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Cyprus Uses High-Tech Tools to Speed Search for Its Missing

Cyprus Uses High-Tech Tools to Speed Search for Its Missing

By Menelas Hadjicostis | Jun 26
With glue gun in hand, Turkish Cypriot anthropologist Sinem Hossoz meticulously pieces together tiny fragments - the pulverized skull of a child, one of the youngest victims of conflict on ethnically divided Cyprus.

Experts: U.S. Exiting Climate Pact May Doom Some Small Islands

Experts: U.S. Exiting Climate Pact May Doom Some Small Islands

By Seth Borenstein and Nick Perry | Jun 26
To small island nations where the land juts just above the rising seas, the U.S. pulling out of the Paris global warming pact makes the future seem as fragile and built on hope as a sand castle.

'Human Project' Study Will Ask 10,000 to Share Life's Data

'Human Project' Study Will Ask 10,000 to Share Life's Data

By Jennifer Peltz | Jun 22
Wanted: 10,000 New Yorkers interested in advancing science by sharing a trove of personal information, from cellphone locations and credit-card swipes to blood samples and life-changing events. For 20 years.

Despite Conflicts, Mideast Research Center to Launch in Fall

Despite Conflicts, Mideast Research Center to Launch in Fall

By Karin Laub | Jun 15
A top-notch research center that brought together Iran, Israel and other Mideast antagonists is launching operations this fall in hopes of boosting scientific discovery with the help of a powerful microscope and opening a window to a better future.

New Frontier in Cancer Care: Turning Blood into Living Drugs

New Frontier in Cancer Care: Turning Blood into Living Drugs

By Lauran Neergaard | Jun 14
Immune therapy is the hottest trend in cancer care and this is its next frontier - creating "living drugs" that grow inside the body into an army that seeks and destroys tumors.

Climate Change Raises New Risk: Are Inland Bridges Too Low?

Climate Change Raises New Risk: Are Inland Bridges Too Low?

By Scott McFetridge | Jun 12
Many of the nation's river communities are responding to climate change by raising or replacing bridges that suddenly seem too low to stay safely above water.

NASA and SpaceX Competition?

NASA and SpaceX Competition?

Jun 12
The newest class of American astronauts will train for two years before qualifying for space travel. That could include missions aboard commercially-built spacecraft from private companies like SpaceX.

This Is Us: Earliest Fossils of Our Species Found in Morocco

This Is Us: Earliest Fossils of Our Species Found in Morocco

By Malcolm Ritter | Jun 11
How long has our species been around? New fossils are pushing the evidence back by about 100,000 years.

Gorilla Doctors

Jun 8
When the first Gorilla Doctor began helping mountain gorillas, the species was almost extinct. Today, they're the only population of great apes that's growing.

Scientist: Baby Lobster Count Drops Off U.S. Coast, Canada

Scientist: Baby Lobster Count Drops Off U.S. Coast, Canada

Jun 8
A University of Maine marine scientist says the number of young lobsters is declining in the Gulf of Maine despite years of record-breaking harvests.

A First: All Respond to Gene Therapy in A Blood Cancer Study

A First: All Respond to Gene Therapy in A Blood Cancer Study

By Mariynn Marchione | Jun 8
Doctors are reporting unprecedented success from a new cell and gene therapy for multiple myeloma, a blood cancer that's on the rise.

Wasted Green Power Tests China's Energy Leadership

Wasted Green Power Tests China's Energy Leadership

By Matthew Brown | Jun 7
China's scramble to curb pollution has made it the world leader in renewable energy development, yet increasing amounts of that green power have gone unused.

World Leaders Say Climate Change Deal Can't be Renegotiated

World Leaders Say Climate Change Deal Can't be Renegotiated

By Kirsten Grieshaber and Frank Jordans | Jun 1
Top European leaders pledged Thursday to keep fighting against global warming as U.S. President Donald Trump announced he was pulling out of the Paris climate accord, they but rejected his suggestion that the deal could later be renegotiated.

Trump Pulling US From Global Climate Pact, Dismaying Allies

Trump Pulling US From Global Climate Pact, Dismaying Allies

By Jill Colvin and Julie Pace | Jun 1
President Donald Trump declared he was withdrawing the U.S. from the landmark Paris climate agreement, striking a major blow to worldwide efforts to combat climate change and distancing the country from many allies abroad.

Veteran with Severe Leg Injuries Undergoes Advanced Amputation

Veteran with Severe Leg Injuries Undergoes Advanced Amputation

Jun 1
Brandon Korona is the first veteran and only the second patient to undergo an experimental amputation surgery aimed at connecting his stump to a new generation of smart prosthetics.

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