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New study calculates climate change’s economic bite will hit about $38 trillion a year by 2049

In the United States, southeastern and southwestern states will get economically pinched more than northern ones, according to the study.

NASA goes back to drawing board on Mars sample return mission

Current estimates put an $11 billion price tag on a Mars sample return mission, with the samples not reaching Earth until 2040.

Coffee’s genetic history offers pointers for future-proofing crops

The world's most widely consumed coffee species developed hundreds of thousands of years ago, researchers say, in what is now Ethiopia.

Marine cold ‘killer events’ increasing in intensity and frequency

Temperature and migratory data point to climate change as a major contributor to frigid water upwelling from the deep.

Vasectomies and tubal ligation procedures increased after Roe overturned, study finds

Young women were also twice as likely to get permanent contraception procedures as young men following the Supreme Court's Dobbs decision in 2022, researchers report.

Ancient sea turtle housed at Boston aquarium for more than 50 years passes another physical

“She is iconic. One of the really special things we see is parents with their kids who say, ‘This is Myrtle, she has been here since when I was a kid.’"