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Summer Camp Is Newest Front in Battle with Measles Outbreak

Summer Camp Is Newest Front in Battle with Measles Outbreak

| By Michael Hill | Jun 16
The battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in 27 years has a new front: summer camp.

Perfectly Preserved Head of Ice Age Wolf Found in Siberia

Perfectly Preserved Head of Ice Age Wolf Found in Siberia

| Jun 16
Russian scientists have found the furry head of an Ice Age wolf perfectly preserved in the Siberian permafrost.

Signs of Ritual Pot Smoking Found in Ancient Chinese Graves

Signs of Ritual Pot Smoking Found in Ancient Chinese Graves

| By Christina Larson | Jun 15
Archaeologists have unearthed the earliest direct evidence of people smoking marijuana from a 2,500-year-old graveyard in western China.

Researchers: Bitcoin's Carbon Footprint Equal to Las Vegas

Researchers: Bitcoin's Carbon Footprint Equal to Las Vegas

| By Frank Jordans | Jun 15
The virtual currency bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas or Hamburg and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be considered, researchers said Thursday.

Emails: Trump Official Consulting Climate Change Rejecters

Emails: Trump Official Consulting Climate Change Rejecters

| By Ellen Knickmeyer and Seth Borenstein | Jun 14
A Trump administration national security official has sought help from advisers to a think tank that disavows climate change to challenge widely accepted scientific findings on global warming, according to his emails.

Earthquake Tests New Wireless Network in Far-Flung Alaska

Earthquake Tests New Wireless Network in Far-Flung Alaska

| By Rachel D'Oro | Jun 13
In Alaska, the network is seen as an emerging tool to connect emergency responders in a massive state with scores of tribal villages far removed from roads.

How Measles Detectives Work To Contain An Outbreak

How Measles Detectives Work To Contain An Outbreak

| By Jenny Gold | Jun 13
Measles is so contagious that up to 90% of people close to an infected person who are not protected by a vaccine or previous case of the disease will become infected.

New Gene Tests for Germs Quickly Reveal Source of Infections

New Gene Tests for Germs Quickly Reveal Source of Infections

| By Marilynn Marchione | Jun 13
Mystery illnesses kill thousands of people each year when germs can't be identified fast enough to reveal the right treatment. Now genetic tests are helping to solve these cases.

Promise of Marijuana Leads Scientists on Search for Evidence

Promise of Marijuana Leads Scientists on Search for Evidence

| By Carla K. Johnson | Jun 12
Marijuana has been shown to help ease pain and a few other health problems, yet two-thirds of U.S. states have decided pot should be legal to treat many other conditions with little scientific backing.

Britain to Intensify Fight Against Climate Change

Britain to Intensify Fight Against Climate Change

| Jun 12
Britain's outgoing prime minister on Wednesday announced plans to eliminate the country's net contribution to climate change by 2050.

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