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Junk food ads disproportionally target black and Hispanic kids over white kids

Health Teens and younger children are also seeing ads in far more places, like YouTube and social media outlets, than in previous years. Over the past few year...

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Apple finally makes battery cases for the iPhone XS and XR, but you have options

Gadgets But there are already plenty of options out there. Apple finally makes battery cases for the iPhone XS and XR, but there are already plenty of options...

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Megapixels: Behold this giant spinning ice disk

Science The city of Westbrook has a beautiful physics lesson for us all. This swirling disk might seem like it's rotating from the river's...

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How to watch the super blood wolf moon this weekend

Space Okay, it's really just an eclipse. Sunday’s eclipse will be visible throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Africa...

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These automated drones know when the supermarket is out of beer

Technology This Pensa Systems UAV can check stock at the local grocery store These automated flying machines could keep tabs on popular products...

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How you see these shapes may depend on your culture

Science Why your eyes perceive the world differently from everyone else. When we look at something, the brain uses visual cues –sensory signals that convey i...

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World's loneliest frog finds a possible mate

The world's loneliest frog, known as Romeo, finds a possible mate after water frogs found in the wild...

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How we turned guns and opioids into epidemics

Health America’s latest public health contagions by the numbers. "Not all contagions are caused by something you can catch with a cough. Gun violence...

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World's 'loneliest' frog gets a date

Scientists find a Juliet for water frog, Romeo, once thought to be the last of his kind in the world...

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Cern plans even larger hadron collider for physics search

The Future Circular Collider could be Europe's £20bn successor to the existing Large Hadron Collider...

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It’s the 10th anniversary of the ‘Miracle on the Hudson.’ Here’s what we’ve learned since.

Environment “Why did the bird cross the runway?” and other real concerns at the Airport Wildlife Hazards Program. A new documentary from the Smithsonian Ch...

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China's Moon mission sees first seeds sprout

The seeds, inside a sealed container, are the first plants ever grown on the Moon's surface...

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You’re now more likely to die from opioids than in a car crash

Health Let's put your risk of depth into perspective. The opioid crisis has evolved so rapidly in recent years that it can be hard to wrap your head aro...

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The most interesting fitness and workout tech from CES 2019

Technology The Consumer Electronics Show just dropped a whole bunch of new fitness gadgets on us. All the best fitness and workout gear from the 2019 Consumer...

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Earth’s magnetic pole is moving faster than expected

Space But we won't know where it's going until the government shutdown ends. Feeling a little off-kilter in the early weeks of 2019? Well,...

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The YouTube app now lets you swipe through videos so you can watch forever

Technology The design team tells us how they made swipe happen. On Monday, YouTube launched a new way to move through videos on mobile: swiping...

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Concerns over increase in toxic brine from desalination plants

Operations to extract fresh water from the sea are now producing 50% more of this salty effluent than expected...

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How to prepare your digital life for your inevitable death

DIY What will happen to your photos and passwords? You probably know where you want your money and physical assets to go when you die. But how do you protect t...

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Watch how air pollution moves across Europe

See an animation showing the concentration and movement of nitrogen dioxide through the atmosphere...

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How 3D technology is revolutionizing face transplants

Health From modeling to printing, it's all about seeing inside someone's head Face transplants are an ideal setting to fuse medicine with t...

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Government promises 'bold new goal' to tackle dirty air

The government says its new air pollution plan is "world leading" but green groups say it's a missed opportunity...

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Wood burners and open fires face restrictions in new clean air plan

Ministers hail the UK's "world leading" pollution plan, but green groups call it a missed opportunity...

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James Watson: Scientist loses titles after claims over race

Nobel Prize-winning scientist James Watson has repeated remarks about race and intelligence...

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Guardian switches to potato starch wrapping

Readers, who pressed for the change, can compost or put the new packaging in their food waste bin...

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Dryuary’s just the start—you should drink less all winter long

DIY Why and how to cut out alcohol. As the nights get longer and the days get colder, our drinking gets worse. Here's why you might want to avoid alcoho...

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