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2023年2月3日

Impossibly Tiny Radioactive Capsule Lost in the Australian Outback Is 现在 Found

Australia is a vast land full of rugged terrain. While beautiful and the home of countless species, this natural landscape has made a daunting setting for an epic search. 上周, workers opened a package from the Rio Tinto mining site in northern Western Australia traveling on a truck to Perth. The package was supposed to contain a pea-sized radioactive capsule used in routine mining activities. Instead, workers found it empty on January 26.

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2023年1月29日

Tiny Meteorite Collected in 2021 Contains the Building Blocks of Life

Meteorites are chunks of space rock that make it through our atmosphere to land on Earth. When quickly identified and recovered, the extraterrestrial rock can tell astronomers a lot about the composition of the universe and even how life began on Earth. Meteorites can show evidence of minerals not seen on our planet or what looks like fossilized bacteria from Mars.

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2023年1月6日

Study Links Drinking Water to Healthy Aging and Preventing Chronic Disease

The science of aging is ever evolving. Tips and tricks abound for how to age gracefully, actively, or any other number of adjectives. However one hopes to age, most people seek to remain healthy. 现在, a new study published in eBioMedicine indicates that staying well hydrated may slow aging and stave off disease. This is just another reason to drink water! Researchers analyzed data from 11,255 adults over a 30-year period.

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