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Space-Tourism Enters 'Home Stretch' Toward Commercial Flight

Space-Tourism Enters 'Home Stretch' Toward Commercial Flight

| By Morgan Lee | May 13
Billionaire Richard Branson is moving Virgin Galactic's winged passenger rocket and more than 100 employees from California to a remote commercial launch and landing facility in New Mexico, bringing his space-tourism dream a step closer to reality.

Amazon's Bezos Says He'll Send a Spaceship to the Moon

Amazon's Bezos Says He'll Send a Spaceship to the Moon

| By Seth Borenstein | May 10
Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos said Thursday he's going to send a spaceship to the moon, joining a resurgence of lunar interest half a century after people first set foot there.

Climate Change Missing as U.S. Defends Arctic Policy

Climate Change Missing as U.S. Defends Arctic Policy

| By Matthew Lee | May 8
For the Trump administration, disappearing sea ice in the world's "high north" is first and foremost an opportunity to exploit rather than a crisis to mitigate.

Electronic Implants Studied for Treatment of Drug Addition

Electronic Implants Studied for Treatment of Drug Addition

| By Erika Kinetz | May 8
The first clinical trial of DBS for methamphetamine addiction is being conducted at Shanghai's Ruijin Hospital, along with parallel trials for opioid addiction

Species Loss Accelerating Dramatically, UN Report Warns

Species Loss Accelerating Dramatically, UN Report Warns

| By Seth Borenstein | May 7
People are putting nature in more trouble now than at any other time in human history, with extinction looming over 1 million species of plants and animals, scientists said Monday.

SpaceX Shipment Reaches Space Station after Weekend Launch

SpaceX Shipment Reaches Space Station after Weekend Launch

| May 6
A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Monday following a weekend launch.

United Nations to Offer First Report on Global Biodiversity

United Nations to Offer First Report on Global Biodiversity

| By Seth Borenstein | May 6
The United Nations plans to issue its first comprehensive scientific report on biodiversity, looking hard at the threat of extinction for Earth's plant and animal species and what it means for humanity.

SpaceX Delays Launch to Freshly Repaired Space Station

SpaceX Delays Launch to Freshly Repaired Space Station

| By Marcia Dunn | May 3
SpaceX delayed a supply run Friday to the International Space Station, back to full power and accepting deliveries after quick repairs.

UK Climate Panel Sets Big Goals: Less Meat, Drive Electric

UK Climate Panel Sets Big Goals: Less Meat, Drive Electric

| By Danica Kirka | May 2
The U.K. should effectively eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 by rapidly adopting policies that will change everything from the way people heat their homes to what they eat, an independent committee recommended.

U.S. Government to Give DNA Tests at Border to Check for Fraud

U.S. Government to Give DNA Tests at Border to Check for Fraud

| By Colleen Long | May 2
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin voluntary DNA testing in cases where officials suspect that adults are fraudulently claiming to be parents of children as they cross the U.S.-Mexico border.

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