Happening in the World: After finding the skeleton of what was previously conspired to be alien remains in Chile, dubbed Ata by collectors, scientists have confirmed with genetic analysis that the skeleton belonged to a newborn female with multiple gene mutations, resulting in dwarfism and scoliosis, among other genetic conditions. The bones are said to be no more than forty years old, speaking to the inaccessibility of health care in remote regions. (BBC)
Happening in the US: You’re not the only one perplexed by how uncomfortably long winter is this year. Researchers have linked the increasing frequency of late winter storms to climate change, as warm temperatures above the Atlantic Ocean which would otherwise regulate the weather force condensed pockets of cold. (Washington Post)
Happening in New York: The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell roughly 724 points among recent news of President Trump’s plans to impose tariffs on Chinese imports. While this Bwogger isn’t quite sure what that means, it sure spells trouble for people who do. (New York Times)
Happening on Campus: Blue Shift’s Arts & Astro events will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 PM. A post further detailing these events will be released today, so keep an eye out!
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