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  • Scientists discover a new mold -- on dried salami

    Scientists discover a new mold -- on dried salami
    An international team of researchers has identified a previously unknown species of mold. And you’ve probably eaten it. While examining the white mold that covers dried salami in a Calabrian sausage factory, microbiologists recognized a type of...
  • 'Snowiest decade' in a half century? Not exactly, scientists say

    'Snowiest decade' in a half century? Not exactly, scientists say
    News outlets pegged it as the "historic" blizzard of 2015. Snow was supposed to reach unprecedented levels. Flights were canceled, driving bans enforced. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio warned his city to "prepare for the worst." For New York and New...
  • Very rare Sierra Nevada red fox seen at Yosemite, on the comeback trail?

    Very rare Sierra Nevada red fox seen at Yosemite, on the comeback trail?
    The elusive Sierra Nevada red fox has been spotted at Yosemite National Park for the first time in nearly 100 years. “They are extremely cute little animals,” said Yosemite spokeswoman Kari Cobb. “When you see them, they are pretty...
  • California announces campaign to combat use of e-cigarettes

    California announces campaign to combat use of e-cigarettes
    Arguing that the rising popularity of electronic cigarettes soon would undermine California's leadership in reducing tobacco use, state health officials Wednesday called for tighter regulation of the devices and announced an educational campaign to combat...
  • Most of Hawaii's coral recover from mass bleaching: DNR survey

    Coral rely on algae for food and their survival. So when the stress of warmer-than-average ocean temperatures prompted many of Hawaii's corals to expel algae last year — a phenomenon called bleaching because coral lose their color when they do...
  • Planetary system older than once thought possible -- 11.2 billion years old

    Planetary system older than once thought possible -- 11.2 billion years old
    The oldest planetary system ever found has been spotted by astronomers. The ancient star and five small, Earth-like planets are about 11.2 billion years old. Until now, scientists questioned whether rocky planets could have formed so long ago, just 2....
  • Charles Townes, the co-inventor of the laser and a Nobel laureate in physics, dies at age 99

    Charles H. Townes, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist who helped create the laser that would revolutionize everything from medicine to manufacturing, has died. He was 99. Townes had been in poor health before his death on the way to an Oakland hospital...
  • North Korea may be restarting nuke plant, according to images reviewed by US institute

    North Korea may be attempting to restart its main nuclear bomb fuel reactor after a five-month shutdown, a U.S. research institute said Thursday. If true, the finding, which is based on recent commercial satellite imagery, will be an added worry for...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices, check websites for details and restrictions: AQUATICA: "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starts at $24 when tickets are purchased online. Aquatica "Any Day" passes start at $37 when...
  • Nobel laureate Charles Townes, laser co-creator, dies at 99

    Nobel laureate Charles Townes, laser co-creator, dies at 99
    Charles H. Townes, the co-inventor of the laser and a Nobel laureate in physics who unapologetically spoke of his strong spiritual faith, has died. He was 99. Officials at the University of California, Berkeley, where Townes was a professor emeritus...
  • Charles Townes, physicist who invented the laser, dies at 99

    Charles Townes, the Columbia University physicist who transformed modern society with his invention of the maser and the laser, receiving the 1964 Nobel Prize in physics for his effort, has died. He was 99. Townes, who had been in failing health, died...