Alan Stainer

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Everything We Know About the Earthquake in Central Italy

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck the Apennine regions of central Italy on Wednesday, killing an estimated 247 people and causing “apocalyptic …

Humans Have Caused Global Warming for Longer Than We Thought

People have been contributing to global warming since the mid-nineteenth century, decades before scientists previously estimated, according to new …

“There’s nothing good in cooking, but there are no other options.”

<b>A gentle breeze slid in the doorway</b> of Rosa Abdu’s restaurant and escaped through the spaces in the walls. Like many structures in Yida, the largest refugee settlement in South Sudan, the restaurant was constructed from sticks bound together by homemade rope made of woven vines; they’re quick to …

Food

The aging paradox: The older we get, the happier we are

Believe it or not, there are upsides to getting older.<p>Yes, your physical health is likely to decline as you age. And unfortunately, your cognitive abilities like learning new skills and remembering things is likely to suffer too.<p>But despite such downsides, research suggests that your overall mental …

Psychology

Closest potentially habitable planet to our solar system found

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a discovery that has been years in the making, researchers have confirmed the existence of a rocky planet named Proxima b orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our sun, according to a new study. It is the closest exoplanet to us in the universe.<p>Given the fact that Proxima b is …

Universe