Yale study shows same-sex sexual behavior provides species-wide benefits
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Yale study shows same-sex sexual behavior provides species-wide benefits

A team of researchers from the Yale school of Forestry and Environmental Studies recently published research indicating scientists have been looking at ‘same-sex sexual behavior‘ (SSB) all wrong. Rather than being anomalous or abnormal, the researchers suggest that SSB is intrinsic to evolution and that ‘different-sex sexual behavior‘ (DSB) shouldn’t be considered a baseline for…

Supermassive black hole found spawning stars at ‘furious rate’ of 500 per year, NASA says
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Supermassive black hole found spawning stars at ‘furious rate’ of 500 per year, NASA says

Supermassive black hole found spawning stars at ‘furious rate’ of 500 per year, NASA saysNASA says a distant black hole is creating ideal conditions for star birthStars in the Phoenix Cluster are forming 500 times faster than the Milky Way A weaker-than-usual supermassive black hole helps create ideal conditions By James Pero For Dailymail.com Published: 20:14, 20…

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Elon Musk’s Starlink Satellites Are Already Causing a Headache for Astronomers

Astronomers at a Chilean observatory were rudely interrupted earlier this week when a SpaceX satellite train consisting of 60 Starlink satellites drifted overhead, in what scientists are apparently going to have to accept as the new normal. Launched into orbit on November 11th, the Starlink smallsat train took five minutes to pass over the Cerro…

Kate Middleton Cancels Event Last-Minute ‘Due To The Children’
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Kate Middleton Cancels Event Last-Minute ‘Due To The Children’

Kate Middleton canceled an appearance at Thursday’s Tusk Conservation Awards in London “due to the children,” according to a Kensington Palace spokesperson, per multiple media reports.  Though the Duchess of Cambridge will be in attendance for a tea for the finalists at Kensington Palace today, Prince William will head to the awards solo. HuffPost reached…

EPA prosecutions of polluters approach quarter-century lows
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EPA prosecutions of polluters approach quarter-century lows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Criminal prosecution and convictions of polluters have fallen to quarter-century lows under the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency, deepening three years of overall enforcement declines, according to Justice Department statistics.And while the administration says it’s focusing on quality over quantity in pollution cases, using its enforcement resources to go after the biggest…