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Lucid motors inks $1bn+ Investment Agreement with Public Investment Fund(PIF) of Saudi Arabia

Lucid Motors announced today that it has executed a $1bn+ (USD) investment agreement with the of Saudi Arabia, through a special-purpose vehicle wholly owned by PIF. 324 more words


Coco Plum Cay, Belize

It’s been a while since you’ve been to Belize. Far too long, in fact. You miss its little islands surrounded by crystal-clear water. They sit atop the longest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere. 505 more words

North America

Africa's Youth Population, Poverty Spurs Gates Foundation's Giving

Africa has the globe’s fastest-growing youth population as well as 10 of the poorest countries, a volatile combination that warrants making it “the world’s most important priority for the foreseeable future.” 873 more words

United Nations

Here’s what a Canadian lake bed can tell us about life on Mars

Sleuthing by a Rice University postdoctoral fellow is part of a new Nature paper that gives credence to theories about Earth’s atmosphere 1.4 billion years ago. 560 more words

Everyday Science

Home on the Grange

Sometimes life gives us grand, easily-recognizable landmarks. Moments when even a total stranger could look in and immediately understand why something is important, why it is good: A new job, the birth of a child. 637 more words


What your city can tell you about climate change

Cities can serve as useful proxies to study and predict the effects of climate change, according to a North Carolina State University research review that tracks urbanization’s effects on plant and insect species. 445 more words

Everyday Science

For these bacteria, symbiosis is a glowing success

You may recognize the anglerfish from its dramatic appearance in the hit animated film Finding Nemo, as it was very nearly the demise of clownfish Marlin and blue-tang fish Dory. 501 more words

Everyday Science