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Unexpected storms diverted 100 American Airlines flights and sparked hundreds of cancellations

(CNN) — Severe thunderstorms around Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on Wednesday caused 100 American Airlines flight diversions and led to hundreds of cancellations that extended into Thursday’s schedule. More than 300 American Airlines flights had been canceled by midday Thursday, or 9% of its schedule, according to flight tracking site FlightAware. A total of about …

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Unexpected Solar Wind Stream Hits Earth at 372 Miles Per Second

On Sunday, Earth’s magnetic field was pelted by a solar wind stream reaching velocities of more than 600 kilometers (372 miles) per second. While that’s nothing too alarming – solar storms often pummel our planet triggering spectacular auroras – what is weird is that this storm was totally unexpected.   “This event was not in the …

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Cancer Breakthrough: Unexpected Link Discovered Between Most Common Cancer Drivers

The study discovered connections between the PI3K/Akt and p53 pathways that provide potential targets for novel cancer treatments. An unexpected relationship between two of the most frequent cancer-causing factors might lead to more effective drugs. According to a recent study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, two of the most common genetic changes that result in …

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Computer Science Proof Unveils Unexpected Form of Entanglement

Explore A striking new proof in quantum computational complexity might best be understood with a playful thought experiment. Run a bath, then dump a bunch of floating bar magnets into the water. Each magnet will flip its orientation back and forth, trying to align with its neighbors. It will push and pull on the other …

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Fantasy Baseball Trade Deadline Tracker: Whit Merrifield, Raisel Iglesias land in unexpected destinations

We expected the 2022 MLB trade deadline to be one of the busiest in recent years, so it wasn’t surprising that we had a bunch of big names moved Tuesday – most notably, of course, Juan Soto, who ended up with the Padres in a massive deal that we broke down here. But just because …

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The housing market correction takes an unexpected turn

The Federal Reserve has a simple inflation-fighting playbook. It goes like this: Keep applying upward pressure on interest rates until business and consumer spending across the economy weakens and inflation recedes. Historically speaking, the Fed’s inflation-fighting playbook always delivers a particularly hard hit to the U.S. housing market. When it comes to housing transactions, monthly …

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The unexpected science you missed from James Webb’s first images

On July 11th and 12th, 2022, humanity stepped into the future. This almost-perfectly-aligned image composite shows the first JWST deep field’s view of the core of cluster SMACS 0723 and contrasts it with the older Hubble view. Looking at the image details that are absent from the Hubble data but present in the JWST data …

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