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United Nations to Offer First Report on Global Biodiversity

United Nations to Offer First Report on Global Biodiversity

| By Seth Borenstein | May 6
The United Nations plans to issue its first comprehensive scientific report on biodiversity, looking hard at the threat of extinction for Earth's plant and animal species and what it means for humanity.

SpaceX Delays Launch to Freshly Repaired Space Station

SpaceX Delays Launch to Freshly Repaired Space Station

| By Marcia Dunn | May 3
SpaceX delayed a supply run Friday to the International Space Station, back to full power and accepting deliveries after quick repairs.

UK Climate Panel Sets Big Goals: Less Meat, Drive Electric

UK Climate Panel Sets Big Goals: Less Meat, Drive Electric

| By Danica Kirka | May 2
The U.K. should effectively eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 by rapidly adopting policies that will change everything from the way people heat their homes to what they eat, an independent committee recommended.

U.S. Government to Give DNA Tests at Border to Check for Fraud

U.S. Government to Give DNA Tests at Border to Check for Fraud

| By Colleen Long | May 2
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin voluntary DNA testing in cases where officials suspect that adults are fraudulently claiming to be parents of children as they cross the U.S.-Mexico border.

Garbage Clogs Once Crystal-Clear Bosnia Rivers Amid Neglect

Garbage Clogs Once Crystal-Clear Bosnia Rivers Amid Neglect

| By Eldar Emric | May 2
Plastic bottles, rusty barrels and even old washing machines are among tons of garbage clogging rivers in Bosnia that were once famous for their emerald color and crystal clear waters adored by rafters and adventurers as well as fishermen.

Girls Outscore Boys on Tech, Engineering, Even Without Class

Girls Outscore Boys on Tech, Engineering, Even Without Class

| By Sally Ho | May 1
Though less likely to study in a formal technology or engineering course, America's girls are showing more mastery of those subjects than their boy classmates, according to newly released national education data.

What's Causing Your Erectile Dysfunction And How to Treat It

What's Causing Your Erectile Dysfunction And How to Treat It

| May 1
Erectile dysfunction affects approximately 30 million men in the U.S. alone. And that number isn't confined to seniors. Forty percent of men are affected by age 40.

Enigmatic Beluga Whale Lets People Pet It in Artic Norway

Enigmatic Beluga Whale Lets People Pet It in Artic Norway

| Apr 30
A beluga whale found in Arctic Norway with a tight harness that is believed to have links to a military facility in Russia is so tame that residents can pet the mammal on its nose.

AP Fact Check: Unraveling the Mystery of Whether Cows Fart

AP Fact Check: Unraveling the Mystery of Whether Cows Fart

| Apr 28
Let's clear the air about cow farts.

'I Got There First!' How Your Subjective Experience of Time Makes You Think You Did — Even When You Didn't

'I Got There First!' How Your Subjective Experience of Time Makes You Think You Did — Even When You Didn't

| By Ty Tang | Apr 27
As cognitive scientists, my colleagues and I are interested in explaining differences in perception among people watching the same events unfold.

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