A newly identified “spooky toxin” launches a broad attack but might be eased with a version of a known drug.Read more
New research suggests that even if a hit to the head doesn’t lead to a concussion, it could lead to a brain disease called Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.
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Our Attempts to Reverse Climate Change With Geoengineering Could Leave the Planet Worse Off Than When We Started
Solar geoengineering could buy us some extra time to address carbon levels in our atmosphere. But it could also have grave consequences for the planet’s regional climates and biodiversity.Read more
Germany will need to shell out quite a bit of money to meet the European Union’s new emissions targets, according to a study from BDI German industry group. Unfortunately, that investment would only help them meet the low-end targets, while the high-end goals would demand even more.
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The World Economic Forum has published a new report on the future of the workplace, revealing that as more industries adopt automation, women are set to be hit hardest by the change.
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Three types of high-energy cosmic particles could all have the same source: black holes in galaxy clusters.Read more
Shoppers in Seattle can now visit Amazon Go, a convenience store without any cashiers or checkout lanes. Shoppers simply pick out what they want to buy and walk out, with cameras throughout the store ensuring their Amazon accounts are charged for chosen items.
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