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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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All Over Your Face-Advanced facial-recognition technology

Last year, a Russian firm launched the website FindFace, which matches submitted photos to profiles on the social networking site VK, a regional Facebook imitator.
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Giant prehistoric rat the size of a human roamed Earth 10 million years ago

It’s not something you’d want to see scurrying away in your kitchen – a rat the size of a human being, weighing almost 13 stone. The vast rodent roamed the Earth 10...
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Scientists puzzled by ancient monster galaxy which was suddenly ‘snuffed out

"Astronomers are puzzling over an ancient galaxy from the dawn of the universe - which suddenly went dark billions of years ago.  The galaxy, known as XMM-2599, formed an immense number of...
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Mars likely to have enough oxygen to support life: study

"Paris (AFP) - Salty water just below the surface of Mars could hold enough oxygen to support the kind of microbial life that emerged and flourished on Earth billions of...
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