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        How do volatile ices affect Pluto’s axis?

        One of the most recognizable features on Pluto’s surface is a massive, heart-shaped basin. Now researchers say that as ice accumulated in part of that basin, it appears to have tipped the dwarf planet on its axis. Sophie Bushwick of Popular Science discusses the finding, plus news of the first human use of CRISPR gene-editing technology, and how children can now sue the U.S. government for not doing enough to fight climate change.

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