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China says moon rocks offer new clues to volcanic activity

A Chinese researcher says moon rocks brought back to Earth by a robotic spacecraft last year have provided new insights into ancient lunar volcanic activity Read More


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UK courts green investment to fuel carbon-cutting plans

The United Kingdom is hosting a meeting aimed at attracting billions of dollars in foreign investment for green projects in Britain More »


Manatee deaths rise in Florida as pollutants kill seagrass

Manatees are starving to death because algae blooms and contaminants are killing the seagrass the beloved sea mammals eat More »


US formally removes Colorado River fish's endangered status

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reclassified a rare Colorado River Basin fish called the humpback chub from endangered to threatened status after a decades-old effort to stabilize its populations More »


China calls missile launch 'routine test' of new technology

China says its launch of a new spacecraft was merely a test to see whether the vehicle could be re-used More »


4 weeks on, no sign Spanish volcano eruption is close to end

Officials say there is no sign that a volcanic eruption on the Spanish island of La Palma is coming to an end, four weeks after it began More »


Judge limits unpaid leave for unvaccinated workers at US lab

A federal judge has limited the ability for now for the nonprofit running Oak Ridge National Laboratory to place employees on unpaid leave who receive exemptions to a COVID-19 vaccine requirement More »


NASA's asteroid hunter Lucy soars into sky with diamonds

A NASA spacecraft named Lucy has rocketed into the sky with diamonds on a 12-year quest to explore a record-setting eight asteroids More »


Russian filmmakers land after shoot aboard space station

A Soyuz space capsule carrying a cosmonaut and two Russian filmmakers has landed after a 3 1/2-hour trip from the International Space Station More »


California OKs new protections for leatherback sea turtles

California has added the Pacific leatherback sea turtle to its endangered species list More »


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