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Is Our Universe a Hologram? Physicists Debate Famous Idea on Its 25th Anniversary

The Ads/CFT duality conjecture suggests our universe is a hologram, enabling significant discoveries in the 25 years since it was first proposed.....»»

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Tardrigrades, an Unlikely Sleeping Beauty

Researchers put this ancient critter through a subzero gauntlet to learn more about what happens to their internal clock while surviving the extreme......»»

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"Mind Control" Parasite Makes Wolves Effective Pack Leaders

The parasite Toxoplasma gondii can change the behavior of infected wolves in ways that make them more likely to be pack leaders.....»»

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China and Russia Continue to Block Protections for Antarctica

For the sixth year in a row, nations failed to agree on any new marine protected areas in the fragile Southern Ocean around Antarctica.....»»

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Outdoor Air-Conditioning Cools the World Cup. But Is It Sustainable?

In an ever warming world, the health benefits of stadium air-conditioning may not outweigh the climate risks.....»»

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Mauna Loa, Earth"s Largest Active Volcano, Just Woke Up after 38 Years

Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the largest active volcano on Earth, erupted for the first time in nearly 40 years. Its eruptions tend to be shorter-lived than those of the other Big Island volcanoes, and its lava is more liquid and flows faster.....»»

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Dolphins Whistle Their Names with Complex, Expressive Patterns

A new study quantifies how dolphins vary their “signature whistles”.....»»

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Many People with Bipolar Disorder Use Cannabis. It May Sometimes Help

Diminished risk-taking behaviors and other benefits may explain why many people with bipolar disorder keep consuming cannabis despite some dire downsides.....»»

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Young Climate Voters Could Tilt Georgia"s Runoff Election for Senate

Voters under age 30 turned out for Raphael Warnock in the first race, suggesting he lean even harder into climate policy.....»»

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What Makes Animals Cannibals?

Cannibals start munching as animal populations grow.....»»

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This Carnivorous Plant Has a Rain-Powered Trap

A biological “spring” helps a pitcher plant fling insects to their doom.....»»

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People Shopping for "Meaning" Buy Cheaper Goods

People who prioritize “meaning” when they shop may unwittingly convince themselves to buy cheaper goods, services and experiences.....»»

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Outdoor Air Conditioning Cools the World Cup--But Is It Sustainable?

In an ever warming world, the health benefits of stadium air-conditioning may not outweigh the climate risks.....»»

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Space Elevators Are Less Sci-Fi Than You Think

I’ve been working on space elevators for almost 20 years, and though we still have issues to solve, we are getting closer to making them reality.....»»

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Silkworms Spin a Potential Microplastics Substitute

“Intentionally added microplastics” in pesticides and cosmetics could be made from silk instead.....»»

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Satellite Constellations Could Harm the Environment, New Watchdog Report Says

Elon Musk’s Starlink and other satellite sources of light pollution and orbital debris should face an environmental review, the U.S. Government Accountability Office finds.....»»

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Scientists Ruin Delicious Seabass to Probe Why Some Organs Don"t Fossilize

Watching fish rot for more than two months disproves a long-standing fossilization theory.....»»

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Three New Ebola Vaccines Will Soon Be Tested in Uganda

Health care workers in Uganda will be among the first people to receive candidate Ebola vaccines in a clinical trial that could expand the available tools for the control of Sudan ebolavirus outbreaks.....»»

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How Many Yottabytes in a Quettabyte? Extreme Numbers Get New Names

Prolific generation of data drove the need for prefixes that denote 1027 and 1030.....»»

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How the Hydrogen Revolution Can Help Save the Planet--And How It Can"t

Many researchers see a huge role for hydrogen in decarbonizing economies.....»»

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