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Or maybe it’s already begun.
Because, you know ... humans are the polluting kind.
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A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya.
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Going back to the basics is often the best path forward.
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Astronomers were using images taken by Hubble Space Telescope to study a supernova when they detected an unusually strong source of light later determined to be a star.
One possible solution to the opioid epidemic is already accessible in several states, with more to come.
A study finds the link between biological clocks and poor performance at school and work.
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It's been there the whole time, but researchers couldn't see it because they'd always cut through it.
Researchers study whether bearded men have advantages in fighting.
Smithsonian researchers identify an ocean zone with unique species living at the very edge of light.
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Forty percent of Americans get less than seven hours of sleep per night. But there's another key ingredient we're missing: dreams.
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