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Hundreds of billions of tons of ice are melting in Antarctica. What will it mean for sea levels worldwide?

Ice loss from Antarctica has increased sixfold since the 1970s, research finds

Getting enough sleep is good for your heart, study suggests

Not getting enough sleep increased the likelihood of atherosclerosis — plaque buildup in the arteries — throughout the body, the study found.

Hubble Space Telescope’s premier camera shuts down

The Hubble Space Telescope’s premier camera has shut down because of a hardware problem.


Greater Boston author readings Jan. 13-19

A weekly calendar of literary events.

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Working the wonder of transplant surgery

Joshua Mezrich’s “When Death Becomes Life” is part memoir, part history of transplant surgery

Books we can’t wait to read in 2019

It’s a big year for fiction but there will be plenty for nonfiction fans, too.


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