Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keys
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) -- Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases....
Experts examine bones as Spain hunts for Cervantes' remains
MADRID (AP) -- Forensic experts began excavating graves and examining bones Saturday in a tiny chapel in Madrid, hoping to solve the centuries-old mystery of exactly where the great Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes was laid to rest....
NASA spacecraft almost to Pluto: Smile for the camera!
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- It's showtime for Pluto....
Art embraces science in new British play 'Oppenheimer'
LONDON (AP) -- Suddenly, science is sexy. With Benedict Cumberbatch nominated for multiple trophies as Alan Turing and Eddie Redmayne turning heads as Stephen Hawking, young British actors playing scientists are all the rage this awards season....
School: Sea otter conceived in wild is 1st born in captivity
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) -- A sea otter impregnated in the wild has given birth at the University of California, Santa Cruz, allowing researchers a rare look at a nursing mother....
Settlements reached in so-called 'hot fuel' litigation
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Twenty-eight oil companies and retailers have agreed to settle litigation claiming customers were knowingly overcharged when gas station fuel temperatures rose, plaintiffs announced Friday....
Breached pipeline that spilled oil lies exposed on riverbed
GLENDIVE, Mont. (AP) -- Sonar indicates part of an underground pipeline that spilled almost 40,000 gallons of oil into Montana's Yellowstone River and fouled a local water supply is exposed on the riverbed....
Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children....
Navy wants to increase use of sonar-emitting buoys
SEATTLE (AP) -- The U.S. Navy is seeking permits to expand sonar and other training exercises off the Pacific Coast, a proposal raising concerns from animal advocates who say that more sonar-emitting buoys would harm whales and other creatures that live in the water....
Magnificent blue glow of Hong Kong seas also disturbing
Eerie fluorescent blue patches of water glimmering off Hong Kong's seashore are magnificent, disturbing and potentially toxic, marine biologists say....
The Academy Awards nominees were announced last week, and for only the second time since 1998 no black actors or actresses were nominated. All 20 Oscar nominations went to white actors and actresses. Reverend Al Sharpton, an outspoken civil rights activist said “the lack of diversity in today’s Oscar nominations is appalling and is calling an emergency meeting of his diversity taskforce to discuss taking action against the Academy.
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