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KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A prominent Jamaican scientist and entrepreneur is launching a company that aims to capitalize on the growing international market for medical marijuana.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hard-to-predict sudden changes to Earth's environment are more worrisome than climate change's bigger but more gradual impacts, a panel of scientists advising the federal government concluded Tuesday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A new communications satellite that has both public and government applications has been launched into space aboard a private rocket.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It's all up to Hubble.
BEIJING (AP) — China launched its first rover mission to the moon Monday, sending a robotic craft named Jade Rabbit to trundle across the lunar landscape, examine its geology and beam images back to Earth.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong, shallow earthquake rocked parts of eastern Indonesia early Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Mars orbiter mission left Earth's sphere of influence early Sunday after performing a maneuver to put it on its way to orbit the red planet.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A comet that gained an earthly following because of its bright tail visible from space was initially declared dead after grazing the sun. Now, there is a sliver of hope that Comet ISON may have survived.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A new communications satellite that has both public and government applications is still sitting on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Fla.