Scientists just discovered the building blocks of life on a comet

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Incoming data since last year’s landing on comet 67P has revealed the presence of organic compounds, which has the scientific community buzzing about the larger implications. Comets really could be carrying the “building blocks” of life. The European Space Agency landed the Philae probe back in November, 2014, and the information streaming back to Earth is proving to be quite interesting. Read the rest of Scientists just discovered the building blocks of life on a comet

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Southern Russia declares a state of emergency as swarms of locusts plague the region

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Russia is dealing with a natural disaster of biblical proportions: locusts. Millions of locusts are swarming over farmland in southern Russia, destroying crops desperately needed in the economically depressed nation . At least 800 hectares of land are infested with locusts, leading officials to declare a state of emergency in the region. It has been over three decades since southern Russia has dealt with such an overwhelming plague of locusts. “In Kalmikya, Astrakhan, Volgagrad, and Dagestan, there is already no food left for the locusts, so they have moved on to other sources of food,” says Tatiana Drishcheva of the Russia Agricultural Center. Read the rest of Southern Russia declares a state of emergency as swarms of locusts plague the region

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Kengo Kuma to expand Portland Japanese Garden with LEED-certified buildings

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2016 Chevy Volt can officially travel up to 53 miles in electric mode

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Chevy has announced that the all-new 2016 Chevy Volt can travel up to 53 miles on a fully charged battery, which is nearly a 40-percent improvement over the first-generation Volt! Just like the first Volt, the all-new version returns with a range extender engine that gives it a total driving range of 420 miles. Read the rest of 2016 Chevy Volt can officially travel up to 53 miles in electric mode

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