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Coronavirus disrupts global fight to save endangered species
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Published in 10-6-2020
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WASHINGTON (AP) Biologist Carlos Ruiz has spent a quarter-century working to save golden lion tamarins, the charismatic long-maned monkeys native to Brazil’s Atlantic Forest.

Thanks to painstaking reforestation efforts, the population of these endangered monkeys was steadily growing until an outbreak of yellow fever hit Brazil in 2018, wiping out a third of the tamarins. Undeterred, R ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Endangered Mexican wolves welcome 7 pups at Albuquerque zoo
Technology
Published in 10-6-2020
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) Two endangered Mexican gray wolves housed at the Albuquerque zoo are the proud parents of seven pups, officials announced Tuesday.

The pups recently came out of their den for the first time. Zookeepers have only been able to view the pups by camera so far because the mother is being protective. Whenever possible, the pups will undergo an exam and their sexes will ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
UK scientist: Week earlier lockdown could have halved deaths
Technology
Published in 10-6-2020
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LONDON (AP) A scientist whose modeling helped set Britain’s coronavirus strategy said Wednesday that the country’s death toll in the pandemic could have been cut in half if lockdown had been introduced a week earlier.

Britain has the world's second-highest number of confirmed COVID-19 deaths, at more than 41,000. Including cases where the coronavirus was suspected but not confi ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Pandemic hampers raising rare whooping cranes for the wild
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Published in 10-6-2020
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) The COVID-19 pandemic is drastically reducing the number of young whooping cranes to be released this fall to help bring back the world’s rarest cranes. Zoos and other places where the endangered birds are bred have had to cut not only staff size but use of two techniques to boost the birds’ numbers: artificial insemination and hand-rearing -- or, rather, costume-rearing - ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 10-6-2020
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com
AP FACT CHECK: Trump claim of saving space program off base
Technology
Published in 3-6-2020
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WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump is making claims on space that are off course from reality.

Over the weekend, he took full credit for the government's role in the launch of SpaceX, the first-ever private spacecraft to attain orbit with astronauts on board. Trump also asserted that he saved the space program after President Barack Obama had ruined it and suggested that a Mars ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
SpaceX captures the flag, beating Boeing in cosmic contest
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Published in 3-6-2020
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) The first astronauts launched by SpaceX declared victory Monday in NASA’s cosmic capture-the-flag game.

They quickly claimed the prize left behind at the International Space Station nearly a decade ago by the last crew to launch from the U.S.

“Congratulations, SpaceX, you got the flag,” NASA astronaut Doug Hurley said a day after arriving at the sp ...>>

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Astronauts ring opening bell for Nasdaq from space station
Technology
Published in 3-6-2020
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) The astronauts launched into orbit by SpaceX joined in the ringing of the opening bell for the Nasdaq on Tuesday to mark “a pivotal moment" for the space economy.

NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken took part in the ceremony from the International Space Station, three days after their launch by Elon Musk’s company.

SpaceX became the first pri ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Scientists learn how tiny critters make ocean 'snot palaces'
Technology
Published in 3-6-2020
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KENSINGTON, Maryland (AP) Master builders of the sea construct the equivalent of a complex five-story house that protects them from predators and funnels and filters food for them all from snot coming out of their heads.

And when these delicate mucus homes get clogged, the tadpole-looking critters called giant larvaceans build a new one. Usually every day or so.

These so-calle ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 3-6-2020
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com
Alert: In a first since the shuttle days, NASA astronauts head to the launch pad to rocket into orbit from Florida.
Technology
Published in 27-5-2020
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) In a first since the shuttle days, NASA astronauts head to the launch pad to rocket into orbit from Florida.

Reference: www.chron.com
For launch spectators, storms more worrisome than virus
Technology
Published in 27-5-2020
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TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) For the spectators gathered along the Space Coast on Wednesday for an astronaut launch, the rumbling thunder, darkening clouds and then a drenching downpour were more worrisome than any pandemic.

At a park in Titusville with a clear view of the Kennedy Space Center launch pad 15 miles away, hundreds of spectators sheltered from an off-and-on drizzle under tents and ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Trump, Pence tag-team battleground state for SpaceX launch
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Published in 27-5-2020
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) President Donald Trump is hoping the first launch of American astronauts from U.S. soil in nearly a decade will give the nation’s spirit a boost after months of battling the coronavirus.

Amid uncertainty about whether the weather would allow for liftoff, Trump arrived on the Florida coast Wednesday under drizzly skies to mark the return of NASA astronaut laun ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
2 U.S. astronauts board SpaceX rocket for historic launch
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Published in 27-5-2020
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) With thunderstorms threatening a delay, two NASA astronauts climbed aboard a SpaceX rocket ship Wednesday for liftoff on a history-making flight that was seen as a giant leap forward for the booming business of commercial space travel.

Space veterans Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken were scheduled to ride into orbit aboard the brand-new Dragon capsule on top of a Fa ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 27-5-2020
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com


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