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James Bardeen, an Expert on Unraveling Einstein’s Equations, Dies at 83

James Bardeen, an Expert on Unraveling Einstein’s Equations, Dies at 83

James Bardeen, who helped elucidate the properties and behavior of black holes, setting the stage for what has been called the golden age of black hole astrophysics, died on June 20 in Seattle. He was 83. His son William said the cause was cancer. Dr. Bardeen, an emeritus professor of physics at the University of …

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Cockroaches are evolving to have a sugar-free diet, posing problems for pest control

Cockroaches are evolving to have a sugar-free diet, posing problems for pest control

Apparently, humans aren’t the only animals going keto. The German cockroach (Blattella germanica), one of the most common pests in the world, is evolving to have a glucose-free diet. Unlike many humans, it’s not because they’re suddenly watching their figure; rather, German cockroaches have inadvertently outwitted human pest control tactics by evolving to dislike sugar, …

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NBA offseason winners and losers: Celtics add to championship formula; Hawks, Blazers prioritize defense

NBA offseason winners and losers: Celtics add to championship formula; Hawks, Blazers prioritize defense

We’re on our third day of the NBA free agency period and a lot has gone down. A lot of big contracts have been handed out, and a lot of smaller ones that could pay big dividends. Significant trades have also been made. We’ll slowly be factoring in draft results as we flesh out the …

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Explosion of life on Earth linked to heavy metal act at planet’s centre

At the centre of the Earth, a giant sphere of solid iron is slowly swelling. This is the inner core and scientists have recently uncovered intriguing evidence that suggests its birth half a billion years ago may have played a key role in the evolution of life on Earth. At that time, our planet’s magnetic …

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New Dementia Prevention Method May Be Behavioral, Not Prescribed

New Dementia Prevention Method May Be Behavioral, Not Prescribed

Dementia cases are climbing along with an aging world population, and yet another much-anticipated Alzheimer’s medication, crenezumab, has proved ineffective in clinical trials — the latest of many disappointments. Public health experts and researchers argue that it is past time to turn our attention to a different approach — focusing on eliminating a dozen or …

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Washington, D.C., Maryland postal service mail carriers robbed at gunpoint six times in 2-day period

Washington, D.C., Maryland postal service mail carriers robbed at gunpoint six times in 2-day period

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! U.S. postal service officials have sounded the alarm over at least six armed robberies on mail carriers that happened in Maryland and Washington, D.C., over a two-day period, according to a report. “This alarming trend needs to stop,” U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) spokesman Michael Martel said …

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Washington, D.C., Maryland postal service mail carriers robbed at gunpoint six times in 2-day period

Washington, D.C., Maryland postal service mail carriers robbed at gunpoint six times in 2-day period

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! U.S. postal service officials have sounded the alarm over at least six armed robberies on mail carriers that happened in Maryland and Washington, D.C., over a two-day period, according to a report. “This alarming trend needs to stop,” U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) spokesman Michael Martel said …

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