated areas in the country’s north.

Where the Titanic Rests, Decay Races On

NY Times Science - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 19:12
A recent visit to the world’s most famous shipwreck found it “being consumed by the ocean and returned to its elemental state.”

What is 'blobology' and how is it transforming biology?

BBC Science - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 16:24
Spectacular images from a new microscope spark a "revolution" in biology

Hampshire lab tests water quality every day of the year

BBC Science - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 16:08
A Hampshire lab tests tap water quality for 2.2 million people across the south east every day.

Ditch cars to meet climate change targets, say MPs

BBC Science - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 16:01
MPs say people will have to stop driving if the UK is to meet its Zero Carbon goals by 2050.

Vaping Sicknesses Rising: 153 Cases Reported in 16 States

NY Times Science - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 15:28
The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the high-inducing chemical in marijuana, was the cause.

Readers Share Pain and Frustration Over Urinary Tract Infections

NY Times Science - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 07:54
Hundreds of readers shared their experiences with drug-resistant U.T.I.s, many describing deep frustration with persistent, painful infections.

Amazon fires: Record number burning in Brazil rainforest - space agency

BBC Science - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 07:38
Fires in the Amazon have risen 84% amid growing deforestation, Brazil's space research agency says.

Titanic sub dive reveals parts are being lost to sea

BBC Science - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 06:00
The first people to dive down to the Titanic in nearly 15 years say some parts of the wreck have been lost to the sea.

Sub dive reveals Titanic wreck is deteriorating

BBC Science - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 06:00
For the first time in 15 years divers have explored the Titanic wreck and say it is deteriorating.

The Mystery of the Himalayas’ Skeleton Lake Just Got Weirder

NY Times Science - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 03:40
Every summer, hundreds of ancient bones emerge from the ice. A new genetic study helps explain how they got there.

Some Migratory Birds Sleep Better Than Others

NY Times Science - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 03:40
The weariest warblers are more likely to sleep with their heads tucked in — saving energy, but making them more vulnerable to predators.

An Archaeological Puzzle on the Danube

NY Times Science - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 03:40
Unique sculptures date from the historical moment when two peoples and two cultures met on the banks of a section of the river, now known as the Iron Gates.
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