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-- Ralph Waldo Emerson  
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The electric vehicle industry needs to figure out its battery problem
The Verge
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Without recycling, electric vehicle batteries could lead to mountains of waste.
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Aluminum is recycling’s new best friend, but it’s complicated
The Verge
published ago
Can drinking water out of a can really save us?
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Snowman-shaped target of NASA’s New Horizons mission gets a brand-new name
The Verge
published ago
Arrokoth is the word for ‘sky’ in the Powhatan/Algonquian language.
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SpaceX will destroy one of its rockets in the pursuit of safety this weekend
The Verge
published ago
The company is testing out its emergency escape system
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Uber thinks it’s a "good thing" for cities, but cities are having second thoughts
The Verge
published ago
The blueprint for cities that want to crack down on the worst excesses of ride-hailing.
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Uber thinks it’s a "good thing" for cities, but cities are having second thoughts
The Verge
published ago
The blueprint for cities that want to crack down on the worst excesses of ride-hailing.
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Watch SpaceX fire up the emergency engines on its new crew spacecraft
The Verge
published ago
Another big milestone achieved
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Building climate-saving tech digs up new problems
The Verge
published ago
Taking on climate change is driving a mining boom
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Aluminum is recycling’s new best friend, but it’s complicated
The Verge
published ago
Can drinking water out of a can really save us?
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Cold with a chance of falling iguanas, Miami National Weather Service warns
The Verge
published ago
A Florida cold front could knock out the cold-blooded creatures
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FDA announces new crackdown on flavored vaping products
The Verge
published ago
The products may be sold in the future, but only if they are formally approved by the FDA.
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Multiple brands likely responsible for vaping injuries, CDC update says
The Verge
published ago
Dank Vapes is still the most common brand used
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SpaceX postpones resupply mission due to high winds and choppy seas
The Verge
published ago
An ocean landing attempt is set to follow.
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MTA floods NYC subway entrance because ‘climate change is real’
The Verge
published ago
NYC is retrofitting subway stations to make them less vulnerable to the effects of climate change, including more frequent and intense storms
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What you need to know about the Australia bushfires
The Verge
published ago
The fires have killed at least 18 people and 8,000 koalas
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Bloomberg’s climate plan doesn’t set him apart from other 2020 candidates
The Verge
published ago
The billionaire and former NYC mayor wants to re-commit to the Paris Agreement, quit coal, and cut carbon emissions in half by 2030.
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2019 was the year climate change charted
The Verge
published ago
Musicians have found their own unique way to give voice to the experience of living at the end of days
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Virgin Galactic to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange as early as October 28th
The Verge
published ago
The company will be traded under the symbol SPCE.
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2019 was the year of ‘climate emergency’ declarations
The Verge
published ago
Hundreds of governments around the world have declared climate change an emergency over the past year
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Cellphone-related head injuries became more common after the iPhone was released
The Verge
published ago
Looking at your phone while walking is hazardous.
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Free returns come with an environmental cost
The Verge
published ago
E-commerce is driving more and more returns
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Lego releases new International Space Station set, sends it into the stratosphere
The Verge
published ago
The set will run you a low $69.99.
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How do astronauts exercise in space?
The Verge
published ago
To live in microgravity, astronauts need to stay fit
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NASA astronauts will recreate history this morning and perform another all-female spacewalk
The Verge
published ago
Another unmanned spacewalk is on its way
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Venice’s historic flooding blamed on human failure and climate change
The Verge
published ago
An unfinished flood barrier system could have prevented the damage from this week’s high tide
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Space Force may finally become real — but it won’t be an overhaul
The Verge
published ago
A reshuffling of the current Air Force structure.
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This slippery new coating could make toilets less filthy
The Verge
published ago
This two-part coating could help keep toilets fresher.
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After a 20-year drought, US lawmakers fund gun violence research
The Verge
published ago
Federal gun violence research had stalled out after Congress passed the Dickey Amendment in 1996, which said that federal funding could not be used to promote or advocate for gun control.
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SpaceX’s prototype Starship rocket partially bursts during testing in Texas
The Verge
published ago
Looks like this particular vehicle is done
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NASA’s giant "Super Guppy" plane just delivered the agency’s spacecraft to Ohio
The Verge
published ago
How to transport a space capsule on Earth.
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Billionaire Tom Steyer profited from fossil fuels, and now he wants them eliminated
The Verge
published ago
He doesn’t think we need natural gas or nuclear energy to take on climate change.
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Boeing’s new Starliner spacecraft lands in the desert after shaky first flight to space
The Verge
published ago
A happy ending to a tumultuous trip
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For the holidays, astronauts baked cookies in space that they won’t actually eat
The Verge
published ago
The cookies will be sent back to Earth for testing later
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NASA partners with SpaceX, Blue Origin, and more to send large payloads to the Moon
The Verge
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NASA is now partnered with 14 companies aiming for the Moon
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NASA picks the asteroid crater its spacecraft will steal rocks from next summer
The Verge
published ago
It’s a difficult target picked for its scientific value.
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The theme for the Times Square New Year’s Eve bash is climate change
The Verge
published ago
Students walked out of classrooms this year to protest climate change. Now they’ll push the button to drop the ball in Times Square.
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Cold with a chance of falling iguanas, Miami National Weather Service warns
The Verge
published ago
A Florida cold front could knock out the cold-blooded creatures
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‘Disaster capitalism’ piles on top of California blazes and power outages
The Verge
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Ads for air purifiers and solar panels abound
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California’s blackouts reveal health care’s fragile power system
The Verge
published ago
Providing health care when electricity isn’t a guarantee
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NASA spacecraft finds crash site of Indian lunar lander
The Verge
published ago
The Vikram lander has finally been found
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2019 was the year climate change charted
The Verge
published ago
Musicians have found their own unique way to give voice to the experience of living at the end of days
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Bloomberg’s climate plan doesn’t set him apart from other 2020 candidates
The Verge
published ago
The billionaire and former NYC mayor wants to re-commit to the Paris Agreement, quit coal, and cut carbon emissions in half by 2030.
Link • Technology
Cellphone-related head injuries became more common after the iPhone was released
The Verge
published ago
Looking at your phone while walking is hazardous.
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SpaceX continues to blast satellites into orbit as the space community worries
The Verge
published ago
The company has made updates, but are they enough?
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When your next door neighbor is a glittering spaceport
The Verge
published ago
A tiny New Mexico town has been waiting for space tourists to fly down the road
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Wildfire smoke forced tennis players to withdraw from Australian Open matches
The Verge
published ago
Tennis players were affected by wildfire smoke at the Australian Open this week.
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Smart tech is coming for your last safe space: the bathroom
The Verge
published ago
Personal hygiene products probably don’t need to get smarter, but they are.
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Watch as SpaceX’s newest spacecraft attempts to escape a fake rocket emergency
The Verge
published ago
SpaceX has a launch window from 8AM to 12PM ET
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SpaceX successfully launches and lands its rocket, misses catching its nosecone
The Verge
published ago
Rocket recycling at its peak.
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NASA partners with SpaceX, Blue Origin, and more to send large payloads to the Moon
The Verge
published ago
NASA is now partnered with 14 companies aiming for the Moon
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Shoppers in Thailand are getting creative after a new plastic bag ban
The Verge
published ago
Shoppers are using luggage and baskets to carry their groceries without a plastic bag.
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Billionaire Tom Steyer profited from fossil fuels, and now he wants them eliminated
The Verge
published ago
He doesn’t think we need natural gas or nuclear energy to take on climate change.
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The self-hammering probe on NASA’s Mars lander can’t seem to actually dig into the ground
The Verge
published ago
InSight’s ‘mole’ isn’t being very mole-like
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There’s no quick fix to find racial bias in health care algorithms
The Verge
published ago
How are health companies and regulators monitoring health care algorithms for bias?
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Everything you ever wanted to know about the vaping health crisis
The Verge
published ago
Wait, which one?
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Virgin Galactic celebrates first day on the New York Stock Exchange
The Verge
published ago
Richard Branson explains what’s in store for the company
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Starbucks sets new sustainability goals for the decade
The Verge
published ago
It’s moving away from single-use plastic
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This was the decade the commercial spaceflight industry leapt forward
The Verge
published ago
A new way to do space
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Building climate-saving tech digs up new problems
The Verge
published ago
Taking on climate change is driving a mining boom
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FDA expected to ban most flavored e-cigarette pods
The Verge
published ago
But remarks from Trump suggest they could make a return.
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US votes to raise age for buying tobacco — including e-cigs — from 18 to 21
The Verge
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Vaping giant Juul has supported the move.
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Boeing’s new Starliner spacecraft lands in the desert after shaky first flight to space
The Verge
published ago
A happy ending to a tumultuous trip
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SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft just fired up its emergency escape engines
The Verge
published ago
The engines that SpaceX ignited today are part of the Crew Dragon’s emergency abort system
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As women’s running takes off, the shoe industry is racing to keep up
The Verge
published ago
The Quixotic quest to build a safer running shoe
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Trump eases approval process for pipelines and infrastructure projects
The Verge
published ago
Trump’s latest environmental rollback could be the most significant yet
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Go read this Atlantic report about why the battery of the future might come from the ocean
The Verge
published ago
Deep sea mining could soon transform our oceans
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Vaping-associated lung injuries can be attributed to vitamin E acetate, CDC says
The Verge
published ago
Vitamin E acetate was found in the lung fluid of 94 percent of patients with EVALI
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I tasted Impossible Pork at CES 2020
The Verge
published ago
The food was salty, just like me
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2019 was the second-hottest year on record
The Verge
published ago
2019 also broke records for temperature and rainfall.
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John Kerry, Arnold Schwarzenegger wage ‘World War Zero’ on climate change
The Verge
published ago
A-list celebrities and world leaders launched a new initiative to drastically cut greenhouse gases
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There’s no quick fix to find racial bias in health care algorithms
The Verge
published ago
How are health companies and regulators monitoring health care algorithms for bias?
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23andMe sold the rights to a drug it developed from its genetic database
The Verge
published ago
The drug, which targets psoriasis, marks the first time the company has sold a drug it created in-house
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Go read this Atlantic report about why the battery of the future might come from the ocean
The Verge
published ago
Deep sea mining could soon transform our oceans
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The US has its first case of the new Wuhan coronavirus
The Verge
published ago
New deadly virus
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Genetic database that identified Golden State Killer acquired by crime scene DNA company
The Verge
published ago
New owners promise privacy for users who don’t want data used by law enforcement
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How the Sunrise Movement built a viral climate campaign without Twitter ads
The Verge
published ago
Twitter’s political ad ban probably won’t slow them down
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Ads for drug injury lawsuits were a problem long before they targeted HIV prevention medication
The Verge
published ago
Personal injury ads make people more likely to think a drug or medical device is risky
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Hundreds of thousands of customers complained to Juul about leaky pods
The Verge
published ago
A handful of people said that accidentally swallowing nicotine liquid made them sick
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What you need to know about the Australia bushfires
The Verge
published ago
The fires have killed at least 18 people and 8,000 koalas
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The chaotic industry behind the insulin I need to live
The Verge
published ago
Fifteen years in, and not much has changed.
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SpaceX successfully launches and lands its rocket, misses catching its nosecone
The Verge
published ago
Rocket recycling at its peak.
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I tasted Impossible Pork at CES 2020
The Verge
published ago
The food was salty, just like me
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How the Sunrise Movement built a viral climate campaign without Twitter ads
The Verge
published ago
Twitter’s political ad ban probably won’t slow them down
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Mesmerizing graph shows uncomfortably close encounters between space junk
The Verge
published ago
Space may be big, but it’s filling up fast.
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Boeing is set to launch its new Starliner spacecraft on its first flight to orbit
The Verge
published ago
Takeoff is scheduled for 6:36AM ET on Friday.
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Trump suggests raising the vaping age to 21 ‘or so’
The Verge
published ago
Planned e-cigarette policies continue to change
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Fukushima reinvents itself with a $2.7 billion bet on renewables
The Verge
published ago
As the nuclear debate continues, the site of a nuclear disaster attempts to move on.
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Boeing’s new Starliner spacecraft is in the wrong orbit during first trip to space
The Verge
published ago
Things didn’t go as expected this morning
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Fukushima reinvents itself with a $2.7 billion bet on renewables
The Verge
published ago
As the nuclear debate continues, the site of a nuclear disaster attempts to move on.
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Rocket Lab’s second launch site is now complete, with its first mission set for next year
The Verge
published ago
A shiny new launchpad in the US.
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This was the decade climate change slapped us in the face
The Verge
published ago
From superstorms to firestorms, the effects of the climate crisis changed lives and minds.
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SpaceX launches latest batch of 60 internet-beaming satellites for Starlink constellation
The Verge
published ago
After this launch, the company will have 180 satellites in orbit
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NASA picks the asteroid crater its spacecraft will steal rocks from next summer
The Verge
published ago
It’s a difficult target picked for its scientific value.
Link • Technology
Japanese billionaire seeks girlfriend for Moon voyage on SpaceX rocket
The Verge
published ago
Would you go on a date with this man around the Moon?
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Mesmerizing graph shows uncomfortably close encounters between space junk
The Verge
published ago
Space may be big, but it’s filling up fast.
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The Air Force will change how it selects its next launch providers following Blue Origin protest
The Verge
published ago
That doesn’t mean Blue Origin will be selected, though.
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Venice’s historic flooding blamed on human failure and climate change
The Verge
published ago
An unfinished flood barrier system could have prevented the damage from this week’s high tide
Link • Technology
23andMe sold the rights to a drug it developed from its genetic database
The Verge
published ago
The drug, which targets psoriasis, marks the first time the company has sold a drug it created in-house
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NASA spacecraft unraveling Sun’s mysteries as it spirals closer to our star
The Verge
published ago
Close up, the Sun acts really weird
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MDMA researcher is fixing the bad science that sent him to prison
The Verge
published ago
Ecstasy and absolution meet in the lab
Link • Technology
FDA expected to ban most flavored e-cigarette pods
The Verge
published ago
But remarks from Trump suggest they could make a return.
Link • Technology
Planting trees to take on climate change isn’t as easy as YouTubers might think
The Verge
published ago
Planting trees can have massive payoffs, and potential pitfalls
Link • Technology
Free returns come with an environmental cost
The Verge
published ago
E-commerce is driving more and more returns
Link • Technology
As women’s running takes off, the shoe industry is racing to keep up
The Verge
published ago
The Quixotic quest to build a safer running shoe
Link • Technology
Greta Thunberg is sailing to Madrid with a family of YouTubers
The Verge
published ago
Refusing to fly, Thunberg will cross the Atlantic by boat to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference.
Link • Technology
Carbon markets could strengthen or screw over global action on climate change
The Verge
published ago
How successful countries are at curbing greenhouse gas emissions could all depend on rules being hashed out at the United Nations summit in Madrid.
Link • Technology
DNA from detained immigrants will change the nature of the FBI’s genetic database
The Verge
published ago
The additions may amplify the overrepresentation of people of color within the system, experts say.
Link • Technology
Starbucks sets new sustainability goals for the decade
The Verge
published ago
It’s moving away from single-use plastic
Link • Technology
The self-hammering probe on NASA’s Mars lander can’t seem to actually dig into the ground
The Verge
published ago
InSight’s ‘mole’ isn’t being very mole-like
Link • Technology
Snowman-shaped target of NASA’s New Horizons mission gets a brand-new name
The Verge
published ago
Arrokoth is the word for ‘sky’ in the Powhatan/Algonquian language.
Link • Technology
Vaping is still on the rise in high schools
The Verge
published ago
Vaping is still on the rise in high schools and middle schools
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Space Force may finally become real — but it won’t be an overhaul
The Verge
published ago
A reshuffling of the current Air Force structure.
Link • Technology
Watch Blue Origin send its New Shepard passenger rocket to space and back
The Verge
published ago
Takeoff is scheduled for 11:30AM ET.
Link • Technology
SpaceX postpones resupply mission due to high winds and choppy seas
The Verge
published ago
An ocean landing attempt is set to follow.
Link • Technology
Dell pledges to make greener computers over the next decade
The Verge
published ago
Dell will tackle climate change and e-waste with new renewable pledges.
Link • Technology
The Air Force’s secretive spy spaceplane is back on Earth after a record two-year stay in space
The Verge
published ago
Welcome back, X-37B.
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Virgin Galactic celebrates first day on the New York Stock Exchange
The Verge
published ago
Richard Branson explains what’s in store for the company
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Elon Musk offers discounted solar panels and batteries after California blackouts
The Verge
published ago
Millions are without power as fires rage and preemptive outages become the new norm.
Link • Technology
2019 was the second-hottest year on record
The Verge
published ago
2019 also broke records for temperature and rainfall.
Link • Technology
Rocket Lab tests key maneuver needed for reusability during 10th flight to space
The Verge
published ago
The company pulled off a guided reentry with its rocket.
Link • Technology
This was the decade climate change slapped us in the face
The Verge
published ago
From superstorms to firestorms, the effects of the climate crisis changed lives and minds.
Link • Technology
The lightbulb revolution has just begun
The Verge
published ago
Trump is trying to keep the old-school incandescent alive
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23andMe sold the rights to a drug it developed from its genetic database
The Verge
published ago
The drug, which targets psoriasis, marks the first time the company has sold a drug it created in-house
Link • Technology
Carbon markets could strengthen or screw over global action on climate change
The Verge
published ago
How successful countries are at curbing greenhouse gas emissions could all depend on rules being hashed out at the United Nations summit in Madrid.
Link • Technology
Floods and firestorms can spread toxins from Superfund sites
The Verge
published ago
Climate change threatens to expose toxins from Superfund sites, a new government report warns.
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Satellites track real-time damage of ocean blob menacing Hawaii
The Verge
published ago
They couldn’t have done it without swimmers-turned-citizen scientists.
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Bioethics experts call on GoFundMe to ban unproven medical treatments
The Verge
published ago
Study calls on GoFundMe to ditch campaigns for unproven procedures.
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Boeing’s Starliner capsule just tested a crucial safety system
The Verge
published ago
A good showing for the spacecraft’s abort system
Link • Technology
SpaceX continues to blast satellites into orbit as the space community worries
The Verge
published ago
The company has made updates, but are they enough?
Link • Technology
Satellites track real-time damage of ocean blob menacing Hawaii
The Verge
published ago
They couldn’t have done it without swimmers-turned-citizen scientists.
Link • Technology
SpaceX will destroy one of its rockets in the pursuit of safety this weekend
The Verge
published ago
The company is testing out its emergency escape system
Link • Technology
Vaping-associated lung injuries can be attributed to vitamin E acetate, CDC says
The Verge
published ago
Vitamin E acetate was found in the lung fluid of 94 percent of patients with EVALI
Link • Technology
While survival rates soar for other cancers, funding gaps limit progress on cervical and uterine cancer
The Verge
published ago
There are new, innovative treatment options for other cancers, but not these diseases
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The theme for the Times Square New Year’s Eve bash is climate change
The Verge
published ago
Students walked out of classrooms this year to protest climate change. Now they’ll push the button to drop the ball in Times Square.
Link • Technology
Boeing and NASA are forming an investigation team to figure out cause of spacecraft mishap
The Verge
published ago
NASA will figure out how to move forward in several weeks.
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Greta Thunberg is sailing to Madrid with a family of YouTubers
The Verge
published ago
Refusing to fly, Thunberg will cross the Atlantic by boat to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference.
Link • Technology
How to watch Mercury travel across the face of the Sun on Monday
The Verge
published ago
This transit will start at 7:35 AM ET and will last for about five and a half hours
Link • Technology
23andMe sold the rights to a drug it developed from its genetic database
The Verge
published ago
The drug, which targets psoriasis, marks the first time the company has sold a drug it created in-house
Link • Technology
How an invasive pest threatens a Native American tradition
The Verge
published ago
Can forestry science help save both trees and tradition?
Link • Technology
Weather forecasters lost the battle for strict interference limits on 5G
The Verge
published ago
Strict international interference limits won’t be placed on 5G, and that’s bad news for weather forecasting.
Link • Technology
Trump suggests raising the vaping age to 21 ‘or so’
The Verge
published ago
Planned e-cigarette policies continue to change
Link • Technology
Marijuana vaping hits record highs among teens
The Verge
published ago
The number of high school seniors who vaped in the past month doubled from 2018 to 2019
Link • Technology
Virgin Galactic to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange as early as October 28th
The Verge
published ago
The company will be traded under the symbol SPCE.
Link • Technology
2019 was the year of ‘climate emergency’ declarations
The Verge
published ago
Hundreds of governments around the world have declared climate change an emergency over the past year
Link • Technology
NASA finally rolls out completed core of its massive new rocket
The Verge
published ago
The rocket still has a lot to do before it can fly.
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Delta is offsetting emissions for flights to Las Vegas for CES
The Verge
published ago
Delta and JetBlue are making flights carbon neutral to limit their impact on climate change.
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After a 20-year drought, US lawmakers fund gun violence research
The Verge
published ago
Federal gun violence research had stalled out after Congress passed the Dickey Amendment in 1996, which said that federal funding could not be used to promote or advocate for gun control.
Link • Technology
This was the decade the commercial spaceflight industry leapt forward
The Verge
published ago
A new way to do space
Link • Technology
NASA’s giant "Super Guppy" plane just delivered the agency’s spacecraft to Ohio
The Verge
published ago
How to transport a space capsule on Earth.
Link • Technology
The Air Force will change how it selects its next launch providers following Blue Origin protest
The Verge
published ago
That doesn’t mean Blue Origin will be selected, though.
Link • Technology
The California fires show how unprepared we are for climate change
The Verge
published ago
Climate disasters require a new kind of preparedness
Link • Technology
How an invasive pest threatens a Native American tradition
The Verge
published ago
Can forestry science help save both trees and tradition?
Link • Technology
Watch as SpaceX’s newest spacecraft attempts to escape a fake rocket emergency
The Verge
published ago
SpaceX has a launch window from 8AM to 12PM ET
Link • Technology
CDC announces breakthrough in vaping lung injury investigation
The Verge
published ago
Vitamin E acetate is now an official suspect
Link • Technology
Wildfire smoke forced tennis players to withdraw from Australian Open matches
The Verge
published ago
Tennis players were affected by wildfire smoke at the Australian Open this week.
Link • Technology
Shoppers in Thailand are getting creative after a new plastic bag ban
The Verge
published ago
Shoppers are using luggage and baskets to carry their groceries without a plastic bag.
Link • Technology
SpaceX’s prototype Starship rocket partially bursts during testing in Texas
The Verge
published ago
Looks like this particular vehicle is done
Link • Technology
Japanese billionaire seeks girlfriend for Moon voyage on SpaceX rocket
The Verge
published ago
Would you go on a date with this man around the Moon?
Link • Technology
MDMA researcher is fixing the bad science that sent him to prison
The Verge
published ago
Ecstasy and absolution meet in the lab
Link • Technology
When your next door neighbor is a glittering spaceport
The Verge
published ago
A tiny New Mexico town has been waiting for space tourists to fly down the road
Link • Technology
Watch SpaceX fire up the emergency engines on its new crew spacecraft
The Verge
published ago
Another big milestone achieved
Link • Technology
NASA’s newest astronaut class, the Turtles, become eligible for space missions
The Verge
published ago
Their destinations could be the space station — or the Moon
Link • Technology
The California fires show how unprepared we are for climate change
The Verge
published ago
Climate disasters require a new kind of preparedness
Link • Technology
Boeing is set to launch its new Starliner spacecraft on its first flight to orbit
The Verge
published ago
Takeoff is scheduled for 6:36AM ET on Friday.
Link • Technology
Watch Blue Origin send its New Shepard passenger rocket to space and back
The Verge
published ago
Takeoff is scheduled for 11:30AM ET.
Link • Technology
Ads for drug injury lawsuits were a problem long before they targeted HIV prevention medication
The Verge
published ago
Personal injury ads make people more likely to think a drug or medical device is risky
Link • Technology
Watch SpaceX launch 60 satellites into orbit
The Verge
published ago
SpaceX is also attempting to catch two parts of the spacecraft in giant nets
Link • Technology
Lego releases new International Space Station set, sends it into the stratosphere
The Verge
published ago
The set will run you a low $69.99.
Link • Technology
Genetic database that identified Golden State Killer acquired by crime scene DNA company
The Verge
published ago
New owners promise privacy for users who don’t want data used by law enforcement
Link • Technology
Dell pledges to make greener computers over the next decade
The Verge
published ago
Dell will tackle climate change and e-waste with new renewable pledges.
Link • Technology
The electric vehicle industry needs to figure out its battery problem
The Verge
published ago
Without recycling, electric vehicle batteries could lead to mountains of waste.
Link • Technology
Everything you ever wanted to know about the vaping health crisis
The Verge
published ago
Wait, which one?
Link • Technology
NASA astronauts will recreate history this morning and perform another all-female spacewalk
The Verge
published ago
Another unmanned spacewalk is on its way
Link • Technology
DNA from detained immigrants will change the nature of the FBI’s genetic database
The Verge
published ago
The additions may amplify the overrepresentation of people of color within the system, experts say.
Link • Technology
John Kerry, Arnold Schwarzenegger wage ‘World War Zero’ on climate change
The Verge
published ago
A-list celebrities and world leaders launched a new initiative to drastically cut greenhouse gases
Link • Technology
Bioethics experts call on GoFundMe to ban unproven medical treatments
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