As biological manufacturing moves to the mainstream, Synvitrobio rebrands and raises cash
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As biological manufacturing moves to the mainstream, Synvitrobio rebrands and raises cash

The pace at which the scientific breakthroughs working to bend the machinery of life to the whims of manufacturing have transformed into real businesses has…

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As California burns, climate goals may go up in smoke—even after the flames are out
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As California burns, climate goals may go up in smoke—even after the flames are out

Julie Cart Contributor Julie Cart is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who writes for CALmatters, a nonprofit, non-partisan media venture explaining California policies and politics. As…

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Green Power Exchange enables peer-to-peer energy sharing
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Green Power Exchange enables peer-to-peer energy sharing

True friends share everything, from purses to lawnmowers to the limitless energy they pull from the sun, wind, and deep underground. Green Power Exchange aims…

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Jupiter Triangle Will Delight Stargazers This Week
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Jupiter Triangle Will Delight Stargazers This Week

Jupiter is set to delight stargazers with a special show this week when it connects two of the brightest stars in the solar system: Arcturus…

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Rare giant lily pads draw thousands to Paraguay lagoon
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Rare giant lily pads draw thousands to Paraguay lagoon

An off-the-beaten-path corner of Paraguay has become a tourist attraction this month as visitors flock to see a rare delight floating on a hidden lagoon:…

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Winter has come to Niagara Falls, like something out of Narnia
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Winter has come to Niagara Falls, like something out of Narnia

Winter in niagara falls A cold wave is sweeping almost all of North America and as temperatures have dwindled, we’ve seen some pretty bizarre things….

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There’s new hope for ailing parts of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
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There’s new hope for ailing parts of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

There’s new hope for ailing parts of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef – assisted reproductive technology. Researchers have been capturing coral spawn and rearing millions of…

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Nepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mount Everest,
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Nepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mount Everest,

Nepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mount Everest, in a bid to reduce accidents, an official said Saturday. The cabinet late…

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Tech Billionaires, Jack and Laura Dangermond Make Largest Donation Ever to Preserve 24,000 Acres of California Coastline
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Tech Billionaires, Jack and Laura Dangermond Make Largest Donation Ever to Preserve 24,000 Acres of California Coastline

Thanks to a $165 million donation from two tech billionaires, over 24,000 acres of pristine California coastline will be permanently protected in the years to…

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