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CBS News - Science

New Yorkers spot bald eagle in the city: "It was pretty spectacular" -- Residents are reporting seeing the unmistakable sight in the Upper West Side section of New York City.

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Monarch butterfly population at critically low levels -- Fewer than 30,000 monarch butterflies are spending the winter in California - putting the migration at risk of collapsing. -- Jan 23

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Listen to the sound of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy -- Scientists were able to reproduce the sound of an ancient Egyptian priest with the help of a 3D-printed vocal tract. -- Jan 23

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The Doomsday Clock is now 100 seconds to midnight -- It's the closest the clock has been to midnight since the Cold War. -- Jan 23

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Australians warned of possible deadly spider "bonanza" -- Experts say weather conditions in bushfire-battered eastern Australia could bring "super dangerous" funnel-webs out in droves. -- Jan 23

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Weather service issues alert for falling iguanas in Florida -- As the weather gets colder in parts of the state, the cold-blooded animals slow down or become motionless and can drop from trees onto unsuspecting pedestrians. -- Jan 21

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Lessons from one of the fastest-warming places on Earth -- It took CBS News' Roxana Saberi 3 days to reach Elephant Island, on the Antarctic Peninsula, where scientists say declining penguin populations offer a warning to us all. -- Jan 22

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Greta Thunberg calls for end to all fossil fuel investment "now" -- The teen climate activist urges leaders at the World Economic Forum "to act as if you loved your children above all else." -- Jan 22

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Platypuses at risk of extinction -- Climate change and sever periods of drought are among the risk factors threatening the platypus population. -- Jan 20

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Third all-female spacewalk successfully completed -- NASA is ditching aging solar array batteries for more powerful lithium-ion replacements. -- Jan 20

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SpaceX deliberately destroys boosters in dramatic test -- The test was the last major hurdle before the Crew Dragon blasts off with astronauts aboard. -- Jan 19

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Turning an ocean menace into a meal -- As kelp forests off America's West Coast are being decimated by voracious urchins, threatening other species' survival, a unique partnership between scientists and a seafood company hopes to turn a menace into a delicacy -- Jan 18

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SpaceX delays dramatic Crew Dragon abort test -- Dramatic SpaceX in-flight abort test is intended to clear the way to send astronauts to the International Space Station. -- Jan 18

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Court tosses out kids' climate-change lawsuit -- Three-judge panel rules that the questions brought up in the case are best dealt with by legislators, not courts. -- Jan 17

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As Australia burns, it's Murdoch vs. Murdoch on climate change -- Media mogul's son is the latest to accuse him of downplaying the role of global warming in the lethal blazes. -- Jan 17

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