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Millions of people enrolled in President Barack Obama's signature Affordable Care Act. But the future of that health care legislation under President Donald Trump and a Republican-led Congress...
A solar power plant

The US Could Prevent A Lot Of Deaths By Switching From Coal To Solar

If the U.S. switched from coal to solar energy production, it could prevent almost all of the premature deaths related to energy production.


0:51Hand holding human embryonic stem cells under a microscope
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China Is Set to Begin Its First Trials With Human Embryonic Stem Cells

1:10Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
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China Is Championing Itself As A Leader In Climate Change

1:11An artist's rendering of Parker Solar Probe

NASA's Solar Probe Will 'Touch The Sun' From 4 Million Miles Away

0:52NASA flyover photo of the Arctic
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The Arctic Is Hiding Something That Could Heat Up Earth

1:18A security camera in Philadelphia
Getty Images / Mark Makela

Facial Recognition Systems Can Identify Criminals, But Do They Work?

1:00NASA astronaut performing spacewalk

NASA's Next Astronaut Class May Not Be Going Anywhere For A While

1:02Waves break on a beach in California
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Our Oceans Have A Lot Of Untapped Energy For The Taking

1:04AlphaGo plays Lee Se-Dol in a game of Go
Getty Images / Kim Min-Hee

Losing Games To Artificial Intelligence Is Helping Humanity Advance

1:31Egyptian mummy sarcophagus
Jeff Cubina / CC by 3.0

Mummy DNA Might Help End A Decades-Old Debate

1:06An artist's rendering of the Extremely Large Telescope.
European Southern Observatory

The World's Largest Optical Telescope Is Coming Together

0:50A multirotor drone flying at a trade fair
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Hobbyists No Longer Need To Register Drones With The US Government

0:54Electron Rocket takes off
Rocket Lab

This Small, 3-D Printed Rocket Could Make It Easier To Get To Space

0:47Marijuana plant

Cannabis Chemical Could Help Children With Severe Epilepsy Disorder

0:55An adult flamingo standing amongst chicks
Getty Images / Blazquez Dominguez

Scientists Tackle The Big Question: How Flamingos Sleep On One Leg

1:04Juno spacecraft flying by Jupiter

Juno's First Results Show Us Jupiter Is One Seriously Angry Giant

1:09A tray of fish on display
Getty Images / Ahmad Khateib

A Company's Plan To Fix Fisheries Has Scientists Feeling Skeptical

1:28Blue Whale in the water
Silverback Films / BBC

Blue Whales Weren't Always The Giants They Are Today

0:45Eastern black rhinoceros grazing in field
Michelle Gadd, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service / CC BY 2.0

The Eastern Black Rhinoceros Has Officially Returned To Rwanda

1:02Person stands in front of Instagram sign
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Instagram Might Not Be Great For Young People's Mental Health

1:29Collapsed permafrost
U.S. Geological Survey

Climate Change Is Melting The Arctic Ice Out From Under Our Buildings

0:39Alaska’s Pavlof Volcano captured from the International Space Station
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

How And Why Do We Study The Deadly Phenomenon Of Volcanic Lightning?

0:56Mark Zuckerberg
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Mark Zuckerberg Does Not Want To Be Your Next Politician

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America's Trees Are Trying To Outrun Threats By Heading North And West

1:08A car in "Grand Theft Auto V"
Twitch / Sentdex

An AI Is Learning To Drive In 'Grand Theft Auto.' It's Going ... Great

1:29The Svalbard Global Seed Vault in the Arctic Circle
Noway's Ministry of Agriculture and Food / CC BY ND 2.0

Melting Arctic Ice Jeopardizes Humanity's Plant Backup Plan

0:50Bags of donated blood
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A Stem Cell Breakthrough Could Solve The Blood Donor Problem

1:23An employee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / James Gathany

Trump's Federal Hiring Freeze Might Still Affect Hundreds Of CDC Jobs

0:53Inside the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame
NASA / Kennedy Space Center

What's Better Than Going To Space? Being In The Astronaut Hall Of Fame

2:26A virtual reality therapy game
Newsy Staff

How Virtual Therapy Can Lead To Real-World Healing

0:57Headstones at Presidio National Cemetery
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About Half Of All Deaths Don't Have A Recorded Cause