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global warming won’t kill us anymore. but it will make us suffer
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global warming won’t kill us anymore. but it will make us suffer

Humanity won’t collapse from climate change thanks to the steps we’ve already taken. But we will still be in serious trouble if we don’t do more.

why we need to talk more about geothermal energy
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why we need to talk more about geothermal energy

A new energy startup wants to use lasers to make geothermal energy more accessible across the world. We should be rooting for their success.

how artificial intelligence is helping to crack fusion
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how artificial intelligence is helping to crack fusion

Researchers trying to give the world a nearly limitless source of clean energy are getting a hand from an AI trained to fight against 100+ million degree plasma.

how to quantum entangle a tardigrade for viral headlines
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how to quantum entangle a tardigrade for viral headlines

Websites were abuzz about quantum entangled tardigrades, making readers wonder what exactly does that mean and why you would do it.

the three good things you missed as the world was ending
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the three good things you missed as the world was ending

Yes, it seemed like the world was still falling apart in 2021, but there is still some very good news.

did a scientist accidentally create a warp bubble? not exactly.
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did a scientist accidentally create a warp bubble? not exactly.

No, we didn’t create a microscopic warp bubble. But we may be getting closer and closer to actually doing it.

why your genes rarely determine your fate
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why your genes rarely determine your fate

The question of nature vs. nurture may never be settled when it comes to humans.

when, why, and how popular science lies to you
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when, why, and how popular science lies to you

When science, the media, and short-sighted metrics meet, the end result is often long on flash and short on facts.

to save society, should we talk to strangers?
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to save society, should we talk to strangers?

New research says that talking to strangers has a lot of mental benefits. And they may just help us out of the societal mess we’re in today.

just how old is human civilization, exactly?
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just how old is human civilization, exactly?

Many of us are taught that civilization started around 5,000 years ago, even though we know it’s actually much older. But just how old is it really?

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