Marking 45 years since moon landing

Buzz Aldrin walked near the lunar module 45 years ago today.

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Apollo 11’s Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on another world.

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Scientists report sexual harassment at field sites

In a stark paper published Wednesday, most respondents reported they had personally experienced sexual harassment.

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Maine’s tar sands oil ban a win for activists

The South Portland City Council voted Monday night to ban the export of unrefined crude from its port.

Broad Institute receives $650 million mental research gift

The biomedical research institute in Cambridge announced that it had received the biggest gift for psychiatric research ever given.

Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy products, a study says.

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