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Russia needs to explain how positive drug tests have been removed from its doping laboratory data

Photo: Adam Pretty (Getty) Russia has three weeks to explain How Positive Drug Tests Are The results were deleted from data sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency. It is still investigating Russia's complicated, year-long doping scheme, in which urine samples are channeled through a secret hole in a laboratory wall, effectively banning the country from the 2018 Olympics. According to …

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Saudi Arabia needs to explain how its oil deposits in Abqaiq have been attacked, says the former US diplomat

Smoke from an Aramco oil factory in Abqaiq after drone strikes triggered fires in two Saudi Aramco oil factories. AFP | Getty Images Saudi Arabia has "much to explain" why it could not protect its "most critical" oil factory from drone strikes over the weekend, said Gary Grappo, former US ambassador to Oman. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research …

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New observations explain the dimming of Tabby's star

A recent Columbia study suggests that in a disk surrounding Tabby's star, dusty outer layers of ice, gas, and carbonaceous rocks accumulate and the light and the star collect block it seems to fade gradually. Picture credits: NASA / JPL-Caltech Astronomers have been looking to the skies for years, speculating on the strange blackout behavior of Tabby's star. The star, …

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Matthew Stafford of Detroit Lions and Matt Patricia explain the late break

CLOSE Sports journalist Dave Birkett and columnist Shawn Windsor discuss the tie between Lions and Cardinals in Arizona on September 8, 2019. Shawn Windsor and Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press GLENDALE, Arizona – Matthew Stafford was angry. The wink of television cameras caught this as well as the poison that spilled out of his mouth at State Farm Stadium. After …

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End of the World: Scientists Explain That "Perfect Storm" Wipes Out Humanity – "Worry!" | Science | news

Most biologists agree that there have been five mass extinction events in history, the most common of which occurred 66 million years ago, when the dinosaurs were extinguished by an asteroid. Rolf Schmidt from the Melbourne Museum of Inverted Paleontology in Australia, however, believes we could be close to sixth. During Amazon Prime's "The Next Extinction Event" he warned that …

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Powerful cosmic rays: Scientists race to explain 'universe's greatest mystery' | Science | News

The universe harbors an array of extreme entities, from near radio bursts to supermassive black holes. But scientists consider the most puzzling phenomena to be extremely powerful cosmic rays. Cosmic rays are made up of atomic nuclei of elements ranging from hydrogen to iron, which are known to cause 98 percent of the speed of light. Ultra-high. Cosmic rays are …

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Kepler's forgotten notions of symmetry help to explain spiral galaxies without the need for dark matter – new research

The 17th-century astronomer Johannes Kepler was the first to think about the structure of snowflakes. Why are they so symmetrical? How does a page know how long the other side has grown? Kepler said it was all about what we would now call a "morphogenic field" – that things should have the shape that they have. Science has meanwhile rejected …

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Endgame Directors explain the decision to cut the kneeling scene

During an interview in the "Ask Me Anything" style about Reddit Avengers: Endgame told directors Joe and Anthony Russo to fans that the reasons for dropping a deleted scene are the immediate consequences of the Klimakampfs of the film represented, would stand. The scene where the assembled Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy are kneeling to pay tribute to a …

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Scientists are discovering a new chemistry that can help explain the origins of cellular life

Prebiotically synthesized heterogeneous polyester microdroplets with a fluorescent dye demonstrate the ability of polyester microdroplets to function as primitive compartments. Picture credits: Tony Jia, ELSI Before life began on Earth, the environment probably contained a large number of chemicals that interacted with each other more or less by chance, and it is unclear how the complexity of cells could have …

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