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Ohio Awards Latest Prizes in Opioid Science Challenge

Ohio Awards Latest Prizes in Opioid Science Challenge

| By Julie Carr Smyth | Sep 14
Ohio awarded another round of prizes totaling $2.4 million Wednesday in its global technology challenge seeking scientific breakthroughs to address the U.S. opioid crisis.

AP Explains: How Hurricanes Unleash Lethal Storm Surges

AP Explains: How Hurricanes Unleash Lethal Storm Surges

| Sep 14
Storm surges aren't walls of water, like a tsunami, as commonly thought. Caused by a hurricane's winds pushing relentlessly on the shore, they are more like domes of high water that form as the ocean spreads inland.

For Meteorologists, Florence 'Is A Horrific Nightmare Storm'

For Meteorologists, Florence 'Is A Horrific Nightmare Storm'

| By Seth Borenstein | Sep 13
Oddly, the closer Hurricane Florence gets to land, the murkier its future gets.

Active Shooter Study: Semi-Automatic Rifles More Deadly

Active Shooter Study: Semi-Automatic Rifles More Deadly

| By Lindsey Tanner | Sep 13
Active shooters with semi-automatic rifles wound and kill twice as many people as those using weapons that don't self-load, although chances of dying if hit in either type of assault are the same, a new analysis shows.

Moon Rock Hunter Closes In on Tracking Down Missing Stones

Moon Rock Hunter Closes In on Tracking Down Missing Stones

| By Lindsay Whitehurst | Sep 13
A strange thing happened after Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 crew returned from the moon with lunar rocks: Many of the mementos given to every U.S. state vanished.

4 Honored for Genetic Research and Developing Anesthetic

4 Honored for Genetic Research and Developing Anesthetic

| By Malcolm Ritter | Sep 12
Four scientists have won prestigious medical awards for genetics research and development of a widely used anesthetic nicknamed "milk of amnesia."

Stem Cell Transplant Cements Arizona Men's Father-Son Bond

Stem Cell Transplant Cements Arizona Men's Father-Son Bond

| By Terry Tang | Sep 12
Thirty-five years after an Arizona man cared for his son when he was shot in their native Lebanon, the son is returning that devotion.

NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity Snaps Dusty Selfie

NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity Snaps Dusty Selfie

| By Marcia Dunn | Sep 10
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has snapped a dusty but cool selfie. A thin layer of dust is visible on Curiosity, the result of a storm that enveloped Mars this summer.

Have You Herd? Moose, Bighorn Sheep Pass on Migration Tips

Have You Herd? Moose, Bighorn Sheep Pass on Migration Tips

| By Malcolm Ritter | Sep 9
Looking for the best place to eat? Ask a local. Now scientists say that same insider knowledge shapes the springtime migrations of moose and bighorn sheep.

Side of Seagrass Please: Scientists Find Omnivorous Shark

Side of Seagrass Please: Scientists Find Omnivorous Shark

| Sep 9
Ruining the reputation of sharks as bloodthirsty predators, California researchers said they have found a shark that enjoys a side of seagrass with its prey.

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