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October 09, 2013
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Typhoon Fitow kills 10 in east China province
Beijing (AFP) Oct 09, 2013
Ten people have died after a typhoon slammed into China's east coast, including a family of three who were all killed by electric shocks, state media reported Wednesday. Five others are still missing after Typhoon Fitow brought heavy rains to Zhejiang province, Xinhua news agency reported, citing local authorities. Fitow made landfall early Monday, affecting about seven million people in 11 cities in Zhejiang, with houses torn down and grain flooded, Xinhua reported. In Wenzhou city, the s ... read more
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No Fukushima radiation effect on bulls
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EARLY EARTH

Fossil bird from 125 million years ago shows some dinosaur traits
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

European satellites included in test of search-and-rescue system
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FLORA AND FAUNA

Kenya seizes 4 tonnes of ivory as elephant slaughter surges
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Delegates pay tribute at Japan's mercury poison site
Delegates from around the world paid tribute Wednesday to the hundreds of Japanese who were killed by decades-long mercury dumping as they gathered at the site of the country's worst industrial poisoning. ... more
SINO DAILY

US Chinatowns risk disappearance: study
Faced with a proliferation of luxury housing and chain stores, America's Chinatowns risk extinction as new immigrants are priced out of city centers, an advocacy group said Wednesday. ... more
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WOOD PILE

Alarming suicide rates among Brazil's Guarani Indians
Survival International, a non-profit which champions the rights of indigenous people around the world, on Wednesday highlighted alarming suicide rates among Brazil's tiny Guarani Indian tribe. ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE

Radical climate change just around the corner: study
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ICE WORLD

US shutdown puts freeze on Antarctic research
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WATER WORLD

University teams with industry to build deep-sea submersible
University of Washington researchers say they're helping build an innovative five-person submarine that would travel nearly 2 miles below the ocean's surface. ... more
ASIA NEWS

Vietnam seizes two tonnes of illegal ivory
Vietnam has seized two tonnes of illegal elephant tusks found stashed in bags of shells being shipped to China, state media reported Wednesday. ... more
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Smart smoke alarm can speak, warn of smoke, carbon monoxide
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SINO DAILY

Chinese court agrees to hear Bo Xilai appeal
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DEMOCRACY

Azerbaijan leader smashes rivals in landslide poll win
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ICE WORLD

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FLORA AND FAUNA

Unlocking Biology With Math
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