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Kerry Sheridan

Kerry Sheridan

    NASA launches historic probe to 'touch sun'
    NASA launches historic probe to 'touch sun'
    NASA on Sunday launched a $1.5-billion spacecraft toward the Sun on a historic mission to protect the Earth by unveiling the mysteries of dangerous...
    First lake of liquid water is discovered on Mars
    First lake of liquid water is discovered on Mars
    A massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, raising the possibility that more water — and maybe even life...
    Property crisis looms due to sea level rise, experts warn
    Property crisis looms due to sea level rise, experts warn
    Along Florida's sun-splashed shorelines, home prices are on the rise, developers are busy building new complexes, and listings just blocks from the...
    World's biggest rocket soars toward Mars after perfect launch
    World's biggest rocket soars toward Mars after perfect launch
    The world's most powerful rocket, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, blasted off Tuesday on its highly anticipated maiden test flight, carrying CEO Elon Musk's...
    Hurricanes, heat waves, fires ravaged planet in 2017
    Hurricanes, heat waves, fires ravaged planet in 2017
    Fierce hurricanes, heat waves, floods and wildfires ravaged the planet in 2017, as scientists said the role of climate change in causing or...
    Global warming reduces protein in key crops: study
    Global warming reduces protein in key crops: study
    Rising carbon dioxide levels from global warming will drastically reduce the amount of protein in staple crops like rice and wheat, leaving...
    US health authorities confirm Zika causes birth defects
    US health authorities confirm Zika causes birth defects
    The mosquito-borne Zika virus causes birth defects, including a syndrome in which babies are born with unusually small heads, US health authorities...
    'Almost zero' response to Ebola from Western leaders
    'Almost zero' response to Ebola from Western leaders
    The international community has made "almost zero" response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, with Western leaders more interested in protecting...
    Forensic DNA technology could identify kidnapped Nigerian girls
    Forensic DNA technology could identify kidnapped Nigerian girls
    Forensic DNA technology could help identify and reunite more than 200 Nigerian girls who were kidnapped by Islamist militants with their...
    Nasa spots three asteroids for possible capture
    Nasa spots three asteroids for possible capture
    The US space agency has narrowed its hunt for an asteroid to capture to three, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) said on...
    Nasa prepares to unleash 'terror' on Mars
    Nasa prepares to unleash 'terror' on Mars
    A popular internet video by Nasa called "Seven Minutes of Terror" depicts the high drama involved with the first-ever attempt to use a...
    Nasa's Kepler telescope confirms its first habitable zone
    Nasa's Kepler telescope confirms its first habitable zone
    In another step toward finding Earth-like planets that may hold life, Nasa said on Monday the Kepler space telescope has confirmed its first-ever...