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New York Times - Science

What's the World's Worst Smell?

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Watch the Moon and Mars Meet Up in the Early Morning Sky

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From Dubai to Mars, With Stops in Colorado and Japan

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They Wanted Research Funding, So They Entered the Lottery

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The Further Adventures of Betelgeuse, the Fainting Star

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Here Lies the Skull of Pliny the Elder, Maybe

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A Growing Presence on the Farm: Robots

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Time Is Still a Mystery to 'Einstein's Dreams' Author

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Ghost DNA Hints at Africa's Missing Ancient Humans

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As Mating Rituals Go, Valentine's Day Isn't So Bad

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You Didn't Touch These Jellyfish, but They Can Sting You With Tiny Grenades

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This Rodent Was Giant. Its Brain Was Tiny.

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Canada's Newest Tyrannosaur Is Named for a 'Reaper of Death'

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A Horse Has 5 Toes, and Then It Doesn't

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She Didn't Want a Pelvic Exam. She Received One Anyway. -- Medical schools and students are grappling with an unsettling practice: Performing pelvic exams on unconscious, non-consenting patients. -- Emma Goldberg

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Ink Rx? Welcome to the World of Paramedical Tattoos -- Needles and pigments are helping medical patients heal emotionally. -- Cara Anthony

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Q. AND A. -- How to Stop a Disease From Crossing Borders -- The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division of Global Health Protection talks about the coronavirus and her organization's efforts to keep people safe when they travel. -- Tariro Mzezewa

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Coronavirus Updates: U.S. Allows Infected Americans from Cruise Ship to Return -- Fourteen passengers, who were believed to be well before they were evacuated from a cruise ship in Japan on Monday, were found to be infected before boarding a charter plane to the United States.

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U.S. Passengers Evacuate Quarantined Cruise Ship in Japan -- Americans boarded two flights chartered by the State Department and headed to the United States after the number of coronavirus cases aboard the Diamond Princess grew to 355. -- By -- Motoko Rich -- Austin Ramzy

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Coronavirus Infection Found After Cruise Ship Passengers Disperse -- Amid assurances that the Westerdam was disease free, hundreds of people disembarked in Cambodia and headed for airports. One was later found to be infected. -- By -- Richard C. Paddock, Sui-Lee Wee -- Roni Caryn Rabin

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Rate of New Fatalities Drops in China -- China's National Health Commission on Monday reported 2,048 new cases of coronavirus infections and 105 new deaths over the previous 24 hours.

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France Confirms First Death in Europe From Coronavirus -- The death of an 80-year-old Chinese tourist in a Paris hospital was the first known fatality from the new virus outside Asia. -- Elian Peltier

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News Analysis - The End of Australia as We Know It - What many of us have witnessed this fire season feels alive and monstrous. With climate change forcing a relaxed country to stumble toward new ways of work, leisure and life, will politics follow? By - Damien Cave - and - Matthew Abbott

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U.S. Says It Will Evacuate Americans From Cruise Ship -- Passengers and crew members quarantined off Japan were told by the American Embassy that a chartered flight would arrive on Sunday to take them back to the United States.

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Rajendra Pachauri, 79, Dies; Led Nobel-Winning Climate Agency -- Sharing the prize with Al Gore, his U.N. organization was recognized for its work on global warming, but his career was undone by harassment accusations. -- John Schwartz

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George Coyne, 87, Vatican Astronomer and Galileo Defender, Dies -- While seeking to reconcile science and religion, Father Coyne also vigorously supported Darwin and challenged believers in intelligent design. -- Sam Roberts

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THE NEW OLD AGE -- Some Assisted-Living Residents Don't Get Promised Care, Suit Charges -- Court decisions in California may shed light on how large chains make staffing decisions. -- Paula Span

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Hurricane Dorian Ravaged Bahamas' Reefs, Researchers Find -- The storm's effects were uneven: About 30 percent of the country's coral was destroyed, but some reefs appeared to be undamaged. -- Shola Lawal

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New Images of a Fading Betelgeuse -- Glimpsing the surface of a shape-shifting star. -- Jonathan Corum

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News Quiz: New Hampshire Primary, Coronavirus, Oscars -- Did you follow the headlines this week? -- Compiled by -- Chris Stanford, Will Dudding -- Anna Schaverien

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U.S. Supports Aid to North Korea for Fighting the Coronavirus -- The North has reported no cases of the virus, but relief groups say it is woefully unprepared to deal with an outbreak. -- Choe Sang-Hun

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New Cases Are Reported as Beijing Sets New Rules -- The mandate came as the Chinese government disclosed that hundreds of medical workers who had been helping combat the coronavirus outbreak had become infected and at least six had died.

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China Expands Chaotic Dragnet in Coronavirus Crackdown -- The "wartime" campaign to round up all who might be sick was extended to cities beyond the epicenter, even as it was marred by confusion that has isolated vulnerable patients and left some to die. -- Amy Qin

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Trump's Path to Weaker Fuel Efficiency Rules May Lead to a Dead End -- President Trump's long-promised rollback of Obama-era fuel economy standards may not be completed until this summer, and may not be tenable even then. -- Coral Davenport

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