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Fossil hunters’ S. African paradise

ROSENDAL, South Africa: The sun rises over the South African bush as scientists laden with backpacks climb a hillside. They get down to work, carving into two immense blocks of …

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Electric guitar maker Fender launches U.S.-made acoustic guitar

(Reuters) – When Bob Dylan skipped his acoustic guitar and “went electric” on stage in 1965, it was with a Stratocaster model from Fender Musical Instruments Corp [FNDR.UL], considered by …

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U.S. Department of Agriculture to reopen all farm agency offices

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seen in Washington, DC, U.S., March 18, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Cameron/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Tuesday …

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Scientists make gene-edited chickens in bid to halt next pandemic

LONDON (Reuters) – British scientists are developing gene-edited chickens designed to be totally resistant to flu in a new approach to trying to stop the next deadly human pandemic. FILE …

A T. rex and a shark as neighbors? Yes, eons ago in South Dakota

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scientists conducting a recent painstaking examination of the two tons of rock left over after the fossilized bones of the celebrated Tyrannosaurus rex named Sue were extricated …

Chinese scientist who gene-edited babies fired by university

SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) – A Chinese scientist responsible for what he said were the world’s first “gene-edited” babies evaded oversight and broke guidelines in a quest for fame and fortune, …

U.S. eclipse watchers howl at Blood Wolf Moon but bitter cold cancels other festivities

(Reuters) – Skywatchers howled at the moon at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles when the full lunar eclipse appeared shortly after 9 p.m. Pacific time on Sunday and our …

Total lunar eclipse set to wow star gazers, clear skies willing

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Astronomy buffs across the United States have been promised all the makings of a spectacular total lunar eclipse on Sunday except one – clear skies. …

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American singer Chris Brown denies rape allegation in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) – Singer Chris Brown said on Tuesday that a rape allegation against him was false, a day after the French prosecutor’s office said that he had been arrested …

American singer Chris Brown released from French police custody: prosecutor’s office

PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. singer Chris Brown, who was arrested in Paris on Monday with two other people on suspicion of rape, has been released from police custody, the French …

Indian ‘walking god’ monk dies at 111

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A 111-year-old Indian monk popularly known as the “walking god” died on Monday, drawing thousands of followers to his monastery in a southern Indian town. Shivakumara …

‘Rambo’ producer Vajna dies aged 74

FILE PHOTO: Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger (L), star of the futuristic action thriller “Terminator 3 Rise of the Machines” poses with the film’s producers Mario Kassar (C) and Andrew Vajna (R) …

Britain’s Prince Philip warned by police over seat belt, two days after crash

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh bids farewell to Spain’s King Felipe and Queen Letizia at Buckingham Palace in London, Britain July 14, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Jackson/Pool/File photo LONDON …