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Tropical storm Dolly forms over Atlantic, but expected to remain offshore

Tropical storm Dolly forms over Atlantic, but expected to remain offshore

The storm was centered Tuesday afternoon almost 400 miles south-southeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia , and moving to the east-northeast at 13 mph. A motion toward the northeast is expected on Tuesday ...

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SpaceX to launch 60 satellites into space

SpaceX to launch 60 satellites into space

As of now, the startup launched 500 satellites into earth's orbit this year, with the goal of providing Internet access to most of the world by 2021. The invite has been posted on SpaceX's official ...

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National Meteorological Service issues advisory on the Saharan dust plume

National Meteorological Service issues advisory on the Saharan dust plume

Florida is up for some tough time this summer as layers of Saharan dust is heading towards the city. Meaning a larger amount of dust than usual was able to accumulate just off the west coast of ...

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Hellboy Star Issues Challenge to Ted Cruz

Hellboy Star Issues Challenge to Ted Cruz

You up for it? Cruz taunted. "Or does your publicist say too risky?" Cruz responded to Perlman's fight challenge by writing , "I get it, you're rich". soccer players kneeling during the national a...

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More than 30 intelligent alien races could be living in our galaxy

More than 30 intelligent alien races could be living in our galaxy

The question of whether there are other life forms within our Universe has long preoccupied scientists. The first says that intelligent life takes less than five billion years to form, while the secon...

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Mystery Antarctica fossil is massive prehistoric egg

Mystery Antarctica fossil is massive prehistoric egg

Protoceratops and Mussaurus eggs would have looked similar to these snapping turtle eggshells, shown after hatching. It had always been thought that all dinosaurs laid hard-shelled eggs, as moder...

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A Rare "Ring of Fire" Solar Eclipse Will Be Visible This Weekend

This type of solar eclipse occurs when a new moon is near its farthest point from Earth (called its apogee), forming a straight line with the Earth and the sun-an event that occurs once a year. Acco...

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NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover Snaps Image Of Earth, Venus In Twilight Sky

NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover Snaps Image Of Earth, Venus In Twilight Sky

Astronomers have predicted the existence of the emission for 40 years, but now has proof of its presence. But the atmospheres of Earth and Mars also glow constantly during both day and night as sunl...

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Tom Cruise, SpaceX, NASA Plan to Film Feature in Outer Space

The " Jack Reacher " star is teaming up with SpaceX , the rocket company started by Elon Musk , and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA ) to film the feature film project at the...

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Milky Way could be home to 36 intelligent alien civilisations

Milky Way could be home to 36 intelligent alien civilisations

There's also the thorny question of how long intelligent civilizations tend to survive. Based on that figure, and accounting for the number of stars that are likely capable of supporting life on a...

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'Cheap' steroid may cut COVID deaths by one-third

'Cheap' steroid may cut COVID deaths by one-third

In patients who needed to be on a ventilator, dexamethasone reduced the death rate by 35%, meaning that doctors would prevent one death by treating eight ventilated patients. When administrated by med...

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Pakistan will witness annular solar eclipse on June 21st

Pakistan will witness annular solar eclipse on June 21st

We have seen two lunar eclipses this year and now is the turn for the first-ever solar eclipse of this year. Sky lovers in the city are expected to catch glimpses of a partial solar eclipse on Jun...

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US Employers Cannot Discriminate Against LGBTQ Workers, Supreme Court Rules

US Employers Cannot Discriminate Against LGBTQ Workers, Supreme Court Rules

Click "play" to hear the audio version of this story. The court's ruling in Bostock v. Clayton says that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 , which prohibits employers from being discrimin...

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Early Results Show Benefit Of Steroid For Very Sick COVID-19 Patients

Early Results Show Benefit Of Steroid For Very Sick COVID-19 Patients

The treatment is up to 10 days of dexamethasone and it costs about £5 per patient. It should only be taken as exactly described by your doctor. One such trial - Randomised Evaluation of Covid-19 t...

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Scientists find another threat caused by COVID-19

Scientists find another threat caused by COVID-19

The samples were tested using RT-LAMP as well as by conventional PCR. From this collection, they sought pairs of highly potent individual antibodies that could simultaneously bind the critical Recep...

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Trans Mountain pipeline restarts after light crude spills in Abbotsford, B.C.

Trans Mountain pipeline restarts after light crude spills in Abbotsford, B.C.

The pipeline remained shut down until Sunday afternoon. Trans Mountain says a weekend oil spill in B.C. was caused by a pipeline fitting and that its air and water monitoring have not identified any...

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Tom Cruise is definitely shooting a movie in space, NASA confirms

Tom Cruise is definitely shooting a movie in space, NASA confirms

The " Top Gun " star will fly through the stratosphere to shoot an as-yet-unknown film aboard the International Space Station (ISS), NASA said on Tuesday. Reports from the site indicate that the ...

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SpaceX plans Starlink launch on June 12

SpaceX plans Starlink launch on June 12

SpaceX intends to place another 60 of its Starlink satellites into orbit. Both Planet roll-outs are portion of SpaceX's brand new SmallSat Rideshare Program , which provides smaller satellite tele...

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COVID-19 may trigger new diabetes, experts say

COVID-19 may trigger new diabetes, experts say

Coronavirus in humans can cause diabetes without chronic predisposition to the disease. 'We are now further streamlining our test into an low-cost assay, so that instead of the test taking four to ...

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Rocket Lab Don't Stop Me Now Launch Highlights

Rocket Lab Don't Stop Me Now Launch Highlights

That's good news both for Rocket Lab's existing operation, and for its ongoing work to establish a second launch site at its Mahia facility, which is well underway and could go into operation sometime...

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Super Pink Moon 2020

Super Pink Moon 2020

Another urged fellow tweeters: "That moon is handsome tonight". Sarah Jones, who took a photo of the moon from her back garden in Burton on Trent in Staffordshire, said: "The moon is one of my fav...

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NASA picks Astrobotic to land water-hunting rover on Moon #104230

NASA picks Astrobotic to land water-hunting rover on Moon #104230

NASA hasn't yet decided which rocket it will use to send the rover to Earth's satellite, but the medium-sized rover will "descend" to the Moon with an Astrobotic lunar lander. Sure, we've been th...

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Russian Federation detains managers of plant that spilled fuel in Arctic

Russian Federation detains managers of plant that spilled fuel in Arctic

The power plant is operated by a division of Norilsk Nickel , whose giant plants in the area have made Norilsk, 2,900 kilometers (1,800 miles) northeast of Moscow, one of the most heavily polluted ci...

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NASA's selects new head of human spaceflight after agency shakeups

NASA's selects new head of human spaceflight after agency shakeups

In her new role, she's overseen not just Commercial Crew, which includes both SpaceX and Boeing's crewed flights, but also Artemis , the ambitious NASA program created to bring the first America...

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China removes pangolin from traditional medicine list

China removes pangolin from traditional medicine list

All eight species are threatened with extinction. Furthermore, The International Union for the Conservation of Nature lists three out of four species native to Asia as " critically endangered ". The o...

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Saturn's moon Titan drifting away 100 times faster than previously thought

Saturn's moon Titan drifting away 100 times faster than previously thought

Our Moon drifts 1.5 inches (3.8 centimetres) from Earth each year, " reported NASA ". Saturn popped into existence some 4.6 billion years ago, during the very early stages of our solar system's develo...

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Aussie Drone Captures 64,000 Turtles Swimming Through the Great Barrier Reef

Aussie Drone Captures 64,000 Turtles Swimming Through the Great Barrier Reef

An Australian research team has captured drone footage of 64,000 turtles making a trip to Raine Island in the Great Barrier Reef . After using the drones to count the green turtles, the researchers...

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'Enigmatic' footprints reveal prehistoric crocodile that walked on two legs

'Enigmatic' footprints reveal prehistoric crocodile that walked on two legs

They measured over three meters (9.8 feet) in length, the findings indicate. Fossilized trackways made by ancient South Korean bipedal crocodiles. Their legs, according to Anthony Romilio, a paleo...

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Moderna On Track To Start Phase 3 Coronavirus Vaccine Trial In July

Moderna On Track To Start Phase 3 Coronavirus Vaccine Trial In July

Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb has publicly questioned the picks, pointing out the team's reliance on new technologies. "Based on the strength of the preclinical data we have seen so far and inte...

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United Nations chief urges conservation and sustainability of world's oceans

United Nations chief urges conservation and sustainability of world's oceans

The goal is created to enhancing conservation and the sustainable use of ocean-based resources through global law that will also help mitigate some of the challenges facing the oceans. This research p...

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Chinese Submersible Visits Challenger Deep, the Ocean's Deepest Point

Chinese Submersible Visits Challenger Deep, the Ocean's Deepest Point

She is also the only eighth person in history to make the dive to Challenger Deep . Sullivan became the first American woman to stroll in space in a 1984 mission on the space shuttle Challeng...

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Queensland researchers capture vision of the world's largest group of green turtles

Queensland researchers capture vision of the world's largest group of green turtles

Raine Island is believed to be the world's largest Green Turtle rookery. The scientists reckon there are more than 60,000 turtles nesting at Raine Island this year. "The ratio of unpainted and paint...

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United Kingdom power grid goes coal-free for two months straight

United Kingdom power grid goes coal-free for two months straight

Great Britain, which introduced coal-fuelled power to the world in the 1880s, has run its electricity network without using any coal power since midnight on 9 April, according to the National Grid . ...

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Mysterious radio bursts from space ‘repeat in pattern lasting 157 days’

Mysterious radio bursts from space ‘repeat in pattern lasting 157 days’

Known as fast radio bursts (FRBs), the flashes of emissions were first noticed in 2007 and appear to originate from galaxies light-years away from Earth, but exactly what causes them still has scien...

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TD Cristobal continues to impact central Mississippi — ALERT DAY

TD Cristobal continues to impact central Mississippi — ALERT DAY

Its forecast path takes it into Arkansas and Missouri by Tuesday, then through IL and Wisconsin to the Great Lakes. The weather service warned that the rain would contribute to rivers flooding on th...

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