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Fires set stage for irreversible forest losses in Australia

Fires set stage for irreversible forest losses in Australia

Australia’s forests are burning at a rate unmatched in modern times and scientists say the landscape is being permanently altered as a warming climate...
Spacewalking astronauts wrap up battery improvements

Spacewalking astronauts wrap up battery improvements

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A pair of spacewalking astronauts successfully wrapped up battery improvements outside the International Space Station on Monday, completing a...
Science Says: What to know about the viral outbreak in China

Science Says: What to know about the viral outbreak in China

Health authorities are closely watching an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new virus that originated in China. Governments are stepping up surveillance...
Science Says: What to know about the viral outbreak in China

Science Says: What to know about the viral outbreak in China

Health authorities are closely watching an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new virus that originated in China. Governments are stepping up surveillance...
Philippine volcano still 'life threatening' despite lull

Philippine volcano still 'life threatening' despite lull

TAGAYTAY, Philippines (AP) — An erupting Philippine volcano remains life threatening despite weaker emissions and fewer tremors, an official said Friday and advised thousands...
US to screen airline passengers from China for new illness

US to screen airline passengers from China for new illness

NEW YORK (AP) — Three U.S. airports will screen passengers arriving from central China for a new virus that has sickened dozens, killed two...
Researchers tie massive Pacific seabird die-off to heat wave

Researchers tie massive Pacific seabird die-off to heat wave

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Common murres look like skinny penguins but fly like F-15 fighter jets.The North Pacific seabirds can quickly cover hundreds of...
Helmet trouble strikes 2nd all-female spacewalk

Helmet trouble strikes 2nd all-female spacewalk

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two NASA astronauts ventured out Wednesday on a second all-female spacewalk to finish upgrades to the International Space Station's...
Baby gray whale swims with mother off Southern California

Baby gray whale swims with mother off Southern California

DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — A baby gray whale heading south with its mother was spotted swimming alongside dolphins and sea lions off the...
Moon river: Rocket part ferried on the mighty Mississippi

Moon river: Rocket part ferried on the mighty Mississippi

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With a brass band playing and a parade of workers sporting Mardi Gras beads, a huge component of a new...

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