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Scientists ID Another Possible Threat to Orcas: Pink Salmon

Grocery Robots Detect Spills - with Some Far-Off Human Help

By Gene Johnson |
Over the years, scientists have identified dams, pollution and vessel noise as causes of the troubling decline of the Pacific Northwest's resident killer whales. Now, they may...

Disasters Influence Thinking on Climate Change

Disasters Influence Thinking on Climate Change

By Ellen Knickmeyer, Hannah Fingerhut, and Emily Swanson | Jan 23
When it comes to their views on climate change, Americans are looking at natural disasters and their local weather, according to a new poll.

Comcast Loses Cable Users, but Internet Subscribers Rise

Comcast Loses Cable Users, but Internet Subscribers Rise

Jan 23
Comcast continues to lose its U.S. cable customers, but racked up more internet subscribers and got a revenue boost from Sky, its big bet on European TV.

Scientists ID Another Possible Threat to Orcas: Pink Salmon

Scientists ID Another Possible Threat to Orcas: Pink Salmon

By Gene Johnson | Jan 22
Over the years, scientists have identified dams, pollution and vessel noise as causes of the troubling decline of the Pacific Northwest's resident killer whales. Now, they may have found a new and more surprising culprit: Pink salmon.

Armed with Affection, Octogenarian Is An 'Octopus Whisperer'

Armed with Affection, Octogenarian Is An 'Octopus Whisperer'

By Rodrique Ngowi | Jan 22
Menashi's volunteer work has included designing puzzle boxes for octopus as well as rubbing their backs and wrestling their arms, all intended to ensure that the highly intelligent animals receive the mental stimulation to thrive.

EU's Antitrust Cop Lays Groundwork for More Tech Scrutiny

EU's Antitrust Cop Lays Groundwork for More Tech Scrutiny

By Kelvin Chan | Jan 21
Silicon Valley's notorious nemesis, Margrethe Vestager, plans to end her term as the European Union's antitrust enforcer this year with a bang, laying out a long-term plan to intensify scrutiny of the world's big tech companies.