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Scientists find minivan-sized sponge, world's largest

HONOLULU (AP) -- Researchers in Hawaii have been absorbed by a sea creature they discovered last summer, and their findings are pretty big....
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NASA successfully inflates new space station room

CAPE CANVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA successfully inflated a new experimental room at the International Space Station on Saturday, producing the world's first pump-it-up compartment for astronauts....
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Space probe confirms chemicals of life in comet's halo

BERLIN (AP) -- Scientists have found further evidence supporting the theory that some of the building blocks for life may have come to Earth from outer space....
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SpaceX lands another rocket after satellite delivery

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- SpaceX pulled off another rocket landing Friday, the third in just under two months....
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Cave art trove found in Spain 1,000 feet underground

MADRID (AP) -- Spanish archaeologists say they have discovered an exceptional set of Paleolithic-era cave drawings that could rank among the best in a country that already boasts some of the world's most important cave art....
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Saving salamanders: Searching for signs of a deadly fungus

SUNDERLAND, Vt. (AP) -- Holding a sandwich bag containing a squirming, Eastern red-spotted newt, Evan Grant inspects its shiny skin for signs of a killer....
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At UN climate talks some worry about Brexit, Trump impacts

BONN, Germany (AP) -- Climate negotiators ended their first talks after last year's landmark Paris Agreement on Thursday with some delegates expressing concern about the potential impact of upcoming votes in the U.S. and Britain....
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NASA's yearlong spaceman still has sore feet, fatigue

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA's yearlong spaceman still is nursing sore feet, stiff legs and fatigue, even after nearly three months back on Earth....
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Study: Brain scans reveal hidden consciousness in patients

NEW YORK (AP) -- A standard brain scanning technique is showing promise for helping doctors distinguish between patients in a vegetative state and those with hidden signs of consciousness....
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Scientists: Underground stone rings made by Neanderthals

BERLIN (AP) -- Two mysterious stone rings found deep inside a French cave were probably built by Neanderthals about 176,500 years ago, proving that the ancient cousins of humans were capable of more complex behavior than previously thought, scientists say....
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