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Scientist claiming gene-edited babies reports 2nd pregnancy

A Chinese researcher who claims to have helped make the world's first genetically edited babies says a second pregnancy may be underway.

NASA spacecraft lands on red planet after six-month journey

A NASA spacecraft designed to burrow beneath the surface of Mars landed on the red planet Monday after a six-month, 300 million-mile journey and a perilous, six-minute descent through the rose-hued atmosphere.

Hubble Space Telescope sidelined by serious pointing failure

The Hubble Space Telescope has been sidelined by a serious pointing problem.

Young Scientist Academy teaches kids STEM in a creative way

A local non-profit is providing a fun and creative environment to engage students in the natural world and explore research in science, technology, engineering and math.

‘The Science of You’ debuts at Children’s Museum of Wilmington

The Children's Museum of Wilmington unveils it's newest permanent exhibit Saturday.  'The Science of You' promise a one-of-a-kind experience in the Cape Fear that will be fun for both the young and the young-at-heart.

New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer’s

Viruses that sneak into the brain just might play a role in Alzheimer's, scientists reported Thursday in a provocative study that promises to re-ignite some long-debated theories about what triggers the mind-robbing disease.

NASA rover knocked out as gigantic dust storm envelops Mars

A NASA rover on Mars has fallen silent as a gigantic dust storm envelops the planet and blots out the sun.

NASA sending robotic geologist to Mars to dig super deep

Six years after last landing on Mars, NASA is sending a robotic geologist to dig deeper than ever before to take the planet's temperature.

Plastic-eating enzyme discovered, could help fight pollution

Scientists in Britain and the United States say they have engineered a plastic-eating enzyme that could help in the fight against pollution.

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Amazon to open 2 new delivery stations in North Carolina

Amazon says it will open two new delivery stations in the North Carolina cities of Raleigh and Garner.

In rare move, NC Republicans working toward second veto override attempt

The earliest the Senate could try to override the veto again would be Thursday.

EU regulator starts a review of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine

According to a study published in the journal Lancet, Sputnik V was about 91% effective in preventing people from becoming severely ill with COVID-19.

Buckingham Palace: Prince Philip had a successful heart procedure

It said he is expected to remain in hospital for treatment, rest and recuperation for a number of days.