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No Longer in Shadows, Pentagon’s UFO Unit Will Make Some Findings Public

Despite Pentagon statements that it disbanded a once-covert program to investigate unidentified flying objects, the effort remains underway — renamed and tucked inside the Office of Naval Intelligence, where officials...
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This Is What the World’s Most Powerful Quantum Computer Looks Like

June 18. 2020: Honeywell International announced Thursday that it has created the world’s most powerful quantum computer.
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How Covid-19 Contact Tracing Works on Your Phone

Developers are working on track-and-trace systems to keep infection levels low. The apps aren't here yet, but here's what they do—and how you can enable them.
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How a new biotech rule will foster distrust with the public and impede progress in science

In May, federal regulators finalized a new biotechnology policy that will bring sweeping changes to the U.S. food system.
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Sunlight destroys virus quickly, new govt. tests find, but experts say pandemic could last through summer

Preliminary results from government lab experiments show that the coronavirus does not survive long in high temperatures and high humidity, and is quickly destroyed by sunlight, providing evidence from controlled...
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Astonishing animal-eating plant discovered in Canadian Provincial Park

The US Environmental Protection Agency is due in federal court on Tuesday to answer allegations that it broke the law to support a Monsanto system that has triggered “widespread” crop damage
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EPA faces court over backing of Monsanto’s controversial crop system

The US Environmental Protection Agency is due in federal court on Tuesday to answer allegations that it broke the law to support a Monsanto system that has triggered “widespread” crop damage
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Wait, How the Hell Does This Molecule Exist in 126 Dimensions?!

Wait, How the Hell Does This Molecule Exist in 126 Dimensions?!
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Scientists discover the first-known animal that doesn’t need oxygen to survive

Researchers have discovered the only known animal that does not need oxygen to survive, a common parasite that largely preys on salmon.
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