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July 31, 2014


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NASA to test making rocket fuel ingredient on Mars

WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA plans to make oxygen — a key ingredient of rocket fuel — on Mars early next decade.

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Thursday 07/31/2014
See-through mice reveal details of inner anatomy
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 7:07 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers have found a way to make see-through mice, but you won't find these critters scampering in your kitchen.

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Study traces dinosaur evolution into early birds
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 5:02 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have mapped how a group of fearsome, massive dinosaurs evolved and shrank to the likes of robins and hummingbirds.

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Wednesday 07/30/2014
Researchers: World Trade Center ship dates to 1773
Posted: July 30, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers say a ship unearthed at the site of New York's World Trade Center predates American independence.

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Man finds calico lobster, gives it to aquarium
Posted: July 30, 2014

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — A fisherman has caught a rare lobster that's bright orange with dark blue spots.

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Chickens share backyards and pests with dogs, cats
Updated: July 30, 2014 - 11:02 am

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The popular push for locally produced food has spawned flocks of backyard chickens in urban neighborhoods nationwide, but people may not realize that feasting on fresh eggs can mean subjecting their more typical household pets to pain from a new pest that hitches a ride on hens.

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Tuesday 07/29/2014
Tuberculosis patient who refused care is arrested
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 8:01 pm

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California man who disappeared after refusing treatment for tuberculosis, which can be contagious and spreads by coughing or sneezing, was found and arrested on charges of refusing to comply with health officials, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

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Corning donates $1.8M in parts for space telescope
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 2:04 pm

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Corning Inc. has donated $1.8 million in high-tech components for a telescope a private group wants to launch into space.

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Report: More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 2:04 pm

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says.

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