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UK to decide if it's OK to make babies from DNA of 3 people

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 04:42
LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers will vote Tuesday on whether to allow scientists to use controversial techniques to create babies from the DNA of three people, a move that could make the country the first in the world to allow embryos to be genetically modified.

Advocates: Dams put dinosaur-like river fish at risk

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 11:52
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates say an endangered, dinosaur-like fish is at risk of being eliminated from key habitat in two rivers in Montana and North Dakota because of dams that disrupt spawning.

UN weather agency says 2014 hottest year

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 01:39
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The U.N. weather agency says 2014 was the warmest year on record, though the temperature difference with 2010 and 2005 is so small that it's impossible to say for sure which of the three years was the hottest.

Egypt antiquities showman tells the world it's safe to visit

Sun, 02/01/2015 - 04:54
KRUGERSDORP, South Africa (AP) — Egypt's best-known archaeologist is a passionate showman with an explorer's fedora who joined the last, doomed Cabinet of President Hosni Mubarak, then resigned in a swirl of corruption allegations after the 2011 revolution ousted his patron. Admired or reviled, he is once again a frontman for Egypt, exhorting international audiences to see the heritage of a country where unrest has hit tourism hard.

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