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Gulls Could Pass on Drug-Resistant Bacteria to Humans, Say Scientists

Australian seagulls carry drug-resistant bacteria that could lead to serious infections in humans, researchers said Wednesday.

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How Conspiracy Theories Followed Man to the Moon

It was the biggest piece of supposed fake news before the term "fake news" was even invented.

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Chileans and Argentines Ready to Gaze at Total Solar Eclipse

Tens of thousands of tourists flocked to cities and towns across northern Chile to stake out spots in one of the world's best locations to witness Tuesday's total solar eclipse.

Millions are expected to gaze at the cosmic spectacle that will begin at 10:24 a.m. local time (1824 GMT) in the South Pacific and sweep along a path 6,800 miles (11,000 kilometers) across open waters to Chile and Argentina, the only places that the total eclipse will be seen aside from an uninhabited island out in the ocean.

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NASA Will Fly a Drone to Titan to Search for Life

For its next mission in our solar system, NASA plans to fly a drone copter to Saturn's largest moon Titan in search of the building blocks of life, the space agency said Thursday.

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EU Says No Proof of 'East-West' Split in Food Quality

European Union scientists have found no evidence of an "east-west divide" in the bloc's food quality, EU officials said Monday after eastern countries charged their consumers were short changed.

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Man's First Steps on the Moon

It was 10:56 pm at mission control in Houston on July 20, 1969 when Neil Armstrong became the first person to step onto the Moon.

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High Spirits: Study Finds Cannabis First Used in C. Asian Funerals

At a burial site high in the Pamir Mountains, music from an ancient harp and the smell of burning cannabis and juniper incense fill the air, part of an elaborate ceremony to commune with the divine -- and the dead.

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Russian Space Sector Plagued by Astronomical Corruption

With millions of dollars missing and officials in prison or fleeing the country, Russia's space sector is at the heart of a staggering embezzlement scheme that has dampened ambitions of recovering its Soviet-era greatness. 

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Rare Albino Panda Caught on Camera in China

A rare all-white panda has been caught on camera at a nature reserve in southwest China, showing albinism exists among wild pandas in the region, state media reported.

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India Claims New First for World's Fastest Cruise Missile

India said the world's fastest cruise missile passed another key test Wednesday when it successfully hit a land target after being fired from a fighter jet.

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