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Climate change is about to make your beer more expensive

Climate change is about to make your beer more expensive

A new study published on Monday in the journal Nature Plants says that global warming will cause a decrease in barley crops, leading to a shortage of beer and causing a price hike. They found that...

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Hurricane Recovery Expected to Take Years

Hurricane Recovery Expected to Take Years

Scott Deane, the head of FEMA's urban search and rescue unit in Florida, says they will stay as long as they are needed. Florida National Guard troops distributed four truckloads of water and one tr...

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Stephen Hawking Warned of Future 'Superhumans' Threatening The End of Humanity

Hawking says the first stages of this development will be beneficial, with fixes to diseases such as muscular dystrophy through technology such as CRISPR . Once such superhumans appear, there are goi...

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Climate Change Report Warns We Need To Act NOW

Climate Change Report Warns We Need To Act NOW

The report was commissioned by the United Nations to see what would happen if global average temperatures rose by 1.5°C above preindustrial levels, and what it would take to cap warming at that leve...

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Massive star's unusual death heralds the birth of compact neutron star binary

Massive star's unusual death heralds the birth of compact neutron star binary

The explosion is believed to have resulted in a neutron star binary, suggesting that, for the first time, scientists have witnessed the birth of a binary system like the one first observed to collide ...

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Soyuz rocket carrying astronauts forced into emergency landing after malfunction

Soyuz rocket carrying astronauts forced into emergency landing after malfunction

The Soyuz capsule returned to Earth via a ballistic descent, which is a sharper angle of landing compared to normal, NASA said. Footage from inside the Soyuz showed the two men being shaken ar...

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Last Paper of Stephen Hawking Was On Black Holes

The paper , Black Hole Entropy and Soft Hair , deals with the mystery of the boundary around black holes - and the " information paradox " of what happens when something falls in. In the latest pap...

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Chinese scientists create mice with two mothers with gene-editing technology

Chinese scientists create mice with two mothers with gene-editing technology

The researchers managed to delete those imprinted genes from immature eggs to produce bi-maternal mice in the past. The researchers also produced mice with two dads, but the pups only survived a few d...

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Canal Water on the Rise

Canal Water on the Rise

Responding to the report , Apollos Nwafor, Pan Africa Director of Oxfam International said: " Climate change has set our planet on fire, millions are already feeling the impacts , and the IPCC just...

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Storm Michael death toll in United States rises to 11

Storm Michael death toll in United States rises to 11

The scenes were familiar across communities in Florida and Georgia: uprooted trees cracked like toothpicks, buildings with roofs peeled off, homes flattened into an unrecognizable landscape. U.S. Coas...

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Footage from inside Soyuz rocket shows the moments before emergency landing

Footage from inside Soyuz rocket shows the moments before emergency landing

Search and rescue teams reported they were in contact with the Soyuz crew, who said they were in good condition . Two minutes after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan , an Amer...

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Storm Michael: 155mph winds leave trail of devastation

Storm Michael: 155mph winds leave trail of devastation

A day after the supercharged storm crashed ashore amid white sand beaches, fishing towns and military bases, Michael was no longer a Category 4 monster packing 155 miles per hour (250 kph) winds. A ...

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Michaëlle Jean defeated in bid for second term to lead la Francophonie

Michaëlle Jean defeated in bid for second term to lead la Francophonie

Members of la Francophonie will choose between Jean - who has held the top spot since 2014 - and Rwandan Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo during the organization's summit in Armenia on ...

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Bezos’ Blue Origin, Others Get $2.3 Billion in US Rocket Contracts

Bezos’ Blue Origin, Others Get $2.3 Billion in US Rocket Contracts

The award to Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is for development of the OmegA Launch System. Blue Origin recently completed a huge new rocket manufacturing facility just outside the Kenne...

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At least eleven people dead after Hurricane Michael batters United States coast

At least eleven people dead after Hurricane Michael batters United States coast

It pushed a wall of seawater inland and caused widespread flooding. A firefighter also was killed when hit by a truck as he was trying to help an accident victim, the Washington Post reported. More th...

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Northern Florida Hit Hard By Powerful Hurricane Michael

Northern Florida Hit Hard By Powerful Hurricane Michael

Bu the full extent of the damage was only slowly becoming clear, with some of the worst areas hard to reach. An 130km stretch of Interstate 10, the main east-west route along the Panhandle, was closed...

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Michael Upgraded To Category 3 'Major' Hurricane As It Approaches Florida Panhandle

Michael Upgraded To Category 3 'Major' Hurricane As It Approaches Florida Panhandle

If it makes landfall as a Category 4, it'll be the strongest hurricane to hit the Florida Panhandle in recorded history , CNN meteorologist Michael Guy said. Levy County has closed its schools t...

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Hurricane Michael latest: Watch weather phenomenon turn Florida sky PURPLE

Hurricane Michael latest: Watch weather phenomenon turn Florida sky PURPLE

Vance Beu, 29, was staying with his mother at her home in a complex of single-story wood frame buildings where they piled up mattresses around themselves for protection. Four other people were killed...

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Soyuz Rocket Failure: What Went Wrong, and What Happens Next

Soyuz Rocket Failure: What Went Wrong, and What Happens Next

Footage from inside the rocket show the two men being shaken at the moment the fault occured, their arms and legs flailing. It was to be Hague's first flight to the station, launching at 3:40 a.m. D...

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Hubble in 'safe mode', but science operations suspended

Hubble in 'safe mode', but science operations suspended

This is not the first time that Hubble's gyroscopes have failed, as they were always problematic and all six of them had to be replaced in 2009. On Friday, the telescope stood down from observing ...

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Astronauts make emergency landing after Russian rocket fails after launch

Astronauts make emergency landing after Russian rocket fails after launch

NASA rookie Nick Hague and second-time flyer Aleksey Ovchinin of the Russian space agency were setting off for a six-month mission at the International Space Station Thursday, on a relatively rare...

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'Apocalyptic:' One Florida town demolished by Michael

'Apocalyptic:' One Florida town demolished by Michael

The storm has sustained winds of 130mph (210km/h) and is due to make landfall at about midday (16:00 GMT). Evacuations spanned 22 counties from the Florida Panhandle into north-central Florida. "Wea...

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'That was a short flight': two astronauts survive emergency landing

They were to dock at the International Space Station six hours later, but the booster suffered engine failure minutes after the launch. The crew narrowly escaped before a large explosion. Both men a...

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Stephen Hawking’s last scientific paper on blackholes released

Stephen Hawking’s last scientific paper on blackholes released

Almost 60 years later, Hawking argued that black holes also have a temperature and because hot objects lose heat into space, the ultimate fate of a black hole is to evaporate out of existence. He sa...

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One dead as monstrous Hurricane Michael tears into Florida

One dead as monstrous Hurricane Michael tears into Florida

Michael had weakened to a Category 1, with maximum winds of 90 miles per hour as of 8:00 pm Eastern time (0000 GMT), but that still left it an extremely risky storm. "We haven t seen as robust of an e...

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Astronauts make emergency landing after rocket malfunction

Astronauts make emergency landing after rocket malfunction

Russian space agency Roscomos will reportedly perform an inspection of the Progress Rocket Space Centre, where manufacturing of the Soyuz rocket took place. There was an issue with the booster from to...

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4 reasons Hurricane Michael was so devastating

4 reasons Hurricane Michael was so devastating

Hurricane Michael barrelled into the Florida Panhandle with winds of 155mph (250km/h) Wednesday, leaving a trail of devastation in its wake, as it became the most powerful storm to ever hit the reg...

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U.S., Russian Astronauts Make Emergency Landing After Failed Space Launch

NASA said it has been informed by Russian space officials that the crew has made an emergency landing at an unspecified location in Kazakhstan and is in good condition. Canadian astronaut David Sai...

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Hurricane Michael upgraded to 'extremely dangerous' Category 4 storm

Hurricane Michael upgraded to 'extremely dangerous' Category 4 storm

Hurricane Michael became a Category 3 storm with 120 miles per hour maximum sustained winds on October 9-ahead of making landfall along the Florida Panhandle, according to the National Oceanic and At...

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Monstrous Hurricane Michael tears into Florida

The center began issuing notices on Michael on Saturday, first as a "disturbance" in the northwestern Caribbean. Warmer water acts as fuel for a hurricane , helping it develop into a more destruc...

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