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Scientists in Hungary Protest Govt Takeover of Research
Heading South: Warming to Change How U.S. Cities Feel in 2080
Bloomberg Rips Trump for Not Taking Action on Climate Change

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Heading South: Warming to Change How U.S. Cities Feel in 2080

Scientists in Hungary Protest Govt Takeover of Research

By Seth Borenstein |
The climate in New York City in 60 years could feel like Arkansas now. Chicago could seem like Kansas City and San Francisco could get a Southern California climate if global warmi...

U.S. Weeks Ways to Recycle Lithium Batteries in Cars, Phones

U.S. Weeks Ways to Recycle Lithium Batteries in Cars, Phones

By Tammy Webber | Feb 17
The U.S. government will lead an ambitious effort to develop technologies to recycle lithium-ion batteries from electric vehicles, cellphones and other sources to ensure a reliable and affordable supply of metals crucial to battery production.

Potential Privacy Lapse Found in Americans' 2010 Census Data

Potential Privacy Lapse Found in Americans' 2010 Census Data

By Seth Borenstein | Feb 17
An internal team at the Census Bureau found that basic personal information collected from more than 100 million Americans during the 2010 head count could be reconstructed from encrypted data, but with lots of mistakes.

New BitterWorld App Offers Platform For Venting

New BitterWorld App Offers Platform For Venting

Feb 16
A new app, BitterWorld, is designed to help users relieve their frustration from the disappointments associated with mediocre products, services, experiences, and relationships.

Space Junk Harpooned Like Whale in Orbit-Cleanup Test

Space Junk Harpooned Like Whale in Orbit-Cleanup Test

By Marcia Dunn | Feb 16
A harpoon flung from a satellite has successfully captured a piece of pretend space junk, like a whale. The British-led experiment is part of an effort to clean up debris in orbit, hundreds of miles above Earth.

Researchers Find Clues That Depression May Speed Brain Aging

Researchers Find Clues That Depression May Speed Brain Aging

By Lauran Neergaard | Feb 16
Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are peeking inside living brains to tell if depression might worsen that decline — and finding some worrisome clues.