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Thursday, July 09, 2020 8:23 PM ET

New York Times - Science

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Could You Make a Snowball of Neutrinos?

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New Red Algae Are Threatening Hawaii's Coral Reefs, Scientists Say

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Hair From Ghostly Bears Reveals New Genetic Secrets

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356 Elephants Died Suddenly. The Cause Is a Mystery.

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Canada's Sparrows Are Singing a New Song. You'll Hear It Soon.

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How Do Flying Snakes Glide Through the Air? 'It's Hard to Believe'

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A Worm's Hidden Map for Growing New Eyes

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NOAA Officials Feared Firings After Trump's Hurricane Claims, Inspector General Says -- The report found White House pressure led to NOAA's rebuke of forecasters who contradicted Mr. Trump's inaccurate claim that Hurricane Dorian would hit Alabama. -- Christopher Flavelle -- Lisa Friedman

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The Coronavirus Can Be Airborne Indoors, W.H.O. Says -- The agency also explained more directly that people without symptoms may spread the virus. The acknowledgments should have come sooner, some experts said. -- Apoorva Mandavilli

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Northern Right Whales Are on the Brink, and Trump Could Be Their Last Hope -- The species was declared critically endangered on Thursday, with fewer than 450 left. -- Lisa Friedman

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A Missed Warning About Silent Coronavirus Infections -- Why an early scientific report of symptom-free cases went unheeded.

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Japan's Deadly Combination: Climate Change and an Aging Society -- Record-breaking rains this week in the country's southernmost main island, which have killed 62, have shown the vulnerability of people living in nursing homes. -- Motoko Rich, Makiko Inoue -- Hisako Ueno

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Coronavirus Live Updates: The Surge in U.S. Cases Is Driven Largely by States That Reopened Early -- Florida breaks its record for deaths in a single day. The T.S.A. said more than a thousand of its employees had tested positive.

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Who Gets a Vaccine First? U.S. Considers Race in Coronavirus Plans -- When a vaccine hits the market, it will be a key tool in putting an end to the pandemic. A federal committee is debating giving early access to groups that face a high risk. -- Megan Twohey

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Study of 17 Million Identifies Crucial Risk Factors for Coronavirus Deaths -- The largest study yet confirms that race, ethnicity, age and sex can raise a person's chances of dying from Covid-19. -- Katherine J. Wu

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What We Know About Aerosols and Coronavirus -- In a crowded indoor space, one infected person can release enough aerosolized virus over time to infect many people. -- Apoorva Mandavilli

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In Parched Southwest, Warm Spring Renews Threat of 'Megadrought' -- Rapid melting this year showed that good snowpack doesn't necessarily translate into full reservoirs. -- Henry Fountain

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