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  • Giant anteaters kill two hunters in Brazil

    Giant anteaters in Brazil have killed two hunters in separate incidents, raising concerns about the animals' loss of habitat and the growing risk of dangerous encounters with people, researchers said. The long-nosed, hairy mammals are not typically aggressive toward people and are considered a…

    AFP
  • Earth Is On The Cusp Of A Sixth Great Mass Extinction

    Approximately 65 million years ago, when the...

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  • Giant crater in Russia's far north sparks mystery

    A vast crater discovered in a remote region of Siberia known to locals as "the end of the world" is causing a sensation in Russia, with a group of scientists being sent to investigate. The giant hole in the remote energy-rich Yamalo-Nenetsky region first came to light in a video uploaded to YouTube…

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  • Richard III's makeshift grave opens to public

    The grave of King Richard III, immortalised by Shakespeare as one of history's great villains, was opened up to the public on Saturday in central England. The remains of the infamous ruler were found in 2012 under a car park in the city of Leicester. Around a hundred visitors were on hand to watch…

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  • Farmers drilling deeper for water as drought drags on

    On a dusty clearing between a fallow wheat field and wilting orange groves, Steve Arthur's crew of two mud-splattered well drillers worked furiously to deliver a lifeline to another despondent farmer.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Brazil To Unleash Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

    When you think about the deadliest animal in the world, what immediately springs to mind? Sharks? Hippos? Crocodiles? While these animals may look the part, the biggest killer amongst us is much more inconspicuous, and it can deliver that one potentially fatal bite without you even noticing. I am…

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  • US plans wide seismic testing of sea floor

    The federal government is planning to use sound blasting to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, using technology similar to that which spawned a court battle between environmentalists ...

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  • Next big moonshot project puts Google inside your body

    Google is far from being done searching for answers for some of your most pressing questions, including many surrounding health and the human body, The Wall Street Journal reveals. Baseline Study is a new Google X “moonshot” project that wants to look into the human body and find out exactly what…

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  • Astronauts Simulate Deep-Space Mission in Underwater Lab

    Plenty of astronauts practice spacewalks in the water, but a crew currently living in an underwater lab plans to introduce a surprising twist to its aquatic excursions: They will create a 10-minute communications delay with Mission Control, simulating what speaking with people on Earth could be…

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    U.S. Senator Punches Fellow Senator in the Head

    From brawls to meltdowns, political figures across the country are captured on camera losing it.

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  • APNewsBreak: Study recommends inmate immunity test

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly three dozen inmates, according to a report obtained Friday by…

    Associated Press
  • Stem cell study points to new treatment for muscle repair

    Research conducted on exercising mice at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign could open new doors in the field of muscle repair using stem cells. Scientists injected stem cells prior to encouraging mice to perform exercises considered the rough equivalent of human lengthening…

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  • Report finds gaps in US nuclear disaster plans

    US nuclear plants must better prepare for the risk of natural disasters like earthquakes, tsunamis and floods, said a report Thursday on lessons learned from Japan's Fukushima crisis in 2011. As of now, US safety regulations are based on making sure nuclear plants can withstand equipment failures,…

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  • '16 LB Moon earns Auburn offer

    A big offseason goal for class of 2016 linebacker Jeremiah Moon (Hoover, Ala.) was to earn an offer from Auburn. After participating in an Auburn camp in June, Moon came away with an offer from the Tigers, impressing assistant [db]Ellis Johnson[/db].

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  • Often Overlooked Method to Pay Off Mortgage

    If you own a home and pay for a mortgage, you could reduce your payments by as much as $3,000 a year. Here is how it works.

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    Line Rage: Why People Lose It Waiting in Line

    People reimagine line-waiting, from turning it into a business to making it entertaining.

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  • Keryx drug improves phosphorus, iron in kidney patients: trial

    (Reuters) - A pivotal trial of Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc's experimental drug Zerenex showed that it improved levels of serum phosphorus and iron in patients on kidney dialysis, according to results published on Thursday. The trial involved 441 patients, according to the Journal of the American…

    Reuters
  • CDC resumes tuberculosis lab transfers halted after anthrax mishap

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday lifted a moratorium on transfers of inactivated materials from its clinical tuberculosis laboratory, after a bioterror lab mishap last month potentially exposed workers to live anthrax, prompting the halt of transfers from other…

    Reuters
  • Planetary Society hopes tiny satellite sets sail above Earth

    Satellites about the size of a loaf of bread may one day explore space, propelled across the vast expanse by an unfurled sail.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Liberian man in Lagos being tested for Ebola

    By Chijioke Ohuocha LAGOS (Reuters) - A Liberian man is being tested for the deadly Ebola virus after he collapsed on arrival at an airport in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, a mega-city of 21 million people, the Lagos State Health Ministry said on Thursday. Ebola has killed 660 people across…

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    What Are The Chances Of Being In A Plane Crash? - DNews

    In the past few weeks, there have been a lot of plane crashes reported in the news. How likely is it that a person will be involved in a crash? Join Laci as she discusses how unlikely it is that you will be involved in one.

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  • Dental Implants: What You Should Know

    Thinking of getting dental implants? There are critical things you should know before going under the knife for the perfect smile.

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