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Heading South: Warming to Change How U.S. Cities Feel in 2080

Heading South: Warming to Change How U.S. Cities Feel in 2080

By Seth Borenstein | Feb 15
The climate in New York City in 60 years could feel like Arkansas now. Chicago could seem like Kansas City and San Francisco could get a Southern California climate if global warming pollution continues at the current pace, a new study finds.

Study: Ancient European Stone Monuments Spread from Brittany

Study: Ancient European Stone Monuments Spread from Brittany

Feb 15
A new study suggests the practice of building huge stone monuments spread throughout ancient Europe from northwestern France.

North Korea Exploring Sanctions-Proof Energy Technologies

North Korea Exploring Sanctions-Proof Energy Technologies

By Eric Talmadge | Feb 15
Power-strapped North Korea is exploring two ambitious alternative energy sources — tidal power and coal-based synthetic fuels — that could greatly improve living standards and reduce its reliance on oil imports and vulnerability to sanctions.

It's a Girl! Berlin Zoo's Baby Polar Bear has 1st Checkup

It's a Girl! Berlin Zoo's Baby Polar Bear has 1st Checkup

Feb 15
Berlin's Tierpark zoo says its latest baby polar bear is "a perky, strong girl."

NASA Rover Finally Bites the Dust on Mars After 15 Years

NASA Rover Finally Bites the Dust on Mars After 15 Years

By Marcia Dunn | Feb 14
NASA's Opportunity, the Mars rover that was built to operate for just three months but kept going and going, rolling across the rocky red soil, was pronounced dead Wednesday, 15 years after it landed on the planet.

Bloomberg Rips Trump for Not Taking Action on Climate Change

Bloomberg Rips Trump for Not Taking Action on Climate Change

By Brian Slodysko | Feb 14
Democratic presidential prospect Michael Bloomberg is promoting a new documentary film on climate change, but the billionaire philanthropist says the one person he thinks should see it most likely never will because "it won't be running on Fox."

NASA About to Pull Plug on Mars Rover, Silent for 8 Months

NASA About to Pull Plug on Mars Rover, Silent for 8 Months

By Marcia Dunn | Feb 13
NASA is trying one last time to contact its record-setting Mars rover Opportunity, before calling it quits.

Scientists in Hungary Protest Govt Takeover of Research

Scientists in Hungary Protest Govt Takeover of Research

By Pablo Gorondi | Feb 13
Scientists in Hungary on Tuesday protested government efforts to take control of their research funding, a move they say endangers academic freedom.

Archaeologists Discover Ancient Workshop in Egypt's Sinai

Archaeologists Discover Ancient Workshop in Egypt's Sinai

Feb 13
Egypt says archaeologists have uncovered an ancient workshop used to build and repair ships that dates back to the Ptolemaic era (332 B.C.-30 B.C.) in the Sinai Peninsula.

PBS' 'Finding Your Roots' Looks into Political Leaders' Past

PBS' 'Finding Your Roots' Looks into Political Leaders' Past

By Russel Contreras | Feb 12
Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., hopes this season of his popular PBS series "Finding Your Roots" helps a divided U.S. see how all Americans have unique family links and how those family histories tell the story of the country.

NASA's Faraway Space Snowman Has Flat, Not Round, Behind

NASA's Faraway Space Snowman Has Flat, Not Round, Behind

By Marcia Dunn | Feb 12
The faraway space snowman visited by NASA last month has a surprisingly flat — not round — behind.

Harrison Ford Knocks Trump, Others Who 'Denigrate Science'

Harrison Ford Knocks Trump, Others Who 'Denigrate Science'

By Jon Gambrell | Feb 12
Harrison Ford offered an emphatic plea on Tuesday for protecting the world's oceans, calling out President Donald Trump and others who "deny or denigrate science."

Dog DNA Testing Takes Off, and Generates Debate

Dog DNA Testing Takes Off, and Generates Debate

Feb 11
As people peer into DNA for clues to health and heritage, man's best friend is under the microscope, too.

Consensual Sex is Key to Happiness and Good Health, Science Says

Consensual Sex is Key to Happiness and Good Health, Science Says

By Shervin Assari | Feb 11
As a doctor and epidemiologist who studies sex, I bring good news for Valentine's Day. It's not just that sex is fun — it's also good for your physical and mental health.

Dog DNA Testing Takes Off, and Generates Debate

Dog DNA Testing Takes Off, and Generates Debate

By Jennifer Peltz | Feb 11
As people peer into DNA for clues to health and heritage, man's best friend is under the microscope, too. More than a million dogs have been tested in little over a decade.

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