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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A new report finds that NASA's spacewalking suits...
This year's Andrew Carnegie fellows will delve into a wide range of...
NEW YORK (AP) — A startling new report asserts that the first known Americans...
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In the midst of ANZAC Day commemorations, a timely paper explores the role of digital technologies in how we think about war and peace....
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Cassini spacecraft ventured Wednesday into the never-before-explored region between Saturn and its rings....
Representatives of the Chinese and European space agencies have discussed collaborating on a moonbase and other possible joint endeavours, according to spoekespeople and media reports. The work was first revealed by the...
LONDON, (Reuters) - Scientists in the United States have developed a fluid-filled womb-like bag known as an extra-uterine support device that could transform care for extremely premature babies, significantly improving...
Quantifying bioalbedo: A new physically-based model and critique of empirical methods for characterizing biological influence on ice and snow albedo Joseph M Cook, Andrew J Hodson, Alex S Gardner, Mark Flanner, Andrew J...
When we make big financial decisions, such as buying or selling property or even deciding to accept a new job, we are willing to accept a lower price in the short term rather than 'spend' our time to search longer, new...
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - A stadium-sized pressure balloon launched by NASA in New Zealand began collecting data in near space on Wednesday, beginning a 100-day planned journey after several launch attempts were thwarted...
An accidental discovery of a caterpillar that eats plastic could one day lead to the elimination of plastic waste, researchers hope. The fast-eating caterpillar known as Galleria mellonella, a wax worm, is sometimes...
Baby humpback whales seem to whisper to their mothers, according to scientists who have captured the infant whales' quiet grunts and squeaks. The recordings, described in the journal Functional Ecology, are the...
The trees that shade, cool and feed people in California from Ventura County to the Mexican border are dying so fast that within a few years it's possible that the region will look, feel, sound and smell much less...

Science

Experiments with small clusters of networked brain cells are helping scientists see how real brains develop normally, and what goes awry when cells have trouble making connections. (Image credit: Courtesy of Pasca...
Tropical storm Dante has maintained its strength as it continues to move in a north-northwest direction, PAGASA reported late Wednesday evening....
Ambitious plan may take some consumer convincing; Fox News Headlines' Brett Larson reports...
In death, our decomposing corpses alter the chemistry of precious soil, scientists warned on Wednesday....

Animal / Pets

Although both of these incidents occurred on United, that doesn't mean the airline is necessarily bad at transporting pets — or that flying with an animal is inherently dangerous, said Susan Smith, owner and...
Over the past few weeks, we've heard troubling rumors that Apple is thinking about putting a Touch ID sensor on the back of the iPhone 8. The move would be necessary to eliminate the bottom bezel on the device,...
The pet pantry will be donation-driven and will make items accessible to qualified pet owners who are having trouble supplying the adequate needs for their animals , according Oswego Mayor Billy Barlow. Barlow announced...
A lot of people think smaller rabbits are easier to handle than larger breeds, but that's not always the case, according to Eric Stewart, Executive Director of American Rabbit Breeders Association (ARBA), Inc.,...

Biotec

Come harvest season, wine makers have grown accustomed to looking for the telltale signs of a common but devastating threat: black mold and spores combined with a distinct acidic smell. These symptoms are associated...
In the spring when water temperatures start to rise, rainbow trout that have spent several years at sea traveling hundreds of miles from home manage, without maps or GPS, to find their way back to the rivers and streams...
Looking for a better beer or single malt Scotch whiskey? A team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside may have you covered. They are among a group of 77 scientists worldwide who have sequenced the...
Researchers at the University of Melbourne are the first in the world to image how electrons move in two-dimensional graphene, a boost to the development of next-generation electronics....

Dinosaurs / Fossils

According to a report from China Central Television (CCTV), the fossilized eggs were unearthed from a construction site near the city of Foshan, south China's Guangdong Province. The five dinosaur shells were buried...
INDIANAPOLIS--The "Dinoshpere" at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis is one of the top places in the world to see dinosaur fossils . That's from Fodor's travel publications. They list the Museum...
Amateur palentologist Derek Yoost shares his collection of fossils with (L-R) Jake Lopez, 3 and his sister Juliana,4, Lexa Pine, 7 1/2, and her sister Sammi <>, 10 as patrons check out fossils and other...
BEIJING: Scientists have unearthed five ancient dinosaur egg fossils in China dating back to 70 million years. The round-shaped eggs belonged to plant-eating phytophagous dinosaurs in the late Cretaceous period,...

Energy

Most energy drinks typically contain large amounts of caffeine; added sugars; vitamins, such as B vitamins; and legal stimulants, such as guarana, a plant that grows in the Amazon; taurine, an amino acid that's...
San Antonio owned power utility CPS Energy met with local contractors Wednesday to discuss proposed new rules for the city's solar energy tax rebate program that take effect as early as June 1. Under the proposed...
For conservatives seeking a major victory, a great place to start would be to fix the mess of energy subsidies and regulations that have accumulated over the past eight years. In the years since Barack Obama took...

Green

At the Bloomberg New Energy Finance conference in New York on April 25, Joel Couse, chief economist for Total, predicted that sales of electric cars will surge from about 1% globally in today's new car market to up to...
The Senate investigation gains a former NSA lawyer. The FBI probe gets a veteran prosecutor....
The House Freedom Caucus has announced it supports the new Republican health care reform bill that aims to replace Obamacare. The news marks a potentially bright contrast from the dramatic collapse in healthcare...
A report by the Center for Automotive Research at the University of Duisberg-Essen in Germany predicts the market for new cars in China will exceed 30 million vehicles a year by 2025 and it expects EV sales to make up...

Space / Astronomy

Toting a $12 million instrument built by the University of Colorado Boulder, NASA's Cassini spacecraft made the first of 22 dives between the rings of Saturn and the gaseous planet today, the beginning of the end for...
On the rust-colored north flank of one of Earth's largest volcanoes, a backpack-sized instrument monitors our atmosphere and, at the same time, helps set the stage for possible human exploration of other worlds....
Over the past few weeks, we've heard troubling rumors that Apple is thinking about putting a Touch ID sensor on the back of the iPhone 8. The move would be necessary to eliminate the bottom bezel on the device,...
Large and small scale solar eruptions might all be triggered by a single process, according to new research that leads to better understanding of the Sun's activity....