Science & Health

A Russian spacecraft prepares to dock with the International Space Station (ISS) in this still image taken from video, Nov. 7, 2013.
NASA says the docking system of the Soyuz spacecraft failed to properly lock onto its target on the ISS
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Sat, 08/24/2019 - 06:41
The "Rolling Stones Rock," slightly larger than a golf ball and named after the rock band, is seen on the surface of Mars after it rolled about 3 feet, spurred by the thrusters on NASA's InSight spacecraft, Nov. 26, 2018.
About the size of a golf ball, the rock rolled about a meter thanks to the thrusters of the InSight spacecraft during landing
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By Reuters
Fri, 08/23/2019 - 20:38
FILE - In this April 11, 2018, photo, an unidentified 15-year-old high school student uses a vaping device near the school's campus in Cambridge, Mass. Health and education officials across the country are raising alarms over wide underage use of e-c
E-cigarettes are generally thought to be safer than traditional cigarettes, but the long-term health effects of vaping are largely unknown 
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By Reuters
Fri, 08/23/2019 - 19:25
FILE - A health worker tries to immunize a child during a vaccination campaign against polio at Hotoro-Kudu, Nassarawa district of Kano, in northwest Nigeria, April 22, 2017.
After overcoming local suspicions about a vaccine, Nigeria is finally marking three years without new polio cases
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Fri, 08/23/2019 - 18:07
Fire consumes an area near Porto Velho, Brazil, Aug. 23, 2019.
Fires are mostly set to clear land for farming, ranching or logging; critics of Brazil's president say ranching and mining interests eager to expand their holdings have been emboldened by his oft-stated desire to increase regional development
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Fri, 08/23/2019 - 17:25
FILE - An ambulance waits next to a clinic to transport a suspected Ebola patient, in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Au
While the geographic extension of the virus has increased, the intensity of transmission has reduced
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Fri, 08/23/2019 - 15:11
This satellite image provided by NASA shows the fires in Brazil on Aug. 20, 2019. As fires raged in the Amazon rainforest, the  government denounced  critics who say President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough.
French president calls thousands of fires burning in vitally important ecosystem an 'international crisis,' Brazil's president accused Macron of a 'colonialist mentality'
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Thu, 08/22/2019 - 18:14