Friday, June 5, 2020

Opinion: Political Gamesmanship and the 30 Meter Telescope on Manua Kea Mountain in Hawaii

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By Devendra Dubey BOSTON--When the mountain Manua Kea was selected by a team of eminent astronomers, as the site for one of the world’s largest...

Plant-based diet can fight climate change, says UN

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Geneva-- The target of keeping global warming below 2 degrees will not be possible without changes in land use, paired with new food consumption...

Bezos, Musk to help NASA land first woman and next man on Moon

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Washington-- The US space agency has selected 13 firms -- including Blue Origin of Jeff Bezos and SpaceX of Elon Musk -- to develop...

Ten Finalists Compete for Title of “America’s Top Young Scientist” and Indian Americans Account...

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Silver Spring, Md – 3M and Discovery Education last month announced 10 finalists from across America as part of its annual 2019 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist). The nation’s premier...

Cigarette butts significantly damage plant growth

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London-- Cigarette butts -- the most common form of litter on the planet -- significantly reduce plant growth as their presence in the soil...

Space exploration critical for our survival: Bezos

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San Francisco-- While Elon Musk-led SpaceX always stays in limelight, world's richest person Jeff Bezos' aerospace company Blue Origin is fast catching up because...

President Trump Announces Recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers,...

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WASHINGTON, DC--President Trump announced the recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) earlier this month. Indian-Americans dominated the list...

How we tune out distractions

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By Anne Trafton MIT News Office  Imagine trying to focus on a friend’s voice at a noisy party, or blocking out the phone conversation of the...

Sukrit Ranjan: Earliest life may have arisen in ponds, not oceans

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CAMBRIDGE, MA-- Primitive ponds may have provided a suitable environment for brewing up Earth’s first life forms, more so than oceans, a new MIT...

Skyscrapers killing up to 1 bn birds annually in US

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New York-- At least 100 million and maybe as many as a billion birds die each year in the US when they collide with...
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