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[Graphic News] West Antarctic glaciers collapsing at unstoppable pace, NASA says

Six glaciers in the Amundsen Sea, Antarctica, are in an irreversible retreat, threatening to increase sea levels, according to a new study by NASA. The loss of the entire western part of Antarctica ...

Updated : 2014.05.14 21:12

Wandering Oregon wolf may have found a mate

MEDFORD, Oregon (AP) ― Oregon’s famous wandering gray wolf, dubbed OR-7, may have found the mate he has trekked thousands of kilometers looking for, wildlife authorities said. It’s likely the pair sp...

Updated : 2014.05.14 20:44

Red wine ingredient no magic pill: study

WASHINGTON (AFP) ― U.S. researchers may have found a flaw with the “French Paradox,” or the notion that people who drink red wine can somehow avoid the pitfalls of a high-fat diet. A study out Mo...

Updated : 2014.05.13 20:43

More chemicals suspected of damaging sperm

German and Danish scientists on Monday said they had identified dozens of chemicals, including some used in hygiene and consumer products, that interfere with male fertility by damaging sperm. Writi...

Updated : 2014.05.13 20:42

Antarctic ice melting ‘unstoppable’

WASHINGTON (AFP) ― Ice is melting in the western Antarctic at an “unstoppable” pace, scientists said Monday, warning that the discovery holds major consequences for global sea level rise in the comin...

Updated : 2014.05.13 20:42

Scientists still work to identify victims from 9/11

NEW YORK (AP) ― Thousands of vacuum-sealed plastic pouches filled with bits of bone rest in a Manhattan laboratory. These are the last unidentified fragments of the people who died in the World Trade...

Updated : 2014.05.11 20:08

Rice or wheat? How grains define cultural identity

Ever wondered why cultures can be so different, with Westerners more focused on the individual than people in the East? Psychologists said Thursday that the divide may come down to which crops are h...

Updated : 2014.05.11 20:08

Studies find 'young' blood rejuvenates aging mice

Older mice got stronger, exercised longer and performed better mentally after they were injected with blood from young mice, or even just with a substance that's more abundant in younger blood, U.S. ...

Updated : 2014.05.05 10:02

Brain implant may restore memory

WASHINGTON (AFP) ― In the next few months, highly secretive U.S. military researchers say they will unveil new advances toward developing a brain implant that could one day restore a wounded soldier’...

Updated : 2014.05.01 20:29

Spacewalkers replace computer outside station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) ― Spacewalking astronauts easily replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station on Wednesday and got their orbiting home back up to full strength. The...

Updated : 2014.04.24 20:41

Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

PRAGUE (AP) ― The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West. It was an impenetrable Cold War barrier ― and for some inhabitants of t...

Updated : 2014.04.24 20:40

Potential for human superbugs in cow manure

WASHINGTON (AFP) ― Cow manure, commonly used to fertilize vegetable crops, contains a high number of genes that can fuel resistance to antibiotics, a U.S. study out Tuesday found. These genes come f...

Updated : 2014.04.23 19:50

Study says fuels from corn waste not better than gas

WASHINGTON (AP) ― Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration’s concl...

Updated : 2014.04.21 20:53

NASA spacecraft ends mission with crash into the moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) ― NASA’s robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more. Flight controllers confirmed that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon as planned, just th...

Updated : 2014.04.20 20:08

Stem cell research makes headway

A group of scientists from South Korea’s CHA University Stem Cell Institute has grown stem cells from adult cells using cloning techniques in a breakthrough experiment that could have significant me...

Updated : 2014.04.18 21:15