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This is what the FAA demands when it comes to ensuring the safety of commercial aircrafts.

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Some neurosurgeon fans decided to investigate.

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How folks in rural Australia are pushing back against climate change.

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They're everywhere and they can also treat cancer.

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Something's got the Kuiper belt's rocks off, and there's a scramble to find it.

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NOAA's GOES-17 satellite is ready for action.

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The Cold Atom Laboratory launched this morning

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When spring and summer storms strike, asthma attacks can get worse.

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Kim the spider has a thing or two to teach us.

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Hawaii's latest eruption has much to teach us about hazard mitigation, volcanology, and even outer space.

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Scientists think these critters deserve their own category in recognition of this strange feeding method.

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Thanks to climate change, these crybaby parasites are heading to North America.

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