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From Skyscrapers to Sand Thieves, Digging into the World of Sand
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Each year, we use nearly 50 billion tons of sand and gravel worldwide. Is that sustainable?

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Who Wrote That Beatles Song? This Algorithm Will Tell You
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A statistician developed an algorithm to figure out who wrote disputed Beatles songs.

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One Force Driving Deadlier Wildfires? People
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A population boom in forests and other wild areas is leading to deadlier, more destructive blazes. How do we cope with worsening wildfires?

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Science In Motion
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Where science and art intersect, dance can help bring new understanding and metaphors for researchers and the public.

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Revealing The Ruins Below
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The U.K.s lawn-killing summer has an archaeological upside.

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The Good, And Bad, Of A Geoengineered Climate
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Could humans geoengineer their way out a climate crisis? Plus California wildfire weather, gooey corn, and other science headlines in this weeks News Round-up.

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In Physics, Beautiful May Not Be Better
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Physicists are still trying to prove decades-old theories. One theorist argues the best answers may not come until scientists embrace messier math.

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Alan Alda Opens Up About His Parkinsons Disease
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Alan Alda discusses how science informs his perspective on the diagnosis and view of the future.

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Is Facial Recognition Ready For The Real World?
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Some police departments are using facial recognition software to help identify suspects. But accuracy remains an issue.

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A New Probe Is Going Closer To The Sun Than Ever Before
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Scientists hope the Parker Solar Probe will help answer burning questions about the sun.

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After New Jersey Floods, Rebuild Or Retreat?
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Instead of rebuilding after repeated flooding, New Jersey is offering some homeowners a buyout.

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After A Radical Brain Surgery, A Normal Life
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After surgery that removed one-sixth of his brain, a 10-year old boy is living a remarkably normal life—€”a tribute to the plasticity of the human brain.

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Not Even The Smallest Are Spared Extinction
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Bacteria have been on Earth longer than any of us. And new research suggests that even they suffer from extinction.

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How Cities Manipulate Wildlife
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Just how and why do city mice and country mice diverge? Urban evolution in action.

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The Genetics Of Becoming An Ant Queen
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Scientists found that an insulin-like gene plays a role in determining what ant becomes a queen in a colony.

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Tracking Tweets To Forecast Smoky Skies
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Researchers with the U.S. Forest Service say social media can help them predict smoke dangers in areas not routinely monitored for air quality.

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This Dust Cloud Has A Silver Lining—Fewer Hurricanes
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Why an African dust storm can mean fewer severe storms in the Atlantic.

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Liquid Water Under The Martian Surface
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Researchers announce a large underground lake on Mars.

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A Lesson In Science Diction
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Science is everywhere, even in the words we use.

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Onetime Miracle Ingredient, Now An Environmental Problem
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States across the country are holding public hearings on what to do about contamination with a class of persistent chemicals known as PFAS.

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