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Live-Streaming a Marshland for Fun and Science

Live-Streaming a Marshland for Fun and Science

| By Matt O'Brien | Nov 8
If a tree falls in the Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary, it doesn't matter if there's no one around. You can hear it anyway.

More Protection: UN Says Earth's Ozone Layer is Healing

More Protection: UN Says Earth's Ozone Layer is Healing

| By Seth Borenstein | Nov 7
Earth's protective ozone layer is finally healing from damage caused by aerosol sprays and coolants, a new United Nations report said.

No Answers for Family's Questions About Civil War Unknowns

No Answers for Family's Questions About Civil War Unknowns

| By Matthew Barakat | Nov 6
Army officials rejected requests from several families to conduct DNA testing that might have enabled their identification before reburying the remains as unknown soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery in September.

FDA OKs Powerful Opioid Pill as Alternative to IV Painkiller

FDA OKs Powerful Opioid Pill as Alternative to IV Painkiller

| By Linda A. Johnson | Nov 6
U.S. regulators on Friday approved a fast-acting, super-potent opioid tablet as an alternative to IV painkillers used in hospitals.

Venezuela's Vanishing Red Bird Gets A Coffee Pick-Me-Up

Venezuela's Vanishing Red Bird Gets A Coffee Pick-Me-Up

| By Fabiola Sanchez | Nov 4
The finch-like red siskin is vanishing from the wild at an alarming rate, falling prey to a century of shrinking forests and poachers cashing in on their brilliant red feathers. A team of scientists and coffee growers have mounted a response.

Appendix Removal is Linked to Lower Risk of Parkinson's

Appendix Removal is Linked to Lower Risk of Parkinson's

| By Lauran Neergaard | Nov 3
Scientists have found a new clue that Parkinson's disease may get its start not in the brain but in the gut — maybe in the appendix.

Another NASA Spacecraft Runs Out of Steam, 2nd This Week

Another NASA Spacecraft Runs Out of Steam, 2nd This Week

| By Marcia Dunn | Nov 2
NASA has lost a second spacecraft this week, ending a fruitful mission in the asteroid belt. Running low on fuel for some time, the Dawn spacecraft this week stopped communicating with flight controllers.

Palau Bans Sunscreen to Try to Save Coral Reefs

Palau Bans Sunscreen to Try to Save Coral Reefs

| By Nick Perry | Nov 2
In an attempt to protect the coral reefs that divers so admire they have dubbed them the underwater Serengeti, the Pacific nation of Palau will soon ban many types of sunscreen.

Appendix Removal is Linked to Lower Risk of Parkinson's

Appendix Removal is Linked to Lower Risk of Parkinson's

| By Lauran Neergaard | Nov 1
Scientists have found a new clue that Parkinson's disease may get its start not in the brain but in the gut — maybe in the appendix.

Kepler Telescope Dead After Finding Thousands of Worlds

Kepler Telescope Dead After Finding Thousands of Worlds

| By Marcia Dunn | Nov 1
NASA's elite planet-hunting spacecraft has been declared dead, just a few months shy of its 10th anniversary.

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