Even if you put everything into the right bins, a lot of plastics will end up in landfills and the ocean. Consumers can't solve this problem.
At the dawn of the 20th century, when the first humans set foot on Antarctica's seemingly pristine ice cap, pollution had beaten them there. Lead and other heavy metals quickly amassed in the ice in 1888 and beyond, leaving a record of the industrial revolution. ...
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Through DNA samples in online genealogy databases, police have a powerful tool to find the guilty — and exonerate the innocent.
The doubters and believers aren't even talking about the same thing.
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A viral story about twin astronauts shows what happens when science writing goes awry.
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It's possible that despite capturing Facebook data on 50 million people, Cambridge Analytica didn't actually accomplish anything noteworthy in the realm of politics.