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Climate Change and Pets: More Fleas, More Heartworm

By Sue Manning | Feb 5
Climate change doesn't just affect habitats for wildlife. It's also affecting cats and dogs.

N. Korea, Planning Rocket Launch, Getting Better At Stealth

By Eric Talmadge | Feb 4
Less than a month after its purported H-bomb test, North Korea announced Tuesday it is planning a rocket launch as soon as next week.

Climate Change: The View from Greenland

Feb 3
Sharyn Alfonsi reports from the top of the world on one of the most significant efforts to study climate change happening today.

Britain Approves Controversial Gene-Editing Experiments

By Maria Cheng | Feb 1
Britain gave scientists approval Monday to conduct experiments in which they will try to edit the genes in human embryos.

FDA OKs Merck Hepatitis C Drug, Adding to Patient Choices

By Linda A. Johnson | Jan 30
Patients with hepatitis C have yet another advanced treatment option, as the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a new once-a-day pill developed by drugmaker Merck.

3 Tracks Planned to Test 'Hyperloop' Transportation Idea

By Justin Pritchard | Jan 28
Three Southern California companies are building separate test tracks to see how well the "hyperloop" transportation concept works in the real world.

Scientists May Have Found "True" Ninth Planet

Jan 21
Astronomers may have discovered evidence of an unseen planet in the farthest reaches of our solar system, almost 10 years after Pluto was demoted.

Orange County Residents Turn Kitchen Scraps to Power Source

Jan 20
Some Orange County residents are learning how citrus peels, lawn clippings - even chicken bones - have a second life as a clean energy source.

Study: Man-Made Heat Put in Oceans Has Doubled Since 1997

By Seth Borenstein | Jan 20
The amount of man-made heat energy absorbed by the seas has doubled since 1997, a new study says.

Support Leg Breaks as SpaceX Rocket Lands on Ocean Barge

By Christopher Weber and John Antczak | Jan 19
After successfully delivering a U.S.-European ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit, a Space X rocket made a hard landing on a floating barge in the roiling Pacific, breaking a support leg and toppling over.

FDA Panel Favors Approval for Drug-Oozing Addiction Implant

By Matthew Perrone | Jan 16
Federal health advisers recommended approval Tuesday for an experimental implant designed to treat patients recovering from heroin and painkiller addiction.

Implanted Coils Help Some Lung Disease Patients, Study Says

By Lindsey Tanner | Jan 15
A novel, minimally invasive way to treat severe breathing problems caused by lung disease showed modest but promising benefits in a small French study.

FDA Sets New Rules for Injury-Prone Pelvic Mesh

By Matthew Perrone | Jan 7
Mesh implants used to repair pelvic collapse in women will face new federal scrutiny, under rules responding to thousands of injuries reported with the problem-prone devices.

EPA Says Pesticide Harms Bees in Some Cases

By Seth Borenstein | Jan 6
A major pesticide harms honeybees when used on cotton and citrus but not on other big crops like corn, berries and tobacco, the Environmental Protection Agency found.

Google Helps Analyze if Rooftop Solar Panels Are Good Deal

By Emery P. Dalesio | Jan 4
The company that lets you compare air fares and translate foreign languages online wants to make it easier to weigh the costs and benefits of installing solar panels on household rooftops.

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