On Friday, March 10, the Bureau of Labor Statistics published a report which included preliminary national unemployment numbers for February.
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Radio Interference from Satellites is Threatening Astronomy
Visible light is just one part of the electromagnetic spectrum that astronomers use to study the universe.
The Retention Problem: Women are Going Into Tech But are Also Being Driven Out
By 2029, there will be 3.6 million computing jobs in the U.S., but there will only be enough college graduates with computing degrees to fill 24% of these jobs.
Night Skies are Getting 9.6% Brighter Every Year as Light Pollution Erases Stars for Everyone
For most of human history, the stars blazed in an otherwise dark night sky. But starting around the Industrial Revolution, as artificial light increasingly lit cities and towns at night, the stars began to disappear.
How Vinyl Chloride, the Chemical in the Ohio Train Derailment and Used to Make PVC Plastics, Can Damage Your Liver
Vinyl chloride – the chemical in several of the train cars that derailed and burned in East Palestine, Ohio, in February 2023 – can wreak havoc on the human liver.
Chiefs Win Super Bowl LVII
Kansas City emerged victorious in this year’s Super Bowl after a thrilling 38-35 instant classic against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Western Wildfires Destroyed 246% More Homes and Buildings Over the Past Decade
It can be tempting to think that the recent wildfire disasters in communities across the West were unlucky, one-off events, but evidence is accumulating that points to a trend.
Ultraprocessed Foods – like Cookies, Chips, Frozen Meals and Fast Food – May Contribute to Cognitive Decline
Scientists have known for years that unhealthy diets – particularly those that are high in fat and sugar – may cause detrimental changes to the brain and lead to cognitive impairment.
US Sees Economic Growth in Fourth Quarter
A Department of Commerce statement, released on Thursday, January 26, reported fourth quarter and year-end preliminary findings on the US economy.
The Ocean Twilight Zone Could Store Vast Amounts of Carbon Captured from the Atmosphere
Deep below the ocean surface, the light fades into a twilight zone where whales and fish migrate and dead algae and zooplankton rain down from above.