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Environment - Jul 18
Environment
A huge circulation pattern in the Atlantic Ocean took a starring role in the 2004 movie "The Day After Tomorrow.” In that fictional tale the global oceanic current suddenly stops and New York City freezes over. While many aspects of the movie are unrealistic, oceanographers are concerned about the long-term stability of the Atlantic Ocean circulation, and previous studies show that it has slowed dramatically in the past decade.
Astronomy - Jul 9
Astronomy

Earth's oxygen levels rose and fell more than once hundreds of millions of years before the planetwide success of the Great Oxidation Event about 2.4 billion years ago, new research from the University of Washington shows.

Environment - Jul 2
Environment

In August 2016, the first large cruise ship traveled through the Northwest Passage, the northern waterway linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

Life Sciences - Jun 27
Life Sciences

It turns out that to tell the sex of a Galápagos penguin, all you need is a ruler.

Careers - Jun 20
Careers

For the millions of Americans who work "nonstandard" shifts - evenings, nights or with rotating days off - the schedule can be especially challenging with children at home.

Life Sciences - Jul 9
Life Sciences

A typically developing 2-month-old baby can make cooing sounds, suck on her hand to calm down and smile at people.

Innovation - Jul 2
Innovation

Before we started to LOL at funny cat videos on the internet, the "laughing out loud” acronym had a different meaning.

Astronomy - Jun 21
Astronomy

Dozens of scientists, as well as underwater drones and other high-tech ocean instruments, will set sail from Seattle in mid-August.

Life Sciences - Jun 18
Life Sciences

It's always good to know where great white sharks are likely to be swimming. That's true if you're a nervous beachgoer, a fishing boat trying to avoid illegal bycatch, or a marine biologist hoping to conserve this vulnerable species.





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