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Beneath A Glacier’s White, Researchers See Green

Beneath A Glacier’s White, Researchers See Green

The Teardrop Glacier on Ellesmere Island has been receding rather rapidly recently and what’s underneath has left researchers surprised

Ring Nebula Is More Like A Jelly Doughnut, NASA Says

Ring Nebula Is More Like A Jelly Doughnut, NASA Says

The Ring Nebula, whose iconic shape and large size make it a favorite of amateur astronomers, can now be seen in new detail, after NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope captured a sharp image of the nebula.

Boston-Area Cemeteries Say No To Burying Bombing Suspect

Boston-Area Cemeteries Say No To Burying Bombing Suspect

Officials in Cambridge, Mass., have urged the family of deceased Boston Marathon bombings suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev not to ask that he be buried in a city-owned cemetery.

World War II Code Is Broken, Decades After POW Used It

World War II Code Is Broken, Decades After POW Used It

It’s been 70 years since the letters of John Pryor were understood in their full meaning. That’s because as a British prisoner of war in Nazi Germany, Pryor’s letters home to his family also included intricate codes that were recently deciphered for the first time since the 1940s.

Scientists Sequence Genome Of ‘Living Fossil’ Fish

Scientists Sequence Genome Of ‘Living Fossil’ Fish

Scientists have unraveled the genome of the coelacanth, a rare and primitive fish once thought to be extinct, shedding light on how closely it’s related to the first creatures to emerge from the sea.

‘Arsenal’ Found At Newtown Shooter’s Home; Read The Police Reports

‘Arsenal’ Found At Newtown Shooter’s Home; Read The Police Reports

Police found hundreds of rounds of ammunition, guns, three photos of “what appears to be a deceased human covered with plastic” and other evidence when they searched the Newtown, Conn., home of killer Adam Lanza, according to records released Thursday.

3 Things You Need To Know About The Weekend’s Basketball Action

3 Things You Need To Know About The Weekend’s Basketball Action

Didn’t have time to watch or didn’t really care? If you’re not up to speed on the weekend’s news from the men’s and women’s Division I college basketball championships, but want to be armed with a few things to talk about if someone brings up basketball today, here goes:

Former Student Planned To Stage Attack At Central Florida University

Former Student Planned To Stage Attack At Central Florida University

Police believe Seevakumaran “first pulled a gun on one of his roommates, who then escaped to a bathroom and called 911,” the Sentinel says. “The sound of police arriving may have prompted Seevakumaran to alter his plans.”

In Discussion About Internet Privacy, It Comes Down To Expectation Versus Reality

In Discussion About Internet Privacy, It Comes Down To Expectation Versus Reality

Do you expect that your email communications are private? That police, for example, need the OK from a judge before they dig through your email or the GPS data transmitted by your phone?

Attack By Chondrite: Scientists ID Russian Meteor

Attack By Chondrite: Scientists ID Russian Meteor

The meteor that caused at least 1,000 injuries in Russia after a startling and powerful daytime explosion one week ago has been identified as a chondrite.