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Special Report: The three young women racing to defuse a climate-change bomb

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OVER THE NORWEGIAN SEA, Norway(Reuters) – Banking hard over the whitecaps off the west coast of Norway, the jetliner flying Dominika Pasternak and her fellow scientists descends so sharply that it seems for a moment as if the crew is about to ditch them all in the drink. FILE PHOTO: Kathryn Bennett, a postgraduate student Read More

China reveals new PHOTOS of strange substance from dark side of the moon

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China’s Yutu-2 lunar rover has beamed back more images of the “colored mysterious substance” it discovered in a small crater on the dark side of the moon, which has captivated the scientific community since July. The team behind China’s Chang’e-4 mission, which operates the Yutu-2 rover, claimed the unusual “gel-like” material’s “shape and color is Read More

Biotech is going to the dogs – and big profits await

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(Reuters) – For Jessica Lescault there is no question that her 6-year old English bulldog “Moose” deserves cutting-edge biotechnology cancer treatment as much as any human patient. “Pets are your loved ones, pets should be your family, pets are not something you keep on a chain in the backyard,” the intensive-care nurse from Somers, Connecticut, Read More

Greta Thunberg to U.S. Congress on climate change: ‘Wake up’

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, delivered a strong message to U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday: “Wake up.” Wrapping up a six-day visit to Washington, D.C., the 16-year-old Thunberg rallied a room full of Democratic lawmakers and activists, urging them to follow scientific warnings and push Read More

Shell, BP join collaboration studying methane emissions from natural gas

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9/18/2019 DES PLAINES, IL – Shell and BP recently joined the Collaboratory for Advancing Methane Science (CAMS), an industry-led consortium helping the natural gas and oil industry continue to improve its environmental performance. Working to deliver transparent data to evaluate the most effective methane emissions reduction strategies, CAMS was established by leading industry companies Cheniere, Read More

Heart of darkness: Black holes may hide pure dark energy cores that are expanding the universe

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Black holes could hide cores of pure dark energy which are quite literally pushing apart our universe at its very seams, according to an exciting new cosmological theory based on the work of two Russian physicists. University of Hawaii astrophysicist Kevin Croker and mathematician Joel Weiner examined some long-standing and far-reaching scientific theories about the Read More

New interstellar object heading our way, but this time we’re ready for it

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An amateur astronomer has discovered the second known visitor to our part of space from outside the solar system. Even more amazingly, he managed to spot it on approach, meaning we’ll have time to study it. Gennady Borisov of Crimea spotted the interstellar space rock on August 30. It has now been given the official Read More

Brazil foreign minister says ‘there is no climate change catastrophe’

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FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo speaks during a news conference at the Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia, Brazil September 5,2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado (Reuters) – Brazil’s Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo denied on Wednesday that his country was burning down the Amazon rainforest and said unfounded alarm over global climate change was threatening Brazilian sovereignty. “There Read More

BP deploys continuous methane measurement for new major oil and gas projects

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9/10/2019 LONDON – BP announced that it will deploy continuous measurement of methane emissions in its future BP-operated oil and gas processing projects as part of its program to detect, measure and reduce methane emissions. Continuous measurement, including instruments such as gas cloud imaging (GCI), will be rolled out to all new major projects worldwide. Read More

Messages from other worlds? Mysterious radio signal detected by high-tech Chinese telescope

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Chinese astronomers remain puzzled over a strange signal that was picked up by one of the world’s most powerful radio telescopes. The rare phenomenon cannot be explained and scientists say they don’t want to jump to conclusions. China’s Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) has detected a repeating fast radio burst (FRB) – unexplained radio Read More