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The red planet: China sends vines into space in quest for perfect wine

Cabernet sauvignon, merlot and pinot noir vines sent into orbit to develop strains that can survive countrys harsh climates In its bid to produce a world-beating wine, China has looked ...

Leonardo DiCaprio given rival invitations to visit Great Barrier Reef

Exclusive: Offers follow actors plea to address climate change and coral bleaching at Our Ocean conference in US Scientists and tour operators on the Great Barrier Reef have extended ...

Coca-Cola ‘replenished’ all the water it uses to make soft drinks

Coca-Cola bottles move through the assembly line.Image: AFP/Getty Images Coca-Cola Company says it has fully “replenished” all the water it uses globally to make billions ...

Mars simulation crew ‘return to Earth’ after 365 days in isolation

(CNN)A crew of intrepid astronauts have emerged after a year on Mars… kind of. Six scientists spent 365 days in a geodesic dome set in a Mars-like environment 8,200 feet ...

#MyTokyo: Your city, your views

(CNN)In a new series called #MyTokyo, airing later this month on CNN International, four well-known Tokyo-based Instagrammers introduce their city to the world. From ...

Usain Bolt: The greatest athlete of all time?

(CNN)Who is Usain Bolt? A showman. A superhuman. The greatest track and field athlete of all time. Jennifer Bolt: The gold medal mom “I would ...

Atauro Island: scientists discover the most biodiverse waters in the world

Conservation International finds 643 species around Timor-Leste island, some of which are believed to be entirely new A small island, a short boat trip from Timor-Lestes capital, Dili, ...

10 things Brazil does better than anywhere else

(CNN)One of the world’s most spirited lands, Brazil has made its mark on soccer fields and Carnival extravaganzas, but what it really leads the planet in are exuberance and ...

This lab is capturing pollution and turning it into paint

(CNN)Air Ink, a brand new concept by India-based Graviky Labs, uses polluted air to create paint and ink. The company’s first line of Air Ink products includes pens, oil-based ...

Bernie Sanders DNC speech — as prepared for delivery

Remarks from Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ speech on Monday, July 25, at the DNC in Philadelphia — as prepared for delivery. Good evening. How great it is to be with you ...

NASA: Hottest June on record continues 14-month global heat wave

(CNN)The first six months of 2016 were the hottest ever recorded, NASA announced on Tuesday, while Arctic sea ice now covers 40% less of the Earth than it did just 30 years ago. Temperatures ...
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