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European Union Takes Action On Climate And Energy, But Critics Call It Modest, Ineffective

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After a period of intense negotiations, leaders from the 28 member states of the European Union (EU) have reached a deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions and improve the use of renewable…

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China Launches Unmanned Moon Mission

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Friday, China launched its first mission intended to travel to the Moon and return intact. While the current mission is unmanned, it does set the stage for the Asian country to…

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Personal Data On Apple’s China iCloud Targeted By Hackers

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online ----- UPDATE: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 (9:52 a.m.) Apple has issued an update on iCloud.com security. Learn how to verify that your browser is securely connected to iCloud.com. ----- Hackers have attacked…

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Halting The Spread Of Ebola: Nigeria A Model For Quick Action, Scientists Find

Provided by Cheryl Dybas/NSF and Julie Newberg/ASU Rapid control measures critical to stopping the virus in its tracks Ebola. The word brings fear of an unseen and potentially lethal enemy. But there are ways to stop its spread, say infectious…

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Ancient Chariot Found By University Of Leicester Archaeologists

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Over 2,000 years ago, a family living in the East Midlands of modern-day England sits around a ritual fire feasting on mutton, burning parts of a prized chariot and several other offerings…

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Family Farming The Focus Of World Food Day 2014

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On October 16, 1945, a fundamentally important organization was founded: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). According to the FAO website, the foundational and continuing goal of the…

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Ancient Mosaic, Remains Of Alexander The Great’s Father Discovered In Greece

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An ancient tomb in Amphipolis in northern Greece was found to contain a floor mosaic depicting a horseman with a laurel wreath driving a chariot and guided by the god Hermes, officials…

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In Celebration of Earth Science Week, Geological Society Of London Names Top 100 Geosites In The UK

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As a part of the international recognition of Earth Science Week, the Geological Society of London in the United Kingdom has unveiled its list of the top 100 geological sites in the…

Quagga Mussel Now Invading Britain

Britain Could Be On The Brink Of An ‘Invasional Meltdown’

Provided by University of Cambridge Five of the most high-risk freshwater invaders from the Ponto-Caspian region around Turkey and Ukraine are now in Britain - including the quagga mussel, confirmed just two weeks ago on 1 October in the Wraysbury…

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Google Reveals It Has Received Over 145,000 ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Requests

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google has received over 145,000 URL removal requests since the European Union Court of Justice court ruled in May that people had a “right to be forgotten,” the Mountain View, California-based tech…