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Poles Apart

Poles Apart

With the recent years of record-breaking temperatures, both the North Pole and South Pole are melting at alarming levels, say scientists.

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Eco Fill-up

Eco Fill-up

Swedish scientists are developing a liquid molecule composed of carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen that when exposed to sunlight, converts into a new isomer that theoretically can be released later to heat a household.

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Wave This

Wave This

A new planetary flag designed by a Swedish student shows seven rings intertwined on a deep-sea-blue background, forming a flower in the middle.

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Fake Foliage

Fake Foliage

A new artificial photosynthesis system named Bionic Leaf 2.0 is ten times as efficient as normal plant photosynthesis at converting solar energy to biomass.

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Shocking Development

Shocking Development

Oil companies are using seismic airguns to find offshore oil and gas deposits from New England to Florida, killing marine wildlife, harming commercial fisheries and disrupting coastal economies.

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Techno Timber

Techno Timber

A new, lightweight synthetic wood made of polymer resin and chitosan, a sugar polymer derived from the shells of shrimp and crabs, can withstand fire and water damage.

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Transcendental Meditations

Transcendental Meditations

Some Buddhist meditators can willfully induce mystical near-death experiences that typically occur only in people close to actual or perceived death.

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Spring Decluttering

Spring Decluttering

Getting rid of the old can by done step by step, opening up space not only in our closets but in our psyches.

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Youth Climate Strike Coming to U.S.

Youth Climate Strike Coming to U.S.

Students are taking part in climate strikes around the world, and young activists in the U.S. will add their voices to the escalating #FridaysForFuture movement.

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Bug Apocalypse

Bug Apocalypse

The number of invertebrates and insects such as moths, butterflies and bees has dropped worldwide by 45 percent in the last 35 years, raising alarm about the global ecosystem.

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