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A security guard stands near the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama, near Tokyo.
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AP News
February 18, 2020 - 8:45 am
An extraordinary two-week quarantine of the Diamond Princess cruise ship ends Wednesday, with thousands of passengers and crew set to disembark over the next several days in the port of Yokohama, near Tokyo. A growing number of scientists, however, say the ship served as an incubator for a worrying...
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Frozen Puppy or Wolf
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CNN
November 27, 2019 - 11:40 am
The 18,000-year-old body of a near perfectly preserved puppy has left scientists puzzled. Extensive DNA tests have so far been unable to show whether the animal was a dog or a wolf. Read more here.
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In this Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, photo, chemist David Dawson displays various samples of marijuana while being interviewed at CW Analytical Laboratories in Oakland, Calif.
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AP News
August 26, 2019 - 9:43 am
By Carla K. Johnson, AP Medical Writer How much marijuana is really in that pot brownie? Chocolate can throw off potency tests so labels aren't always accurate, and now scientists are trying to figure out why. In states where marijuana is legal, pot comes in cookies, mints, gummies, protein bars —...
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Dr. Paul Scofield, senior curator natural history at Canterbury Museum, holds the fossil, a tibiotarsus, top, next to a similar bone of an Emperor Penguin in Christchurch, New Zealand, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019.
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August 14, 2019 - 9:13 am
By Nick Perry, Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Scientists in New Zealand said Wednesday they've found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans some 60 million years ago. They said the previously undiscovered...
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This undated photo provided by the National Institutes of Health in June 2019 shows an "ultra-processed" lunch including brand name macaroni and cheese, chicken tenders, canned green beans and diet lemonade.
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June 14, 2019 - 11:55 am
By Candice Choi, AP Food & Health Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Chips, soda and frozen pizzas tend to be full of salt, sugar and fat, but now scientists are trying to understand if there's something else about such processed foods that might be bad for us. Already, the spread of cheap, packaged foods...
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In this Tuesday, April 28, 2015 file photo, a patient has her blood drawn at a hospital in Philadelphia to monitor her cancer treatment.
Jacqueline Larma/AP Photo, File
May 31, 2019 - 9:46 am
By Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer A California company says its experimental blood test was able to detect many types of cancer at an early stage and gave very few false alarms in a study that included people with and without the disease. Grail Inc. gave results in a news release on...
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President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One from the South Lawn of the White House on May 14, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump is heading to Louisiana.
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May 28, 2019 - 9:41 am
By Devan Cole, CNN (CNN) -- The Trump administration is planning to change how it assesses the long-term effects and impacts of climate change, The New York Times reported Monday. The paper said the US Geological Survey will begin to limit in its reports how far into the future it projects the...
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Cancer.
Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
January 30, 2019 - 6:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Jerusalem Post article this week highlighted Israeli scientists who say they'll be able to come up with a cure for cancer within a year. The article quotes Dan Aridor of Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologies Ltd. in saying he believes his company will find an...
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NASA's Curiosity Mars rover
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June 07, 2018 - 7:26 pm
By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — New Mars discoveries are advancing the case for possible life on the red planet, past or even present. Scientists reported Thursday that NASA's Curiosity rover has found potential building blocks of life in an ancient Martian lakebed...
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dunes on Pluto's Sputnik Planitia ice plain
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June 01, 2018 - 11:28 am
By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Scientists have discovered dunes on Pluto made of tiny frozen grains of methane. The pale gray and white ridges were revealed by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft during its 2015 flyby. A British-led team announced the findings Thursday...
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