Scientists spot previously unknown colonies of emperor penguins in Antarctica

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Previously unknown colonies of emperor penguins have been spotted in new satellite imagery.Emperor penguins, considered “near threatened” with extinction, are the world’s largest penguins....

Cameroon starts world’s first malaria vaccine program for children

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Cameroon will be the first country to routinely give children a new malaria vaccine as the shots are rolled out in Africa.The campaign due...

Latest EPA assessment shows almost no improvement in river and stream nitrogen pollution

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — The nation’s rivers and streams remain stubbornly polluted with nutrients that contaminate drinking water and fuel a gigantic dead zone...

Indonesia’s Mount Merapi unleashes lava as other volcanoes flare up, forcing thousands to evacuate

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YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s Mount Merapi erupted Sunday, spreading searing gas clouds and avalanches of lava down its slopes as other active volcanoes...

Private US lander destroyed during reentry after failed mission to moon, company says

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A U.S. company’s failed moonshot ended with a fiery plunge over the South Pacific, officials confirmed Friday.Astrobotic Technology said...

Japan’s first moon lander is aiming for a very small target

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TOKYO (AP) — As Japan's space agency prepares for its first moon landing early Saturday, it's aiming to hit a very small target.The Smart...

Japan hopes to join an elite club by landing on the moon: A closer...

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TOKYO (AP) — Japan hopes to make the world's first “pinpoint landing” on the moon early Saturday, joining a modern push for lunar contact...

Israeli company gets green light to make world’s first cultivated beef steaks

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An Israeli company has received a preliminary green light from health officials to sell the world's first steaks made from cultivated beef cells, not...

US in deep freeze while much of the world is extra toasty? Yet again,...

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Much of the United States is shivering through brutal cold as most of the rest of the world is feeling unusually warm weather. However...

US company’s lunar lander will burn up in Earth’s atmosphere after failed moonshot

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A U.S. company’s lunar lander will soon burn up in Earth’s atmosphere after a failed moonshot.Astrobotic Technology said its...