Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Science

People play backgammon in a coffee shop by Istanbul's Bosphorus Strait, Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

ISTANBUL (AP) — The waters around Istanbul have turned a striking shade of turquoise. A natural phenomenon called a “phytoplankton bloom” has turned the normally dark waters of the Bosporus ...
This Jan. 20, 2017, file photo shows roasted carrot hummus with crudite and pita chips at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York.

BY LINDSEY TANNER CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers tried a big serving of food psychology and a dollop of trickery to get diners to eat their vegetables. And it worked. Veggies ...
In this photo taken March 21, 2017, a nurse reaches for blood samples taken from a patient receiving a kind of immunotherapy known as CAR-T cell therapy at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.

BY LAURAN NEERGAARD SEATTLE (AP) — Ken Shefveland’s body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They removed some of his immune ...
In this Saturday, April 30, 2016 file photo, a ranger from the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) stands guard as pyres of ivory are set on fire in Nairobi National Park, Kenya.

BY KHALED KAZZIHA NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A decorated U.S. war veteran with two decades’ experience in military intelligence, Lt. Col. Faye Cuevas spent half her career providing intelligence support ...
In this photo taken Wednesday, June 7, 2017, energy ministers gather before a group photo at an international clean energy conference held in Beijing, China.

BY MATTHEW BROWN BEIJING (AP) — Energy ministers from around the world gathered in Beijing this week to report increased spending to help counter climate change. Yet one prominent voice, ...
The March 16, 2007 photo provided by the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology shows Dr. Jean-Jacques Hublin on first seeing the new finds at the Jebel Irhoud site in Morocco where the oldest known fossils of human species have been unearthed.

BY MALCOLM RITTER NEW YORK (AP) — How long has our species been around? New fossils from Morocco push the evidence back by about 100,000 years. The bones, about 300,000 ...
This Friday, June 2, 2017, frame from video shows Trump International Beach Resort in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida.

BY JASON DEAREN and ALEX SANZ PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement could accelerate damage to his family’s real ...
In this May 9, 2016 file photo, a young lobster is held by a marine biologist on Friendship Long Island, Maine

BY PATRICK WHITTLE PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The number of young lobsters is declining in the Gulf of Maine despite years of record-breaking harvests, a University of Maine marine scientist ...
Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a conference in Athens, on Wednesday, June 7, 2017.

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden stressed the need Wednesday to address global warming, despite President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate ...
In this March 9, 2010, file photo, a tanker truck passes an oil refinery in Richmond, California.

BY ELLEN KNICKMEYER SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The momentum of climate change efforts and the affordability of cleaner fuels will keep the United States moving toward its goals of cutting ...
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