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Paul J. Crutzen (1933–2021), Ozone Nobel prizewinner who coined the term Anthropocene.

Source: NaturePaul J. Crutzen discovered how atmospheric pollutants can destroy stratospheric ozone, which protects Earth from harmful ultraviolet radiation. He shared the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for this work with...

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Touch down! NASA’s Mars landing sparks new era of exploration

Source: NatureNASA’s Perseverance rover touched down safely in Jezero Crater on Mars on 18 February, kicking off a new era of exploration on the red planet in which rocks will be collected and returned to Earth for the...

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Domingo F. Sarmiento's Argirópolis : a critical translation

Domingo F. Sarmiento's Argirópolis : a critical translationAuthor:    Domingo Faustino Sarmiento; Gustavo C FaresPublisher:    Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2021.This book provides the first English translation of...

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Casa Pueblo y su gesta de pais

Fuente: El Nuevo DíaAdjuntas.  Son casi las 12 del mediodia y el sol pic, aún en pleno diciembre, en el techo de la mueblería Supermuebleriacentro frente a la plaza de Adjuntas.Ada Miranda, Noami Martinez y Eva Campbeel...

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Medical oxygen scarce in Africa, Latin America amid virus

Source: AP NewsDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A crisis over the supply of medical oxygen for coronavirus patients has struck nations in Africa and Latin America, where warnings went unheeded at the start of...

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Experiences matter: A longitudinal study of individual-level sources of declining social trust in the United States

Source: ScienceDirectAbstractThe US has experienced a substantial decline in social trust in recent decades. Surprisingly few studies analyze whether individual-level explanations can account for this...

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Chinese Hackers Using Firefox Extension to Spy On Tibetan Organizations

Source: HackerNewsCybersecurity researchers today unwrapped a new campaign aimed at spying on vulnerable Tibetan communities globally by deploying a malicious Firefox extension on target...

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Griddy Is Being Sued for $1 Billion for Allegedly Price Gouging During Texas Winter Storm

Source: GizmodoA Texas woman filed a class-action lawsuit this week to the tune of $1 billion in damages against Griddy, a Texas electricity retailer that the suit alleges engaged in illegal price...

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