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The Longest Eclipse of The 21st Century Happens Next Week, And Earth Will Colour The Moon Blood Red

Here's how to see it.<p>Huge swaths of Earth are in for a special astronomical treat in late July: the longest total lunar eclipse in roughly 100 …

Astronomy

Trump’s Trade War May Spark a Chinese Debt Crisis

There’s no chance China will cut its trade surplus with the U.S. in response to President Donald Trump’s tariff threats. For starters, Washington has made no specific demand to which Beijing can respond. But its efforts may have an unexpected side effect: a debt crisis in China.<p>The 25 percent …

Economics

DNA Damage from CRISPR Has Been ‘Seriously Underestimated’

The breakthrough gene therapy has hit some major stumbling blocks in the last few months that threaten its status as a therapy.<p><i>This article is part of</i> DNA/IDK <i>, a semi-regular column exploring how genetic modification is shaping the future.</i> <b>Follow along here</b> <i>.</i><p>When CRISPR was first revealed to the …

Genetics

Quadrillion tons of diamond discovered deep within the Earth

In case you weren't already sure that diamonds aren't as unique or valuable as advertisers want us to believe, the next blow to Big Diamond might …

Universe

After Pulling Out Of Paris Climate Accords, U.S. Led The World In Decreasing Carbon Emissions Last Year

According to the June 2018 BP Statistical Review of Global Energy, the United States led the world last year in reducing carbon emissions across the …

Fossil Fuels

A Sober Warning from the Earliest Christians

When I was a kid, my family once watched a movie that included vivid scenes of persecution against the earliest Christians. I remember lying awake at …

Faith

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The inconvenient truth about cancer and mobile phones

Neutralising the safety issue has opened the door to the biggest prize of all: the Internet of Things<p>On 28 March this year, the scientific peer review of a landmark United States government study concluded that there is “clear evidence” that radiation from mobile phones causes cancer, specifically, …

Public Health

‘Warning Lights Are Blinking Red,’ Top Intelligence Officer Says of Russian Attacks

WASHINGTON — The nation’s top intelligence officer said on Friday that the persistent danger of Russian cyberattacks today was akin to the warnings the United States had of stepped-up terror threats ahead of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.<p>That note of alarm sounded by Dan Coats, the director of …

Russia

Let there be light: 'ghost' particle found a mile beneath Antarctica holds key to breakthrough in physics

The secrets of the origins of light are set to be unlocked by the discovery of an elusive “ghost” particle a mile beneath Antarctica, scientists have announced.<p>Astronomers have for the first time identified the source of a high-energy neutrino which shot through a solid ice laboratory at the South …

Physics

U.S. nuclear energy industry faces collapse, experts warn

The United States is on the verge of losing more than half of its low-carbon energy as the fight against climate change reaches a crucial point — a reality the country hasn’t fully grappled with.<p>That’s according to findings recently published by researchers at UC San Diego, Harvard University and …

Energy

Trade War With China Heats Up, But Tariff Effects Are Already Rippling Across U.S.

Several months into the Trump administration's aggressive rollout of tariffs on imported products, the results are piling up across the American business landscape. And not all of them are negative.<p>In Hillsboro, Ore., a solar plant got a second chance at life after tariffs on imported solar panels …

Globalization

Nightshifts disrupt rhythm between brain and gut, study shows

Working night shifts can mess up the body’s natural rhythms so much that the brain and digestive system end up completely out of kilter with one another, scientists say.<p>Three night shifts in a row had little impact on the body’s master clock in the brain, researchers found, but it played havoc with …

Sleep

Fingerprint of ancient abrupt climate change found in Arctic

A research team led by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) found the fingerprint of a massive flood of fresh water in the western Arctic, …

Global Warming

4 New Ways America Is Number 1 In Energy

How did the United States, at 242 years of age, become the new world leader in oil and gas production and at the same time, the new world leader in reducing carbon emissions? In part because of the U.S.’s two other new accomplishments in the energy sector, according to the executive director of the …

Natural Gas

This Power Plant Has Cracked Carbon Capture

Carbon capture probably gets the least respect of any technology proposed to slow climate change. The basic idea—trapping emissions from fossil …

Fossil Fuels

Evolutionists have just found new evidence that supports the Biblical account of CREATION!

Thanks to new DNA research, Evolutionary scientists have just found new evidence that supports that Biblical account of creation! Here’s what they …

Evolution

How to See Who's On Your Wi-Fi

Is your internet sluggish? If you suspect a neighbor is stealing your Wi-Fi, these two apps can help you identify devices using your connection and …

Wi-Fi

Scientists Just Found The Cause of Earth's First Global Warming That Triggered Mass Extinctions

We can learn from this.<p>The emergence of life on Earth was obviously a time of great change for our wee blue marble. Plants and algae had evolved some …

Climate Change

Best advice to U.S. dairy farmers? 'Sell out as fast as you can'

SMITHFIELD, Ky. — All Curtis Coombs wanted was to raise cows and run his family’s dairy farm in this slice of Kentucky hill country, less than 35 miles from Louisville. But a few weeks ago, he was forced to sell his milking herd of 82 cows, putting an end to his family’s nearly 70-year dairy …

Agriculture

The Trade Deficit Is China’s Problem

The Trump administration views the U.S.-China trade relationship upside down: It’s not Americans who suffer from Chinese surplus.<p>The Trump administration last week escalated its trade war upon China. China will retaliate. As in any war, there will be casualties. As Catherine Rampell reported in <i>The</i> …

Economics

Armadillos are making Brazil’s leprosy problem worse

Leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease, is one of those illnesses we don’t hear about much anymore. Around 90% of the population (paywall) is actually immune to the skin and nerve-damaging bacterial infection, and leprosy is both curable with antibiotics and rarely fatal. Although the disease is …

World Health Organization

Teaching Your Kids This Skill Will Set Them Up for Success. Most Parents Do the Opposite

It goes against all of our instincts.<p>We've all heard a lot in the past few years about the importance of failure. Take risks, fail fast, learn from the experience, and bring the knowledge you've gained to the next thing you try. We all know this is good advice--except when it comes to our children. …

Parenting

The EPA doesn't want Americans to know how dangerous Teflon chemicals are

<b>The agency tried to suppress a major toxicology report on perfluoroalkyl chemicals, but now it's been quietly released online -- with alarming</b> …

Public Health

Largest US nail manufacturer 'on the brink of extinction' because of the steel tariffs

Steel tariffs could force the nation's largest nail manufacturer to close or move to Mexico.<p>The Mid-Continent Nail plant in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, laid off 60 of its 500 workers last week because of increased steel costs. The company blames the 25% tariff on imported steel. Orders for nails …

Economy

Farmers in America are facing an economic and mental health crisis

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has notified CBS News that there are errors in the data used in its widely cited 2016</i> …

Health Care

Jimmy Fallon responds to Trump: 'Why are you tweeting at me?'

Jimmy Fallon kicked off his show Monday by addressing President Donald Trump's Twitter attacks on him -- and he had a simple question for the president: "Why are you tweeting at me?"<p>"Before we begin, I just wanna give a shout-out to our show's number one fan, the president of the United States!" …

Donald Trump

After 25 years of being homeless, I learned there’s one simple thing you can do to help | Gregory P Smith

There are as many pathways to homelessness as there are homeless people in the world. For some, it’s a sudden freefall triggered by a lost job, a broken home life or some other seismic personal upheaval. For others the road to sleeping rough winds down a slow, steady and depressing gradient until …

Homelessness

A Giant Blob of Hot Rock Is Building Up Under America's Northeast

Something is rising from the depths.<p>A vast mass of hot rock is welling up underneath Vermont and extending into other subterranean regions below New …

Geology

This insane golden chamber contains water so pure it can dissolve metal, and is helping scientists detect dying stars

Hidden 1,000 metres under Mount Ikeno in Japan is a place that looks like a supervillain's dream.<p>Super-Kamiokande (or "Super-K" as it's sometimes referred to) is a neutrino detector. Neutrinos are sub-atomic particles which travel through space and pass through solid matter as though it were …

Physics