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  1. How Water Made Fire in an Indonesian Volcano

    Heavy rains may have set off an outpouring of ash and gases from Indonesia’s volcano Semeru “like uncorking a soda bottle”


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  2. The Linguistics of Swearing Explain Why We Substitute Darn for Damn

    Languages from Hindi to Korean tone down swear words by inserting gentler consonants into speech. Here’s how “Let’s go Brandon” got started


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  3. Astronomers Grapple with JWST's Discovery of Early Galaxies

    Researchers are convinced the James Webb Space Telescope has glimpsed an unexpected population of galaxies in the early universe. Now they’re trying to decide what this means for our...
  4. Is Our Universe a Hologram? Physicists Debate Famous Idea on Its 25th Anniversary

    The Ads/CFT duality conjecture suggests our universe is a hologram, enabling significant discoveries in the 25 years since it was first proposed


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    On December 7 the Moon Will Photobomb Mars

    Much of North America can witness a delightful astronomical event on the evening of December 7 as the moon blocks out Mars


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  6. Mauna Loa, Earth's Largest Active Volcano, Just Woke Up after 38 Years

    Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the largest active volcano on Earth, erupted for the first time in nearly 40 years. Its eruptions tend to be shorter-lived than those of the other Big Island volcanoes, and...
  7. People with Bipolar Disorder Often Use Cannabis. It May Sometimes Help

    Diminished risk-taking behaviors and other benefits may explain why many people with bipolar disorder keep consuming cannabis despite some dire downsides


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  8. Outdoor Air Conditioning Cools the World Cup--But Is It Sustainable?

    In an ever warming world, the health benefits of stadium air-conditioning may not outweigh the climate risks


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  9. Satellite Constellations Could Harm the Environment, New Watchdog Report Says

    Elon Musk’s Starlink and other satellite sources of light pollution and orbital debris should face an environmental review, the U.S. Government Accountability Office finds


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  10. Pregnancy Changes the Brain, Possibly Promoting Bonding with a Baby

    A woman during pregnancy shows changes in a key brain network that may be important for bonding with their child


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  11. Three New Ebola Vaccines Will Soon Be Tested in Uganda

    Health care workers in Uganda will be among the first people to receive candidate Ebola vaccines in a clinical trial that could expand the available tools for the control of Sudan ebolavirus outbreak...
  12. Why 2 Is the Best Number and Other Secrets from a MacArthur-Winning Mathematician

    Mathematician Melanie Matchett Wood seeks creative ways of solving open math problems


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  13. Quantum Particles Aren't Spinning. So Where Does Their Spin Come From?

    A new proposal seeks to solve the paradox of quantum spin


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  14. Is a Diagnostic Test to Blame for Why We Know So Little about Autism in Girls?

    A standard diagnostic test may be one reason autism research includes so few female participants


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  15. Why Life Expectancy Keeps Dropping in the U.S. as Other Countries Bounce Back

    COVID cut average life spans short in many high-income countries, but the U.S. decline has been steeper and longer than most


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  16. Tiny 'Rover' Explores Cells without Harming Them

    A miniature antenna can transmit data from inside cells without using damaging microwaves


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    No been on boards for a while due to travelling...

    No been on boards for a while due to travelling to be with my mom who passed away yesterday.

    I will try and look at this next week before heading back to England for my moms funeral.
  18. Twitter Chaos Endangers Public Safety, Emergency Managers Warn

    Twitter is a crucial communication tool during disasters, but impersonators and other problems under Elon Musk’s leadership have emergency managers on edge


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  19. Hidden 'Paleo Valleys' Could Help California Survive Droughts

    “Paleo valleys,” carved by ice age rivers and now underground, could provide spaces to recharge California’s depleted groundwater


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  20. Sexist Science in Soccer Harms Women in an Epic Own Goal

    As men take the pitch for the World Cup, science supports their safety and equipment more than it does women's


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  21. The Feminist Test We Keep Failing: Lost Women of Science Podcast, Season 3 Bonus Epis

    There's a test that we at Lost Women of Science seem to fail again and again: the Finkbeiner Test.


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  22. Why Did Flu Season Start So Early This Year?

    Reduced population immunity resulting from COVID precautions, and a phenomenon called viral interference, may have influenced this flu season’s early start


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    Who Is Dying from COVID Now, and Why

    Nearly three years into the pandemic, COVID’s mortality burden is growing in certain groups of people


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  24. Artemis I Launches U.S.'s Long-Awaited Return to the Moon

    The first flight test of the world’s most powerful rocket will send an uncrewed spacecraft to lunar orbit and back


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  25. Do Chimps Share Cool Stuff Just for Fun? Uganda Forest Study Provides a Hint That The

    Could a sighting by researchers in Uganda’s Kibale National Park be a clue that chimps share just for the sake of sharing?


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