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A new online resource from the National National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), a non-profit alliance of 31 leading U.S. cancer centers, hopes to help people with cancer and their caregivers who have questions or concerns about Covid-19 vaccines. The four-page guide recommends that people with cancer get vaccinated against Covid-19 as soon as possible, as
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Surprise! The biggest, most massive stars aren’t always the hottest. Although its neighbor, Messier 42, gets all the attention, Messier 43 lies just across a dust lane … [+] and continues the great nebula, illuminated largely by a single star that shines hundreds of thousands of times brighter than our own Sun. Located between 1000
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Space congestion and space junk are becoming a serious global problem and a potential flashpoint for international conflict. But publicly at least, America’s defense establishment in general and U.S. Space Command in particular can do little about it. Like NOAA’s National Hurricane Center, SPACECOM can’t prevent a storm — they can just tell us when
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NASA’s all-sky survey satellite has discovered one its coolest exoplanets to date.  A Neptune-sized planet with an intriguing atmosphere, TOI1231 b was found by scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the University of New Mexico and across the globe.  About 90 light-years away from Earth, TOI-1231 b is expected to join the ranks of just
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Eleven years after Google co-founder Larry Page bankrolled one of the first efforts to develop an electric flying car, rivals appear to be accelerating past his company Kitty Hawk in the race to elevate your daily commute into the sky. Fellow Northern California startup Joby Aviation and Germany’s Volocopter believe they’ll win safety approval for
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Topline Arizona and Nevada are facing water shortages this year as Lake Mead, the country’s largest reservoir, falls to its lowest ever level, with large swathes of the American west facing an increased risk of wildfires amid soaring temperatures and prolonged, severe drought, conditions that are amplified by rising temperatures and human-driven climate change. Key
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The SARS-CoV-2 virus, which caused the global Covid-19 pandemic, won’t be the last virus with the potential to wreak havoc on the world’s health and economy. New viruses emerge constantly — but governments, corporations and non-profit organizations are determined not to be caught off guard the next time around. To thwart the next pandemic, private
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When it comes to uncovering the ultimate truths about reality, we can only reap what we sow. Without a cutting-edge particle collider like the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, we would never have discovered the Higgs Boson. Without the incredible sensitivities achieved by gravitational wave detectors such as LIGO and Virgo, we never would have
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