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Scientists find new coral species off California

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 16:42
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration say they've discovered a new species of deep-sea coral off the Northern California coast.

'God particle' researcher to lead Swiss CERN lab

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 04:32
BERLIN (AP) — The renowned lab that confirmed the existence of the elusive "God particle" has selected an Italian physicist who played a key role in that research to be its new director general.

After 5 reports: Future of UN climate body debated

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 06:30
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — After a six-year scientific marathon that involved about 4,000 authors, contributors and reviewers and 30,000 climate studies, the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change has published its latest assessment on global warming. Now many wonder what's next.

Fossilized turtle excavated in southern New Mexico

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 05:55
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Fossilized remains of a turtle believed to have lived in a swampy environment tens of millions of years ago have been recovered from a desert location in southern New Mexico.

Roving chick spy keeps tabs on shy penguins

Sun, 11/02/2014 - 22:32
WASHINGTON (AP) — The newest tool for biologists is the baby penguin robotic spy.

Cute chick rover: A new way to spy on shy penguins

Sun, 11/02/2014 - 09:07
WASHINGTON (AP) — The newest tool for biologists is the baby penguin robotic spy.

India destroys stockpile of illegal wildlife parts

Sun, 11/02/2014 - 03:02
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities set fire Sunday to a stockpile of tiger skins, elephant tusks, rhino horns and other illegal animal parts in an effort to discourage wildlife smuggling in South Asia.

UN climate report offers stark warnings, hope

Sun, 11/02/2014 - 01:27
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Climate change is happening, it's almost entirely man's fault and limiting its impacts may require reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero this century, the U.N.'s panel on climate science said Sunday.

Branson vows to find out cause of spacecraft crash

Sat, 11/01/2014 - 15:46
MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Federal accident investigators are headed to a desert crash site where a winged spaceship designed to give wealthy tourists a high-altitude view of Earth broke up during a test flight, killing one pilot and badly injuring another.

Can private space survive 2 explosions in 4 days?

Sat, 11/01/2014 - 07:46
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fiery failures are no stranger to the space game. It's what happens when you push the boundaries of what technology can do, where people can go. And it happened again Friday to Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo.

UN panel scrambling to finish climate report

Sat, 11/01/2014 - 05:06
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — After an all-night session, the U.N.'s expert panel on climate science is scrambling to finish a report on global warming that's meant to guide negotiations on a new international climate deal.

Virgin Galactic's allure: space and celebrities

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:37
The explosion of a Virgin Galactic rocket ship during a test flight over California has almost certainly dashed founder Richard Branson's goal of starting passenger flights next spring. Information about Virgin Galactic, its backers, and its goals:

After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom _ and glut

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 23:16
TOKYO (AP) — Like other Japanese who were banking on this country's sweeping move toward clean energy, Junichi Oba is angry.

Rocket explosion setback for commercial space

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 14:41
CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of determining why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA's strategy of using private companies to send supplies and, eventually, astronauts to the International Space Station.

Fewer Grizzly Bears Dying in Yellowstone Area

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:00
Feds are considering ending protections for bear.

UN expert: Keep up hope amid climate change battle

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 04:05
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A top U.N. climate change expert urged world governments Monday not to be overcome by hopelessness as they negotiate a new agreement to fight global warming.

SpaceX capsule splashes down in Pacific

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 15:16
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A SpaceX capsule loaded with space station experiments is back on Earth.

China launches experimental moon orbiter

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:06
BEIJING (AP) — China launched an experimental spacecraft Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.

China launches experimental moon orbiter

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 18:32
BEIJING (AP) — China launched an experimental spacecraft Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.

Ebola: A crash course in fear and how it hurts us

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:02
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ebola is giving Americans a crash course in fear.

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