Breathalyzer test detects lung cancer: study

Scientists in Israel have devised a portable breath tester that detects lung cancer with 86 percent accuracy, according to a study released Sunday.

Climate trouble may be bubbling up in far north

(AP) -- Only a squawk from a sandhill crane broke the Arctic silence - and a low gurgle of bubbles, a watery whisper of trouble repeated in countless spots around the polar world.

As Internet turns 40, barriers threaten its growth

(AP) -- Goofy videos weren't on the minds of Len Kleinrock and his team at UCLA when they began tests 40 years ago on what would become the Internet. Neither was social networking, for that matter, nor were most of the other ...

Researchers improve zebrafish cloning methods

A team of Michigan State University researchers has developed a new, more efficient way of cloning zebra fish, a breakthrough that could have implications for human health research.

Yahoo investors unimpressed with Microsoft deal

An Internet search and advertising partnership that Yahoo Inc. struck with Microsoft Corp. last month has so far failed to inspire the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company's investors.

Kenya's hippos hard hit by drought

Kenya's persistent and bruising drought is having a serious impact on the country's wildlife, one of its main tourist attractions, obliging the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) to feed hippos to keep them alive.

UN meeting: help nations adapt to global warming

(AP) -- As nations negotiate tough decisions on cutting greenhouse gases, the United Nations is holding a separate conference on coping with more floods, droughts and other effects of climate change already assured.

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