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Lava, gas flowing out Indonesia volcano sends people fleeing

Feb 5, 2019

An eruption of one of Indonesia's most active volcanoes has sent lava and searing gas clouds out the crater and made villagers leave the slopes

Hong Kong makes record seizure of pangolin scales, ivory

Feb 2, 2019

Hong Kong customs officers have intercepted a record 8.3 tons of pangolin scales and hundreds of elephant tusks worth more than $8 million

Indonesia's Merapi volcano unleashes river of lava

Jan 30, 2019

Indonesia's volatile Mount Merapi volcano has unleashed a river of lava that flowed 4,590 feet down its slopes

China says doctor behind gene-edited babies acted on his own

Jan 21, 2019

A Chinese investigation says the doctor behind the reported birth of two babies whose genes had been edited in hopes of making them resistant to the AIDS virus acted on his own and will be punished for any violations of the law

China says it exchanged data with NASA on far side of moon

Jan 14, 2019

China's space agency says it worked with NASA to collect data from the far side of the moon

China broadcasts spacecraft pictures from moon's far side

Jan 11, 2019

China has broadcast pictures taken by its rover and lander on the moon's far side

China broadcasts pictures taken by rover and spacecraft on far side of the moon

Jan 11, 2019

China broadcasts pictures taken by rover and spacecraft on far side of the moon

Chinese rover powers up devices in pioneering moon mission

Jan 5, 2019

China's space agency says all systems are go for its spacecraft and rover that have made a pioneering landing on the far side of the moon

China begins first surface exploration of moon's far side

Jan 4, 2019

A Chinese lunar rover has begun exploring the terrain in the world's first mission on the surface of the far side of the moon

China lunar probe sheds light on the 'dark' side of the moon

Jan 4, 2019

China's burgeoning space program has achieved a lunar milestone: landing a probe on the mysterious and misnamed "dark" side of the moon

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