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The US has a new plan to confront its ‘wildfire crisis’

The US’s free COVID test website has more visitors than all other .gov sites combined

White House says COVIDTests website will distribute free rapid tests starting January 19th

A new use for AI: summarizing scientific research for seven-year-olds

Summarizing science with AI

Clean energy tech needs to be designed for recycling, experts say

Activity data from wearables could help monitor blood sugar levels, study indicates

2021 was hot as hell, NASA confirms

Neurotech company will use Magic Leap 2 for dizziness

White House to launch COVID test-ordering site ‘by this weekend,’ reports say

Biden administration announces major new initiatives to clean up the electric grid

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Energy

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California budget aims to clear up port congestion and pollution

Razer’s new Zephyr Pro mask has the voice amp feature we wanted all along

PG&E found responsible for yet another devastating fire

Elizabeth Holmes’ verdict won’t change Silicon Valley

The market’s only gotten weirder since Theranos

Amazon’s Alexa and Cisco’s Webex are heading to deep space on NASA’s upcoming Moon mission

LG TVs now have a built-in health platform

Telehealth TV

NASA successfully deploys complex sunshield on James Webb Space Telescope

Colonialism still influences the earth sciences today — and that’s a big problem for research

Elizabeth Holmes found guilty of defrauding investors

The jury found she didn’t conspire to defraud patients, though

The solar roof could finally become a reality thanks to GAF Energy’s nailable solar shingles

Sleep Number wants you to grow old in its smart beds

Go read this NYT investigation on the inaccuracy of prenatal blood tests

CES 2022 will close a day early because of COVID concerns

Biden administration will continue ISS cooperation through 2030