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The drinking water of a majority of Americans likely contains “forever chemicals," according to a new study.

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Nearly a half-million people died over the past two decades from conditions associated with climate disasters.

Puerto Rico was identified as suffering the greatest climate impacts over that time period.

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Hospitals are working hard to expand their facilities and draw in extra staff. But they are also beginning to consider plans for other ways to cope, including some forms of rationing care, if the flood tide of COVID patients continues to rise.

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A massive amount of information downloaded from Parler includes potentially incriminating material. But innocuous posts on mainstream platforms can also create vulnerabilities. (By @sophiebushwick)

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Replying to @WhySharksMatter: Today, the @JoeBiden @KamalaHarris administration fulfills a major campaign promise I wrote about for @SciAm during th…

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Most large elliptical galaxies take many billions of years to reach their massive sizes. But, for reasons unknown, some of these giants manage to bulk up much earlier in cosmic history.

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Today, the @JoeBiden @KamalaHarris administration fulfills a major campaign promise I wrote about for @SciAm during the campaign. Read about it here:



@POTUS @VP @WhiteHouse @TheDemocrats @SenateDems @HouseDemocrats @NatResources @NRDems

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Scientists praise President Biden's selection of bioethics and social inequality specialist @alondra to help lead the Office of Science and Technology Policy.

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Axiom Space revealed its clients for its first privately-funded and operated mission to the International Space Station.

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An atmospheric river is forecast to dump rain and snow over California through late Thursday. In this story from 2018, @markfischetti explains the threat of these monster storms.

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President Biden plans to host a high-level Earth Day summit that will be aimed at persuading countries to strengthen their greenhouse gas reduction pledges.

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Replying to @sciam: Is healing people from the comfort of their own homes the future of healthcare? Dr Raphael Rakowsi believes so, Listen him expla…

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"At this point, the necessary step is to relax the measures and open vaccination up to broader categories of eligibility because there has been a lack of infrastructure to implement this the right way," @DrLeanaWen says.

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Astronomers can’t understand how distant galaxies grew so big so fast. (By @astroarianna)

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India's agricultural transformation of the mid-20th century left a legacy of inequity, @AgaAniket writes in Opinion.

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The world’s frozen places are shrinking—and they’re disappearing at faster rates as time goes by.

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"Psychological first aid" can ease pandemic angst, and anyone can learn its techniques.

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Can shocking images persuade doubters of COVID's dangers?

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Some ecological damage from Trump’s rushed border wall could be repaired

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Lessons from the psychology and neuroscience of cognitive control show that pandemic fatigue can be eased by economic relief, stable guidelines, reliable information and prioritizing safely reopening schools.

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Is healing people from the comfort of their own homes the future of healthcare? Dr Raphael Rakowsi believes so, Listen him explain how bringing hospital level care to the home could be more cost effective. [Sponsored by @medically_home]

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