Astronomers have identified a white dwarf so massive that it might collapse
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Astronomers have identified a white dwarf so massive that it might collapse

Hawaii, Maunakea & Haleakala -- Astronomers have found the largest and most massive white dwarf yet. The smoldering, fusion of two smaller white
Cross-generational consequences of lead poisoning
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Cross-generational consequences of lead poisoning

Scientists from Japan and Zambia have demonstrated that children exposed to environmental lead poisoning can affect their health and well-being, as
Facing Warming Waters, Fishermen Are Taking Up Ocean Farming
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Facing Warming Waters, Fishermen Are Taking Up Ocean Farming

Dune Lankard, an Alaskan fisherman, has always looked to the sea for food, work, and purpose throughout his entire life. Lankard, who is a member the
U.S. medical stockpile running low as Delta variant threat looms
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U.S. medical stockpile running low as Delta variant threat looms

The Biden administration is also struggling to meet its obligations to other countries regarding supplies to fight the virus. This includes oxygen
Trump audit excitement meets with fear from election officials
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Trump audit excitement meets with fear from election officials

The push for Michigan goes beyond Antrim County. Last week, the Cheboygan County board of commissioners voted 4-3 to request an audit of county
Murkowski has the moxie to take on Trump. Will she?
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Murkowski has the moxie to take on Trump. Will she?

Many of her coworkers believe that she is leaning towards a fourth term because of her fundraising and private comments to them, as well as her
Virtual care becomes a common cause in a divided Congress
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Virtual care becomes a common cause in a divided Congress

This new momentum was driven by Americans' quick acceptance of remote care during lockdowns, cementing a permanent role in what had been a niche
Dems fret that GOP could tap pro-Trump chaos agents for Jan. 6 probe
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Dems fret that GOP could tap pro-Trump chaos agents for Jan. 6 probe

They consider it worse than the GOP riot investigators, who some Democrats see as being complicit in the attack. There are signs that some of these
What It�s Like to Go Through a Britney Spears Situation Without Being Famous
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What It�s Like to Go Through a Britney Spears Situation Without Being Famous

Berrak told friends that she hadn't slept in days and they advised her to stop drinking coffee. Her family told Berrak that she was depressed and she
Negative comments about kids: parenting advice from Care and Feeding.
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Negative comments about kids: parenting advice from Care and Feeding.

Slates' parenting advice column on Care and Feeding covers care and feeding. Do you have a question about Care and Feeding Send it here, or to the