This undated file photo shows a humpback whale jumps out of the waters off Hawaii. (AP Photo/NOAA Fisheries, file)

Study: Oceans more tainted with man-made mercury

  WASHINGTON (AP) — In much of the world’s oceans, levels of the metal mercury are double to triple what they were before the industrial revolution, a new study says. Researchers found there’s more mercury […]


NASA Messenger spacecraft approaches planet Mercury, NASA artist rendition. (AP)

NASA: Closest planet to sun, Mercury, harbors ice

A NASA spacecraft has confirmed there’s ice at Mercury’s north pole. Scientists announced Thursday that the orbiting probe, Messenger, has found evidence of frozen water, even though Mercury is the closest planet to the sun.



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