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11 thru 20 of 2007 Stories
Twins Separated at Birth

Twins Separated at Birth

| Feb 9
Adopted twins who were born in China but grew up in different cities or countries and were later reunited are being studied by researchers seeking answers to the age-old question of nature vs. nurture.

Genes May Help Grocery Tomatoes Catch Up to Heirloom Taste

Genes May Help Grocery Tomatoes Catch Up to Heirloom Taste

| By Seth Borenstein | Jan 31
Bite into a supermarket tomato and you'll probably notice something missing: Taste. Scientists think they can put the yum back into the grocery tomato by tinkering with its genetic recipe.

Smog Pushes Beijing Residents to Innovate for the World

Smog Pushes Beijing Residents to Innovate for the World

| By Louise Watt | Jan 29
Beijing residents concerned about breathing the capital's thick gray air are adapting, inventing and even creating businesses to protect the health of their families and others. Some of their efforts could help people around the world.

Special Toilet at U. Mich. Takes Aim at Urine-to-Fertilizer Technology

Special Toilet at U. Mich. Takes Aim at Urine-to-Fertilizer Technology

| By Mike Householder | Jan 28
The Ann Arbor school announced Tuesday that it has installed a toilet and urinal in a campus engineering building that take aim at converting human urine into fertilizers.

Scientists Move Doomsday Clock 30 Seconds Closer to Midnight

Scientists Move Doomsday Clock 30 Seconds Closer to Midnight

| Jan 27
The keepers of the Doomsday Clock have moved the symbolic countdown to potential global catastrophe 30 seconds closer to midnight based on President Donald Trump's comments on nuclear weapons and climate change.

Landmark Study Defines Normal Ranges for Testosterone Levels

Landmark Study Defines Normal Ranges for Testosterone Levels

| Jan 25
A large study of more than 9,000 men has established harmonized reference ranges for total testosterone in men that when applied to assays that have been appropriately calibrated will effectively let clinicians to make a correct diagnosis of hypogonadism.

What Can Mackerel and a Volcano Say About Climate Change?

What Can Mackerel and a Volcano Say About Climate Change?

| By Patrick Whittle | Jan 24
What could an Indonesian volcanic eruption, a 200-year-old climate disaster and a surge in the consumption of mackerel tell us about today's era of global warming?

Europe's Galileo Satellites Hit by Anomalies

Europe's Galileo Satellites Hit by Anomalies

| Jan 23
The European Space Agency opened an investigation on Thursday into anomalies that have affected five of the first 18 Galileo satellites in orbit.

NASA to Send Spacecraft to 16 Psyche Asteroid

NASA to Send Spacecraft to 16 Psyche Asteroid

| Jan 22
NASA is working to uncover the mystery behind an asteroid that may contain a priceless treasure trove of minerals.

Hawaii Bill Aims for 100 Percent Renewable Transportation

Hawaii Bill Aims for 100 Percent Renewable Transportation

| By Cathy Bussewitz | Jan 22
Hawaii has the most aggressive renewable energy targets in the nation, aiming for its utilities to get 100 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2045.

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