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Elon Musk 'Incredibly Proud' of SpaceX Launch

Elon Musk 'Incredibly Proud' of SpaceX Launch

| Feb 7
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says he's incredibly proud after SpaceX's big new rocket carried a red electric sports car into orbit on Tuesday. Two booster rockets landed together. The rocket's center core slammed into the Atlantic at 300 mph.

Scientists Find Massive Mayan Society Under Guatemala Jungle

Scientists Find Massive Mayan Society Under Guatemala Jungle

| Feb 6
Researchers using a high-tech aerial mapping technique have found tens of thousands of previously undetected Mayan houses, buildings, defense works and pyramids in the dense jungle of Guatemala's Peten region.

Egypt Says 4,400-Year-Old Tomb Discovered Outside Cairo

Egypt Says 4,400-Year-Old Tomb Discovered Outside Cairo

| By Menna Zaki | Feb 5
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a 4,400-year-old tomb near the country's famed pyramids at the Giza plateau just outside Cairo, the Antiquities Ministry said Saturday.

5 Ideas Win $10,000 Each in Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge

5 Ideas Win $10,000 Each in Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge

| By Julie Carr Smyth | Feb 2
Virtual reality, neural feedback and digital therapy were among five ideas to help solve the U.S. opioid crisis that won a global technology challenge on Tuesday.

AP FACT CHECK: Data Melt Trump's Cooling, Ice Claims

AP FACT CHECK: Data Melt Trump's Cooling, Ice Claims

| By Seth Borenstein | Jan 30
President Donald Trump's description of the climate on planet Earth doesn't quite match what data show and scientists say. And while a good chunk of the United States had a frigid snap recently, most of the rest of the world was far warmer than normal.

Scientists Successfully Clone Monkeys; Are Humans Up Next?

Scientists Successfully Clone Monkeys; Are Humans Up Next?

| By Malcolm Ritter | Jan 28
For the first time, researchers have used the cloning technique that produced Dolly the sheep to create healthy monkeys, bringing science an important step closer to being able to do the same with humans.

Commercial Rocket from New Zealand Deploys Small Satellites

Commercial Rocket from New Zealand Deploys Small Satellites

| Jan 22
A rocket launched from New Zealand on Sunday successfully reached orbit carrying small commercial satellites.

EPA Official: Government Must Plan for Climate Change

EPA Official: Government Must Plan for Climate Change

| By Michael Biesecker | Jan 21
A top manager who supervises the program responsible for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated properties told Congress the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Superfund sites from climate change.

Blood Test to Detect 8 Cancers Early Gives Promising Results

Blood Test to Detect 8 Cancers Early Gives Promising Results

| By Marilynn Marchione | Jan 21
Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage, including some of the most deadly ones that lack screening tools now.

Christa McAuliffe's Lost Lessons Finally Taught in Space

Christa McAuliffe's Lost Lessons Finally Taught in Space

| By Marcia Dunn | Jan 21
Thirty-two years after the Challenger disaster, a pair of teachers turned astronauts will pay tribute to Christa McAuliffe by carrying out her science classes on the International Space Station.

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