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sciencedaily.com — Much of the planet sweltered in unprecedented heat in July, as temperatures soared to new heights in the hottest month ever recorded. The record warmth also shrank Arctic and Antarctic sea ice to historic lows. The average global temperature in July was 1.71 degrees F above the 20th-century average…
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livescience.com — There are ancient, massive galaxies haunting the dusty reaches of our universe, invisible to the Hubble Space Telescope. But now astronomers sifting through infrared data have discovered 39 of them. Ancient, massive galaxies haunting the dusty reaches of our universe have been in hiding, invisible …
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newscientist.com — A lack of water vapour in the atmosphere has caused a global decline in plant growth over the past two decades, resulting in a 59 per cent decline in vegetated areas worldwide. Studying four global climate datasets, Wenping Yuan at Sun Yat-sen University in Zhuhai, China and his colleagues found th…
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irishtimes.com — About the size of a human, the Crossvallia waiparensis existed some 60m years ago. Scientists in New Zealand have uncovered fossilised bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of a human and swam the oceans some 60 million years ago. They say the previously undiscovered specie…
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scmp.com — International property advisers say they’ve seen a surge in interest from Hongkongers regarding Portugal’s investor immigrant programme Portugal’s low cost of living, Mediterranean climate, rich history and high standard of safety seen as attractive ‘drawcards’ for Hongkongers, analysts say Full…
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usatoday.com — Every time she takes the floor, Simone Biles changes her sport. She does moves no other woman has done, and few men even try. ike the rest of America, Biles wanted to get another look at her historic triple twisting-double somersault pass on floor exercise, and she didn’t really want to wait anothe…
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electrek.co — As electric bicycles have become more popular and more affordable, their use has taken off around the world. Today there are e-bikes available for as little as $499, while many great quality options can still be found for under $1,500. That has created a large base of e-bike riders, which helped th…
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forbes.com — From headphones to a neck pillow, what to pack in your carry-on bag for 2019. What you have packed in your carry-on bag can often make or break how your plane ride is going to go. While the flight attendants likely have you covered with snacks and drinks, a bag full of other essentials can ensure t…
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engadget.com — How do you understand the development of galaxies when even the younger examples are frequently billions of years old? Simulate as many universes as you can, apparently. Researchers at the University of Arizona have used the school's Ocelote supercomputer as a "UniverseMachine" that generates millio…
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phys.org — Dark matter, which researchers believe make up about 80% of the universe's mass, is one of the most elusive mysteries in modern physics. What exactly it is and how it came to be is a mystery, but a new Johns Hopkins University study now suggests that dark matter may have existed before the Big Bang.…
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