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Crew 'returns to Earth' after simulated Mars mission on Hawaiian volcano

 

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Future grows darker for solar energy growth in Japan

On the second anniversary of a scheme aimed at boosting Japan's renewable energy after the Fukushima crisis, its powerful industry ministry is taking...

Wildlife volunteer pleads in deaths of 300 animals

A longtime volunteer with a local animal protection organization in New Jersey has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges.

Fruit and veg: Five-a-day is OK, says study

British nutritionists threw down the gauntlet to dietary guidelines in April by declaring seven daily portions of fresh fruit and vegetables, rather than...

US GMO crop companies double down on anti-labeling efforts

One year after the launch of a social media effort to allay consumers' concerns about the safety of foods made from genetically modified crops, U. S....

Bees provide a sweet solition to Airbus' pollution problem

Beehives are placed near an airport runway in Hamburg to measure pollution levels on behalf of aircraft manufacturing giant Airbus. Elly Park reports.

Whale watching boat snagged by lobster trap rope

Whale watchers are having an unexpected nighttime experience outside Boston after their boat was snagged by a lobster trap rope.

Goodall warns great apes face extinction

The world's great apes face extinction within decades, renowned chimpanzee expert Jane Goodall warned Tuesday in a call to arms to ensure man's...

NASA rover breaks out-of-this-world distance record

The US space agency's Opportunity rover has now clocked more miles on Mars than any man‑made vehicle to reach another celestial body.

Paris suffering rat problem at tourist sites

On a summer's day in central Paris, hundreds of tourists are enjoying a picnic in the city's Tuileries garden.