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By Gabrielle Hartley, The Conversation
When the Human Genome Project announced that they had completed the first human genome in 2003, it came with a catch — they weren’t actually able to put together all the genetic information. There were gaps: unfilled, often repetitive regions…
By Marcia Dunn, Associated Press
Astronomers have discovered the farthest star yet, a super-hot, super-bright giant that formed nearly 13 billion years ago at the dawn of the cosmos.
A NASA astronaut is back on Earth after a yearlong, record-setting spaceflight.
By Christina Larson, Associated Press
Scientists have figured out why vampire bats are the only mammals that can survive on a diet of just blood.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
Scientists are concerned because an ice shelf the size of New York City collapsed in East Antarctica, an area that had long been thought to be stable.
By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
The ocean helps relieve our atmosphere of a lot of the excess carbon dioxide we've pumped into it. Here's how its "twilight zone" makes that happen, and how the impacts of climate change make it harder for the ocean to…
Taylor Perron seeks to answer questions about Earth's past and future by reading landscapes from our world and out in the solar system.
By Alex Sanz, Associated Press
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson on Friday played down recent comments by the head of Russia's space agency that the U.S. would have to use broomsticks to fly to space after Russia said it would stop supplying rocket engines to U.S.
By Curt Anderson, Associated Press
Officials have now fed more than 55 tons of lettuce to starving Florida manatees as part of an experimental program to help the animals since their natural food is being destroyed by water pollution.
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