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Flood-weary Venice puts ‘Moses’ inflatable barriers to test

July 10, 2020, 11:07am Life

Venice has conducted a trial run of an ambitious anti-flood system of 78 inflatable barriers in hopes of protecting the lagoon city from devastating high tides. Read story

Search finds zero wolves in Washington’s South Cascades

July 10, 2020, 10:32am Life

A two-year search for wolves in Washington’s South Cascades has found none, a scientist said Wednesday. Read story

Reports: Amazon bars video app TikTok on workers’ phones

July 10, 2020, 12:30pm Business

Amazon has told employees to delete the popular video app TikTok from phones on which they use Amazon email, citing security risks from the China-owned app, according to reports and posts by Twitter users who said they were Amazon employees. Read story

5 qualities that attract a pesky mosquito

July 7, 2020, 6:05am Health

ATLANTA — Atlanta’s mosquito season runs March to October, but the little buggers are most eager to sink their sharp proboscis into your skin and suck your blood during the hot summer months. Read story

Science finds that being kind pays off

July 7, 2020, 6:02am Life

Acts of kindness may not be that random after all. Science says being kind pays off. Read story

Warming waters leave fish at risk

July 7, 2020, 6:00am Life

Global warming looks like it will be a bigger problem for the world’s fish species than scientists first thought: A new study shows that when fish are spawning or are embryos they are more vulnerable to hotter water. Read story

Scientists have discovered a pocket-sized dinosaur forerunner

July 6, 2020, 5:02pm Life

Meet Kongonaphon kely, a pocket-sized dinosaur forerunner that was smaller than your cellphone. Read story

Astronauts perform spacewalk to swap station batteries

July 1, 2020, 8:52am Nation & World

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronauts completed their second spacewalk in under a week Wednesday to replace old batteries outside the International Space Station. Read story

Honeybees better after bad year

June 30, 2020, 6:02am Life

American honeybee colonies have bounced back after a bad year, the annual beekeeping survey finds. Read story

Spacewalking astronaut loses mirror, newest space junk

June 26, 2020, 9:09am Life

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A spacewalking astronaut added to the millions of pieces of junk orbiting the Earth on Friday, losing a small mirror as soon as he stepped out of the International Space Station for battery work. Read story