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  • Space Arms Race Heats Up Overnight 03/25/14
         The U.S. Navy's successful missile hit and apparent destruction of a defunct spy satellite represents a major step forward in the space arms race in the eyes of ...
  • U.S. has high confidence it hit satellite fuel tank 03/25/14
         WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Thursday it was very confident that a spectacular and unprecedented missile strike from a U.S. Navy warship had destr...
  • Destroyed Satellite's Debris Spotted 03/25/14
         Some observers were treated to a light show last night when the Department of Defense destroyed a falling spy satellite. I'm still having a hard time believing I...
  • Scientists: Meteor likely disintegrated 03/25/14
         SPOKANE, Wash. - Despite witness accounts that a meteor that streaked across the Pacific Northwest skies this week struck the Earth, scientists at the University...
  • Haz-mat team on alert for satellite junk 03/25/14
         MCGUIRE AIR FORCE BASE, N.J. - With haz-mat suits at the ready, a quick response team stood on alert Thursday to head anyplace on Earth that the pieces of a lame...
Animals & Pets
  • Junta moves zoo animals in Myanmar 03/25/14
         YANGON, Myanmar - First, the civil servants were transferred to Myanmar's newly built capital deep in the countryside. Now, it's time for the rhinos and elephant...
  • Zoo Atlanta to resume mating pandas 03/25/14
         ATLANTA - Zoo Atlanta is hoping to hear the pitter-patter of little panda paws again. Now that giant panda cub Mei Lan is old enough to be weaned, zookeepers hop...
  • Mystery deaths halt Bengal tiger tracking plan 03/25/14
         DHAKA (AFP) - Wildlife rangers in Bangladesh said Saturday they have stopped tracking Royal Bengal tigers due to the mystery death of two of the critically endan...
  • Beef industry, animal rights groups duel 03/25/14
         DENVER - The cattle industry and animal rights groups bickered over the treatment of beef destined for U.S. dinner plates a day after secret video triggered the ...
  • Antarctic census set to reveal new species: scientists 03/25/14
         SYDNEY (AFP) - An international project to document the sea life of Antarctica is likely to reveal new species among the dinner-plate sized sea spiders and other...
Dinosaurs & Fossils
Biotechnology
Energy
  • Saturnian moon has more energy than Earth's oil and gas rese 03/25/14
         PARIS (AFP) - Imagine a place awash with more hydrocarbons than a Texan oilman can dream of and where no one has staked a single claim -- all that energy is just...
  • Shell sets out vision of energy future 03/25/14
         LONDON (AFP) - Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell unveiled its vision of the world's future energy sources Thursday, suggesting two scenarios where policy either remain...
  • Oceans eyed as new energy source 03/25/14
         DANIA BEACH, Fla. - Just 15 miles off Florida's coast, the world's most powerful sustained ocean current the mighty Gulf Stream rushes by at nearly 8.5 billion g...
  • Bill Clinton campaigns for wife in Ohio 03/25/14
         TOLEDO, Ohio - Former President Clinton told hundreds of Hillary Rodham Clinton's supporters on Sunday that her campaign for the Democratic presidential nominati...
  • Venezuela asks ExxonMobil to talk, drop legal cases 03/25/14
         CARACAS, Feb 19, 2008 (AFP) - Venezuela has asked US oil giant ExxonMobil to resume World Bank-sponsored talks to resolve a nationalization dispute and to drop l...
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