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Robot 'dolphins' give clues to Antarctic melt in data revolution

OSLO, Nov 10 Dolphin-sized robots are giving clues to a thaw of Antarctica's ice in a sign of how technology is revolutionizing data collection in remote polar regions, scientists said on Monday.

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Warmer air caused ice shelf collapse off Antarctica 11 Sep 2014

OSLO, Sept 11 Warmer air triggered the collapse of a huge ice shelf off Antarctica in 2002, according to a report on Thursday that may help scientists predict future break-ups around the frozen continent.

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Vintage plane crashed in Hudson River during emergency landing: owner

NEW YORK The pilot of a World War Two-era plane killed in a crash in the Hudson River off Manhattan on Friday evening was trying to execute an emergency landing, the museum that owned the vintage aircraft said. | Video