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3 American firefighters killed in Australia plane crash identified

The three Americans who died fighting an Australian bushfire from the air have been identified by their employer, Oregon-based Coulson Aviation. The three are 44-year-old Capt. Ian McBeth of Great Falls, Montana, who was piloting the downed C-130 plane; First Officer Paul Clyde Hudson, age 42, of Buckeye, Arizona; and …

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Is this why you forget your dreams when you wake up?

Do you ever find yourself waking up with the feeling that you just ran an entire marathon, but can’t make sense of it? This is most likely because you just had a night full of dreams that you can’t remember. Why do we remember some dreams while forgetting others? Are some dreams more important than others?

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Doomsday clock updated to 100 seconds to midnight

The Doomsday Clock has been moved forward to 100 seconds to midnight, from 120 – the first time it’s been updated in the last two years. “If decision makers continue to fail to act…citizens around the world should rightfully echo the words of climate activist @GretaThunberg and ask: ‘How dare …

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Study finds way to reduce brain swelling after traumatic injury

Injecting nanoparticles into the bloodstream within two hours after a traumatic brain injury can significantly reduce brain swelling and damage which may lead to death, according to a preclinical study by Northwestern Medicine scientists. In the study, mice that received the nanoparticles after a traumatic brain injury had greatly reduced …

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