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New, long-extinct ape species found in ancient Chinese tomb

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:43:03 -0400

An entirely new but long-extinct ape species has been discovered in an ancient tomb in central China. The skull and jaw of the never-before-seen gibbon were found in Shaanxi province inside a royal b....
Identifying U.S. troops returned from North Korea may be challenging: experts

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 20:05:16 -0400

By Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military will face a difficult task in identifying the remains of soldiers missing from the Korean War as the Pentagon prepares to receive them fr....
How genetic genealogy can help solve decades-old crimes

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 11:53:40 -0400

Genetic genealogy was used to track down the suspected Golden State Killer. The technology uses DNA data from crime scene samples, public genealogy sites, and research to track down suspects.....
Sri Lanka arrests villagers for killing leopard

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 06:09:46 -0400

Police in Sri Lanka on Sunday arrested two men accused of beating a leopard to death in a "sickening" attack that was captured on film and sparked revulsion. Gruesome images of the leopard, a protect....
A Woman Was Detained for 2 Weeks After Accidentally Crossing the Canadian Border While Jogging

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 10:59:44 -0400

She says she didn't see any signs....
Morgan Stanley sees 'a pattern forming' of the space industry developing like self-driving cars

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:39:00 -0400

Morgan Stanley is telling its clients to pay attention to a market that could grow very quickly, as the firm said it expects "significant development" from space ventures.....
Lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teens

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 21:29:29 -0400

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy....
Police: Backup Driver in Fatal Autonomous Uber Crash Was Watching 'The Voice'

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 16:44:26 -0400

The human backup driver in an autonomous Uber SUV was streaming the television show "The Voice" on her phone and looking downward.....
Rare jaguar seen in Arizona mountains feared dead

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:05:19 -0400

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A nonprofit devoted to protecting jaguars believes one that was spotted in Arizona mountains in recent years has since died.....
Daughter files a wrongful death suit against stepdad in mom's death: Part 2

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:54:31 -0400

Kim Pack, April Kauffman's daughter, wanted to prevent Jim Kauffman from claiming her mother's life insurance policy.....
Massachusetts Governor's Son Accused of Groping Woman on Plane

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 10:21:10 -0400

During a flight from D.C. to Boston....
Paris slams brakes on electric car-sharing scheme

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:29:13 -0400

The city of Paris is pulling the plug on an electric car-sharing system once hailed as the future of urban transport, with officials voting to cancel the contract in the face of mounting losses. The ....
These Democratic Candidates Are Trolling Trump in Their TV Ads

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:53:14 -0400

A number of other political ads from Democratic candidates this year which have taken direct aim at Donald Trump.....
You Can Now Take a Genetic Test to Determine Whether You Should Hate Cilantro

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:49:38 -0400

Hate cilantro? Blame your ancestry....
'Making Mistakes Was Not an Option.' Michelle Obama on the Pressure of Being 'The First'

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 11:53:18 -0400

'You're the one that's laying the red carpet down for others to follow'....
Dozens of last blue macaws to be reintroduced to Brazil

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 16:45:25 -0400

Brasília (AFP) - About 50 of the last Spix's macaws, the blue parrot made famous in the hit animation movie "Rio," will be reintroduced to the wild in Brazil from captivity in Europe, officials said S....
Warming drives spread of toxic algae in US, researchers say

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:55:09 -0400

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The words blasted to cellphones around Oregon's capital city were ominous: "Civil emergency . prepare for action."....
Photo captures green fireball shooting past Venus

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 05:00:00 -0400

This is what's happening in the photo.......
Discarded napkin helps US police crack 32-year-old murder mystery

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 14:53:25 -0400

The mystery of the sexual assault and murder of a US teenager in Washington state has been resolved 32 years after the crime thanks to a discarded napkin, DNA tests and genetic genealogy. Gary Hartma....
The maddening 'plink, plink' of dripping water decoded

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:33:39 -0400

In 1908, Arthur Mason Worthington published a treatise, "A Study of Splashes", featuring the first known photograph in a scientific journal of a drop as it punctures a body of water's still surface. ....
'They're Permanently Separated.' President Trump Compares People Killed by Undocumented Immigrants to Border Separations

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:17:31 -0400

"They’re not separated for a day or two days. They’re permanently separated"....
No more needles? Diabetics could one day treat themselves with a cup of coffee

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:38:45 -0400

For diabetics, keeping their illness under control by regulating their blood sugar level is a 24/7 job. But, thanks to Swiss researchers, one day it could be as simple as having a cup of coffee.....
Weekend Recipe: Your Guide to Creating Dairy-Free Nut, Seed and Rice Milks

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:52:07 -0400

A tasty alternative to traditional milk....
This insane golden chamber contains water so pure it can dissolve metal, and is helping scientists detect dying stars

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 04:00:00 -0400

The Super-Kamiokande neutrino detector is a physics experiment the size of a 15-storey building, buried under a mountain in Japan. Neutrinos are sub-atomic particles that pass through us all the time....
Fox Firepower: Tank-killing robot revealed

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 17:14:28 -0400

Allison Barrie has the first look at the new Milrem Robotics THeMIS, a smart robot that can stealthily approach an enemy tank, and destroy it. The ground drone will be adapted with a special turret fr....
California officials call for endangered listing for marten

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:09:31 -0400

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A cat-sized, weasel-like animal whose habitat in forests along California's northern coast is under threat from marijuana cultivation should receive endangered species st....
Isle of dogs: Pakistan fishermen feed islands full of strays

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 23:04:44 -0400

Karachi (AFP) - More than a dozen decrepit dogs splash into the Arabian Sea as the small wooden boat approaches. They know the fishermen's mission: bringing food and water for the canine populatio....
The International Space Station is about to create the coldest spot in the entire universe

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:56:52 -0400

Space is a chilly place, but scientists aboard the International Space Station are about to make it just a little bit colder — temporarily, at least. The crew is about to power up a small device calle....
Don't Quit the Republican Party. Stay and Fight

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:55:01 -0400

"The truth is: You join a political party to influence that party, not for that party to influence you."....
The 6 Coolest Dinosaurs That Aren’t in the ‘Jurassic Park’ Films

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:36:08 -0400

These dinos definitely deserve to the spotlight in Jurassic....
Kit Harington and Rose Leslie Pulled Off the First Happy Game of Thrones Wedding

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 13:03:26 -0400

And all their castmates were there to support them....
How to see Mars close-up in July

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 03:00:00 -0400

We'll be able to see it with the naked eye....
Google Street View cars will help to map out the air quality in London

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:59:15 -0400

Google Street View will be taking stock of more than streets, neighborhoods, and houses in the next month or so. Beginning in July, two Google Street View cars will be tasked with monitoring the air q....
Famed sign-language gorilla Koko dies in California

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 22:01:50 -0400

The famed gorilla Koko, known for mastering sign language and building a rapport with humans, has died in California, a research center has announced. Born Hanabi-ko (Japanese for "Fireworks Child") ....
Astronaut Jeanette Epps still can't tell us why NASA pulled her from historic space mission

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:57:42 -0400

NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps should be in space right now. But instead, she's stuck on Earth. In January, NASA unexpectedly announced that Epps — who was set to become the first African-American ....
6 Easy Ways to Keep Your Phone Safe in the Summer Heat

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:29:08 -0400

Heat can be bad for your phone, but don't stick it in the freezer. Here's what you should actually do....
Supreme Court rules police need warrant to track cell phones

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 07:24:21 -0400

What does the Supreme Court's ruling on tracking cell phone locations mean for law enforcement? Kurt the 'CyberGuy' shares insight.....
Northrop Grumman Just Became a Bona Fide "Space Stock"

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 08:13:00 -0400

But is its stock a bona fide buy?....
A Laser Pointer Burned a Hole in a 9-Year-Old Boy's Eye, Doctors Say

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:19:28 -0400

Doctors determined that his eye damage was likely caused by playing with and staring at the light of a green laser pointer....