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In October, Eric Trump, son of the former president, spoke to a conference filled with anti-vaccine activists. Screenshot by NPR/Bitchute hide caption

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Inside the growing alliance between anti-vaccine activists and pro-Trump Republicans

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Pro-Trump counties now have far higher COVID death rates. Misinformation is to blame

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What a telescope in Australia detected that began a search for alien life

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Debris from Russia's antisatellite weapons test is a hazard for ISS astronauts

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Dr. Lee Merritt is a orthopedic and spinal surgeon who spreads misinformation about COVID-19. She is affiliated with a prominent right-wing group known as America's Frontline Doctors. R. Kellman/Screenshot from Rumble hide caption

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A doctor spread COVID misinformation and renewed her license with a mouse click

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China's DF-17 missile is a medium-range hypersonic weapon capable of traveling over five times the speed of sound. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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Behind murky claim of a new hypersonic missile test, there lies a very real arms race

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Researchers who helped shape our understanding of climate change win Nobel Prize

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YouTube Is Cracking Down On Videos And Creators Sharing COVID Vaccine Misinformation

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Dr. Simone Gold discourages vaccination against COVID-19 and promotes alternative, unproven therapies. She has spent much of the past year speaking at events like this one held in West Palm Beach, Fla., in December. The conference was aimed at young people ages 15 to 25. Gage Skidmore hide caption

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This Doctor Spread False Information About COVID. She Still Kept Her Medical License

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NASA Helicopter Has Been Zipping About On Mars, Paving The Way For Drone Exploration

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Biden To Receive A Classified Report On The Origins Of COVID-19

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After listening to hours of bat pups in the wild, scientists have identified eight characteristics of babbling that are shared by human babies and the greater sac-winged bat. B.G. Thomson/Science Source hide caption

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Bats Love To Babble — Just Like Humans

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It's not a known side effect, but some people are experiencing changes to their menstrual cycles after getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Reports have led some researchers to take a closer look at the possible connection. Scott Eisen/Getty Images hide caption

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