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European Space Agency puts 2 navigation satellites in orbit
BERLIN (AP) -- A rocket fired from French Guiana has lifted two satellites into orbit that will form part of Europe's rival to the U.S.-made Global Positioning System, or GPS....

US biochemical engineer wins $1.2 million technology prize
HELSINKI (AP) -- American biochemical engineer Frances Arnold has won this year's euro 1 million ($1.2 million) Millennium Technology Prize for discoveries in "directed evolution," which has helped sustainable development and clean technology become available in many areas of industry....

Solar plane's flight from Ohio to Pennsylvania postponed
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DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- A solar-powered airplane's planned flight from Ohio to Pennsylvania has been postponed....

India successfully tests small space shuttle
NEW DELHI (AP) -- India has successfully tested its first small space shuttle as part of its efforts to make low-cost reusable spacecraft....

As Zika spreads, Florida town a study in bug-borne illness
RIO, Fla. (AP) -- A summer flu seemed to be sweeping through Rachel Heid's riverfront neighborhood. Pale and shaky, she left work with a fever. Neighbors had the same symptoms, and a contractor at her home felt so sick he went to the hospital....

Insect poop threatens to damage marble at India's Taj Mahal
LUCKNOW, India (AP) -- Swarms of insects breeding in a polluted river near the Taj Mahal are threatening the intricate marble inlay work at the 17th century monument to love by leaving green and black patches of waste on its walls, archaeological experts said Monday....

East Coast's saltmarsh sparrow disappearing, scientists say
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- The saltmarsh sparrow is disappearing from its home on the East Coast and could be headed for extinction in as little as 50 years, say scientists whose work could help protect the little birds....

Mushroom hunting heating up in wake of Northwest wildfires
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- From flames come fungi....

Fate of primeval forest in balance as Poland plans logging
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- It is the last remaining relic of an ancient forest that stretched for millennia across the lowlands of Europe and Russia, a shadowy, mossy woodland where bison and lynx roam beneath towering oak trees up to 600 years old....

Iowa zoo expecting rare baby eastern black rhino this fall
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A zoo in Iowa is expecting a new and rare addition in the fall: an eastern black rhinoceros....