Brazil military begins operations to fight Amazon rainforest fires

The Amazon fires have become a global issue, escalating tensions between Brazil and European countries who believe Bolsonaro has neglected commitments to protect biodiversity

The Dish: Chef Anya Fernald shares her signature recipes

Including sausage, chimichurri, and roasted baby carrots

Unpiloted Soyuz spacecraft aborts space station docking

Russian flight controllers hope to make a second docking attempt after troubleshooting

Inside the fierce competition of Japan’s animal cafes

Coffee and tea aren’t the main attractions at a growing number of Japanese cafes: patrons also get to spend quality time with birds, rabbits, penguins and other creatures. And while the animals may be tame, the competition among these cafes is growing fierce as the list of animal playmates gets ever more exotic. Lucy Craft reports.

Amazon fires: Brazil sends army to help tackle blazes

President Jair Bolsonaro orders soldiers to be sent to the region, after pressure from EU leaders.

Boris Johnson: UK will not retreat from global community

Speaking ahead of the G7 summit, the prime minister says the UK will be an "energetic partner" after Brexit.

US-China trade war: Trump announces new retaliatory tariff hikes

The president hits back at Beijing's plans by hiking tariffs on Chinese imports by another 5%.

Evolution designed by parasites

A new paper explores an overlooked aspect of the relationship between parasites and their hosts by systematically discussing the ways in which parasitic behavior manipulation may encourage the evolution of mechanisms in the host's nervous and endocrine systems.

A novel technology for genome-editing a broad range of mutations in live organisms

Researchers have developed a new tool -- dubbed SATI -- to edit the mouse genome, enabling the team to target a broad range of mutations and cell types. The new genome-editing technology could be expanded for use in a broad range of gene mutation conditions such as Huntington's disease and the rare premature aging syndrome, progeria.

Migrating mule deer don’t need directions, study finds

Mule deer navigate in spring and fall mostly by using their knowledge of past migration routes and seasonal ranges, according to a new study.

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