Monday, September 25, 2017

NPR News: Thousands Flee Bali's Mount Agung After Volcano Threat Level Is Raised

Thousands Flee Bali's Mount Agung After Volcano Threat Level Is Raised
Authorities say the mountain, which last erupted 54 years ago, is poised to go at any time.

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NPR News: Puerto Rico's Arecibo Radio Telescope Suffers Hurricane Damage

Puerto Rico's Arecibo Radio Telescope Suffers Hurricane Damage
Early reports that a secondary dish at the observatory was destroyed by Maria turn out not to be correct, according to a group that helps run the facility.

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NPR News: Astronomers Search For Giant Planet On Outer Edges Of Solar System

Astronomers Search For Giant Planet On Outer Edges Of Solar System
Astronomers are continuing their search for a giant planet they believe is lurking at the outer reaches of the solar system.

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NPR News: Is Curiosity A Positive Or Negative Feeling?

Is Curiosity A Positive Or Negative Feeling?
Not all feelings of curiosity are the same. A study finds that one factor affecting the balance of negative and positive when it comes curiosity is time, says psychologist Tania Lombrozo.

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NPR News: Pregnant Women Should Still Get The Flu Vaccine, Doctors Advise

Pregnant Women Should Still Get The Flu Vaccine, Doctors Advise
Researchers and physicians say a study suggesting a link between the flu vaccine and miscarriage in a limited population is cause for more research, not a reason to change vaccination recommendations.

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Sunday, September 24, 2017

NPR News: Transgender Hockey Player Postpones Hormone Treatment To Keep Playing

Transgender Hockey Player Postpones Hormone Treatment To Keep Playing
Sports leagues have struggled with how to define gender when it comes to deciding who can play. Pro hockey player Harrison Browne has decided to postpone hormone therapy for one more year on the ice.

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Saturday, September 23, 2017

NPR News: How Many Viruses Can Live In Semen? More Than You Might Think

How Many Viruses Can Live In Semen? More Than You Might Think
According to a new report, semen can be a hotbed for viruses.

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