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The latest on the Tokyo Olympics

The latest on the Tokyo Olympics

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Hubble captures stunning image of squabbling galaxies
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Hubble captures stunning image of squabbling galaxies

A galactic sibling rivalry is taking place millions of light-years away, and the Hubble Space Telescope has captured it in a stunning image. About 747 million light-years from Earth, a triplet of galaxies is locked in a gravitational tug-of-war that was spied by Hubble as it observed them interacting in the Lynx constellation. This unique…MORE

Rich countries turn to booster shots. Will the US follow suit?
Jessica DuPreez

Rich countries turn to booster shots. Will the US follow suit?

A growing number of countries are turning to booster vaccine shots as the world grapples with the Delta variant and data on the potential for waning immunity. On Tuesday, the United Arab Emirates joined Germany, Israel and the United Kingdom in recommending third shots for the elderly. Israel announced its booster program last week following a…MORE

Canadian province will lift many restrictions a month before expected after hitting vaccination milestone
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Canadian province will lift many restrictions a month before expected after hitting vaccination milestone

With now at least 80% of eligible residents in Canada’s Manitoba province having received at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose, local health leaders said Tuesday they will implement the least restrictive health orders since the pandemic’s start — a month earlier than they expected. “Thanks to the remarkable efforts of Manitobans, we are now in…MORE

How the earth’s rotation helped the earliest forms of life to diversify
Phil Hartmeyer/NOAA Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

How the earth’s rotation helped the earliest forms of life to diversify

Earth hasn’t always experienced the 24-hour day we’re so familiar with now. In fact, the way the world turns not only determines the length of our day, but it could have contributed to an influx of oxygen on early Earth that helped life to flourish, according to new research. Researchers studying a unique environment in…MORE

A rare species thought to be extinct is clinging to survival, study finds
Krystal Tolley

A rare species thought to be extinct is clinging to survival, study finds

A species of tiny chameleons presumed to be extinct due to deforestation has been found, but it is clinging to survival. Up to only 5.5 centimeters (2.2 inches) long, the critically endangered Chapman’s pygmy chameleon (Rhampholeon chapmanorum) is native to the low-elevation rainforest of the Malawi Hills in southern Malawi, a country in southeastern Africa,…MORE

Neanderthals were painting caves in Europe long before modern humans, study finds

Neanderthals were painting caves in Europe long before modern humans, study finds

Whether Neanderthals thought symbolically and had an artistic sensibility has been a question that has vexed experts in human evolution. But evidence is mounting that our Stone Age cousins were our cognitive equals and created forms of art in Europe long before Homo sapiens were on the scene. A new study of a rock feature…MORE

Light detected behind a black hole for the first time
Dan Wilkins

Light detected behind a black hole for the first time

It’s a light show in space unlike any other. For the first time, scientists have detected light from behind a black hole, and it fulfills a prediction rooted in Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity. Stanford University astrophysicist Dan Wilkins and his colleagues observed X-rays that were released by a supermassive black hole located at…MORE

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