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NASA's asteroid hunter Lucy soars into sky with diamonds

A NASA spacecraft named Lucy has rocketed into the sky with diamonds on a 12-year quest to explore a record-setting eight asteroids Read More


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Russian filmmakers land after shoot aboard space station

A Soyuz space capsule carrying a cosmonaut and two Russian filmmakers has landed after a 3 1/2-hour trip from the International Space Station More »


New crew docks at China's first permanent space station

Chinese astronauts have begun their six-month mission on China’s first permanent space station, after successfully docking aboard their spacecraft More »


White House targeting economic risks from climate change

The Biden administration is taking steps to address the economic risks from climate change More »


Q&A: La Nina's back and it's not good for parts of dry West

Federal meteorologists say there's another La Nina, which can be bad news for parts of the parched West More »


New Mexico judge denies lab workers' claim in vaccine fight

A New Mexico judge has denied a request by dozens of scientists and others at Los Alamos National Laboratory who sought to block a vaccine mandate More »


California OKs new protections for leatherback sea turtles

California has added the Pacific leatherback sea turtle to its endangered species list More »


Made in India virus kits boost testing, and local industry

Soon after the pandemic began, India’s government, with funding from The Rockefeller Foundation, tasked the country’s most advanced bioscience innovation hub — the publicly funded Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms, or C-CAMP — with quickly finding a way to locally produce virus test kits and their components More »


Dutch climate scientist Geert Jan van Oldenborgh dies at 59

The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute says that respected Dutch climate scientist Geert Jan van Oldenborgh has died at age 59 More »


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