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Globally, June 2014 Was the Hottest June on Record says NOAA

This week (July 21, 2014), US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that this past June was the hottest June since record keeping began in 1880.  On today's One on One segment we'll talk with Dr. Jessica Blunden, the author of that report, to learn more about the record breaking temperatures and the conditions that control our climate. And... Leading space experts recently gathered at NASA headquarters here in Washington DC to discuss the search for life beyond Earth.  We'll hear what the experts had to say about discovering potentially habitable worlds out in the cosmos. The weeklong 20th International Aids Conference came to a close on Friday. Seals are foraging for food at offshore wind farms and underwater pipes according to a study that describes this new behavior.   Social media and email user who represent themselves through 2D photos or cartoon images may soon have new 3D avatars to use. A fossil found in Inner Mongolia may prove that birds did not evolve from dinosaurs, as many scientists have believed, but from a creature that existed long before.   A fly with a remarkable sense of hearing is the model for what may be a new generation of hypersensitive hearing aids and other sonic devices.   These stories and more are coming up for you on VOA's science, health and technology magazine, "Science World."