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Oldest big cat fossil found in Tibet

The oldest fossil of a previously unknown ancient leopard species, found in Tibet, is shaking the pantherine evolutionary tree, suggesting that big cats arose in Asia, not Africa, according to a new study.<p>During a 2010 expedition to Tibet, paleontologists led by the Natural History Museum of Los …

Natural History Museum

Dolphins Have "Names," Respond When Called

Having identities may help dolphins communicate, study suggests.<p><b>We already knew that bottlenose dolphins can follow "recipes" in preparing mollusks, help other species in distress, and possibly do math. So it may come as no surprise that the marine mammals also call each other by whistles that act</b> …

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NSA phone surveillance program likely unconstitutional, federal judge rules

A federal judge in Washington ruled on Monday that the bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records by the National Security Agency is likely to violate the US constitution, in the most significant legal setback for the agency since the publication of the first surveillance disclosures by the …

The Wrath of a Storm

The Wrath of a Storm: Typhoon Haiyan<p>By Flipboard News Desk | Flipboard News Desk created a magazine on Flipboard. “The Wrath of a Storm: Typhoon …

FBI shuts alleged online drug marketplace, Silk Road

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. law enforcement authorities have shut down “Silk Road,” an anonymous Internet marketplace for illegal drugs like heroin and cocaine and criminal activities such as murder for hire, and arrested its alleged owner.<p>Phone banks dedicated to the Federal Bureau of Investigation …

NASA: Yes! Voyager 1 Has Reached Interstellar Space

After months of debate amongst scientists, new information confirms that Voyager 1 has become the first human-made object to reach interstellar space.<p><b>When the Voyager mission launched more than 35 years ago</b>, scientists couldn't have predicted that the twin spacecraft would end up traveling billions …

Curiosity rover begins months-long trek to mountain on Mars

LOS ANGELES — Martian mountain, here Curiosity comes.<p>The NASA rover has officially kicked off its long-delayed road trip to Mount Sharp, a trek that involves rolling over rocky landscapes.<p>Since the Fourth of July, the six-wheel rover has driven 190 feet (58 meters) to the southwest, leaving behind …

Mars Rover

NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily

US national security,US politics,Privacy,Telecommunications industry,Telecoms,Verizon Communications,Data protection,Technology,Business,World news,US news,NSA,The NSA files<p><b>Exclusive:</b> Top secret court order requiring Verizon to hand over all call data shows scale of domestic surveillance under Obama

Most Distant Supernova May Shed Light on Dark Energy

UDS10Wil is ten billion light-years from Earth.<p><b>NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has spied a supernova ten billion light-years from Earth—the most distant stellar explosion of its kind ever detected, a new study says. (See "Biggest Star Explosion Seen; Was Rare, 'Clean' Death.")</b><p>The faint, near-infrared …

US doctors cure child born with HIV

Doctors in the US have made medical history by effectively curing a child born with HIV, the first time such a case has been documented.<p>The infant, who is now two and a half, needs no medication for HIV, has a normal life expectancy and is highly unlikely to be infectious to others, doctors believe.<p>…

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