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30 Million Locusts Descend on Egypt

03.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Cairo, Egypt and the area around the Red Sea has been laden with 30 million locusts, just ahead of the Passover holiday. Israel's Agriculture Ministry set up an emergency hotline today, asking Israelis to be vigilant in reporting locust sightings ...

New Technology Helps You Find Lost Keys, Wallet

02.28.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A new technology that allows you to use your cell phone to find lost items. The "smart sticker" was just unveiled on the floor of the world's largest cell phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain. You take a tiny sticker and adhere it to things you ...

Catching Colds Is Genetic

02.20.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Are you one of the lucky few to never catch a cold? According to a new study, you can thank your DNA. Researchers looked at the DNA of subjects exposed to a cold, and found biological markers in the tips of their chromosomes. Adults with shorter ...

Lightening Strikes St. Peter's Basilica Hours After Pope Announces Retirement

02.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Lightening struck the roof of Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome last night, hours after pope benedict said he'd be retiring, the first pope to retire in 600 years. Meanwhile, many are wondering what will happen to the pope when Benedictine the 16th ...

American Pastor Planning Appeal To Death Sentence In Iran

01.29.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The wife of an American pastor whose been sentenced to eight years in prison in Iran says the Islamic regime views his Christianity as a national security threat. Pastor Saeed Abedini's wife Naghmeh says the conviction and sentence is being ...

There's A Rare Solar Eclipse Today, And You Can See It

11.13.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Want to watch a solar eclipse live? Tune in at 3:35 p.m.-- and watch what is going on over Australia. The next solar eclipse isn't for three years. Click here to see ...

Pope Gets His Own Twitter Account

11.09.12 |

Pope Benedict says he'll officially launch it at the end of the year. Right now, the 85 year old is learning the ropes. The pope tweeted his first tweet from a Vatican account last year to the world's 1.1 billion Catholics. This new Twitter account ...

Pentagon Defends Benghazi Decision

10.26.12 | Jeremy Miller

The Pentagon defended its decision not to deploy forces to Benghazi, Libya, as soon as the U.S. mission came under attack on September 11th, saying it would have been irresponsible to put forces in harm's way without better information. President ...

Nobel-Winning Japanese Scientist Says We "Can't Keep Destroying Embyros For Research"

10.17.12 |

The 2012 Nobel prize winner for medicine is decidely pro-life.  Japanese scientist Shinya yamanaka discovered a way to produce stem cells that act like embryonic cells without the destruction of human embryos. Yamanaka's journey to this ...

Nobel Medicene Prize Goes To Scientists Who Fought To Preserve Embyros

10.08.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Nobel prize for medicene was awarded Monday. It went to British Researcher John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan for discovering that mature, specialized cells in the body can be reprogrammed into stem cells, a discovery scientists hope to ...

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