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Health warning: Cause of ‘mass mortality’ in wild birds could spread to humans and pets, officials say

If you’re heading to coastal South Carolina this Memorial Day weekend, state health officials have a warning for you: Don’t mess with sick or dead birds. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources said in a statement Friday that Charleston County had experienced “massive wild vulture mortality.” ‚ÄúSome of these dead vultures tested positive for …

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NASA is moving forward with the wild solar sail concept

Artist’s impression of the diffractive light veil. The rainbow-like patterns are said to be similar to how CDs show similar patterns when held under a light. Drawing: mackenzi martin A project to develop diffractive solar sails has moved into the third and final phase of NASA’s Advanced Concepts Program. The team behind the project now …

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Heat survives Jimmy Butler injury, Celtics wild rally take 2-1 lead in Eastern Final

What initially looked like a Heat romp on Saturday turned into a sweat for Miami with its best player sidelined. But once the game was over, the Heat emerged with a hard-fought victory 109-103 over the Boston Celtics to secure a 2-1 series lead in the Eastern Conference Finals. They did it so late without …

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