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The Jobs Report Is Bad News for Anyone Betting on a Less-Aggressive Fed

The Jobs Report Is Bad News for Anyone Betting on a Less-Aggressive Fed

Text size While payrolls growth has slowed from the 500,000-plus average pace of the past 12 months, consumer price inflation is running at over 8%. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Good news on jobs again is bad news for stocks and bonds. A stronger-than-expected May employment report means the Federal Reserve remains on track to raise its …

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What's it like to be on Venus or Pluto? We studied their sand dunes and found some clues.

What’s it like to be on Venus or Pluto? We studied their sand dunes and found some clues.

This article was originally published at The Conversation. (opens in new tab) The publication contributed the article to Space.com’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Andrew Gunn (opens in new tab), Lecturer, Monash University What is it like to be on the surface of Mars or Venus? Or even further afield, such as on Pluto, or Saturn’s moon Titan? …

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Brain-Signal Proteins Evolved Before Animals Did | Quanta Magazine

Brain-Signal Proteins Evolved Before Animals Did | Quanta Magazine

Our human brains can seem like a crowning achievement of evolution, but the roots of that achievement run deep: The modern brain arose from hundreds of millions of years of incremental advances in complexity. Evolutionary biologists have traced that progress back through the branch of the animal family tree that includes all creatures with central …

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Scientists Have Figured Out Why Childbirth Became So Complex and Dangerous

The World Health Organization estimates that nearly 300,000 people die every year due to pregnancy-related causes. A study finds that complex human childbirth and cognitive abilities are a result of walking upright. Childbirth in humans is much more complex and painful than in great apes. It was long believed that this was a result of …

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Pictured is an artist's impression of CAPSTONE in orbit around the moon with the Earth in the background. The spacecraft is set to launch this month, sometime between June 13 and 22

NASA’s Capstone lunar mission will launch later this month

NASA is set to launch its ‘CAPSTONE’ spacecraft mission later this month to orbit around the moon, in preparation for a new lunar space station.  The craft, which is around the size of a microwave oven and weighs just 55 pounds, will blast off from the Māhia Peninsula, New Zealand some time between June 13-22.  …

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NASA Gruithuisen Domes Moon

NASA Priority Artemis Science on Moon To Investigate Mysterious Gruithuisen Domes

NASA is planning to send a lander and rover to the beautiful Gruithuisen Domes, as seen in this controlled mosaic, and LROC images will help guide the way. The domes are located at 36.3° N, 319.8° E. Image 55 km (34 miles) wide, north is up. Credit: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University NASA has major plans for …

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