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Russia protests: Opposition leader Navalny arrested: Alexei Navalny is one of dozens of people detained in anti-corruption protests across Russia.
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UK warns on encryption after attack: Messaging apps which are encrypted must be accessible to those fighting terror, the home secretary says.

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A B.C. woman claims a report with her husband's positive cancer diagnosis fell through cracks in the medical system, costing her partner his life — and her a $1-million life insurance policy.


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The Liberal government has yet to formally serve notice to the United Nations that it's ready to join international peacekeeping operations. But Prime Minister Justin Trudeau insisted Canada might still have boots on the ground in 2017, which would head off a major embarrassment.


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Shaking Up the Dinosaur Family Tree: A Ph.D candidate and a computer program that took five minutes to run may upend the dinosaur classification system that has been used for more than a century.

Trilobites: Visualizing the Cosmic Streams That Spew Meteor Showers: Researchers recorded more than 300,000 meteoroid trajectories since 2010 to depict the drifting paths of meteor showers that Earth passes through.

Trilobites: Waking From Hibernation, the Hard Work of Spring Begins: Emerging from the torpor of winter means a busy spring for these bears, bees, bats and squirrels.

A Scholarly Sting Operation Shines a Light on ‘Predatory’ Journals: A group of researchers created a ruse to draw attention to the seamy side of open-access journals, some of which will publish just about anything for a fee.

Trilobites: How Comet 67P’s Face Changed During Its Trip Around the Sun: During the two years that the Rosetta spacecraft stalked the comet, it observed cliffs that collapsed, boulders that moved and eruptions of dust and gas.


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Computer model provides a new portrait of carbon dioxide
By Patrick Lynch

An ultra-high-resolution NASA computer model has given scientists a stunning new look at how carbon dioxide in the atmosphere travels around the globe.

Plumes of carbon dioxide in the simulation swirl and shift as winds disperse the greenhouse gas away from its sources. The simulation also illustrates differences in carbon dioxide levels in the northern and southern hemispheres and distinct swings in global carbon dioxide concentrations as the growth cycle of plants and trees changes with the seasons.

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

This is gorgeous… and strangely soothing.

For more mesmerizing climate models, watch Gavin Schmidt’s talk about climate change patterns»



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