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The Internet’s Carbon Footprint: Is Video Streaming as Bad as Cars?

Driving a small car to the movie theatre with a friend may have lower carbon emissions than streaming the same movie alone at home!

The Melting Arctic is Releasing Ancient Germs. Here’s How Worried You Should Be.

Scientists are pondering the risk of ancient viral particles remaining infectious and getting back into circulation.

The Y Chromosome Is Vanishing, and It Could Drive Humans to Extinction

Men are slowly losing their Y chromosomes, but scientists have made a new discovery that may bring hope to humanity.

What Our Future Might Be Like if Humans Survive a Million Years

Modern humans have been around for roughly 300,000 years. So what will happen if we make it to a million years?

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