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Scientists compare U.S., China pollution (AP)

AP - Los Angeles and Pittsburgh provide examples of what to do — and not to do — about China's severe air pollution in the face of surging energy use from rapid economic growth, U.S. and Chinese scientists say.

La Nina strengthens hurricane forecasts (AP)

AP - La Nina conditions are developing in the Pacific Ocean, and that cooling of waters generally brings a more active Atlantic hurricane season, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday.

Film Review - 'The Invasion' Invades the Multiplex (SPACE.com)

SPACE.com - Bad news for the NASA Administrator - the Space Shuttle has blown up again. But this time the cause is not foam-fretted tiles, it's alien hitch-hikers. That's right: aggressive extraterrestrials have bummed a rocket ride to Earth to take over our planet. It's a familiar theme, indeed, but there's a silver lining to this interstellar cloud: the invaders are doing it...

Search for survivors after Felix hits (AP)

AP - Desperate families searched through the early morning hours Thursday for scores of missing Nicaraguans on the Caribbean coast where Hurricane Felix blew away villages, flooded rivers and killed at least 18...

APEC nations wrestle with climate change (AP)

AP - Pacific Rim nations agreed Thursday that climate change was of "vital interest," but officials squabbled over whether their leaders should include energy efficiency targets in a statement at their annual...

Study: Bangladesh faces tsunami threat (AP)

AP - More than 1 million people in South Asia's Bay of Bengal could be swept to their deaths by a tsunami if a giant earthquake were to hit off the coast of Myanmar, according to a study published Thursday.

Study: Wrong fish used to save species (AP)

AP - A 20-year government effort to restore the population of an endangered native trout in Colorado has made little progress because biologists have been stocking some of the waterways with the wrong fish, a new study...

Study: Wrong fish used to save species (AP)

AP - A 20-year government effort to restore the population of an endangered native trout in Colorado has made little progress because biologists have been stocking some of the waterways with the wrong fish, a new study...


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Panel Urges NASA to Study Dark Energy (SPACE.com)

SPACE.com - A proposed NASA mission to study a mysterious force thought to be accelerating the expansion of the universe should be the first in the agency's "Beyond Einstein" program to be developed and launched, the National Research Council recommended today.

Group unveils polar science station (AP)

AP - The Belgian-based International Polar Foundation on Wednesday unveiled what it claimed to be the world's first zero-emissions polar science station in Antarctica to conduct research on climate...

Study: Tsunami could kill 1M in S. Asia (AP)

AP - At least a million people in South Asia's Bay of Bengal could be swept to their deaths by a tsunami if a giant earthquake hits off the coast of Myanmar, according to a study published Thursday.

La. court narrows focus of Katrina suits (AP)

AP - The state Supreme Court removed a potential hurdle to hundreds of Hurricane Katrina lawsuits Wednesday, ruling that allegations hospitals lacked evacuation plans are not medical malpractice...