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How Carl Sagan Described Death To His Young Daughter

A new essay from Sasha Sagan shows how a great popularizer of science answered his own kid's big questions.<p>When your dad is Carl Sagan, your first lessons on death aren't sugar-coated. But they are nevertheless sweet and compassionate. That's how Sasha Sagan, Carl's daughter, describes them in a …

More Big Whales in Oceans Could Mean More Fish, Scientists Find

New study reveals how scientists and fisheries managers underestimated the massive mammals.<p>Scientists and fisheries managers have long underestimated the valuable role large whales play in healthy ocean ecosystems, a new study suggests. And, scientists add, those commercial fishermen who complain …

Seized Dinosaur Bones Return to Mongolia Home

U.S. officials on Thursday turned over to the Mongolian government enough 80 million-year-old dinosaur skeletons to stock a museum, including two relics of a kind of dinosaur that a prosecutor said "memorably stampeded" in a Hollywood movie.<p>U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said the fossilized remains of …

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Antibody Treatment Developed For Dogs With Cancer

It could one day be used to treat your dog.<p>Dogs, like people, can get cancer--and research has shown that canine and human cancers can be very much alike. Austrian scientists recently found that the receptor proteins that coat the surface of various canine tumors are 91 percent similar to human …

Fireball as Russian space junk 'belly flops' to Earth above Australia

Space junk belly flops to Earth<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Fireball seen shooting through sky above southern Australia Thursday night<br>• Astronomers said it was third-stage of Soyuz rocket which launched on July 8<br>• Fireball was object re-entering atmosphere, creating a fiery tail<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- A fireball the size of a …