May 2020

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    Food expiration dates not backed by science

    Food expiration dates around the world are not backed by science and are contributing to unnecessary food waste. Stopping food waste is top of mind right now during the COVID-19 global pandemic. Especially because the public worries about our food supply chains. Even before COVID-19, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) issued […] More

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    Closest Black Hole Is So Close to Earth You Can See It

    The closest black hole may be the closest black hole to Earth. It’s so close you can identify it in the night sky without a telescope. The black hole is lurking only 1,000 light-years from Earth in the southern constellation of Telescopium. It belongs to a system with two companion stars that are bright enough […] More

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    Murder Hornets Have Invaded the United States

    Murder hornets have invade the United States on the West Coast, and it’s only a matter of time until they arrive on the East Coast too. The Asian Giant Hornet is an Asian hornet that can measure up to 2 inches long. They are named “murder hornets” either because they have an extremely powerful sting […] More