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  1. Mammals are going nocturnal to avoid usRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | Fox News

    The list of ways humans have altered the planet continues to grow: Animals are becoming more nocturnal, possibly as a means of avoiding the superpredators we've become, per a new study. The meta-anaylsis of 76 studies on 62 mammal species across six continents, published in the journal Science , found mammals were less active during daytime hours and more active at night when humans were nearby, regardless of whether the humans were threatening or not, reports the Guardian .


  2. Do we need a single international language in space?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | Fox News

    Nowadays, most humans leaving Earth must do so through Russian territory. Space fliers ride on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft, which lifts off from a special parcel of Russian territory in Kazakhstan.


  3. Voluntarily vagrant, homeless youth a 'crusty' urban challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | Fox News

    From the parks of Berkeley to the streets of Brooklyn, and in most every large city in between, they have become an almost inescapable part of urban life. Known by many names - "crusty punks," "crusties," "gutter punks," "crumb bums" and "dirty kids," to list but a few - this group of young adults has rejected a more traditional 9-to-5 lifestyle in favor of train hopping, panhandling and voluntary homelessness.


  4. Mars Curiosity rover's surprising finds from the Red Planet through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Fox News

    NASA's Curiosity rover landed on Mars' Gale Crate on Aug. 6 2012. Since then, it has made some surprising discoveries.


  5. Berkeley, others parts of California see rise in sexually transmitted infectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | Fox News

    The CDC reports that cases of sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis reached an all-time high in 2016. But who or what is to blame for the rising STD numbers? If you plan to visit Berkeley, Calif., anytime soon, take heed: The city saw a record number of sexually transmitted infections last year.


  6. UC Berkeley wants help naming 3 fluffy peregrine chicksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | Fox News

    University of California, Berkeley officials are asking for help naming three fluffy peregrine falcon chicks that hatched last month in the iconic Campanile bell tower on campus. The adult birds return each year to nest at the same place, and this is the second year for the grown Campanile peregrines, said Glenn Stewart, a researcher with the UC Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group.


  7. Breakthrough listen launches new search for E.T. across millions of starsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Fox News

    Breakthrough Listen, a $100 million project designed to seek out potential signals from intelligent extraterrestrial life, took a giant leap forward Monday with a new campaign to search for life in the cosmos faster than ever before. Using the Parkes radio telescope in New South Wales, Australia, Breakthrough Listen will scan millions of stars in the Milky Way's galactic plane over the next 60 days.


  8. California city wants to charge for every disposable takeout containerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Fox News

    Berkeley, Calif. is seeking to charge for all takeout containers in an effort to cut back on plastic waste.


  9. US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Fox News

    A medicine made from the marijuana plant moved one step closer to U.S. approval Thursday after federal health advisers endorsed it for the treatment of severe seizures in children with epilepsy. If the Food and Drug Administration follows the group's recommendation, GW Pharmaceuticals' syrup would become the first drug derived from the cannabis plant to win federal approval in the U.S. The 13-member FDA panel voted unanimously in favor of the experimental medication made from a chemical found in cannabis - one that does not get users high.


  10. Scientific advancements in pre-screening embryos 'should make us uneasy indeed,' expert warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | Fox News

    The possibility, which some researchers say could occur in the next 20 to 40 years, sets the stage for what ethicists warn would be a political and moral quagmire. "The majority of babies of people who have good health coverage will be conceived this way," predicts Henry Greely, a Stanford University law professor who works in bioethics.


  11. Thousands of Android apps improperly tracking kids' activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | Fox News

    File photo: A 3D printed Android logo is seen in front of a displayed cyber code in this illustration taken March 22, 2016. While everyone's in an uproar about Facebook accounts getting skimmed for data, a new study claims that thousands of Android apps are in breach of standards for monitoring kids' behavior online.


  12. Yiannopoulos' speech at Louisiana State University canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | Fox News

    Organizers say right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos will not speak at Louisiana State University after failing to acquire proper insurance for the event. The Advocate reports that student group LSU College Republicans apologized on Twitter on Tuesday evening and said ticket sales will be refunded.


  13. Chemical attack reported at UC Berkeley, suspect at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Fox News

    Authorities at the University of California, Berkeley, on Thursday were searching for a man who attacked a female employee with a chemical inside a bathroom on the school's campus. Police issued a campus-wide alert Wednesday to inform students and faculty of the male suspect, according to KGO-TV .


  14. Stephen Reinhardt, circuit court judge, 'progressive icon,' dies at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | Fox News

    Judge Stephen Reinhardt listens to arguments on gay marriage bans at the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, Sept. 8, 2014.


  15. Dead baby with umbilical cord found on Berkeley shorelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | Fox News

    A male fetus with an umbilical cord still attached was found dead along the Berkeley, Calif., shoreline Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. The body was located at about 2:40 p.m. by a person walkin on shoreline near the Tom Bates Regional Sports Complex, police told The San Franscisco Chronicle .


  16. Ancient oceans on Mars may have been older and shallower than thoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Fox News

    The early Mars ocean known as Arabia would have looked much like this when it formed on the Red Planet 4 billion years ago, when the planet's smaller Deuteronilus ocean was 3.6 billion years old. Their water is now gone, possibly frozen underground or partially lost to space.


  17. A 'living dead' star that could shed light on the early universeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Fox News

    A newfound star in a nearby galaxy appears to have cheated death by blowing up at least twice as a supernova. It could be a throwback to the first stars that ever formed.


  18. Disturbing survey finds trash, needles, feces littering streets of San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | Fox News

    San Francisco has a reputation as one of the prettiest cities in the world, but a survey of more than 150 downtown blocks has revealed streets covered with garbage, human excrement and hypodermic needles across the liberal city. In all, the survey by NBC Bay Area took in 153 blocks -- an area that includes City Hall and several schools.


  19. A look back at every government shutdown in US historyRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2018 | Fox News

    A shutdown occurs when Congress and the president fail to sign into law 12 appropriations bills to continue providing funding for government operations. Lawmakers can breathe a sigh of relief after reaching a compromise to end an hours-long shutdown to keep the government open until March 23. "Our Military will now be stronger than ever before.


  20. Dinosaur-killing space rock may have triggered huge volcanic eruptionsRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2018 | Fox News

    The giant space rock that wiped out the dinosaurs may have set off a chain of cataclysmic volcanic eruptions on land and undersea, claims a new study that is already dividing scientists. About 66 million years ago, a 9.5 km wide asteroid smacked into Earth, creating the Chicxulub crater in the Yucatan peninsula and sparking deadly chaos.


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