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Iran nuclear deal backers near votes to protect pact in U.S. Congress

Reuters - 4 hours 25 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Supporters of the international nuclear agreement with Iran moved within one vote of mustering enough support to protect the deal in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday when two more Democratic senators said they would support the pact.









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Enigma of the trees that resist wildfires

BBC - 4 hours 36 min ago
Scientists reveal the secrets behind the trees that can resist wildfires.
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Big hazard to seabirds? One word: Plastics

CBS - 4 hours 37 min ago
"Astronomical" number of seabirds have swallowed plastic debris, and scientists fear the problem will get worse
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Soyuz set for launch to International Space Station

CBS - 4 hours 38 min ago
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft is set for launch Wednesday to ferry a three-man crew to the International Space Station
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Road Noise Takes Toll On Migrating Birds

Scientific American - 4 hours 47 min ago
Researchers built a "phantom road" through wilderness, using tree-mounted speakers to play traffic sounds, and witnessed a decline in bird fitness and diversity. Christopher Intagliata...

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Google's Self-Driving Car is Missing This Standard Feature...

Discovery - 4 hours 53 min ago
Here's a hint -- they're critical for human drivers to see during a rainfall.
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Pope to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year

Reuters - 5 hours 15 min ago
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis will give all priests discretion during the Roman Catholic Church's Holy Year to formally forgive women who have had abortions -- the Argentine pontiff's latest move towards a more open and inclusive church.









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Curiosity's Epic First Year on a Mars Mountain: Photos

Discovery - 5 hours 17 min ago
Curiosity arrived at its ultimate science target an Earth year ago (Sept. 11) when it reached Mount Sharp on Mars. Here are some highlights of its journey since then.
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Fossil shows giant creature dominated prehistoric seas

CBS - 5 hours 27 min ago
Earth's first big predatory monster predated the dinosaurs and lived in Iowa, researchers say
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Intense, widespread algal blooms reported in Chesapeake Bay

Science Daily - 5 hours 33 min ago
Water sampling and aerial photography show that the algal blooms currently coloring lower Chesapeake Bay are among the most intense and widespread of recent years.
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Dot Earth Blog: The U.S. Icebreaker Gap is About Arctic Needs, Not About Chasing Russia

NY Times - 5 hours 34 min ago
The icebreaker gap President Obama seeks to fill is practical, not a strategic competition with Russia and others.









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Climate Change Could Alter Key Ocean Bacteria

Scientific American - 5 hours 45 min ago
Climate change could put a type of oceanic bacteria into evolutionary overdrive in a way that could pose a threat to its long-term survivability and its important role in the food chain

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Americans are ditching cigarettes as smoking rate hits new low, CDC says

LA Times - 5 hours 48 min ago
Congratulations, America - you're kicking the habit.
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Dogs in Space! Virtual Reality for Your Pets

Discovery - 6 hours 1 min ago
Game developers turn a terrier into a sci-fi worm critter -- all in the name of virtual safety.
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Math skills count for premature babies

Science Daily - 6 hours 8 min ago
A new study links being born premature with low wages. Researchers have identified a link between being born preterm and decreased intelligence, reading and in particular mathematical ability and have highlighted an effect on earnings into adulthood.
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Canadian greenhouse gas emissions from electricity cut by 22% in 5 years

CBC - 6 hours 24 min ago

The electrical generating sector reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 5.8 per cent in 2014 and 22 per cent over the past five years, the Canadian Electricity Association says.

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Forgiving others protects women from depression, but not men

Science Daily - 6 hours 26 min ago
Researchers studied how different facets of forgiveness affected aging adults' feelings of depression. The researchers found older women who forgave others were less likely to report depressive symptoms regardless of whether they felt unforgiven by others. Older men, however, reported the highest levels of depression when they both forgave others and felt unforgiven by others. The researchers say their results may help counselors of older adults develop gender-appropriate interventions since men and women process forgiveness differently.
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Primordial Sea Beast Resembled Ancient Greek Warship

Scientific American - 6 hours 27 min ago
One of the earliest big predators to prowl Earth's primordial waters was a sea scorpion nearly 1.7 meters long

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Clerk defies U.S. high court, denies gay marriage licenses

Reuters - 6 hours 29 min ago
(Reuters) - A Kentucky county clerk, defying a new U.S. Supreme Court decision and citing "God's authority," rejected requests for marriage licenses from same-sex couples on Tuesday in a deepening legal standoff now two months old.









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A 6-foot-long 'sea scorpion' swam and scuttled in ancient seas

LA Times - 6 hours 29 min ago
Scientists have found evidence of a giant scorpion-like animal that roamed the seas hundreds of millions of years before the dinosaurs.
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