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Stephen Hawking baffled by dynamics of Trump's popularity

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 06:04
Stephen Hawking says he can't explain the popularity of Donald Trump

Bleaching kills third of coral in Great Barrier Reef's north

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 20:49
Scientists say mass bleaching has killed more than a third of the coral in the northern and central parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, though corals to the south have escaped with little damage

NASA slowly inflating new room at space station on 2nd try

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 06:08
NASA is slowly inflating a new experimental room at the International Space Station, with much better luck than last time

SpaceX lands another rocket after satellite delivery

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 14:42
SpaceX has pulled off another rocket landing, the third in just under two months

Scientists find minivan-sized sponge, world's largest

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 13:19
A team of scientists on a deep-sea expedition in the waters off Hawaii has discovered what they say is the world's largest known sponge

Space probe confirms chemicals of life in comet's halo

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 12:04
Scientists have found further evidence supporting the theory that some of the building blocks for life may have come to Earth from outer space

NASA taking another stab at inflating space station room

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 11:32
NASA will try again Saturday to inflate the world's first soft-sided room in space for astronauts

Cave art trove found in Spain 1,000 feet underground

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 08:49
Spanish archaeologists say they have discovered an exceptional set of Paleolithic era cave drawings that could rank among the best in a country that already boasts some of the world's most important cave art

At UN climate talks some worry about Brexit, Trump impacts

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 12:22
Climate negotiators ended their first talks after last year's landmark Paris Agreement with some delegates expressing concern about the potential impacts of upcoming votes in the U.S. and Britain

Study: Brain scans reveal hidden consciousness in patients

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 08:37
A brain scan that measures energy use shows promise for helping doctors distinguish between patients in a vegetative state and those with hidden signs of consciousness

Scientists: Underground stone rings made by Neanderthals

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 08:18
Scientists say that a pair of mysterious stone rings found deep inside a French cave was probably built by Neanderthals about 176,500 years ago, proving that our ancient cousins were capable of more complex behavior than previously thought

New cloud formation discovery may lessen warming forecast

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 10:24
A new discovery about how clouds form may scale back some of the more dire predictions about temperature increases caused by man-made global warming

Fruit Flies Have Huge Sperm

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 09:30
Biologists learn why tiny male fruit flies have huge sperm that are 23 times bigger than their bodies.

Scientists: Underground stone rings made by Neanderthals

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 09:03
Scientists say that a pair of mysterious stone rings found deep inside a French cave was probably built by Neanderthals about 176,500 years ago, proving that our ancient cousins were capable of more complex behavior than previously thought

Mexico City issues 6th smog alert but lifts it after rain

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 18:22
Mexico City officials issue their sixth pollution alert of the year, but lift it a few hours later after thunderstorms reduced pollution in the capital

Use of parasitic wasps to fight ash borer grows to 24 states

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 14:00
Millions of tiny wasps that are natural parasites for the emerald ash borer have been released into wooded areas in 24 states as the battle against the tree-killing borer is now biological

India successfully tests small space shuttle

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 01:16
India has successfully tested its first small space shuttle as part of its efforts to make low-cost reusable spacecraft

Insect poop threatens to damage marble at India's Taj Mahal

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 03:32
Archaeological experts say insects from a polluted river near the Taj Mahal are marring the 17th century monument to love's intricate marble inlay work by leaving green and black patches of waste on its walls

Iowa zoo expecting rare baby eastern black rhino this fall

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 14:03
A zoo in Iowa is expecting a new and rare addition in the fall: an eastern black rhinoceros

Space shuttle tank to be hauled to Los Angeles museum

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 14:18
A massive space shuttle external propellant tank will be squeezed through the streets of Los Angeles to join a display of the retired orbiter Endeavour at the California Science Center