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Official: Suicide bomber kills 16 at Russian train station

A massive explosion at a train station in the Russian city of Volgograd killed at least 16 people, including one police officer, the Investigative Committee of Russia said on its website Sunday.<p>See photos of the blast<p>The head of the committee, Vladimir Markin, said 16 people had been killed and 34 …

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Polish composer Wojciech Kilar dies, aged 81

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Wojciech Kilar, a Polish pianist and composer of classical music and scores for many films, including Roman Polanski's …

Your Car Could Run on Volcano Power

Vulcanol is produced about 30 miles outside of Reykjavik, Iceland—it is a type of liquid fuel made with the help of a volcano.<p>A local geothermal …

Geography in the News: Polar Bears

Wildlife<p><i>By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner,</i> <i>Geography in the NewsTM</i><p><b>Polar Bears on the Run</b><p>The world’s polar bears are becoming more and more threatened, not from predation, as they have no natural predators except humans, but from global warming. A book entitled <i>On Thin Ice: The Changing</i> …

The Drink That Can Help You Lose More Weight

Looking to drop some pounds? Research says you should sip on THIS<p>You've probably already heard that sipping some tea can mean major health benefits. And then some more health benefits. Tea is a super<i>drink</i>, all right. Now, yet another report—a meta-analysis of studies, which will appear in the …

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A Map of the US...Made of Slime Mold

One-celled organisms could make our road network more efficient<p>The "roads" on this agar-gel map of the U.S. may not quite mirror reality, but they could help scientists build more-robust networks in the future.<p><i>Physarum polycephalum</i>, a type of slime mold, grows tendrils in search of food and …