BP oil spill cash rebuilds eroded Louisiana pelican island...

BP oil spill cash rebuilds eroded Louisiana pelican islandLouisiana's governor has dedicated a newly enlarged barrier island as a wildlife refugeQUEEN BESS ISLAND, La. -- A Louisiana island that provides a crucial...
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04 February 2020, 10:25

Dog sleuths sniff out crop disease hitting citrus trees...

Dog sleuths sniff out crop disease hitting citrus treesScientists have trained dogs to sniff out a disease that's harming citrus trees in Florida, California and TexasWASHINGTON -- Dog detectives might be able to help...
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04 February 2020, 10:25

Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames...

Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flamesMuch of Australia is still ablaze in an unprecedented wildfire season that has already charred an area the size of KentuckyAustralia that has destroyed so much...
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18 January 2020, 5:03

Apple could be forced to abandon its Lightning cable by EU regulators...

Apple could be forced to abandon its Lightning cable by EU regulators European policymakers are pushing for a universal mobile charger. Monday after a debate. The common charger could be used for "all mobile phones,...
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17 January 2020, 18:40

How rattlesnakes collect water in the desert...

How rattlesnakes collect water in the desertWater sticks to the snakes’ backs because of special properties of their scales.This is an Inside Science story. (Inside Science) -- Water is scarce for many creatures in the...
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17 January 2020, 15:26

Philippine volcano still 'life threatening' despite lull...

Philippine volcano still 'life threatening' despite lullA Philippine official says an erupting volcano remains life threatening despite weaker emissions of steam and ash and fewer tremorsTAGAYTAY, Philippines -- An...
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17 January 2020, 10:23

Why SpaceX is blowing up a Falcon 9 rocket for a safety test...

Why SpaceX is blowing up a Falcon 9 rocket for a safety test This is the final test flight before the Crew Dragon can fly humans to the ISS.SpaceX is intentionally blowing up one of its Falcon 9 rockets shortly after it...
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17 January 2020, 1:03

Microsoft: 'carbon-negative' by 2030 even for supply chain...

Microsoft: 'carbon-negative' by 2030 even for supply chainMicrosoft says it will be 100% “carbon-negative” by 2030 by removing more carbon from the environment than it emitsenvironment than it emits. CEO Satya Nadella...
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16 January 2020, 20:07

UK police use of facial recognition tests public's tolerance...

UK police use of facial recognition tests public's toleranceSome soccer fans attending a recent match in Britain covered up their faces to protest the local police force's use of facial recognition cameras to monitor...
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16 January 2020, 11:36

'Amazing': New embryo made of nearly extinct rhino species...

'Amazing': New embryo made of nearly extinct rhino speciesResearchers say they have successfully created another embryo of the nearly extinct northern white rhino in a global effort to keep the species aliveanimals...
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16 January 2020, 9:52

Want to sell on Amazon? Businesses must weigh pros, cons...

Want to sell on Amazon? Businesses must weigh pros, consSmall business owners who want to sell their products on Amazon must weigh the pros and cons of the huge online retailerAmazon is the place to be, Lyris Autran is...
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16 January 2020, 9:45

Young activists bid to join climate case at top German court...

Young activists bid to join climate case at top German courtYoung climate activists are seeking to join a lawsuit before Germany's top court that aims to force the government to do more to combat global...
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16 January 2020, 9:44

Researchers tie massive Pacific seabird die-off to heat wave...

Researchers tie massive Pacific seabird die-off to heat waveHundreds of thousands of common murres, a fast-flying seabird, died from starvation four winters ago in the North Pacific, and a new research paper attempts to...
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16 January 2020, 9:42

German officials agree on plan to exit coal-fired power...

German officials agree on plan to exit coal-fired powerThe German government says officials have agreed on a plan to shut down the nation's coal-fired power plants by the mid to late 2030sGermany stop burning coal to...
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16 January 2020, 9:41

Astronaut completes spacewalk without helmet camera, lights...

Astronaut completes spacewalk without helmet camera, lightsTwo spacewalking astronauts had to make do with fewer lights and camera views from one helmet outside the International Space StationCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. --...
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16 January 2020, 9:23