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All of the things you need to know now from the editors of TIME

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All of the things you need to know now from the editors of TIME

    Most Australians Don’t Spend a Lot of Time Thinking About the Bush. The Wildfires Remind Us What We Could Lose

    Most Australians Don’t Spend a Lot of Time Thinking About the Bush. The Wildfires Remind Us What We Could Lose

    All of the things you need to know now from the editors of TIME

    • 8 min
    Researchers Find 102 Genes Linked to Autism in One of the Largest Studies of its Kind to Date

    Researchers Find 102 Genes Linked to Autism in One of the Largest Studies of its Kind to Date

    Autism spectrum disorder is a complex neurodevelopmental condition that is likely caused by both genetic and environmental factors. As the name suggests, it also represents a range of symptoms and behaviors, all of which makes teasing apart the genes involved quite challenging.

    In a study published Jan.

    • 5 min
    Trump’s Impeachment Defense Takes Its Cue From the President

    Trump’s Impeachment Defense Takes Its Cue From the President

    When Donald Trump's lawyers began their opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial on Jan. 25, much of their argument boiled down to a phrase the President himself has been repeating for months: read the transcript.

    The President's lawyers focused on the White House summary of the July 25, 2019 call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky as the central piece of evidence.

    • 6 min
    In Groundbreaking Experiment, Astronauts Have Baked Cookies in Space. But What Do They Taste Like?

    In Groundbreaking Experiment, Astronauts Have Baked Cookies in Space. But What Do They Taste Like?

    (CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — The results are finally in for the first chocolate chip cookie bake-off in space. While looking more or less normal, the best cookies required two hours of baking time last month up at the International Space Station. It takes far less time on Earth, under 20 minutes.

    And how do they taste? No one knows.

    • 3 min
    In Harvey Weinstein Trial, Drama Gives Way to Lesson on ‘Rape Myths’

    In Harvey Weinstein Trial, Drama Gives Way to Lesson on ‘Rape Myths’

    Harvey Weinstein’s rape and sexual assault trial opened in dramatic fashion. Lines formed before dawn outside the lower Manhattan courthouse. Full-throated protesters bellowed for justice for Weinstein’s accusers. A list of possible witnesses promised potential jurors a glimpse of Hollywood A-listers.

    • 6 min
    How Trump and His Lawyers Have Been Getting Ready for His Impeachment Defense

    How Trump and His Lawyers Have Been Getting Ready for His Impeachment Defense

    Donald Trump is already worried about the television ratings for the first day of his defense team's opening arguments in his historic impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate. "Looks like my lawyers will be forced to start on Saturday, which is called Death Valley in T.V.," he complained on Twitter Friday morning.

    Trump has good reason to want people to tune in.

    • 8 min

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