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Olivia Colman teases 'The Crown' Season 3 storylines

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Olivia Colman, who will replace Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth in "The Crown," discussed the Netflix show's new season.

Barrett to provide .50-caliber sniper rifles to U.S. Army

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Barrett Firearms has been awarded $8 million by the U.S. Army for M107 .50-caliber, long-range sniper rifles with associated accessories and spares.

North American checklist identifies the fungus among us

1 week ago from Science Daily

Some fungi are smelly and coated in mucus. Others have gills that glow in the dark. Some are delicious; others, poisonous. Some spur euphoria when ingested. Some produce antibiotics. All...

Predators drive Nemo's relationship with an unlikely friend

1 week ago from Science Daily

Predators have been identified as the shaping force behind mutually beneficial relationships between species such as clownfish and anemones.

Big 12 Championship: QBs will be focal point in Texas, Oklahoma rematch

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Texas Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger approached Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray.

Katy Perry honors late friend and mentor Angelica Cob-Baehler

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Katy Perry paid tribute to close pal Angelica Cob-Baehler following the music executive's death at age 47.

9,000-year-old stone mask excavated in Israel's Hebron Hills

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Archaeologists have recovered a 9,000-year-old stone mask from a dig site in Israel's Hebron Hills.

'World's worst environmental disaster' set to be repeated with controversial new dam in Africa

1 week ago from Physorg

Encompassing swathes of Ethiopia, South Sudan and Kenya, the Omo-Turkana Basin is one of the oldest landscapes in the world that is known to have been inhabited by Homo sapiens...

Example of microplastic pollutants disrupting predator-prey relationship found

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A team of researchers with the French National Centre for Scientific Research has found an example of environmental microplastics disrupting a predator-prey relationship. In their paper published in the journal...

Early humans hooked up with other species a whole bunch

1 week ago from PopSci

Science It's probably time to stopped acting surprised. One thing about our ancestors has become increasingly clear: early humans loved to get down, even...

Refugees reclaim human rights with technology

1 week ago from Physorg

Arabic bounces off the walls of a small room in a nondescript building in Lebanon's notorious Bekaa Valley. About a dozen Syrian refugees carefully take photos of their diplomas and...

Predators drive clownfish relationship with an unlikely friend

1 week ago from Physorg

Predators have been identified as the shaping force behind mutually beneficial relationships between species such as clownfish and anemones.

Chinese geneticist reveals another "potential" gene-edited pregnancy

1 week ago from Reuters:Science

A Chinese scientist at the center of an ethical storm over what he claims are the world's first genetically edited babies said on Wednesday he is proud of his work...

Argentine polo turns to genetics to produce champions

1 week ago from Physorg

Are champions born, or raised? That's the question scientists in Argentina are trying to answer as they look to pinpoint the genes that make local horses the best in the...

Famous birthdays for Nov. 28: Randy Newman, Karen Gillan

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Composer Randy Newman turns 75 and rapper/actor Trey Songz turns 34, among the famous birthdays for Nov. 28.

'Proud' Chinese geneticist says another baby-gene editing volunteer pregnant

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A Chinese scientist at the centre of an ethical storm over what he claims are the world's first genetically edited babies said on Wednesday he is proud of his work...

North and South Korea discuss inviting Korean-Americans to family reunion

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North and South Korea are discussing inviting Korean-Americans to a family reunion event to meet their separated family members in the North.

Chinese geneticist apologizes for leak of baby-gene editing result

1 week ago from Reuters:Science

A Chinese scientist at the center of a controversy over what he claims are the world's first genetically edited children apologized on Wednesday for the result being leaked unexpectedly as...

No. 11 North Carolina makes first-ever visit to No. 7 Michigan

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Never before has traditional power North Carolina played Michigan in Ann Arbor, but that will change when the No. 11 Tar Heels visit No. 7 Michigan.

Quincy Jones honored in imprint ceremony at TCL Chinese Theatre

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Composer Quincy Jones dipped his hands and feet in slab of wet cement during a ceremony in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Body found during search for missing N.C. girl Hania Aguilar

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Authorities searching for middle school student Hania Noelia Aguilar discovered a body in the same North Carolina county where she vanished three weeks ago.

North Carolina brings back Brown as football coach

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Former Texas head coach Mack Brown has agreed to terms to accept the same position at North Carolina, the school announced.

DNA analysis suggests people migrated from Siberia to Finland 3,500 years ago

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For the first time, scientists have used genetic analysis to confirm the link between early inhabitants of Finland and Siberia.

Rangers agree to two-year deal with RHP Jesse Chavez

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The Texas Rangers have agreed to a two-year contract with right-handed pitcher Jesse Chavez.

Anthropologist suggests gifts in effort to retrieve body from North Sentinel Island

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An anthropologist who's been in contact with an island tribe accused of killing an American missionary suggested Indian officials take gifts to retrieve his body.

Mattis notes stability of Western Hemisphere at command change ceremony

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Secretary of Defense James Mattis presided over a change of command ceremony for U.S. Southern Command from Adm. Kurt W. Tidd to Adm. Craig S. Faller.

Oxygen could have been available to life as early as 3.5 billion years ago

1 week ago from Science Daily

Microbes could have performed oxygen-producing photosynthesis at least one billion years earlier in the history of the Earth than previously thought.

North Carolina woman wins $277,777 thanks to clerk's mix-up

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A North Carolina woman said a store clerk's mistake led to her winning $277,777 from a scratch-off lottery ticket.