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First space-baked cookies took 2 hours in experimental oven

First space-baked cookies took 2 hours in experimental oven

IT'S one small step for man, and one giant leap for baked goods - as chocolate chip cookies have become the first food to be baked in space. Although they look more or less normal, last month the be...

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Four new species of hiking sharks discovered

But no need to worry about sharks stalking you on land - these freakish predators are completely harmless to humans. The new shark species were discovered in the waters off North Australia and New...

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United Kingdom 'must significantly change way land is used to reach net zero'

United Kingdom 'must significantly change way land is used to reach net zero'

The report acknowledges that emissions from United Kingdom beef is half that of the global average. "This compares with a reduction of around 20% in the past two decades". The CCC's chief executive Ch...

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Threat of contaminated tap water across USA 'dramatically underestimated,' scientists warn

Threat of contaminated tap water across USA 'dramatically underestimated,' scientists warn

Some kinds of PFAS chemicals are known as "forever chemicals" because the man-made substances, which are found in consumer products such as nonstick cookware and food packaging, virtually never biode...

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Australians warned to watch out for deadly funnel-web spiders

The deadly funnel-web spider is expected to thrive in Sydney after recent wet weather followed by hot days created the ideal conditions for the arachnid. Homeowners wishing to steer clear of funner-...

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Chinese New Year Films Shelved Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Chinese New Year Films Shelved Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

There is evidence of respiratory transmission of the virus from patient to patient, and Chinese authorities have also said that 15 medical staff in the country have been infected, which they claim i...

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Would Have Loved To Meet Seen Greta Thunberg: Donald Trump At Davos

Would Have Loved To Meet Seen Greta Thunberg: Donald Trump At Davos

Most U.S. tariffs on China will remain in place during phase 2 trade negotiations, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday while addressing the 2020 World Economic Forum in Davos , Switzerlan...

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Earth’s early magnetic field stronger than thought

Tiny crystals in Australia are helping scientists unlock the ancient history of our planet's first magnetic field, which disappeared hundreds of millions of years ago. Their analysis suggests the Eart...

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SpaceX Takes Another Step Toward Launching Crewed Missions to Space

SpaceX Takes Another Step Toward Launching Crewed Missions to Space

SpaceX has confirmed that it will proceed with the launch of the latest batch of Starlink satellites later this week. NASA wants to make sure that if one of the SpaceX's Falcon 9 rockets were to...

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A LEGO version of the International Space Station is being released

A LEGO version of the International Space Station is being released

Just like the Saturn V Apollo rocket set , the Women of NASA set and the Apollo 11 Lunar Lander set , the International Space Station set is created to inspire space enthusiasts young and old by b...

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NASA's next Mars rover will get one of these 9 names

NASA's next Mars rover will get one of these 9 names

And now, to select one out of the proposed nine names, NASA wants your help. The K-4 suggestions are Endurance (from Virginia's Oliver Jacobs), Tenacity (from Pennsylvania's Eamon Reilly) and P...

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Scientists find evidence of oldest impact structure on Earth

Scientists find evidence of oldest impact structure on Earth

The two mineral crystals contain uranium and lead, the ratio of which can be measured to determine the age of rock. However, researchers at Curtin University have found that new asteroid impact cr...

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Trump clashes with Greta Thunberg at Davos

Trump clashes with Greta Thunberg at Davos

The confrontation was sparked when Rep. He said Tuesday that being added to a USA list of sanctioned companies "didn't hurt us much". He urged optimism at a time when many business leaders, politi...

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Trump and top administration officials run for impeachment cover in Davos

Trump and top administration officials run for impeachment cover in Davos

Davos delegates may not like Trump but "they like his policies", Ian Bremmer, president of consulting firm Eurasia Group, told Bloomberg TV. "The time for scepticism is over", he said. Thunberg lat...

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Climate change pushing Australia's platypus towards extinction

Climate change pushing Australia's platypus towards extinction

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) classified platypus as "near-threatened" under its Red List of threatened species . Gilad Bino, lead author of the study has said that the en...

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Levels of supposedly banned greenhouse gas are spiking

Levels of supposedly banned greenhouse gas are spiking

However, levels have been soaring because it is vented to the atmosphere during the production of another chemical widely used in cooling systems in developing countries. Scientists expected to find a...

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Watch Live Online as Falcon 9 Rocket Explodes Over Atlantic Ocean

Watch Live Online as Falcon 9 Rocket Explodes Over Atlantic Ocean

As you can see in the video above, the Crew Dragon triggered launch escape about one-and-a-half minutes after liftoff. The previous month, only two of the Starliner's three parachutes deployed dur...

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Oil and gas firms 'crucial' to clean energy transition - IEA

Oil and gas firms 'crucial' to clean energy transition - IEA

The report from the International Energy Agency will be presented on Tuesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos , Switzerland. The body is particularly keen to see a reduction in emissions relat...

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Ozone-depleting substances behind half of Arctic warming

The discovery left scientists into a huddle to determine the cause which happened to be ozone-depleting substances - long-lived artificial halogen compounds entirely manmade and popularly used as refr...

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Incredible Dinosaur Fossil Reveals How Their Feathers Compared to Modern Birds

Incredible Dinosaur Fossil Reveals How Their Feathers Compared to Modern Birds

Despite his short stature, he had a fierce, narrow face and a mouth full of sharp teeth. High winds and choppy seas in the area where the spacecraft was expected to splash down on Saturday delayed the...

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Thunberg tells Davos her climate strike is 'just the beginning'

Thunberg tells Davos her climate strike is 'just the beginning'

This project involves connecting funders with forest conservation ventures in order to protect and restore one trillion trees around the world by 2050. The others on the panel were just as forceful an...

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European Space Agency opens a plant to extract oxygen from MOONDUST

European Space Agency opens a plant to extract oxygen from MOONDUST

Speaking at the European Planetary Science Congress in Riga, Latvia, Professor Foing explained how humanity's moon colonies could quickly expand. Loose dust, rocks and dirt from the surface of the M...

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All-female NASA astronaut team wraps up battery improvements outside ISS

All-female NASA astronaut team wraps up battery improvements outside ISS

As the seven-hour spacewalk ended on Monday, Meir and Koch paid tribute to the murder of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on his birthday. Coverage begins at 5:30 a.m. They removed four olde...

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Soybean oil linked to genetic changes in brain, claims study

Soybean oil linked to genetic changes in brain, claims study

This is the same team of researchers who in 2015 found that soybean oil induces obesity, diabetes, insulin resistance, and fatty liver in mice. " The hypothalamus regulates body weight via your meta...

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China moves to phase out single-use plastics

China moves to phase out single-use plastics

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., which organizes a 24-hour shopping marathon every year, has been criticized for shipping 1 billion packages in a single day. A number of routine items - including single-us...

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NASA considering extended Crew Dragon test flight to ISS

NASA considering extended Crew Dragon test flight to ISS

The Falcon rocket blasted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla ., on Sunday with a pair of mannequins inside the attached Dragon capsule for the so-called in-flight abort d...

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Nestle invests €1.9 billion to move to recycled plastic

Nestle invests €1.9 billion to move to recycled plastic

Regularly cited by environmentalists as one of the top plastic polluters, Nestle is under pressure to show it is serious about addressing the waste reduction problem. "There's more venture capital flo...

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Court Panel Says Youth Climate Case Should Not Go To Trial

Court Panel Says Youth Climate Case Should Not Go To Trial

While the suit was first filed against the Obama administration, it continued after Donald J. Trump took the Oval Office. "The plaintiffs have made a compelling case that action is needed; it wi...

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Mycelium Might Help NASA Build Bases on the Moon and Mars

Mycelium Might Help NASA Build Bases on the Moon and Mars

The project is part of NASA's Innovative Advanced Concepts program that considers different aspects of life as technology. The project foresees astronauts hauling compact habitat builds made of li...

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Scientists have named the cause of death of the dinosaurs

One theory stipulates volcanoes in India choked out gas and ash which blocked out the sunlight. Scientists from Yale University in the USA came to the conclusion that the cause of the extinction of ...

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