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1 in 3 Young Adults May Face Severe COVID-19, UCSF Study Shows

As the number of young adults infected with the coronavirus surges throughout the nation, a new study by researchers at UC San Francisco Benioff Children’s Hospitals indicates that youth may not shield people from serious disease.

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Study Shows Humans Are Optimists for Most of Life

Is middle age really the “golden age” when people are the most optimistic in life? 

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New Solar Material Could Clean Drinking Water

Providing clean water to Soldiers in the field and citizens around the world is essential, and yet one of the world’s greatest challenges. 

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Staying Safe in the Summer of COVID-19

Amidst sunny days and climbing temperatures, COVID-19 remains a dominating presence in all of our lives. 

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New Therapy Extends Breast Cancer Survival Rate, Prevents Reoccurrence

A new immunotherapy developed by researchers at Northwestern University dramatically extends the survival time of mice with triple negative breast cancer, one of the most aggressive and difficult-to-treat forms of breast cancer.

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Rare Peek at Patagonia in Winter

In June 2020, just the right weather patterns were in place to provide a clear view of the snowy landscape.

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Canary Curls

Von Kármán vortices make another appearance near the Canary Islands.

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NASA's AIRS Monitors Tropical Storm Fay as It Deluges the East Coast

AIRS measures the infrared and microwave radiation emitted from Earth to study the planet's weather and climate.

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June 2020 Tied as Earth’s 3rd Hottest on Record

First half of this year saw near-record warmth for the globe.

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Climate Change Will Cause More Extreme Wet and Dry Seasons, Researchers Find

The regions that will be hardest hit by climate change are the ones that already get slammed with rain during wet seasons and struggle with drought during dry seasons, researchers found.

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