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House GOP chairman threatens more action on climate probe

The chairman of the House Science Committee threatened further action Wednesday after the New York and Massachusetts attorneys general refused to comply with congressional subpoenas seeking records about their investigations into whether Exxon Mobil misled investors about man-made climate change....
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Washington scientist launches effort to digitize all fish

SEATTLE (AP) -- University of Washington biology professor Adam Summers no longer has to coax hospital staff to use their CT scanners so he can visualize the inner structures of stingray and other fish....
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AP PHOTOS: Mexican farmers using fireflies to save forest


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European Space Agency cuts radio link to comet lander

BERLIN (AP) -- The European Space Agency says it is switching off its radio link to the probe that landed on a comet, after receiving no signal from the lander for a year....
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Scientists find new antibiotic right under our noses

BERLIN (AP) -- Scientists hunting for ways to treat hard-to-beat bacterial infections have found a new antibiotic hiding right under our noses....
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Cooking oil, graphene among CO2 capture prize entry ideas

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Cooking oil and graphene, a recently discovered substance stronger than steel, might seem to have little in common, but some theorize both could be made from carbon dioxide emitted by coal- and gas-fired power plants....
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Black-footed ferrets return to where they held out in wild

MEETEETSE, Wyo. (AP) -- A nocturnal species of weasel with a robber-mask-like marking across its eyes has returned to the remote ranchlands of western Wyoming where the critter almost went extinct more than 30 years ago....
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Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history on Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile (40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago....
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ALS-related gene found with help from Ice Bucket Challenge

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The ALS Association is crediting money raised through the Ice Bucket Challenge for the discovery of a gene's connection to the progressive disease....
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Luc Hoffman, Swiss ornithologist and naturalist, dead at 93

GENEVA (AP) -- Dr. Luc Hoffmann, a Swiss ornithologist and naturalist with a passion for wetlands who helped create the World Wildlife Fund for Nature and many other conservation groups, has died, wildlife groups said. He was 93....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Which concerns you most about the exposed DNC emails; that Russia may have played a role, or apparent party favoritism shown Hillary Clinton during the primaries? <More Info>

Russian Role
Clinton Favortism
Clinton Favortism
95%
Russian Role
5%
Total Votes: 10,425

Yesterday's Poll

Has Hillary Clinton been held to a different standard, being scrutinized more than other past presidential candidates?

No
75%
Yes
25%
Total Votes: 21,722