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Growing crops with crushed rocks could reduce CO2 emissions

Growing crops with crushed rocks could reduce CO2 emissions

SUMMARY: To prevent catastrophic global warming, scientists say humans must find a variety of ways to both reduce CO2 emissions and pull more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

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Scientists discover 15 new genes that influence face shape

Scientists discover 15 new genes that influence face shape

SUMMARY: Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Scientists have identified 15 new genes that influence the development of a person's facial features.

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Paleo Profile: The Chimera Spider

Paleo Profile: The Chimera Spider

SUMMARY: Credit: University of KansasName: Chimerarachne yingiMeaning: Chimerarachne means "chimera spider" - in reference to the arachnid's mix of traits - while yingi honors the fossil's collector, Yanling Ying.

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So Unfair! How Our Brain Responds to Injustice

So Unfair! How Our Brain Responds to Injustice

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Princess Diana's letters to AIDS victim surface, up for auction

Princess Diana's letters to AIDS victim surface, up for auction

SUMMARY: Letters from Princess Diana to an AIDS victim, which show her compassionate nature, have surfaced in the U.K.

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The botany in Obama's official portrait represents his history

The botany in Obama's official portrait represents his history

SUMMARY: The same is true for white flowers as symbols of purity and certain spookier plants are unspoken symbols of death and decay.

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Secret to Great Pyramid's near perfect alignment possibly found

Secret to Great Pyramid's near perfect alignment possibly found

SUMMARY: The degree of error is slightly counterclockwise, similar to the error found in the Great Pyramid, Khafre Pyramid and Red Pyramid, Dash found.

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Fake Mushroom Lures Pollinators into Floral Trap

Fake Mushroom Lures Pollinators into Floral Trap

SUMMARY: The goods are odd and the odds aren’t good, but they get much better when a fungus gnat gets involved.

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Could Scientists Use Silver Iodide to Make Snow for the Olympics?

Could Scientists Use Silver Iodide to Make Snow for the Olympics?

SUMMARY: These flares are ignited as a plane flies through a snowstorm, releasing silver iodide particles into the clouds.

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DNA secrets of how vampire bats became bloodthirsty

DNA secrets of how vampire bats became bloodthirsty

SUMMARY: Vampire bats have key differences in genes involved in immunity and food metabolism compared with other bats.

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Last week in tech: President’s Day sale on fresh content

Last week in tech: President’s Day sale on fresh content

SUMMARY: This week, we got a new video of the quirky quadruped robot from Boston Dynamics.

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Undersea Recordings Reveal A Whale's Tale

Undersea Recordings Reveal A Whale's Tale

SUMMARY: "We have 121 tags that have been deployed on blue whales.

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'Loneliest tree in the world' offers evidence of Anthropocene's beginning

'Loneliest tree in the world' offers evidence of Anthropocene's beginning

SUMMARY: The evidence came in the form of a "golden spike" found in the heartwood of the "loneliest tree in the world."

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Electric eel inspires new soft power source

Electric eel inspires new soft power source

SUMMARY: The potential can be harvested for electric power.

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UFO ‘evidence’: Recordings reveal air traffic control’s confusion at strange craft over Oregon

UFO ‘evidence’: Recordings reveal air traffic control’s confusion at strange craft over Oregon

SUMMARY: Seattle’s air traffic control manager in charge of operations urgently interrogates controllers and three of the airline pilots that reported visual contact — as well as air traffic security and an safety officers.

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Biden blasts science denialists, calls to dramatically speed up fight against cancer

Biden blasts science denialists, calls to dramatically speed up fight against cancer

SUMMARY: He continued the work after he left office through the Biden Cancer Initiative.

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Trump's Plans For Exploration Of Oil And Gas Could Hurt Marine Life : The Two-Way : NPR

Trump's Plans For Exploration Of Oil And Gas Could Hurt Marine Life : The Two-Way : NPR

SUMMARY: However, for several years, scientists have been working with exploration companies to develop newer air guns that are quieter.

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A giant storm on Neptune is disappearing and for the first time scientists are able to see it

A giant storm on Neptune is disappearing and for the first time scientists are able to see it

SUMMARY: When NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft flew by Neptune in 1989, it observed large, dark storms inhabiting the distant planet's atmosphere.

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