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Sorry, wrong number: Statistical benchmark comes under fire

Malcolm Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 10:23am

Earlier this fall Dr. Scott Solomon presented the results of a huge heart drug study to an audience of fellow cardiologists in Paris.

Grin and bear it: Berlin panda gets CT scan for kidney exam

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 7:07am

A Berlin zoo says a giant panda whose twin cubs have captured international attention has undergone a CT scan after veterinarians discovered one of his kidneys was smaller than the other.

Zimbabwe says 200 elephants have now died amid drought

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 5:59am

More than 200 elephants have died amid a severe drought, Zimbabwe's parks agency said on Tuesday, and a mass relocation of animals is planned to ease congestion.

Rare deer-like species photographed for first time in wild

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 2:48am

A tiny deer-like species not seen by scientists for nearly 30 years has been photographed in a forest in southern Vietnam, a conservation group said Tuesday.

SpaceX launches 60 more internet satellites

Jackie Wattles, CNN  |  Posted Nov 11th - 5:15pm

SpaceX sent another 60 satellites into orbit on Monday, one of many such launches the company hopes to conduct over the next year as it works to build a massive broadband-from-space business.

Instagram is about to hide likes for some US users. Here's what to expect

Kaya Yurieff, CNN  |  Posted Nov 11th - 2:38pm

Instagram is about to take its biggest step yet toward removing likes from its platform.

The most destructive hurricanes are hitting US more often

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 1:00pm

Big, destructive hurricanes are hitting the U.S. three times more frequently than they did a century ago, according to a new study.

Mini Mercury skips across sun's vast glare in rare transit

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 10:33am

Mini Mercury skipped across the vast, glaring face of the sun Monday in a rare celestial transit.

Scientists develop sensor to save children and pets from hot car deaths

Rob Picheta, CNN  |  Posted Nov 11th - 9:33am

Scientists in Canada have developed a sensor that detects and raises the alarm when children or pets are left alone in a car.

Hate heart-healthy veggies? It could be genetic

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Nov 11th - 8:18am

If certain vegetables have always made you gag, you may be more than a picky eater. Instead, you might be what scientists call a "super-taster:" a person with a genetic predisposition to taste food differently.

Inamori Foundation Presents 2019 Kyoto Prizes

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 8:04am

a revolutionary technology with broad application in lighting and flat-panel displays, now ubiquitous in products ranging from smartphones to flat-screen TVs.

SpaceX launches 60 more mini satellites for global internet

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 7:57am

SpaceX launched 60 mini satellites Monday, the second batch of an orbiting network meant to provide global internet coverage.

Japan spacecraft starts yearlong journey home from asteroid

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 11:41pm

Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft has departed from a distant asteroid, starting its yearlong journey home after successfully completing its mission to bring back soil samples and data that could provide clues to the origins of the solar system.

Philanthropists give $106M to fund brain research alliance

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 3:40pm

Billionaire philanthropists Joan and Sandy Weill announced Tuesday they are donating $106 million to launch a research initiative at three West Coast universities aimed at finding treatments for brain disorders like epilepsy and Alzheimer's disease.

Apparent meteor flashes across night sky in St. Louis area

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 7:53am

Residents in the St. Louis area were treated to a sparkling display as an apparent meteor streaked across the sky.

Seismologists measure shake from fans at MLS championship

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 11:43am

Seismologists in Washington state have used Major League Soccer's championship as an opportunity to study information collected while fans shook the stadium.

Quake widely felt across Hawaii's Big Island, but no damage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 11:40am

A moderate earthquake has been felt across Hawaii's Big Island, but there are no immediate reports of damage.

Putin bemoans continued corruption at space base

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 5:09am

Russian President Vladimir Putin is complaining to his cabinet that widescale corruption at Russia's new space launch facility is continuing.

Egypt says it's unearthed large animal mummy, likely a lion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 3:49am

Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities says local archeologists have unearthed the mummy of an unusually large animal, most likely a lion or lioness.