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Even Republicans are nervous about Trump’s budget.
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Though the official release is planned for Tuesday, leaked versions of the 2018 budget proposal show dramatic funding cuts for environmental programs — even those supported by the president’s own party.

The budget, which still needs congressional approval, would cut the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget by

Juno mission to Jupiter delivers first science results
NASA's Juno mission is rewriting what scientists thought they knew about Jupiter specifically, and gas giants in general, according to a pair of Science papers released today. The Juno spacecraft has been in orbit around Jupiter since July 2016, passing within 3,000 miles of the equatorial cloudtops. www.sciencedaily.com/releas...
Magnetic switch turns strange quantum property on and off
A research team has developed the first switch that turns on and off a quantum behavior called the Berry phase. The discovery promises to provide new insight into the fundamentals of quantum theory and may lead to new quantum electronic devices. www.sciencedaily.com/releas...
Arctic Doomsday Seed Vault Gets Doused By Climate Change
Flooding caused by climate change has hit the Global Seed Vault, which holds samples of the world’s seeds in the event of an apocalyptic catastrophe...

Read more: International News, Climate Change, Forestry, Earth Sciences, Botany, Svalbard, Svalbard Global Seed...

"Snow White" the Dwarf Planet Has Its Own Moon
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Astronomers have found a moon orbiting the third-largest dwarf planet in our solar system-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...
New Gene Tests Pose a Threat to Insurers
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Many consumers will soon have a better sense of their risk for Alzheimer’s and other debilitating conditions. Insurers will have no way of knowing. www.nytimes.com/2017/05/12/...
Scientists One Step Closer To 3-D-Printed Ovaries To Treat Infertility
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Researchers printed gelatin scaffolds into which they placed ovarian tissue, and then implanted the new organs in mice. Three out of seven female mice produced healthy offspring using the technology.

(Image credit: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine)

New 3D-Printed Ovaries Have Allowed Infertile Mice to Give Birth
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Human trials are on the cards.

Mars' Raindrops May Once Have Been Bigger Than Earth's
Mars is dry as a bone today, but the Red Planet once had raindrops bigger than the ones we're used to here on Earth, a new study suggests. www.space.com/36893-mars-ra...
DJI releases its new mini quadcopter that is controlled by your hand geustures
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