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Dead Sea Scroll Fragments Thought to Be Blank Turn Out to Have Hidden Text Inscribed

Fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls long believed to be entirely blank have now been shown to contain hidden text that hasn’t been read for…

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A Devastating US ‘Dust Bowl’ Is Twice as Likely Now Than During The Great Depression

Due to global warming, the United States is today more than twice as likely to endure a devastating “dust bowl” scenario than during the Great…

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Scientists Reveal The First Australians Coexisted With Humongous Lizards And Kangaroos

When people first arrived in what is now Queensland, they would have found the land inhabited by massive animals including goannas 6 metres (20 feet)…

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Today’s Cartoon: Lab Talk

Tuesday, May 19, 2020. By Kim Warp, with cartooncollections.com. A species that reacts to the new coronavirus as humans do may help us find new…

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During Lockdown, Google Maps Gives My Son a Way Out

By the second week of lockdown, my 12-year-old son and I had developed a ritual that neither of us enjoyed. Three or four times a…

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Covid Is Accelerating the Rise of Faux Meat

But they still require employees to run the equipment. So as a precaution during the pandemic, Beyond Meat’s spokesperson says, they’ve implemented social distancing, for…

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A Lawmaker Wants Fast Trains to Rev Up the US Economy

Accuse Representative Seth Moulton of loving trains too much at your peril. Yes, the Massachusetts Democrat worked for a time on a high-speed-rail project in…

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The Nigerian Fraudsters Ripping Off the Unemployment System

As millions of people around the United States scrambled in recent weeks to collect unemployment benefits and disbursements through the federal CARES Act, officials warned…

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Those ‘Volcanic Flows’ on Mars Might Not Be Lava After All, But Mud

The northern lowlands and sedimentary regions of Mars are dotted with curious formations. Tens of thousands of conical hills, many topped with small craters, and…

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Animals have mysterious ways of finding their way back home

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