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Afghan Team Among Medal Winners at Global Robotics Event

Afghan Team Among Medal Winners at Global Robotics Event

By Jessica Gresko | Jul 20
The team that drew the most attention at the FIRST Global Challenge, which ended Tuesday, was a squad of girls from Afghanistan who were twice rejected for U.S. visas before President Donald Trump intervened.

Re-Creating Old Weapons for New Discoveries of Human History

Re-Creating Old Weapons for New Discoveries of Human History

By Dake Kang | Jul 16
Metin Eren wasn't satisfied just digging up ancient arrowheads to learn about the past. He wanted to use them for their intended purpose.

'Extremely Unique:' Lion Nurses Leopard Cub in Tanzania

'Extremely Unique:' Lion Nurses Leopard Cub in Tanzania

By Christopher Torchia | Jul 16
Newly released photographs from a Tanzanian wildlife area show an incredibly rare sight: A leopard cub suckling on a lion believed to have given birth to a litter last month.

'Human Project' Study Will Ask 10,000 to Share Life's Data

'Human Project' Study Will Ask 10,000 to Share Life's Data

By Jennifer Peltz | Jun 22
Wanted: 10,000 New Yorkers interested in advancing science by sharing a trove of personal information, from cellphone locations and credit-card swipes to blood samples and life-changing events. For 20 years.

Climate Change Raises New Risk: Are Inland Bridges Too Low?

Climate Change Raises New Risk: Are Inland Bridges Too Low?

By Scott McFetridge | Jun 12
Many of the nation's river communities are responding to climate change by raising or replacing bridges that suddenly seem too low to stay safely above water.

This Is Us: Earliest Fossils of Our Species Found in Morocco

This Is Us: Earliest Fossils of Our Species Found in Morocco

By Malcolm Ritter | Jun 11
How long has our species been around? New fossils are pushing the evidence back by about 100,000 years.

Scientist: Baby Lobster Count Drops Off U.S. Coast, Canada

Scientist: Baby Lobster Count Drops Off U.S. Coast, Canada

Jun 8
A University of Maine marine scientist says the number of young lobsters is declining in the Gulf of Maine despite years of record-breaking harvests.

A First: All Respond to Gene Therapy in A Blood Cancer Study

A First: All Respond to Gene Therapy in A Blood Cancer Study

By Mariynn Marchione | Jun 8
Doctors are reporting unprecedented success from a new cell and gene therapy for multiple myeloma, a blood cancer that's on the rise.

Researchers Test Self-Destructing Moth Pest in Cabbage Patch

Researchers Test Self-Destructing Moth Pest in Cabbage Patch

By Mary Esch | May 30
Researchers in a New York cabbage patch are planning the first release on American soil of insects genetically engineered to die before they can reproduce.

After 9 Months in Space, Mouse Sperm Yield Healthy Mice

After 9 Months in Space, Mouse Sperm Yield Healthy Mice

By Marcia Dunn | May 23
After nine months in space, mouse sperm has yielded healthy mice, Japanese scientists reported Monday.

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