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Orphaned Tree Kangaroo Finds Surrogate Pouch a Perfect Fit
MSNBC Science Headlines, 22 hours ago
Keepers at an Australian zoo have used a wallaby as a surrogate mother for tree kangaroo joey Makaia, whose own mother was killed in an accident.
''World First'': Orphaned Kangaroo Raised by Wallaby
MSNBC Science Headlines, 22 hours ago
An orphaned infant tree kangaroo has been saved by using a wallaby as a surrogate mother in what an Australian zoo says is a world first.
Month in Space Pictures: Trip the Light Fantastic
MSNBC Science Headlines, 22 hours ago
Glory in the glow of summer''s northern lights, a Stonehenge sunrise, a glittering galaxy and other shining space highlights from June 2015.
China to Try to Curb CO2 Emissions Earlier Than 2030
MSNBC Science Headlines, 22 hours ago
China formally committed to halting the rise in its emissions within the next 15 years and pledged to reduce the carbon intensity of its economy.
Here''s Why Today Is One Second Longer Than Yesterday
MSNBC Science Headlines, 22 hours ago
Tuesday is exactly one second longer than Monday, but despite all the apocalyptic headlines, chances are you won''t even notice.
''Top Predator'' Humans Causing Major Ecosystem Shifts
MSNBC Science Headlines, 22 hours ago
Human activity is leading to an international decline in the variety of plants and animals through extinction.
Fireball Over Southeast Was Probably Just Space Junk
MSNBC Science Headlines, 22 hours ago
The bright light that streaked across skies was probably a piece of space junk crashing back to Earth, researchers say.
See Venus and Jupiter Pair Up in the Evening Sky
MSNBC Science Headlines, 22 hours ago
For the past month, Venus and Jupiter have been approaching each other in the night sky - and Tuesday night marks the climax of their meet-up.
Cosmonaut Sets Record for Most Time Spent Off Planet
MSNBC Science Headlines, 22 hours ago
A cosmonaut onboard the International Space Station has beaten the record for the most time spent off the planet.
Houston, We Have a Spaceport: FAA Approves Launch Plan
MSNBC Science Headlines, 22 hours ago
The Houston Airport System has been granted a launch site license that makes Ellington Airport the 10th commercial spaceport in the United States.
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