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Scientists in Hungary Protest Govt Takeover of Research
Heading South: Warming to Change How U.S. Cities Feel in 2080
NASA Rover Finally Bites the Dust on Mars After 15 Years

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Heading South: Warming to Change How U.S. Cities Feel in 2080

Scientists in Hungary Protest Govt Takeover of Research

By Seth Borenstein |
The climate in New York City in 60 years could feel like Arkansas now. Chicago could seem like Kansas City and San Francisco could get a Southern California climate if global warmi...

New BitterWorld App Offers Platform For Venting

New BitterWorld App Offers Platform For Venting

Feb 16
A new app, BitterWorld, is designed to help users relieve their frustration from the disappointments associated with mediocre products, services, experiences, and relationships.

Space Junk Harpooned Like Whale in Orbit-Cleanup Test

Space Junk Harpooned Like Whale in Orbit-Cleanup Test

By Marcia Dunn | Feb 16
A harpoon flung from a satellite has successfully captured a piece of pretend space junk, like a whale. The British-led experiment is part of an effort to clean up debris in orbit, hundreds of miles above Earth.

Researchers Find Clues That Depression May Speed Brain Aging

Researchers Find Clues That Depression May Speed Brain Aging

By Lauran Neergaard | Feb 16
Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are peeking inside living brains to tell if depression might worsen that decline — and finding some worrisome clues.

AP PHOTOS: Scientists Fine-Tune Method to Save Rhinos

AP PHOTOS: Scientists Fine-Tune Method to Save Rhinos

By Petr David Josek | Feb 16
Only two northern white rhinos exist in the world: both are female and neither can bear calves. But scientists have not given up hope of saving the species from extinction.

Cleaning Routine Shows Promise in Curbing Superbug Infection

Cleaning Routine Shows Promise in Curbing Superbug Infection

By Marilynn Marchione | Feb 16
Hospitalized patients who harbor certain superbugs can cut their risk of developing full-blown infections if they swab medicated goo in their nose and use special soap and mouthwash for six months after going home, a study found.