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Trump administration ends California talks on auto emissions: White House

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:19:01 -0500

California could be joined in any court fight by 12 other states that have adopted its standards and want stricter rules to fight climate change. Several other states have also demanded the administr....
Why do zebras have stripes? Perhaps to dazzle away flies

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:06:15 -0500

LONDON (AP) — Zebra stripes are dazzling — particularly to flies.....
Modest dinosaur dubbed 'harbinger of doom' set stage for T. rex

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:00:39 -0500

Scientists on Thursday said they have unearthed in central Utah fossils of a relatively small, fleet-footed, lightly built forerunner to T. rex that lived 96 million years ago during the Cretaceous Pe....
Life after cancer: More survivors live longer, face new health challenges

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:55:20 -0500

More cancer patients live longer. Few get the help they need to stay healthy.....
No, Mexican scientists did not find a cure for HPV. Here’s what you need to know

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:39:08 -0500

You may have seen this headline trending on social media: a “cure” for human papillomavirus and the cancers it causes. Congratulations to Dr. Eva Ramon Gallegos and her team from the National Polytec....
Lime Looks to Build a Perpetual Scooter Fundraising Machine

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:30:00 -0500

Lime, one of the largest scooter-rental companies, expects to overcome this hurdle by dialing up the speed on a strategy it already employs: raising capital from investors. Lime plans to announce Thu....
The U.S. Navy Won’t Bring Back Mothballed Ships to Boost The Fleet

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:27:00 -0500

Zombie ships brought back to the dead will not join the United States Navy.....
This $40 Heads-Up Display Makes Your Car Feel Futuristic

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:26:00 -0500

This innovative navigation tool keeps you focused on the road.....
Leonardo DiCaprio Is Making Collecting Dinosaur Bones a Hot Trend for Rich People

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:19:55 -0500

“Owning a dinosaur has become a trend."....
Carbon dioxide in our atmosphere may soar to levels not seen in 56 million years

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:17:17 -0500

Emissions of carbon dioxide – the greenhouse gas most responsible for global warming – could soar to levels not seen in 56 million years, scientists warned.....
Giant tortoise thought extinct is found on Galapagos

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 14:37:09 -0500

Conservationists in the Galapagos Islands have found a giant tortoise from a species thought to have become extinct more than a century ago. The adult female tortoise was found on the island of Ferna....
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals defends $375,000 drug price after Bernie Sanders rebuke

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 14:33:37 -0500

Sanders, a vocal critic of high drug prices, had written to Florida-based Catalyst earlier this month, asking it to justify its price for Firdapse, a medication for a rare neuromuscular disease that a....
Prada contrasts two sides of romance at Milan Fashion Week

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 14:30:14 -0500

Italian luxury label Prada added a touch of romance to Milan Fashion Week on Thursday with a winter collection looking at both sides of a love story. Designer Miuccia Prada, considered a fashion trai....
Israel aiming to land on moon with SpaceX launch

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 14:29:36 -0500

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Israel is aiming to land on the moon after hitching a ride with SpaceX.....
Maduro threatens to close Colombia border as opposition travels to receive aid

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 14:29:31 -0500

Guaido, who is recognized by dozens of countries as Venezuela's legitimate head of state, is poised for a showdown with Maduro's beleaguered government on Saturday, when the opposition plans to attemp....
You Eat Clean. Work Out. Then Why is Your Cholesterol High?

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 14:19:00 -0500

What to do when being (almost) vegan isn't making your numbers budge.....
Japan probe Hayabusa2 set for asteroid landing

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 14:00:35 -0500

A Japanese probe is expected to land on a distant asteroid Friday, aiming to blast a "bullet" into the surface to collect clues about the origins of Earth and the solar system. The Hayabusa2 probe is....
Nest Home Security Devices Have a Hidden Microphone. Google Calls It an "Error."

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:59:00 -0500

The company says its was an oversight, but it does little to stem paranoia.....
How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:36:00 -0500

E.R. doctor Jedidiah Ballard, D.O., reveals how to evade winter's silent killer....
Japan’s asteroid probe is about to shoot a bullet at an asteroid

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:16:38 -0500

Last year, the Japanese space program (JAXA) successfully arrived at the diamond-shaped space rock known as Ryugu. The spacecraft, known as Hayabusa2, spent the latter half of 2018 deploying tiny rove....
Scientists may have just discovered why zebras have stripes by putting them on horses

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:05:14 -0500

Scientists believe they may have solved the mystery of why zebras have stripes. Zebras likely evolved to have stripes in order to avert attacks from biting flies, a study, published Wednesday in the ....
Eastern Libyan military forces claim control of El Feel oilfield

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:04:25 -0500

Eastern-based Libyan military forces have taken control of the 70,000 barrel per day south-western El Feel oilfield, their spokesman said on Thursday. Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC), which op....
Israeli spacecraft aims to make history by landing on Moon

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:59:20 -0500

A rocket will take off from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel's Beresheet spacecraft, which aims to make history twice: as the first private-sector landing on the Moon, and t....
The Monkees’ Peter Tork Dead at 77

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:58:00 -0500

Multi-instrumentalist was a founding member of the pop rock group....
UK says focus in Brexit talks is now backstop guarantees

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:53:55 -0500

Britain's Brexit ministry said after talks in Brussels on Thursday that the focus of negotiations was now on getting new guarantees on the temporary nature of the Irish backstop. In a statement after....
The Piëch Mark Zero, a Concept from a Familiar Name, Could Reach Roads in 2022

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:43:00 -0500

The two-seater with a '70s vibe will make its debut at the Geneva auto show in early March.....
Apple and Goldman to Test Joint Credit Card Within Weeks, WSJ Says

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:42:00 -0500

The card will pair with new iPhone software features that will help users manage their finances, according to the Wall Street Journal, which reported the plans earlier Thursday. Representatives for A....
Exclusive: Owners of Permian producer DoublePoint plan $5 billion sale - sources

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:33:28 -0500

A potential deal would involve one of the largest privately-owned businesses in Texas' Midland Basin, and provide an exit for its owners which built the position in an area considered at the heart of ....
Trump Challenges U.S. Companies to Speed Up Work on 5G Networks

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:31:57 -0500

“American companies must step up their efforts, or get left behind,” Trump tweeted. The worldwide mobile industry is racing to deploy advanced 5G networks that promise faster connections, allowing us....
Top Cars in Consumer Reports' Road Tests

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:30:15 -0500

Top & Bottom-Scoring Cars in Consumer Reports' Road Tests The best cars shine in our road tests, as well as with reliability, owner satisfaction, and safety, earning an impressive Overall Score......
Sharks reel in fans in Eastern Mediterranean winter waters

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:28:19 -0500

The wind was blowing, clouds blocked the sun and the sea was choppy and cold, but Hagai Mayer and his two friends didn't care. Every winter, as sea temperatures drop, sharks seeking warmer waters hea....
The Head Honcho on Trump's New Climate Change Panel Compared Carbon Dioxide to Jewish People

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:25:00 -0500

Both, he said, have been wrongly persecuted.....
How Worried Do You Need to Be About Asbestos in Baby Powder and Other Talc Products?

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:24:00 -0500

This might change things.....
Is the Tesla Model 3 a Good Rally Car? We Drifted Through the Snow to Find Out.

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:23:00 -0500

Driving a Tesla Model 3 Performance at Team O'Neil Rally School in New Hampshire.....
Apple-Goldman Credit Card Poses Risks, May ‘Blow Up,’ Analyst Says

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:21:21 -0500

“Goldman must be offering Apple a very good deal,” Ellis said by email. Ellis also said that “there’s nothing about what Apple is launching that makes it look like it will be particularly successful.....
Ariane 6 rocket sees first commercial deals in race with SpaceX

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:15:21 -0500

Ariane 6, Europe's next-generation space rocket, is expected to win its first two commercial launch orders in coming weeks, company officials said, a key milestone as the European launcher vies for or....
R.I.P. Peter Tork, founding member of The Monkees, has died at 77

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:08:55 -0500

Tork passed away from adenoid cystic carcinoma, a rare cancer of the salivary glands.....
U.S. May Enforce Stricter Vaccine Laws If States Don't, FDA Head Says

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:58:09 -0500

The federal government may step in to enforce drug vaccinations if statesdon't do a better job, the U....
'Flying bulldog': world's largest bee refound

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:48:37 -0500

The world's largest bee -- a giant insect roughly the size of a human thumb -- has been rediscovered in a remote part of Indonesia in its first sighting in nearly 40 years, researchers said Thursday. ....
Qualcomm’s Bid to Settle U.S. Monopoly Case Hits Roadblock

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:47:07 -0500

The company has yet to win over a majority of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and its top officials despite extensive talks with the agency, according to people familiar with the process. Both side....
Tiny T-rex ancestor discovered in Utah

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:31:05 -0500

A diminutive Tyrannosaurus Rex which was barely taller than a donkey has been found in Utah. The tiny dinosaur, which stood around three to four feet tall at the hip, lived 15 million years before its....
How to Tell if Your Nasty Sunburn Is Actually Sun Poisoning

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:20:00 -0500

Plus, how to feel better ASAP.....
Climate activist Thunberg urges EU to double carbon reduction targets

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:19:24 -0500

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist who has inspired pupils worldwide to boycott classes, urged the European Union on Thursday to double its ambition for greenhouse gas cuts. At ....
Amazon reveals new long-term energy plan for shipping

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:10:14 -0500

By 2030, Amazon says it wants to cut carbon emissions in half. The plan comes after Amazon was criticized by Greenpeace for not meeting expectations on prior energy goals. Read more...More about Amazo....
Mexico president says no more Pemex oil joint ventures for now

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:56:59 -0500

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday Mexico will not offer more oil joint ventures between private companies and state energy company Pemex indefinitely, raising doubts about auction....
Facebook Grew Too Big to Care About Privacy

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:55:24 -0500

Now, another academic paper from a former advertising technology executive and Yale law graduate is arguing that Facebook Inc. abuses its power. Titled in part “The Antitrust Case Against Facebook,” ....
This Fish Just Gave Evolution the Finger and Got Pregnant

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:31:00 -0500

A little stickleback fish (Gasterosteus aculeatus) nicknamed "Mary" appears to have leapt across a major reproductive divide on the evolutionary tree of life. Stickleback females, like most ....
Trump demands 6G technology in rant against American companies: 'We must be the leader in everything we do'

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:30:00 -0500

Donald Trump has called on American companies to become leaders around the world in "5G, even 6G" technology in a series of tweets. “I want 5G, and even 6G, technology in the United States as soon as....
A Brilliant Daytime Meteor Exploded Over Cuba This Month. Here's Where It Came From

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:30:00 -0500

Astronomers just got the goods on the meteor that flared up over Cuba earlier this month.The daytime sky show dazzled thousands of people across western Cuba on Feb. 1. Many of those folks captured fo....
$35 Billion Market! Positive Clinical Trial! Yet Shares Are Down?

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:26:00 -0500

Here are four reasons Intercept stock is down despite positive data in the company's NASH trial.....