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Science Says: DNA test results may not change health habits


NEW YORK (AP) -- If you learned your DNA made you more susceptible to getting a disease, wouldn't you work to stay healthy?...

SpaceX Dragon delivers scientific bounty to space station


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday, delivering a bonanza of science experiments....

Loss of sea ice leads walruses to early appearance in Alaska


ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Hundreds of Pacific walruses came ashore to a barrier island on Alaska's northwest coast, the earliest appearance of the animals in a phenomenon tied to climate warming and diminished Arctic Ocean sea ice....

SeaWorld veterinarians euthanize orca that had lung disease


SAN DIEGO (AP) -- SeaWorld euthanized one of the entertainment company's last killer whales to come from the wild, marking the third orca death this year at one of its marine parks....

Egypt archaeologists discover tombs dating back 2,000 years


CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's antiquities ministry says that archaeologists have discovered three tombs dating back more than 2,000 years, from the Ptolemaic Period....

Can't see the solar eclipse? Tune in online or on TV


LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse for nearly 40 years....

Scientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots


CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean through new satellite and drift analysis of the 2014 crash released Wednesday....

Neutron beams, x-rays reveal more about T. rex relative


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Researchers at a top U.S. laboratory announced Tuesday that they have produced the highest resolution scan ever done of the inner workings of a fossilized tyrannosaur skull using neutron beams and high-energy X-rays, resulting in new clues that could help paleontologists piece together the evolutionary puzzle of the monstrous T. rex....

Accidental deaths of endangered whale threatens its survival


PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- A high number of accidental deaths this year among the endangered North Atlantic right whale threaten the survival of the species, according to conservation groups and marine scientists....

5 researchers share $500,000 prize for work on gene editing


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Five researchers will share a $500,000 medical prize for their roles in developing a groundbreaking gene-editing tool that lets scientists alter the DNA of living cells....