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Many pilots think false speed readings may have triggered a chain of events that doomed the plane.
Chemistry may help scientists improve control of invasive fire ants.
Decline in sea ice could mean the loss of two-thirds of global polar bear population by mid-century.
The average plasma TV uses more than three times as much energy as an old cathode-ray tube set.
The solar cycle is driven by more than sunspots.
Abandoned mercury mines throughout central California are polluting major waterways.