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Pocket-Sized Shark Squirts Glowing Clouds from Pockets

Pocket-Sized Shark Squirts Glowing Clouds from Pockets

| By Janet McConnaughey | Jul 21
A pocket-sized pocket shark found in the Gulf of Mexico has turned out to be a new species.

Military Studies 'Hyperfit' Women who Pass Grueling Courses

Military Studies 'Hyperfit' Women who Pass Grueling Courses

| By Lolita C. Baldor | Jul 21
Army medical researchers hope to uncover answers in a just-launched voluntary study.

Moon Back in NASA's Court 50 Years after 1st Lunar Landing

Moon Back in NASA's Court 50 Years after 1st Lunar Landing

| By Marcia Dunn | Jul 21
Fifty years after humanity's first lunar footsteps, the moon is back in NASA's court.

American Crocodiles Thriving Outside Nuclear Plant

American Crocodiles Thriving Outside Nuclear Plant

| By Marcus Lim | Jul 21
American crocodiles, once headed toward extinction, are thriving at an unusual spot — the canals surrounding a South Florida nuclear plant.

Nation Marks 50 Years after Apollo 11's 'Giant Leap' on Moon

Nation Marks 50 Years after Apollo 11's 'Giant Leap' on Moon

| By Marcia Dunn | Jul 21
A moonstruck nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's "giant leap" by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin at parties, races, ball games and concerts Saturday, toasting with Tang and gobbling MoonPies.

Richard Branson Inspired by Apollo, His Own Space Shot Soon

Richard Branson Inspired by Apollo, His Own Space Shot Soon

| By Marcia Dunn | Jul 20
Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson said Thursday his spaceship has just a few more test flights before he jumps on board for the first tourist trip.

Hawaii Telescope Protesters Don't Back Down After Arrests

Hawaii Telescope Protesters Don't Back Down After Arrests

| By Caleb Jones | Jul 20
Activists have fought the Thirty Meter Telescope in the courts and on the streets for years, but the latest protest could be their final stand as they run out of legal options.

EPA Rejects Challenge of Pesticide Linked to Brain Damage

EPA Rejects Challenge of Pesticide Linked to Brain Damage

| By Ellen Knickmeyer | Jul 19
The Environmental Protection Agency rejected a key legal challenge Thursday to a pesticide linked to brain damage in children, saying environmental groups had failed to prove that a ban was warranted.

Apollo 11 Moon Landing Had Thousands Working Behind Scenes

Apollo 11 Moon Landing Had Thousands Working Behind Scenes

| By Marcia Dunn | Jul 17
It took 400,000 people to put Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon a half-century ago, including engineers, scientists, mechanics, technicians, pilots, divers, seamstresses, secretaries and more who worked tirelessly behind the scenes.

GAO: EPA Skirted Procedures in Overhaul of Science Boards

GAO: EPA Skirted Procedures in Overhaul of Science Boards

| By Ellen Knickmeyer | Jul 17
The Environmental Protection Agency skirted some of its usual procedures and ethics rules when it overhauled key agency advisory boards, slashing the numbers of academic scientists on the panels and appointing more industry figures.

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