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Scientists Look to Map the Genes of Thousands of Animals

Scientists Look to Map the Genes of Thousands of Animals

| By Patrick Whittle | Sep 15
A group of scientists unveiled the first results Thursday of an ambitious effort to map the genes of tens of thousands of animal species, a project they said could help save animals from extinction down the line.

Royal Botanic Garden Seeks Respect for World's Fungus

Royal Botanic Garden Seeks Respect for World's Fungus

| By Gregory Katz | Sep 15
The scientists at the renowned Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew are trying to correct an injustice: They don't believe fungus gets the respect it deserves.

Ohio Awards Latest Prizes in Opioid Science Challenge

Ohio Awards Latest Prizes in Opioid Science Challenge

| By Julie Carr Smyth | Sep 14
Ohio awarded another round of prizes totaling $2.4 million Wednesday in its global technology challenge seeking scientific breakthroughs to address the U.S. opioid crisis.

AP Explains: How Hurricanes Unleash Lethal Storm Surges

AP Explains: How Hurricanes Unleash Lethal Storm Surges

| Sep 14
Storm surges aren't walls of water, like a tsunami, as commonly thought. Caused by a hurricane's winds pushing relentlessly on the shore, they are more like domes of high water that form as the ocean spreads inland.

For Meteorologists, Florence 'Is A Horrific Nightmare Storm'

For Meteorologists, Florence 'Is A Horrific Nightmare Storm'

| By Seth Borenstein | Sep 13
Oddly, the closer Hurricane Florence gets to land, the murkier its future gets.

Active Shooter Study: Semi-Automatic Rifles More Deadly

Active Shooter Study: Semi-Automatic Rifles More Deadly

| By Lindsey Tanner | Sep 13
Active shooters with semi-automatic rifles wound and kill twice as many people as those using weapons that don't self-load, although chances of dying if hit in either type of assault are the same, a new analysis shows.

Moon Rock Hunter Closes In on Tracking Down Missing Stones

Moon Rock Hunter Closes In on Tracking Down Missing Stones

| By Lindsay Whitehurst | Sep 13
A strange thing happened after Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 crew returned from the moon with lunar rocks: Many of the mementos given to every U.S. state vanished.

4 Honored for Genetic Research and Developing Anesthetic

4 Honored for Genetic Research and Developing Anesthetic

| By Malcolm Ritter | Sep 12
Four scientists have won prestigious medical awards for genetics research and development of a widely used anesthetic nicknamed "milk of amnesia."

Stem Cell Transplant Cements Arizona Men's Father-Son Bond

Stem Cell Transplant Cements Arizona Men's Father-Son Bond

| By Terry Tang | Sep 12
Thirty-five years after an Arizona man cared for his son when he was shot in their native Lebanon, the son is returning that devotion.

NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity Snaps Dusty Selfie

NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity Snaps Dusty Selfie

| By Marcia Dunn | Sep 10
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has snapped a dusty but cool selfie. A thin layer of dust is visible on Curiosity, the result of a storm that enveloped Mars this summer.

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