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AirAsia flight QZ8501: airline was not allowed to fly route, says Indonesia

The search team scouring the ocean floor for the wreckage of the AirAsia plane that crashed off Indonesia have detected four large objects, officials said on Saturday.<p>The announcement came after the country’s transport ministry said AirAsia flight QZ8501 was flying on an unauthorised schedule, …

U.S. set to blame North Korea for Sony hack

The U.S. is ready to blame North Korea for the crippling hack attack at Sony Pictures, as the studio said Wednesday it would cancel next week's planned release of its controversial comedy "The Interview."<p>U.S. investigators say an announcement pinning the blame on hackers working for the Pyongyang …

Angela’s Assets

She may be the world’s most powerful woman, but German chancellor Angela Merkel has governed with the utmost caution—one of several contradictions that make her an enigma at home and abroad. After a year that forced Merkel into confrontations with Putin and Obama, Maureen Orth explores how a once …

I Went to South Africa to See Lions and All Anyone Asked Me About Was Ebola

I flew to South Africa last week for my first adventure on the continent. It was a great trip -- I saw lions, learned about the horrors of apartheid and ate strange, delicious food -- but the one question I was asked before I left and after I came back had nothing to do with wildlife or safaris, …

Ebola discoverer: 'Without a vaccine I’m not sure we can stop Ebola’

Prof Peter Piot, the Belgian scientist who co-discovered the virus, never anticipated that it would cause such a humanitarian crisis<p>THE EBOLA VIRUS – its very name seems to have come straight from the heart of darkness – is striking fear across the globe. It has killed (officially) 4,546 people out …

Powerful Genetic Engineering Technique Could Modify Entire Wild Populations

When it comes to genetic engineering, we’re amateurs. Sure, we’ve known about DNA’s structure for more than 60 years, we first sequenced every A, T, …

Why mosquitoes bite some people and not others

Science explains one of life’s great mysteries. Plus! A natural remedy to keep you insect-free all summer<p>Jill Richardson<p>July 1, 2014 11:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Why are some people so much more attractive to mosquitoes than others? And what can you do about the pesky …