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The Largest Volcanic Eruption You Did Not See
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Most of the worlds volcanic activity happens under the sea—but we know very little about it.

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Do Predictive Algorithms Have A Place In Public Policy?
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Algorithms in are being used to aid decision-making in courts, child welfare, and other areas of public policy.

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As The Federal Government Pushes Offshore Drilling, Local Lawmakers Push Back
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How states like California could put up their own barriers to proposed drilling rules.

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Is Silicon Valley Making Its Own Monsters?
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The unintended consequences of the tech world, and what CEOs could learn from Mary Shelley.

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Do Sleep Apps And Gadgets Really Help You?
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Today, there are a number of apps, gadgets, devices to track and improve your sleep. But are they really doing anything?

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In 2018, The Flu Is Back With A Vengeance
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Because of the recent mostly ineffective vaccine, the flu is more dangerous this year than usual.

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A Michigan Fireball, An Omnivorous Shark, And An Ancient Epidemic
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An exploding meteor gave a spectacular sky show near Detroit.

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Cosmic Questions In Comic Book Form
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In The Dialogues, a new graphic novel by theoretical physicist Clifford Johnson, the superheroes are scientists—€”and they can teach you a thing or two about physics.

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Protecting The Waterways Of The Navajo Nation
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Hydrologist Karletta Chief monitors the rivers that flow through the Navajo Nation that have been impacted by runoff from surrounding mines and help the surrounding communities.

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Stretching The Boundaries Of Cell Biology
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How squeezing, squishing, and stretching cells can change their biology—€”and how medicine can benefit from knowing why.

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A Successful Launch...Or Was It?
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SpaceX says its recent launch of a secret payload went as planned. But the satellite is missing.

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Radio Bursts, A Trip To CES, And A Sea Turtle Shift
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New research argues that mysterious deep-space radio bursts may be produced by neutron stars.

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An Ingredient For Life In Our Solar System: Salt
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Scientists study meteorites carrying organic matter, including blue salt crystals, to Earth.

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Frozen Soil Still Teems With Life
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Microbes and root systems create a cozy ecosystem amid the icy earth.

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The SciFri Book Club: ‘Frankenstein’
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Mary Shelley’s classic science fiction horror story turns 200 this year—and it’s more relevant than ever to how we talk about science.

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How To Improve Your Cybersecurity
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From password management to encrypted messaging to VPNs, tips on how to steer clear of getting hacked.

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A Temporary Relief For Tinnitus Sufferers
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A new way of thinking about hearing loss offers new opportunities for treatment.

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Putting AI To Work For The Environment
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Lucas Joppa, chief environmental scientist at Microsoft, says that artificial intelligence has the potential to help answer big environmental questions.

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How One Hospital Is Coping With A National IV Bag Shortage
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Hurricane Maria knocked out the Puerto Rican factory that produces a large amount of IV bags and fluids. How do hospitals adapt?

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