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98 What You Need to Know About Trump’s National Monument Rethink
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97 What Is the Antiquities Act and Why Does President Trump Want to Change It?
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The 1906 law, enacted under Theodore Roosevelt, has been used by presidents to protect vast tracts of public land from development and exploitation. www.nytimes.com/2017/04/26/...
95 The Company Behind the Dakota Access Pipeline Just Had 2 Major Spills
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Millions of gallons of drilling fluids have spilled into Ohio's wetlands.

94 This New Browser Plug-in Lets You Access Millions of Scientific Papers for Free
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94 New quantum liquid crystals may play role in future of computers
Physicists at the Institute for Quantum Information and Matter at Caltech have discovered the first three-dimensional quantum liquid crystal—a new state of matter that may have applications in ultrafast quantum computers of the future. phys.org/news/2017-04-quant...
93 Research team develops technique to control laser polarization electronically, with no moving parts
A research team led by UCLA electrical engineers has developed a new technique to control the polarization state of a laser that could lead to a new class of powerful, high-quality lasers for use in medical imaging, chemical sensing and detection, or fundamental science research. phys.org/news/2017-04-team-...
93 Discovery May Help Decipher Ancient Inca String Code
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92 Watch This Octopus Use Shells as a Shield
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92 Physicists bring together detector and accelerator to explore 'new physics' beyond the Standard Model
To study some of the tiniest particles in the universe, an international band of over 750 physicists from 23 countries is building a massive instrument. The instrument will smash subatomic particles together and analyze the debris to look for signs of as-yet-unseen particles predicted to be fundamental to the workings of the universe. phys.org/news/2017-04-physi...
91 The world's fastest film camera: when light practically stands still
Forget high-speed cameras capturing 100 000 images per second. A research group at Lund University in Sweden has developed a camera that can film at a rate equivalent to five trillion images per second, or events as short as 0.2 trillionths of a second. This is faster than has previously been possible. phys.org/news/2017-04-world...