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WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) — Parts of Cape Cod look a little bit like the Arctic Circle this week.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives say they are happier, but liberals show more cheer in smiles, word choice and even emoticon use, claims a new scientific study.
Scientists will soon debut the blockbuster sequel to the so-called Big Bang Machine, which found the elusive Higgs Boson. They're promising nearly twice the energy and far more violent particle crashes this time around.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is poised to send four identical spacecraft on a billion-dollar mission to study the explosive give-and-take of the Earth and sun's magnetic fields.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists say there may be an ocean lurking below on the biggest moon in the solar system.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian mission control says a Soyuz capsule carrying two Russians and one American has landed in Kazakhstan after the trio spent nearly six months aboard the International Space Station.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists say there may be hot springs bubbling beneath the icy surface of a tiny Saturn moon.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fossils of a wacky-looking, 7-foot-long sea creature are providing new clues about how limbs developed in the family of animals that includes lobsters, crabs, scorpions and insects.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new report says California faces a greater than 99 percent chance of being rocked by a strong earthquake in the next 30 years.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft has taken off from Muscat, Oman, bound for India on the second leg of its historic round-the-world trip.
LONDON (AP) — British singer Sarah Brightman is working with ex-husband Andrew Lloyd-Webber to create a song she will perform from space when she blasts off to the International Space Station later this year.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two Swiss pioneers are attempting to fly around the world in a solar-powered airplane without a drop of a fossil fuel. Here's a look at the plane and pioneers behind it: