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Scientists in Hungary Protest Govt Takeover of Research
Heading South: Warming to Change How U.S. Cities Feel in 2080
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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...

Year in Space Puts U.S. Astronaut's Disease Defenses on Alert

Year in Space Puts U.S. Astronaut's Disease Defenses on Alert

Feb 17
Nearly a year in space put astronaut Scott Kelly's immune system on high alert and changed the activity of some of his genes compared to his Earth-bound identical twin, researchers said Friday.

Vessel Discovers Wreck of World War II Carrier Hornet

Vessel Discovers Wreck of World War II Carrier Hornet

Feb 17
A research vessel funded by the late Seattle billionaire Paul Allen has discovered the wreckage of an American aircraft carrier sunk in the South Pacific during World War II.

Why It's So Difficult for Scientists to Predict the Next Outbreak of A Dangerous Disease

Why It's So Difficult for Scientists to Predict the Next Outbreak of A Dangerous Disease

By C. Brandon Ogbunu | Feb 17
In January, the World Economic Forum called pandemics one of the greatest risks to business and human life.

El Nino is Back but It's Late, Weak and Probably No Big Deal

El Nino is Back but It's Late, Weak and Probably No Big Deal

By Seth Borenstein | Feb 17
An El Nino, which can alter weather worldwide, has formed but it's so weak and late that it shouldn't be a big deal, U.S. forecasters said.

U.S. Weeks Ways to Recycle Lithium Batteries in Cars, Phones

U.S. Weeks Ways to Recycle Lithium Batteries in Cars, Phones

By Tammy Webber | Feb 17
The U.S. government will lead an ambitious effort to develop technologies to recycle lithium-ion batteries from electric vehicles, cellphones and other sources to ensure a reliable and affordable supply of metals crucial to battery production.