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Blood Test to Detect 8 Cancers Early Gives Promising Results

Blood Test to Detect 8 Cancers Early Gives Promising Results

By Marilynn Marchione | Jan 21
Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage, including some of the most deadly ones that lack screening tools now.

Russian Networks Pushing Conservative Meme, Researchers Say

Russian Networks Pushing Conservative Meme, Researchers Say

By Tom LoBianco and Matt O'Brien | Jan 21
Twitter accounts linked to Russian influence operations are pushing a conservative meme related to the investigation of Russian election interference, researchers say.

Tap and Donate: Paris Church Now Takes Contactless Cards

Tap and Donate: Paris Church Now Takes Contactless Cards

By Samuel Petrequin | Jan 21
The Catholic church is going digital in Paris. The city's diocese will introduce a system allowing contactless card payments during Sunday's mass at Saint Francois de Molitor, a church located in an upscale and conservative Paris neighborhood.

Melted Nuclear Fuel Seen Inside Second Fukushima Reactor

Melted Nuclear Fuel Seen Inside Second Fukushima Reactor

By Mari Yamaguchi | Jan 20
The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said Friday that a long telescopic probe successfully captured images of what is most likely melted fuel inside one of its three damaged reactors.

Drone Rescue Off Australian Beach Heralded As World First

Drone Rescue Off Australian Beach Heralded As World First

By Rod McGuirk | Jan 20
A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy seas off the Australian coast in what officials describe as a world-first rescue.

Neo-Nazi Publisher Won't Reveal Whereabouts, Citing Threats

Neo-Nazi Publisher Won't Reveal Whereabouts, Citing Threats

By Michael Kunzelman | Jan 20
Andrew Anglin operates a neo-Nazi website notorious for publishing personal information about the targets of its internet trolling campaigns. But The Daily Stormer's publisher refused this week to publicly reveal where he is living.

Science Says: That Michigan Meteor Could Have Been Meatier

Science Says: That Michigan Meteor Could Have Been Meatier

By Seth Borenstein | Jan 19
The fireball that streaked through the Michigan sky put on quite a show but as far as potentially killer space rocks, it was merely a flash in the pan.

Walmart Offers Way to Turn Leftover Opioids Into Useless Gel

Walmart Offers Way to Turn Leftover Opioids Into Useless Gel

By Tom Murphy | Jan 19
Walmart is helping customers get rid of leftover opioids by giving them packets that turn the addictive painkillers into a useless gel.

Click, Tap, Buy: Holiday Shoppers Spent Record Amount Online

Click, Tap, Buy: Holiday Shoppers Spent Record Amount Online

Jan 18
Shoppers spent a record amount online during the holiday season.

Motion-Sensing Cameras Capture Candid Wildlife Shots

Motion-Sensing Cameras Capture Candid Wildlife Shots

By Mead Gruver | Jan 18
As these devices get ever smaller, cheaper and more reliable, scientists across the U.S. are using them to document elusive creatures like never before.

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