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Scientists Successfully Clone Monkeys; Are Humans Up Next?

Scientists Successfully Clone Monkeys; Are Humans Up Next?

| By Malcolm Ritter | Jan 28
For the first time, researchers have used the cloning technique that produced Dolly the sheep to create healthy monkeys, bringing science an important step closer to being able to do the same with humans.

Commercial Rocket from New Zealand Deploys Small Satellites

Commercial Rocket from New Zealand Deploys Small Satellites

| Jan 22
A rocket launched from New Zealand on Sunday successfully reached orbit carrying small commercial satellites.

EPA Official: Government Must Plan for Climate Change

EPA Official: Government Must Plan for Climate Change

| By Michael Biesecker | Jan 21
A top manager who supervises the program responsible for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated properties told Congress the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Superfund sites from climate change.

Blood Test to Detect 8 Cancers Early Gives Promising Results

Blood Test to Detect 8 Cancers Early Gives Promising Results

| By Marilynn Marchione | Jan 21
Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage, including some of the most deadly ones that lack screening tools now.

Christa McAuliffe's Lost Lessons Finally Taught in Space

Christa McAuliffe's Lost Lessons Finally Taught in Space

| By Marcia Dunn | Jan 21
Thirty-two years after the Challenger disaster, a pair of teachers turned astronauts will pay tribute to Christa McAuliffe by carrying out her science classes on the International Space Station.

Even Without El Nino Last Year, Earth Keeps on Warming

Even Without El Nino Last Year, Earth Keeps on Warming

| By Seth Borenstein | Jan 20
Scientists say last year showed a clear signal of man-made global warming because it was the hottest year they've seen without an El Nino boosting temperatures naturally.

Science Says: That Michigan Meteor Could Have Been Meatier

Science Says: That Michigan Meteor Could Have Been Meatier

| By Seth Borenstein | Jan 19
The fireball that streaked through the Michigan sky put on quite a show but as far as potentially killer space rocks, it was merely a flash in the pan.

Attention Backcountry Skiers: Scientists Want Your Help

Attention Backcountry Skiers: Scientists Want Your Help

| By Dan Joling | Jan 6
America's space agency wants you to head for the mountains with a smartphone and a measuring stick.

Experts Try to Keep Georgia O'Keeffe Paintings from Fading

Experts Try to Keep Georgia O'Keeffe Paintings from Fading

| By Morgan Lee | Dec 31
Chemical reactions are gradually darkening many of Georgia O'Keeffe's famously vibrant paintings, and art conservation experts are hoping new digital imaging tools can help them slow the damage.

In A Milestone Year, Gene Therapy Finds a Place in Medicine

In A Milestone Year, Gene Therapy Finds a Place in Medicine

| By Marilynn Marchione | Dec 30
Gene therapies to treat cancer and even pull off the biblical-sounding feat of helping the blind to see were approved by U.S. regulators, establishing gene manipulation as a new mode of medicine.

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