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Fossils found in Chile are from a strange-looking dog-sized dinosaur species that had a unique slashing tail weapon, scientists reported Wednesday.

BERLIN — Scientists from the United States and Europe announced plans Tuesday to create the biggest map of underground fungal networks, arguing they are an important but overlooked piece in the puzzle of how to tackle climate change.

BERLIN — Scientists from the United States and Europe announced plans Tuesday to create the biggest map of underground fungal networks, arguing they are an important but overlooked piece in the puzzle of how to tackle climate change.

WASHINGTON — An experimental COVID-19 drug that could soon become the first U.

WASHINGTON — An experimental COVID-19 drug that could soon become the first U.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA called off a spacewalk Tuesday because of menacing space junk that could puncture an astronaut's suit or damage the International Space Station.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA called off a spacewalk Tuesday because of menacing space junk that could puncture an astronaut's suit or damage the International Space Station.

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California Now Limits Medical Parole to Those on Ventilators

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A new California policy could send dozens of quadriplegic, paraplegic or otherwise permanently incapacitated inmates from nursing homes back to state prisons.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A new California policy could send dozens of quadriplegic, paraplegic or otherwise permanently incapacitated inmates from nursing homes back to state prisons.

Community Systems Offer Alternative Paths for Solar Growth

MINNEAPOLIS — Strolling his church's rooftop among 630 solar panels, Bishop Richard Howell Jr acknowledged climate change isn't the most pressing concern for his predominantly Black congregation — even though it disproportionately harms people of color and the poor.

MINNEAPOLIS — Strolling his church's rooftop among 630 solar panels, Bishop Richard Howell Jr acknowledged climate change isn't the most pressing concern for his predominantly Black congregation — even though it disproportionately harms people of color and the poor.

Doctor: Many South Africans Ill in Surge Have Mild Symptoms

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa's rapid increase in COVID-19 cases attributed to the new omicron variant is resulting in mostly mild symptoms, doctors say.

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa's rapid increase in COVID-19 cases attributed to the new omicron variant is resulting in mostly mild symptoms, doctors say.

Why WHO Skipped “Nu,” “Xi” for New COVID Variant

The name of a newly identified variant of the coronavirus has had some social media users scratching their heads about the World Health Organization’s system for labeling certain versions of the virus.

The name of a newly identified variant of the coronavirus has had some social media users scratching their heads about the World Health Organization’s system for labeling certain versions of the virus.

Researchers Try Producing Potato Resistant to Climate Change

BANGOR, Maine — University of Maine researchers are trying to produce potatoes that can better withstand warming temperatures as the climate changes.

BANGOR, Maine — University of Maine researchers are trying to produce potatoes that can better withstand warming temperatures as the climate changes.

South African Scientists Brace for Wave Propelled by Omicron

JOHANNESBURG — Worried scientists in South Africa are scrambling to combat the lightning spread across the country of the new and highly transmissible omicron COVID-19 variant as the world grapples with its emergence.

JOHANNESBURG — Worried scientists in South Africa are scrambling to combat the lightning spread across the country of the new and highly transmissible omicron COVID-19 variant as the world grapples with its emergence.

New Russian Module Docks with International Space Station

MOSCOW — A Russian cargo craft carrying a new docking module successfully hooked up with the International Space Station Friday after a two-day space journey.

MOSCOW — A Russian cargo craft carrying a new docking module successfully hooked up with the International Space Station Friday after a two-day space journey.

FDA: Merck COVID Pill Effective, Experts Will Review Safety

Federal health regulators say an experimental COVID-19 pill from Merck is effective against the virus, but they will seek input from outside experts on risks of birth defects and other potential problems during pregnancy.

Federal health regulators say an experimental COVID-19 pill from Merck is effective against the virus, but they will seek input from outside experts on risks of birth defects and other potential problems during pregnancy.

US Abortions May Be Inching Up After Decades of Decline

NEW YORK — US abortions appear to be inching up after a long decline, though officials are cautious about calling it an upward trend because a government report issued Wednesday is incomplete.

NEW YORK — US abortions appear to be inching up after a long decline, though officials are cautious about calling it an upward trend because a government report issued Wednesday is incomplete.

“Escape Room” Celebrating 200 Years of Scientific Collaboration between the U.S. and Greece

ATHENS - Do you hold the key to 200 years of shared scientific history between the United States and Greece? Can you solve the riddle of some of the most important innovations in history? Do you know the innovators and scientists that defined the last 200 years and can help you escape the room? The U.

ATHENS - Do you hold the key to 200 years of shared scientific history between the United States and Greece? Can you solve the riddle of some of the most important innovations in history? Do you know the innovators and scientists that defined the last 200 years and can help you escape the room? The U.

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