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SpaceX blasts off cargo using recycled spaceship

/ Jun 4, 2017

SpaceX blasts off cargo using recycled spaceship

SpaceX on Saturday blasted off a shipment of food and supplies for the astronauts living at the International Space Station using for the first time a vessel that had flown before. The refurbished Dragon cargo capsule soared into space aboard a Falcon 9 rocket ...

First U.N. talks to save oceans is set to kick off

/ Jun 4, 2017

First U.N. talks to save oceans is set to kick off

World leaders will convene at U.N. headquarters this week for the first major bid to solve the toughest problems facing our oceans, from coral bleaching to plastic pollution, overfishing and rising seas due to climate change. The Ocean Conference in New York from Monday ...

Bacteria partly thwart vaginal gel against HIV

/ Jun 4, 2017

Bacteria partly thwart vaginal gel against HIV

Creating new HIV prevention tools for women has proven frustratingly slow and researchers have found another hurdle: bacteria in the reproductive tract. A study published Thursday examined what stalled an early attempt at an anti-HIV gel, and found certain types of vaginal bacteria broke ...

Climate news grows worse as U.S. exits Paris accord

/ Jun 2, 2017

Climate news grows worse as U.S. exits Paris accord

President Donald Trump has announced that America will pull out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement, but scientists say the peril from global warming has never been greater. Earth’s average global temperature is scaling new heights, sea ice is retreating, extreme weather events have ...