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How the Largest Animals That Could Ever Fly Supported Giraffe-Like Necks

How the Largest Animals That Could Ever Fly Supported Giraffe-Like Necks

How the Largest Animals That Could Ever Fly Supported Giraffe-Like Necks How the Largest Animals That Could Ever Fly Supported Giraffe-Like Necks If you were to gaze skyward in the late Cretaceous, you might catch a glimpse of surreal flying giants with wingspans that rival small planes. This supersized group of pterosaurs, known as azhdarchids, included species that measured 33 …

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What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for Testing

What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for Testing

What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for Testing What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for Testing In January 2020, just weeks after the first Covid-19 cases emerged in China, the full genome of the new coronavirus was published online. Using this genomic sequence, scientists scrambled to design a large assortment of diagnostic tests for the virus. But the virus has mutated since …

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In Coinbase’s Rise, a Reminder: Cryptocurrencies Use Lots of Energy

In Coinbase’s Rise, a Reminder: Cryptocurrencies Use Lots of Energy

In Coinbase’s Rise, a Reminder: Cryptocurrencies Use Lots of Energy In Coinbase’s Rise, a Reminder: Cryptocurrencies Use Lots of Energy The stock market debut of Coinbase, a start-up that allows people to buy and sell cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, is a watershed moment for digital money. It also threatens to lock in a technology with an astonishing environmental footprint. Cryptocurrencies use …

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Vacuna Johnson & Johnson: Estados Unidos pausa su aplicación

J&J Vaccine and Blood Clots: A Risk, if It Exists, Is Tiny

Vacuna Johnson & Johnson: Estados Unidos pausa su aplicación Vacuna Johnson & Johnson: Estados Unidos pausa su aplicación El martes por la mañana, los reguladores federales de salud de Estados Unidos recomendaron una pausa en el uso de la vacuna para la COVID-19 de Johnson & Johnson mientras investigan seis informes de coágulos de sangre en mujeres de entre 18 …

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Executives Call for Deep Emission Cuts to Combat Climate Change

Executives Call for Deep Emission Cuts to Combat Climate Change

Executives Call for Deep Emission Cuts to Combat Climate Change Executives Call for Deep Emission Cuts to Combat Climate Change WASHINGTON — More than 300 businesses, including Google, McDonalds and Walmart, are pushing the Biden administration to nearly double the United States’ target for cuts to planet-warming emissions ahead of an April 22 global summit on climate change. In a …

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Biden Wants World Leaders to Make Climate Change Commitments

Biden Wants Leaders to Make Climate Commitments for Earth Day

Biden Wants World Leaders to Make Climate Change Commitments Biden Wants World Leaders to Make Climate Change Commitments WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is nearing agreements with Japan, Korea and Canada to bolster carbon emission reduction targets in all four countries ahead of a closely watched summit of global leaders on Earth Day, April 22. But in the latest sign …

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These Ants Shrink Their Brains for a Chance to Become Queen

These Ants Shrink Their Brains for a Chance to Become Queen

These Ants Shrink Their Brains for a Chance to Become Queen These Ants Shrink Their Brains for a Chance to Become Queen The Indian jumping ant, Harpegnathos saltator, has many talents. This inch-long arthropod, found in flood plains across India, has a four-inch vertical leap and the ability to take down prey nearly twice its size. If that wasn’t enough, …

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Biden Wants Leaders to Make Climate Commitments for Earth Day

Biden Wants Leaders to Make Climate Commitments for Earth Day

Biden Wants Leaders to Make Climate Commitments for Earth Day Biden Wants Leaders to Make Climate Commitments for Earth Day WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is nearing agreements with Japan, Korea and Canada to bolster carbon emission reduction targets in all four countries ahead of a closely watched summit of global leaders on Earth Day, April 22. But in the …

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Darius, ‘World’s Longest Rabbit,’ Is Missing

Darius, ‘World’s Longest Rabbit,’ Is Missing

Darius, ‘World’s Longest Rabbit,’ Is Missing Darius, ‘World’s Longest Rabbit,’ Is Missing LONDON — Have you seen Darius, the world’s longest rabbit? Four feet long and weighing 50 pounds, the heavyweight bunny should be easy to spot. But he went missing this past weekend, and now the police are involved, appealing for information about his apparent abduction from his home …

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NFTs Are Shaking Up the Art World. Are They Also Fueling Climate Change?

NFTs Are Shaking Up the Art World. Are They Also Fueling Climate Change?

NFTs Are Shaking Up the Art World. Are They Also Fueling Climate Change? NFTs Are Shaking Up the Art World. Are They Also Fueling Climate Change? “It’s really a big boom and the prices have been going crazy. But it can’t continue like this,” Mr. Lemercier said. “So there’s a sense that there is a very limited amount of time …

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