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It could be a warm winter, but that doesn’t mean it won’t snow

A warmer-than-normal winter could be in store for New England. But the jury is out on whether it will be wetter than normal.

Harvard researchers say they may have solved mystery of Beijing’s air pollution woes

Harvard scientists say the Chinese government might need to look at a new suspect in the deadly air pollution that clouds Beijing.

Problems from smoking can be passed down through generations, new research suggests

New research suggests that fathers who smoke may be causing cognitive deficits in their children and even their grandchildren because of changes in their sperm.

Global warming could leave us crying in our costlier beer

Add beer to chocolate, coffee, and wine as some of life’s little pleasures that global warming will make scarcer and costlier, scientists say.


Greater Boston author readings October 14-20

A weekly calendar of literary events.

Boy, are my wings tired: Study says bees took a break during total eclipse

Bees stopped flying during the total solar eclipse of August 2017, according to a new study released Wednesday, which researchers said offered a new window into how bees think.


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