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What to Know About New Advice on Prostate Cancer Test

What to Know About New Advice on Prostate Cancer Test

| By Lindsey Tanner | Apr 13
Should middle-aged men get routine blood tests for prostate cancer? An influential health panel that once said no now says maybe. It says certain men may benefit as long as they understand the potential harms.

Secretary Bird at German Park Gets New Leg from 3-D Printer

Secretary Bird at German Park Gets New Leg from 3-D Printer

| Apr 11
Soeckchen the secretary bird is now strutting around her home in northern Germany with an artificial leg produced using a 3-D printer.

Preparing Artifacts of the 'Great War' for the Digital Age

Preparing Artifacts of the 'Great War' for the Digital Age

| By Pat Eaton-Robb | Apr 11
Since the project began in 2014, about 130 people have come to events, resulting in the digital preservation of more than 600 items and the creation of about 150 profiles of people who took part in the war effort.

Iceland's Volcano Due to Erupt

Iceland's Volcano Due to Erupt

| Apr 9
As tourism surges in Iceland, many visitors don't realize a large volcano is due to erupt.

Seed Vault in the Arctic Tundra

Seed Vault in the Arctic Tundra

| Apr 8
On an island about halfway between Oslo and the North Pole is the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, an international effort to safeguard the sources of the world's food supply.

Germany Gets Criticized by Web Giants Over Encryption Plans

Germany Gets Criticized by Web Giants Over Encryption Plans

| Apr 8
Germany faces criticism from some of the web's biggest names over plans to weaken encrypted communication and fine social media sites for hate speech.

A 'Sci-Fi' Cancer Therapy Fights Brain Tumors, Study Finds

A 'Sci-Fi' Cancer Therapy Fights Brain Tumors, Study Finds

| By Marilynn Marchione | Apr 6
It sounds like science fiction, but a cap-like device that makes electric fields to fight cancer improved survival for the first time in more than a decade for people with deadly brain tumors, final results of a large study suggest.

Keeping Perspective in the Anthropocene :: A Chat with David Grinspoon

Keeping Perspective in the Anthropocene :: A Chat with David Grinspoon

| By Kilian Melloy | Apr 5
Human activity isn't just affecting the atmosphere and climate, but also the oceans, rivers, streams, land -- and, most tellingly, the planet's very geology. But not all is gloom and doom: Dr. David Grinspoon outlines causes for hope.

Ancient Mummy Shroud Discovered in Museum's Storage

Ancient Mummy Shroud Discovered in Museum's Storage

| Apr 4
Museum curators in Scotland discovered an ancient Egyptian burial cloth, thousands of years old. The full-length shroud, used to cover the mummified body, depicts the deceased as an Egyptian god.

First on the Martian Menu: Spuds

First on the Martian Menu: Spuds

| By Franklin Briceno | Apr 3
If human beings finally reach Mars, they may find themselves depending on the humble, if hardy potato.

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