Canada gets down to climate business

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced antagonistic provincial leaders at climate talks Thursday over his plans to set a national carbon price in order to meet an international commitment to slash CO2 emissions.

Research explains success of extremist politicians

Today's longer campaign cycles, filled with numerous televised debates and constant news reporting and social media coverage, are causing the rise of extremist politicians, according to a new study from the University of ...

Warm ocean could mean early boom in 2016 lobster catch

Maine's lobster catches will likely peak early this year, which could mean an abundance of cheap lobster for consumers and bad news for the state's signature industry, a group of scientists reported on Thursday.

Scientists reveal alternative route for cell death

Researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have uncovered a new pathway for mitochondrial cell death that involves the protein BCL-2 ovarian killer otherwise known as BOK. The discovery, which is described online ...

Tech rivals join Apple's legal fight against FBI

A broad array of technology firms joined Apple's legal fight on encryption Thursday, warning of a dangerous precedent if the company is forced to help the government break into a locked iPhone.

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