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BEE-HARMING PESTICIDES FACE COMPLETE BAN IN EUROPE
Countries in the European Union (EU) announced today (April 28) their support for a proposal to ban the outdoor use of neonicotinoids, widely used pesticides that have been linked to declines in pollinators — especially bees.
ARIZONA WOMAN DIES FROM RARE RODENT-BORNE VIRUS
Update on April 27, 2017:
An Arizona woman who contracted a rare, rodent carried virus called hantaviurs, died last week after a 3-month battle with the disease, according to her family.
THIS WEEK'S STRANGEST SCIENCE NEWS
At Live Science, we delve into science news from around the world every day — and some of those stories can get a little weird.
THE MILITARY JUST CREATED AN AI THAT LEARNED HOW TO PROGRAM SOFTWARE
“BAYOU” scraped the internet to learn what the code behind software is supposed to do.
IT’LL TAKE MORE THAN $1.4 BILLION TO MAKE THE UK THE WORLD LEADER IN AI
The nation is still behind when it comes to spending, and in human resources.
PIG BRAINS CAN BE KEPT ALIVE OUTSIDE THE BODY. HUMAN BRAINS MIGHT BE NEXT.
The brains are "alive" for 36 hours after decapitation.
FIRST MARS ROUND-TRIP ANNOUNCED IN HOPE FOR DISCOVERY OF ALIEN LIFE
Martian soil samples will be collected and brought back to Earth as part of the first round-trip mission to the red planet, European and US scientists have announced.
HEY, CONGRESS: SCIENTISTS ARE COMING FOR YOUR SEATS
From commanding eight nuclear reactors to building a telecom infrastructure in Central America, the experiences of U.S.
LONG-TERM ANTIDEPRESSANT USE LINKED TO HIGHER DEMENTIA RISK
Antidepressants may significantly increase the risk of developing dementia, experts have warned.
OKLAHOMA SUFFERS ITS 2,724TH EARTHQUAKE SINCE 2010
A cluster of earthquakes in Oklahoma earlier this month helped push the state to 62 temblors this year alone of magnitude 3.0 or more — and 2,724 of that magnitude or more since 2010.