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Mechanism identified for plants to recover from heat stress
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Mechanism identified for plants to recover from heat stress
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A team of researchers from the University of Amherst, including Chinese and Indian biochemists, have discovered how plants adapt quickly to heat stress to survive.
Massive great white shark circles Australian fisherman's boat
Odd News // 2 hours ago
Massive great white shark circles Australian fisherman's boat
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- An Australian fisherman captured video of his close encounter with a gargantuan great white shark that circled his boat and stole one of his fish.
Mountain-side genome sequencing a win for science
Science News // 3 hours ago
Mountain-side genome sequencing a win for science
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, have developed portable, real-time DNA sequencing that can be conducted on location, such as a mountainside.
Police: Houston man arrested planting bomb at Confederate statue
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Police: Houston man arrested planting bomb at Confederate statue
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A 25-year-old Houston man is accused of trying to plant explosives at a Confederate statue in a Houston park, federal officials said Monday.
Browsing dog pushes shopping cart at California grocery store
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Browsing dog pushes shopping cart at California grocery store
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Shoppers at a California grocery store captured video of a highly unusual sight: A dog on its hind legs casually pushing a shopping cart.
Woman trapped in pool turns to Facebook for help
Odd News // 4 hours ago
Woman trapped in pool turns to Facebook for help
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A New Hampshire woman who was trapped in her pool when the ladder broke turned to Facebook to summon assistance to get her back to dry land.
Putin appoints new U.S. ambassador to replace Kislyak
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Putin appoints new U.S. ambassador to replace Kislyak
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday he's named a new ambassador to the United States, amid ongoing tensions between Moscow and Washington, D.C.
Scooter driver with eyes on phone rides right into sinkhole
Odd News // 5 hours ago
Scooter driver with eyes on phone rides right into sinkhole
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A motor scooter driver watching his phone instead of the road in front of him plunged into a sinkhole that opened up in the middle of a street in China.
Watch live: Trump to detail Afghanistan strategy
U.S. News // 6 hours ago
Watch live: Trump to detail Afghanistan strategy
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump on Monday will deliver a prime-time speech revealing his strategy for the U.S. military in the Afghanistan conflict.
Women should have annual mammograms starting at age 40, study says
Health News // 6 hours ago
Women should have annual mammograms starting at age 40, study says
Guidelines differ, but a new study estimates thousands of U.S. lives could be saved if women had a mammogram done every year from age 40 to 84.
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