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Lituya Bay’s Apocalyptic Wave

One of the tallest tsunami waves known to science slammed this Alaskan bay in 1958.

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Thailand Brings NASA Air Quality Data Down to Earth

SERVIR-Mekong launched its new Air Quality Explorer app with Thailand's pollution control department and space agency.

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NOAA Scientists Virtually Discover New Species of Comb Jelly Near Puerto Rico

The comb jellies were recorded two and a half miles below sea level using NOAA's Deep Discoverer remotely operated vehicle.

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Artificial Intelligence and Satellite Technologies Reveal Detailed Map of Air Pollution Across Great Britain

A novel method that combines artificial intelligence with remote sensing satellite technologies has produced the most detailed coverage of air pollution in Britain to date.

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Climate Change and “Atmospheric Thirst” to Increase Fire Danger and Drought in Nevada and California

Climate change and a “thirsty atmosphere” will bring more extreme wildfire danger and multi-year droughts to Nevada and California by the end of this century, according to new research from the Desert Research Institute (DRI), the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, and the University of California, Merced.

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UCF Researchers Identify Features That Could Make Someone a Virus Super-Spreader

New research from the University of Central Florida has identified physiological features that could make people super-spreaders of viruses such as COVID-19.

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Showing Robots How to Drive a Car…In Just A Few Easy Lessons

Imagine if robots could learn from watching demonstrations: you could show a domestic robot how to do routine chores or set a dinner table. 

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Can Eating Mangoes Reduce Women’s Facial Wrinkles?

Mangoes, like other orange fruits and vegetables, are rich in beta-carotene and provide antioxidants that may delay cell damage. 

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More Transparency Recommended for Gene-Edited Crops

Researchers at North Carolina State University call for a coalition of biotech industry, government and non-government organizations, trade organizations, and academic experts to work together to provide basic information about gene-edited crops to lift the veil on how plants or plant products are modified and provide greater transparency on the presence and use of gene editing in food supplies.

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Study Shows Delirium Can Signal Presence of COVID-19 in Asymptomatic Older Patients Admitted to the Emergency Department

A study published today in JAMA Network Open/Emergency Medicine supports evidence that older persons admitted to emergency departments (ED), and subsequently diagnosed positive for COVID-19, often present with delirium when they show no other typical COVID-19 symptoms, such as fever and cough. Sharon K. Inouye, M.D., M.P.H., Director of the Aging Brain Center in the Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research at Hebrew SeniorLife and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, is senior author on the study.

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