The benefits—and potential pitfalls—of urban green spaces

With the rapid expansion of the urban landscape, successfully managing ecosystems in built areas has never been more important. However, our understanding of urban ecology is far from complete, and the data at hand are often ...

Atlantic hurricane season could be 'extremely active': NOAA

The Atlantic Ocean now faces a higher likelihood of an "extremely active" hurricane season with more storms than previously predicted, US forecasters warned Wednesday, updating the previous outlook issued in May.

Spray can stunt prompts Twitter to act on hateful tweets

An artist tired of seeing hateful tweets ignored by Twitter has managed to get the social network to remove or hide some of them—by spray-painting the offending posts in front of the company's German headquarters.

NASA's Webb Telescope summertime deep-freeze continues

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope began a nearly 100-day cryogenic test in a giant chamber in Texas in mid-July. Components of the Webb have previously endured similar tests to ensure they would function in the cold environment ...

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