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Canada Unveils 'Dinosaur Mummy' Found With Skin And Gut Contents Intact

After more than 110 million years encased in stone, an impeccably preserved, dragon-like dinosaur has been unveiled by paleontologists in Canada and it’s unlike anything they’ve seen before.<p>The remains of an armor-plated nodosaur, a 3,000-pound plant-eating horned creature, went on display in …

Dinosaurs

Harry Potter prequel stolen in Birmingham burglary

<b>A Harry Potter prequel handwritten on a postcard by JK Rowling has been stolen in a burglary in Birmingham.</b><p>The manuscript was penned on both sides of an A5 card for a charity auction nine years ago and sold for £25,000.<p>The untitled 800-word work was taken from Howard Road, Kings Heath.<p>Reportedly …

Harry Potter

Supernova 'Kill Zone' May Not Be As Big As Previously Believed

How far from Earth would a supernova have to occur to trigger a mass extinction? In 2016, a team of researchers thought about the question and …

Massive creature washes up on Indonesian island - but what is it?

A giant carcass found washed up on a beach in Indonesia’s central Maluku province puzzled locals and authorities trying to identify the massive creature.<p>The massive carcass was found on Hulung Beach on Serum Island on Tuesday night by a local man, the Jakarta Globe reported.<p>Asrul Tuanakota, 37, …

Iowa Hawkeyes Sports Coverage: Football, Basketball...

2/14<p>Michigan Hammers Hawkeyes to Complete Season Sweep<p>Michigan cruised by the Hawkeyes Wednesday night in Ann Arbor.<p>2/13<p>A Look at Visitors for This …

The Business Case for the Paris Climate Accord

President Trump faces a choice that will echo across his presidency and beyond: whether to remain in the Paris climate agreement. Although most Americans, his own secretaries of state and energy, and heads of state from around the globe are urging the president to stay, he remains undecided. Let us …

Climate

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UI students partner with elementary readers

Reading recently about the controversy over assessing Iowa’s third-grade readers, I couldn’t help but think of my experience the last four months …

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'It's a war on Christians': Egypt's beleaguered Copts in sombre mood before papal visit

Pope Francis heads to Cairo for peace mission after spate of church bombings, as Isis proclaims Christians its ‘favourite prey’<p>Rami Yasser Labib was at home when he heard gunshots in the street. His friend Wael Youssef, the owner of the downstairs grocery store, had been targeted by Islamic State …

Extremism

Vinegar offers hope in Great Barrier Reef starfish battle

Coral-munching crown-of-thorns starfish can be safely killed by common household vinegar, scientists revealed on Thursday in a discovery that offers hope for Australia's struggling Great Barrier Reef.<p>The predatory starfish is naturally-occurring but has proliferated due to pollution and run-off at …

Pope Francis Makes Surprise Appearance at TED Talk

TED Talks

Trekker found after surviving 47 days lost in Himalayas

Liang Sheng-yueh, 21, from Taiwan was trapped in a remote Nepal valley with his girlfriend but she died three days before rescuers found them<p>Two Taiwanese trekkers who went missing in a remote area of Nepal seven weeks ago have been found – but only one survived the ordeal.<p>Liu Chen-chun, 19, died …

Mountaineering

Ex-Knights of Malta leader to defy papal order and attend succession meeting

The ousted grand master of the Catholic charity Knights of Malta will attend a meeting that could elect his successor, the group has said, in direct defiance of Pope Francis’s order for him to stay away.<p>A spokesperson for the Knights said Matthew Festing, who resigned on 24 January, had informed …

Malta
Pacific Ocean

Malala Yousafzai Has Just Been Named the Youngest Ever U.N. Messenger of Peace

Pakistani human-rights and education advocate Malala Yousafzai has just become the youngest person ever to be named a U.N. Messenger of Peace, an …

Malala Yousafzai

Obama to give speech in Berlin to mark Reformation anniversary

Germany's protestant church has secured a coup: Barack Obama will address the annual assembly to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. It …

Barack Obama

A Row With China Over U.S. Missiles Is Devastating South Korea's Tourism Industry

The food, soap operas and bouncy K-pop tunes that comprise the so-called <i>Hallyu</i> or Korean Wave are a global phenomenon, but no country has embraced …

North Korea

Brain cell therapy 'promising' for Parkinson's disease

<b>Scientists believe they have found a way to treat and perhaps reverse Parkinson's disease, by making replacement cells to mend the damaged brain.</b><p>They say human brain cells can be coaxed to take over the job of the ones that are destroyed in Parkinson's.<p>Tests in mice with Parkinson-like symptoms …

Neuroscience

Pope opens free laundromat for Rome's poor

<b>Rome (CNN) —</b> Pope Francis has opened a free laundromat for the poor in Rome, the Vatican said Monday.<p>Six washing machines, six dryers and a number of irons have been donated by the Whirlpool Corporation, while Proctor and Gamble are furnishing laundry detergent and softener.<p>The Vatican said the …

Pope Francis

Carme Chacón, Spain's first female defence minister, dies

Tributes paid to socialist party ‘vanguard’ who has died aged 46 from congenital heart condition<p>Carme Chacón, Spain’s first female defence minister and a prominent socialist party leader, has died aged 46.<p>The party said Chacón died on Sunday from a congenital heart condition.<p>Chacón helped modernise …

Armed Forces

Pope to show solidarity with Egypt's Coptic Christians in wake of church bombings

Coptic church head in UK welcomes Pope Francis’s visit to Cairo amid concerns over Isis attacks and perceived security failings<p>The twin bombings of Coptic churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday are expected to give fresh impetus to a two-day visit by Pope Francis later this month, partly aimed at showing …

Extremism

New primate discovered in Angola -- and it's already in danger

<b>(CNN) —</b> Deep in the Angolan jungle, scientists have discovered a new species of primate thanks to its booming voice.<p>But any elation has been short lived for the team behind the find, as the animal is in immediate peril due to the destruction of its habitat.<p>The size of a squirrel (around six inches …

Biodiversity

Philippines earthquake recorded underwater by diver

Back-to-back earthquakes cracked small buildings and blocked roads with minor landslides Saturday in a Philippines resort province south of Manila where jittery tourists left and patients were evacuated from a hospital amid aftershocks.<p>Officials said an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 struck …

US, China agree on North Korea nuclear threat, Tillerson says

<b>(CNN) —</b> China understands how dangerous North Korea's nuclear program has become and agrees action must be taken to stop it, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday, as the US sent an aircraft carrier strike group toward the Korean Peninsula.<p>"I think even China is beginning to recognize …

Military