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Jupiter's moon count jumps to 92, most in solar system

Astronomers have discovered 12 new moons around Jupiter, putting the total count at a record-breaking 92 Read More


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New England knows winter, but why so dangerously cold?

New Englanders are accustomed to cold weather, snow and ice, but Friday night's combination of extreme cold and powerful winds is enough to make even bundled-up skiers shelter indoors More »


Hawaii whale dies with fishing nets, plastic bags in stomach

A whale that washed ashore in Hawaii over the weekend likely died in part because it ate large volumes of fishing traps, fishing nets, plastic bags and other marine debris More »


Race to vaccinate rare wild monkeys gives hope for survival

A pioneering campaign to vaccinate endangered monkeys in Brazil against yellow fever may help save the beloved golden lion tamarins from extinction More »


Court: US needs to consider effects of drilling near Chaco

A federal appeals court says the U.S. government failed to consider the cumulative effects of greenhouse gas emissions that would result from the approval of nearly 200 drilling permits issued in an area surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park More »


How to make a mummy: Ancient Egyptian workshop has new clues

A study has revealed new details about what the ancient Egyptians used to mummify their dead More »


Biden administration recommends major Alaska oil project

The Biden administration has issued a long-awaited study that recommends allowing a major oil development on Alaska’s North Slope More »


Bring back dodo? Ambitious plan draws investors, critics

A company working on technologies to bring back extinct species has attracted more investors More »


Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia do little to solve waste problem

In southwest Serbia, construction machines are being repurposed to clear tons of waste clogging the Potpec lake More »


Dolphins, humans both benefit from fishing collaboration

A fishing community in southern Brazil has an unusual ally: wild dolphins More »


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