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US moves to protect scalloped hammerhead sharks

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 17:49
HONOLULU (AP) — The National Marine Fisheries Service on Thursday classified as endangered and threated four distinct populations of a shark species whose fins are favored as an ingredient in shark fin soup.

Cosmic masquerade: Habitable planet isn't planet

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 12:24
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study says a planet outside our solar system thought to be in the so-called Goldilocks zone is not even a real planet, but a cosmic masquerade.