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Aging U.S. power plants provide risks and opportunities
SCIENCE DAILY When it comes to the current plans to retire US power plants, researchers believe we are 'running towards a cliff with no fence.' They found that power plant retirement trends will complicate... 2 days
Two Iranians charged in US over hacking defense materials
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Shale gas development spurring spread of invasive plants in Pa. forests
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Helping robots learn to see in 3-D
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Nesting aids make agricultural fields attractive for bees
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To infinity and beyond? US lawmakers advance 'Space Corps' plans
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Study reveals the mechanisms of a protein that helps moss and green algae defend against too much light
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Boy Face-Plants Right Onto a Million-Year-Old Stegomastodon Skull
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US, European police say 'dark web' markets shut down
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