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The Washington Post

Where world’s aviation mysteries are solved

Washington lab works to unravel the mystery when a plane falls from the sky.

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AP

Experts deconstruct mystery fireball

The fireball that blazed over the Rockies earlier this month wasn't a meteor or other celestial body, experts say.

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sxc.hu

Pessimist? It’s down to chemistry

If you find it hard to look on the bright side, blame your lateral habenula.

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‘Water monster’ battles extinction
September 15 2014 at 09:20

Dubbed the 'water monster' by the Aztecs, the axolotl salamander is battling extinction in the remnants of Mexico City's ancient lake.

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Haiti gets help for virus outbreak
September 15 2014 at 09:20

There is no cure for chikungunya, but the treatment kits can address symptoms.

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Breakthrough in prostate cancer research
September 15 2014 at 09:21

Researchers believe they may be able to tell whether a man's DNA puts him at higher than average risk of the cancer.

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TV hunt for body of British monach
September 15 2014 at 09:20

Nearly 1 000 years on, a search is being carried out for the remains of King Harold at a church in Waltham Abbey, Essex.

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Dutch and Swedish grants for rhinos
September 15 2014 at 09:20

The fight against rhino poaching in KwaZulu-Natal has received a R26.8-million boost.

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Shipments of larger iPhones delayed
September 12 2014 at 21:46

Customers may have to wait three to four weeks to get their hands on Apple Inc's iPhone 6 Plus, after a record number of orders.

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Dumb thing about a smartphone is its battery
September 12 2014 at 14:00

Just give me a cellphone that requires charging once a week, not every two minutes, writes Masood Boomgaard.

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Weeding with a wonderful view
September 12 2014 at 14:00

An invasive plant that threatens pristine Gough Island is being targeted by 'Sagina Ninjas', a team seeking to eradicate it.

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Uncovering the world’s most reclusive tribe
September 12 2014 at 13:56

The Mashco Piro historically rejected outsiders and survived enslavement during Peru's bloody rubber boom in the 1800s.

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Nelson, why are you named after a boozer?
September 12 2014 at 13:56

Archaeological digs excavate mass of comments posted online concerning great heroes and heroines of their day.

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