Microplastics found in Arctic sea ice

Microplastics found in Arctic sea ice

Researchers aboard the Swedish Icebreaker Oden as part of the Northwest Passage Project, an 18-day expedition through the Northwest Passage, have found microplastics polluting ice from the Arctic Ocean.
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Ocean Cleanup to deploy updated version of its plastic-catching barriers

Ocean Cleanup to deploy updated version of its plastic-catching barriers

The Ocean Cleanup, a non-profit organization developing technologies to rid the oceans of plastic, has launched the second version of its cleanup system.
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A massive collision with a planet bigger than earth may be the answer to Jupiter's unusual core

A massive collision with a planet bigger than earth may be the answer to Jupiter's unusual core

A cosmic collision between Jupiter and a protoplanet billions of years ago could explain the unexpected readings from NASA's Juno space probe.
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The search for Amelia Earhart's plane

The search for Amelia Earhart's plane

Researchers have long wondered what really happened to Amelia Earhart, the first ever female aviator to fly solo.
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Unprecedented heat wave causes massive salmon die-offs in Alaska

Unprecedented heat wave causes massive salmon die-offs in Alaska

Climate change and warming waters have caused the mass deaths of salmon in some parts of Alaska.
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Mysterious radio waves detected from outer space

Mysterious radio waves detected from outer space

New radio waves from outer space have been detected by the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment radio telescope, also known as CHIME.The findings were submitted to the Astrophysical Journal Letters.
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Scientists discover new pain-sensing organ in the skin

Scientists discover new pain-sensing organ in the skin

Swedish scientists have discovered a new organ under the skin that helps process certain kinds of pain.According to National Geographic, mechanical pain was typically thought to be perceived through sensitive nerve cell endings in the epidermis.
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Tiny magnetic coils could be used to clean up microplastics in the ocean

Tiny magnetic coils could be used to clean up microplastics in the ocean

A university of Adelaide-led research team has created a carbon nanotube that could help fight microplastic pollution in our oceans.
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How toxic blue-green algae can poison dogs

How toxic blue-green algae can poison dogs

Several dogs have become fatally ill after swimming in lakes and ponds and ingesting water contaminated with toxic algae.
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How could China intervene in the Hong Kong protests?

How could China intervene in the Hong Kong protests?

As the Chinese government continues to strongly criticize the now months-long protests in Hong Kong, many wonder what Beijing will do to quiet the dissent.
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Archaeologists find evidence of Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem

Archaeologists find evidence of Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem

Archaeologists may have unearthed evidence to confirm the Biblical account of Jerusalem's destruction by the Babylonians.
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Banana plantations in Colombia threatened by deadly fungus

Banana plantations in Colombia threatened by deadly fungus

Officials from the Colombian Agricultural and Livestock Authority have confirmed that the tropical race 4 fungus has spread to the country's Cavendish banana plantations.Cavendish bananas dominate the global export market.
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Eco-friendly park with 'solar trees' planned for Ho Chi Minh City

Eco-friendly park with 'solar trees' planned for Ho Chi Minh City

Australian architectural firms LAVA Architects and Aspect Studios have partnered together and won a competition to design Ho Chi Minh City's new sustainable Central Park.
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End of El Nino could bring active Atlantic hurricane season

End of El Nino could bring active Atlantic hurricane season

The chances of an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season in 2019 have increased now that El Nino is over.
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Study finds increased toxic mercury levels in tuna and cod

Study finds increased toxic mercury levels in tuna and cod

New research has linked an increase of toxic mercury in marine life to global warming and overfishing.Research by Harvard scientists analyzed data from the Gulf of Maine in the Atlantic Ocean.
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Scientists develop vaccine to help stop cat allergies

Scientists develop vaccine to help stop cat allergies

Scientists in Switzerland have developed a vaccine that can help stop people from having allergic reactions to cats.
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Tardigrades may be alive on moon following Beresheet crash landing

Tardigrades may be alive on moon following Beresheet crash landing

The moon may now be home to Earth's most resilient organisms.CNN reports that thousands of micro creatures called tardigrades were onboard Israel's Beresheet spacecraft when it crash landed on the moon in April.
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Chinese classrooms using brain-scanning headbands to measure students' focus

Chinese classrooms using brain-scanning headbands to measure students' focus

Chinese schools are using U.S.- based startup company BrainCo's brain-scanning headbands to measure students' attention spans, the South China Morning Post reports.
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Europe launches laser satellite to space

Europe launches laser satellite to space

The European Space Agency and Airbus have launched their second space laser satellite, the EDRS-C. It was sent into space on an Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou in French Guiana on Aug 6.
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North Korea stole US$2 billion in cyberattacks, UN report finds

North Korea stole US$2 billion in cyberattacks, UN report finds

North Korea has conducted cyberattacks to steal an estimated US$2 billion to fund its nuclear weapons program, Reuters reports, citing a confidential U.N. report.
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U.S. planning to build new naval base in Australia

U.S. planning to build new naval base in Australia

The United States could be putting up a new military port in Australia.According to Reuters, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said Tuesday that the U.S. Navy plans to build military infrastructure in the country, once Congress approves $211.
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Philippines declares national dengue epidemic

Philippines declares national dengue epidemic

Dengue is now a national epidemic in the Philippines. According to the Philippine News Agency, health authorities declared a national dengue epidemic on Tuesday, after more than 100,000 cases from January to July this year, and 622 deaths.
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China building powerful laser radar to research the atmosphere

China building powerful laser radar to research the atmosphere

China is building a powerful laser radar facility to help researchers study atmospheric particles that protect against cosmic rays and solar winds.
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Cross-border cable car planned for Russia and China

Cross-border cable car planned for Russia and China

Dutch architectural firm UNStudio has been chosen to design a cable car terminal in Russia that will connect the Russian city of Blagoveshchensk to the Chinese city of Heihe.
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Teen activist Greta Thunberg to sail to America for UN climate summit

Teen activist Greta Thunberg to sail to America for UN climate summit

Greta Thunberg will be sailing across the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat in order to attend climate talks in New York.
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Church of the Apostles may have been unearthed near Sea of Galilee

Church of the Apostles may have been unearthed near Sea of Galilee

Archaeologists have discovered an early Christian church rumored to be built over the house of the apostles Peter and Andrew.
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Brain-infecting virus being spread by mosquitoes in Florida

Brain-infecting virus being spread by mosquitoes in Florida

Health officials in Orange County, Florida have issued a public advisory warning residents of an increase of mosquitoes carrying the Eastern equine encephalitis virus.
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Japan approves human-animal embryo experiments

Japan approves human-animal embryo experiments

Japan has become the first country to greenlight a controversial experiment involving hybrid human-animal embryos.
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Plastic consumption turning seabirds smaller, study finds

Plastic consumption turning seabirds smaller, study finds

New research from the University of Tasmania has found that seabirds are becoming smaller in size due to their consumption of plastic.
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Hyperloop test track planned for Saudi Arabia

Hyperloop test track planned for Saudi Arabia

Virgin Hyperloop One and Saudi Arabia have announced plans to build a 35 km long hyperloop test track in King Abdullah Economic City as part of the country's Vision 2030 plan.
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Will artificial refreezing help save Antarctica and the Arctic?

Will artificial refreezing help save Antarctica and the Arctic?

Scientists have suggested plans to save Antarctic glaciers and Arctic sea ice by refreezing them.According to Reuters, scientists believe the West Antarctic ice sheet is on course to disintegrate due to the effects of global warming.
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China bans individual travel to Taiwan

China bans individual travel to Taiwan

Beijing has banned individuals free travel to Taiwan, amid what it says are rising cross-strait tensions.
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Ancient temples, relics uncovered from sunken Egyptian city

Ancient temples, relics uncovered from sunken Egyptian city

Archaeologists in Egypt have found the ruins of an ancient temple in the underwater city of Heracleion.The sunken remains of Heracleion were first discovered in Egypt's Aboukir Bay in the year 2000, according to Ancient Origins.
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North Korea launches two unidentified projectiles into East Sea

North Korea launches two unidentified projectiles into East Sea

South Korea says the North has launched missiles into the sea, amid growing uncertainty about nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang.
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Halo orbit chosen for Gateway space station

Halo orbit chosen for Gateway space station

.NASA and the European Space Agency have decided on a halo orbit for humanity's first lunar outpost.According to an ESA press release, the Gateway space station will follow a near-rectilinear halo orbit, or NRHO.
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South Korea fires over 300 warning shots at Russian plane

South Korea fires over 300 warning shots at Russian plane

Warplanes from four different countries were involved in an unprecedented confrontation over the East Sea.
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Huawei's Czech unit shared client's personal data with Chinese embassy

Huawei's Czech unit shared client's personal data with Chinese embassy

A new investigative report has revealed that former Huawei employees in the Czech Republic routinely collected and shared sensitive client data with Chinese government officials.
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Norway to build semi-submersible fish farms by 2020

Norway to build semi-submersible fish farms by 2020

Norway Royal Salmon is all set to build a remote-controlled fish pen in Arctic waters.The company has unveiled plans to build a semi-submersible fishing farm off the coast of Norway by 2020.
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Activists protests against telescope construction in Mauna Kea

Activists protests against telescope construction in Mauna Kea

Hundreds have gathered to protest the Thirty Meter Telescope project, which is planned to be built on the summit of Mauna Kea on Hawaii's Big Island. The ongoing protests began on July 15.
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Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent

Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent

Demonstrators and police clashed Sunday as tens of thousands took to the streets of Hong Kong to protest for the seventh consecutive weekend.According to CNN, the Sunday march in Hong Kong began peacefully.
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Carbon-neutral science museum to open in Sweden

Carbon-neutral science museum to open in Sweden

An architectural firm is building a new museum powered by renewable energy in Sweden.
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Researchers embark on a mission across the Northwest Passage

Researchers embark on a mission across the Northwest Passage

A group of American and Canadian scientists and students will be embarking on the Northwest Passage Project an 18-day expedition through the Northwest Passage aboard the Swedish Icebreaker Oden.
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El Chapo may serve life sentence at 'Supermax' prison in Colorado

El Chapo may serve life sentence at 'Supermax' prison in Colorado

Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman has been sentenced to life in prison, plus 30 years, by a federal judge in Brooklyn.
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Researchers uncover bacteria's drug defense system

Researchers uncover bacteria's drug defense system

Researchers have discovered how a group of drug-resistant bacteria defend against medicine.Gram-negative bacteria have an additional outer membrane that makes them strong against antibiotics and responsible for serious drug-resistant infections.
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Russian-owned smartphone app faces privacy concerns

Russian-owned smartphone app faces privacy concerns

Photo-editing app Faceapp is facing security concerns over allegedly storing user data onto Russian servers. Faceapp uses artificial intelligence to alter human faces into aged versions of themselves.
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Elon Musk unveils implant device that links brain to computers

Elon Musk unveils implant device that links brain to computers

Elon Musk has unveiled a wireless implantable device that he claims can merge the human brain with artificial intelligence.
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Social media linked to depression in teenagers

Social media linked to depression in teenagers

A new study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics on Monday connected social media to depression in teens and not video gaming.
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What is Area 51?

What is Area 51?

Area 51 is a remote U.S. Air Force military installation at Groom Lake in southern Nevada, about 80 miles from Las Vegas. The BBC reports that the facility is so named for its designation on 50's era maps of the Atomic Energy Commission.
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