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Greens can be greener.Georgia Tech “Don’t forget to eat your fruits and vegetables,” mom always said. The latest advice for healthy living may be growing those berries and greens with wastewater. Once you get past the “ick” factor, it’s actually better for the planet. The U.S Department of Agriculture has awarded a $5 million grant to
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WASHINGTON — With both the current Congress and his political career nearing their ends, Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) said Dec. 10 he’s continuing to fight to extend operations of the International Space Station through the end of the next decade. In a speech on the Senate floor that will be one of his last in
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This mosaic image of asteroid Bennu, composed of 12 PolyCam images collected on December 2, 2018 by the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft from a range of 15 miles (24 km). NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona/Handout via REUTERS ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has discovered ingredients for water on a relatively nearby skyscraper-sized asteroid, a rocky acorn-shaped object
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Data from the asteroid ‘101955 Bennu’ — the prime science target for NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission — reveal ubiquitous amounts of water locked inside clays, the mission’s science team reported.  The team has been very pleasantly surprised by new analysis of high-resolution data from the spacecraft’s imaging cameras and spectrometers. This mosaic image of asteroid Bennu
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WASHINGTON — As NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft enters interstellar space, project officials have high hopes that it and its twin spacecraft will continue to operate for as long as a decade. NASA announced Dec. 10 that Voyager 2 passed what is known as the heliopause, the boundary between where the solar wind from the sun
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A cursory glance back through human history should be enough to convince anybody that our species is in love with hate. In the opinion of anthropologist R. Brian Ferguson, this doesn’t mean we have good reason to think large scale social conflict is in our genes. War isn’t in our nature, he argues. But that
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A drought scorched the Great Plains, causing wildfires and US$2.5 billion in agriculture losses. Catastrophic floods submerged more than a third of Bangladesh. Record-shattering heat waves killed scores of people in Europe and China. These were among 15 extreme weather events in 2017 that were made more likely by human-cased climate change, according to in-depth
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