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  1. Thousands of monkeys are dying from yellow fever in Brazil

    03.23 / 03:03 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    Yellow fever, a viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes, is spreading through Brazil, infecting and killing both monkeys and…
  2. Ants boost soil health, study says

    03.22 / 20:51 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    Ants are often thought of as pests, but new research suggests they offer a significant boost to soil…
  3. Sea ice extent for both poles shrinks to record low

    03.22 / 20:51 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    Earth's combined polar sea ice extent -- the total sea ice coverage on both the planet's poles -- hit a record low in…
  4. Even small stars can sap the planet-forming potential of their neighbors

    03.22 / 19:29 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    New research shows small, fledgling stars can thwart nearby planet formation,…
  5. Endangered status protections for rusty patched bumble bee go into effect

    03.22 / 18:18 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    The endangered status for the rusty patched bumble bee is now official. Protections for the endangered species took effect on March…
  6. Aquaculture chemicals are polluting Chilean rivers

    03.22 / 17:07 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    New research suggests dissolved organic substances, the waste from fish farms, are altering the ecosystems in Chilean…
  7. Neolithic rock art discovered in Egypt

    03.22 / 14:46 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    Newly discovered rock art may offer a link between the Neolithic period and Ancient Egyptian…
  8. S&P 500 dips, ending historic streak

    03.22 / 03:41 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    An historic streak is over. The S&P 500 closed down 1.2 percent on Tuesday after 161 days without a daily drop of more than 1 percent at any…
  9. Study: Students inspired by peers more than teachers

    03.21 / 21:01 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    New research showed the endorsement of learning material by a student's peers is more essential to academic motivation than inspiration offered by a…
  10. New crab species found climbing in Hong Kong trees

    03.21 / 19:47 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    Scientists found a new species of mangrove crab climbing in trees along the eastern coast of Hong…
  11. GPS navigation turns off part of the brain

    03.21 / 19:47 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    Following GPS or satnav instructions turns off part of the brain normally used for navigation, according to a new…