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Winning auction bid to fly in space with Jeff Bezos: US$28M

    CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA. -- An auction for a ride into space next month alongside Jeff Bezos and his brother ended with a winning US$28 million …

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Scientists create 'vegan spider silk' as alternative to single-use plastics

    TORONTO -- Researchers at the University of Cambridge in the U.K. have created a plant-based and sustainable ‘vegan spider silk’ material …

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Maori connection to Antarctica dates back to 7th century: study

    TORONTO -- New research is changing the narrative of who the early explorers and voyagers setting their sights on Antarctica were, from Euro…

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Clever Octopus Burrows Into Homemade Quicksand

    YouTubeFew animals can blow our minds like octopuses. They are extremely smart, they regularly eat one another, and they're the animal …

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Skeletons reveal the cost of medieval fashion for pointy shoes

    They were the Jimmy Choos of their day.Known as poulaines, pointy leather shoes were the height of fashion in 14th century Britain. Medieval…

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Here's how to check who is using your TV and movie streaming services

    TORONTO -- Several streaming services have been offering warnings to the public about sharing passwords for singular accounts, prompting som…

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Some Penguins Are Projectile Poopers

    YoutubeThese Antarctic birds might look cute and huggable, but you might want to give them a wide berth after mealtime. We’d recommend a di…

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New Zealand's Maori may have discovered Antarctica 1,300 years before Westerners, study says

    For decades, historians and scientists believed Antarctica was first discovered by Europeans and Americans. But according to a new study, it…

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Jeff Bezos is going to space for 11 minutes. Here's how risky that is

    Jeff Bezos can have anything. He could circle the globe in a private jet or sail it forever in a fleet of megayachts. He could afford to buy…

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Hackers breach Electronic Arts, stealing game source code and tools

    Hackers have broken into the systems of Electronic Arts, one of the world's biggest video game publishers, and stolen source code used …

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The chipmaking factory of the world is battling COVID-19 and the climate crisis

    Taiwanese officials are fretting about whether a severe outbreak of COVID-19 could jeopardize the island's critical role in the global …

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Astronomers discover new Neptune-sized exoplanet

    TORONTO -- An international team of astronomers say they've discovered a weird planet with temperatures that are relatively similar to …

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Earth's nearest orbit is crowded with satellites, but sending them farther has its own dangers

    TORONTO -- As Earth’s closest orbit becomes overcrowded with satellites and space junk, companies are increasingly looking to the planet’s…

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American Airlines plans orders for small, electric-powered aircraft

    TORONTO -- American Airlines said Thursday it plans to invest US$25 million in U.K.-based Vertical Aerospace Group and consider a US$1 billi…

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An obscure service provider briefly broke the internet, and it could happen again

    A giant chunk of the internet briefly broke on Tuesday because of an outage at a company most people have probably never heard of before.Red…

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Incredible Rescue and Transformation of Starving Dog [Video]

    This poor pup had truly been through it. When the Hope For Paws team came to rescue her, she was super skinny, with dirty matted fur. They g…

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Israel Bans Fur in “Historic” Announcement

    Israel is the first country in the world to ban the sale of fur for frivolous fashion, effective six months from now, Humane Society Interna…

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Bulldog Completes a Record-Setting Skateboard Stunt

    November 12, Guinness World Records' 11th annual World Records Day, was one for the—well, you know. Guinness estimates that as many a…

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Skeletons of related Viking-era men to reunite for exhibit

    COPENHAGEN, DENMARK -- The skeletons of two related Viking-era men, one who died in central Denmark and the other who was killed in England …

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U.S. drops Trump order targeting TikTok, plans its own review

    WASHINGTON -- The White House dropped Trump-era executive orders intended to ban the popular apps TikTok and WeChat and will conduct its own…

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Animals in Space: Russia's Bion-M1 Spac

    TsENKILiftoff! Russian Soyuz Launches Bion-M1A Russian Soyuz rocket launches the Bion-M1 animal-carrying space capsule into orbit from Baiko…

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Right whales born in 1981 grew a metre longe

    By Karina ShahAds Surveillance of right whales in the North Atlantic show that individuals born today will grow to be 1 metre shorter, on av…

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Electronic Skin Turns Stuffed Animals Into R

    In the Wallace and Gromit short film "The Wrong Trousers," the sleeping Wallace gets trapped in a pair of robotic trousers which make him wa…

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8 Animals That Are No Longer Endangered

    Lord Runar/iStock via Getty Imagesby Kirsten HowardIn September 2016, after almost 50 years of managed breeding and conservation efforts, th…

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Animals laugh too, analysis of vocalization

    “This work lays out nicely how a phenomenon once thought to be particularly human turns out to be closely tied to behavior shared with spec…

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Scientists Have Identified a New ‘Chocolate

    The chocolate frog on a very green leaf.Stephen J. Richards/Australian Journal of ZoologyA little less than 12,000 years ago, rising sea lev…

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The Wild Plan to Save 17 Million Salmon From

    Chinook salmon.Usually, California’s iconic (and endangered) Chinook salmon hatch in freshwater bodies and then swim out to sea for most of…

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Celebrating Lesser-Known Prehistoric Animals

    Everyone knows about tyrannosauruses and raptors,  but what about azhdarchids, purussauruses or gorgonopsids (like the one above)? These ar…

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Beluga whale found dead in Alaska will help

    Beluga whale. Credit: WikipediaA stranded beluga whale found dead in the mudflats near Potter Marsh on Tuesday will likely help scientists u…

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For freshwater animals, willow trees could b

    Willow invasion on Happy Valley Creek in north east Victoria. Author provided; Happy Valley Creek, Victoria, Author providedClimate change w…

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Study of plant molecules could make food mor

    Credit: University of North TexasA University of North Texas College of Science professor has moved researchers across the globe closer to u…

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Fossil secret may shed light on the diversit

    Drs. Minter and Bath Enright, of the University of Portsmouth's School of the Environment, Geography and Geosciences, studied the Burge…

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EXPLAINER: The US investigation into COVID-1

    WASHINGTON — Once dismissed by most public health experts and government officials, the hypothesis that COVID-19 leaked accidentally f…

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Animals laugh too, analysis of vocalization

    “This work lays out nicely how a phenomenon once thought to be particularly human turns out to be closely tied to behavior shared with spec…

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EXPLAINER: The US investigation into COVID-1

    WASHINGTON — Once dismissed by most public health experts and government officials, the hypothesis that COVID-19 leaked accidentally f…

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What Do Scientists Actually Do When They Res

    There are about 1,400 known human pathogens – viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa and helminths that can cause a person's injury or dea…

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Bulldog Completes a Record-Setting Skateboar

    November 12, Guinness World Records' 11th annual World Records Day, was one for the—well, you know. Guinness estimates that as many a…

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Clever Octopus Burrows Into Homemade Quicksa

    YouTubeFew animals can blow our minds like octopuses. They are extremely smart, they regularly eat one another, and they're the animal …

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An obscure service provider briefly broke th

    A giant chunk of the internet briefly broke on Tuesday because of an outage at a company most people have probably never heard of before.Red…

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Petition: Pass Stronger Laws Against Wildlif

    In May of 2021, a man named Patrick Montgomery shot a mountain lion in Colorado. The poor animal did not die immediately and instead suffere…

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Hackers breach Electronic Arts, stealing gam

    Hackers have broken into the systems of Electronic Arts, one of the world's biggest video game publishers, and stolen source code used …

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