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  • Dead whale had 115 plastic cups, 2 flip-flops in its stomach

    Dead whale had 115 plastic cups, 2 flip-flops in its stomach

    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:42 PM EST2018-11-21 00:42:35 GMT
    Wednesday, November 21 2018 1:04 AM EST2018-11-21 06:04:17 GMT
    (Muhammad Irpan Sejati Tassakka, AKKP Wakatobi via AP). In this undated photo released by Akademi Komunitas Kelautan dan Perikanan Wakatobi (Wakatobi Marine and Fisheries Community Academy or AKKP Wakatobi), researchers collect data of the carcass of a...(Muhammad Irpan Sejati Tassakka, AKKP Wakatobi via AP). In this undated photo released by Akademi Komunitas Kelautan dan Perikanan Wakatobi (Wakatobi Marine and Fisheries Community Academy or AKKP Wakatobi), researchers collect data of the carcass of a...
    A dead sperm whale that washed ashore in eastern Indonesia had a large lump of plastic waste in its stomach including 115 drinking cups, 25 bags and two flip-flops.More >>
    A dead sperm whale that washed ashore in eastern Indonesia had a large lump of plastic waste in its stomach including 115 drinking cups, 25 bags and two flip-flops.More >>
  • Smoke spreading from California fires sparks health concerns

    Smoke spreading from California fires sparks health concerns

    Thursday, November 15 2018 1:09 PM EST2018-11-15 18:09:50 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 11:46 PM EST2018-11-21 04:46:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Noah Berger). A vehicle drives through smoke from a wildfire near Pulga, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Noah Berger). A vehicle drives through smoke from a wildfire near Pulga, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018.
    Recurring wildfires are sparking concern among medical experts about potentially major health consequences.More >>
    Recurring wildfires are sparking concern among medical experts about potentially major health consequences.More >>
  • Take a weight off: Tears, joy as kilo gets historic update

    Take a weight off: Tears, joy as kilo gets historic update

    Friday, November 16 2018 3:09 AM EST2018-11-16 08:09:57 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:46 PM EST2018-11-21 00:46:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Christophe Ena). In this photo taken Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018., a replica of the International Prototype Kilogram is pictured at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures, in Sevres, near Paris. The golf ball-sized metal cylinder at th...(AP Photo/Christophe Ena). In this photo taken Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018., a replica of the International Prototype Kilogram is pictured at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures, in Sevres, near Paris. The golf ball-sized metal cylinder at th...
    The so-called "Grand K" kilogram, a cylinder of polished platinum-iridium alloy that has been the world's sole true kilo since 1889, is to be retired.More >>
    The so-called "Grand K" kilogram, a cylinder of polished platinum-iridium alloy that has been the world's sole true kilo since 1889, is to be retired.More >>
  • Fight over dinosaur fossils comes down to what's a mineral

    Fight over dinosaur fossils comes down to what's a mineral

    Friday, November 16 2018 4:40 PM EST2018-11-16 21:40:50 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:46 PM EST2018-11-21 00:46:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). In this Nov. 14, 2013 file photo, one of two "dueling dinosaur" fossils is displayed in New York. Ownership of two fossilized dinosaur skeletons found on a Montana ranch in 2006 are the subject of a legal battle over whethe...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). In this Nov. 14, 2013 file photo, one of two "dueling dinosaur" fossils is displayed in New York. Ownership of two fossilized dinosaur skeletons found on a Montana ranch in 2006 are the subject of a legal battle over whethe...
    A fight over who owns the fossils of two dinosaurs that appear to have died while locked in battle hinges on the legal definition of "mineral".More >>
    A fight over who owns the fossils of two dinosaurs that appear to have died while locked in battle hinges on the legal definition of "mineral".More >>
  • NASA accepts delivery of European powerhouse for moonship

    NASA accepts delivery of European powerhouse for moonship

    Friday, November 16 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-11-16 16:30:09 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:46 PM EST2018-11-21 00:46:10 GMT
    NASA has accepted delivery of a key European part needed to power the world's next-generation moonship.More >>
    NASA has accepted delivery of a key European part needed to power the world's next-generation moonship.More >>
  • Space station gets 2 cargo deliveries in record 15 hours

    Space station gets 2 cargo deliveries in record 15 hours

    Monday, November 19 2018 1:22 PM EST2018-11-19 18:22:06 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:46 PM EST2018-11-21 00:46:09 GMT
    (Alexander Gerst/European Space Agency, NASA via AP). In this image provided by NASA, a commercial shipment arrives at the International Space Station on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor used the space station’s robot arm to gra...(Alexander Gerst/European Space Agency, NASA via AP). In this image provided by NASA, a commercial shipment arrives at the International Space Station on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor used the space station’s robot arm to gra...
    International Space Station gets two cargo deliveries in 15 hours, a new record.More >>
    International Space Station gets two cargo deliveries in 15 hours, a new record.More >>
  • Russian, US officials say space cooperation remains strong

    Russian, US officials say space cooperation remains strong

    Monday, November 19 2018 1:42 PM EST2018-11-19 18:42:07 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:46 PM EST2018-11-21 00:46:06 GMT
    (Alexander Gerst/European Space Agency, NASA via AP). In this image provided by NASA, a commercial shipment arrives at the International Space Station on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor used the space station’s robot arm to gra...(Alexander Gerst/European Space Agency, NASA via AP). In this image provided by NASA, a commercial shipment arrives at the International Space Station on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor used the space station’s robot arm to gra...
    Russian, US space officials have hailed joint work in space, saying that their cooperation has remained strong despite political tensions.More >>
    Russian, US space officials have hailed joint work in space, saying that their cooperation has remained strong despite political tensions.More >>
  • Climate change protesters block off 5 London bridges

    Climate change protesters block off 5 London bridges

    Saturday, November 17 2018 9:30 AM EST2018-11-17 14:30:30 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:46 PM EST2018-11-21 00:46:02 GMT
    (John Stillwell/PA via AP). Demonstrators on Westminster Bridge in London, Saturday Nov. 17, 2018, for a protest group called 'Extinction Rebellion' to raise awareness of the dangers posed by climate change. Hundreds of protesters turned out in central...(John Stillwell/PA via AP). Demonstrators on Westminster Bridge in London, Saturday Nov. 17, 2018, for a protest group called 'Extinction Rebellion' to raise awareness of the dangers posed by climate change. Hundreds of protesters turned out in central...
    Hundreds of protesters have turned out in central London and blocked off the capital's main bridges to demand the government take climate change seriously.More >>
    Hundreds of protesters have turned out in central London and blocked off the capital's main bridges to demand the government take climate change seriously.More >>
  • Mars revisited: NASA spacecraft days away from risky landing

    Mars revisited: NASA spacecraft days away from risky landing

    Tuesday, November 20 2018 11:52 AM EST2018-11-20 16:52:11 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:45 PM EST2018-11-21 00:45:58 GMT
    (NASA via AP). FILE - This illustration made available by NASA in 2018 shows the InSight lander drilling into the surface of Mars. InSight, short for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport, is scheduled to arrive ...(NASA via AP). FILE - This illustration made available by NASA in 2018 shows the InSight lander drilling into the surface of Mars. InSight, short for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport, is scheduled to arrive ...
    Mars is about to get the first U.S. visitor to its surface in years: a 3-legged, 1-armed geologist.More >>
    Mars is about to get the first U.S. visitor to its surface in years: a 3-legged, 1-armed geologist.More >>
  • The scoop on how your cat's sandpapery tongue deep cleans

    The scoop on how your cat's sandpapery tongue deep cleans

    Monday, November 19 2018 3:12 PM EST2018-11-19 20:12:12 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:45 PM EST2018-11-21 00:45:49 GMT
    (Candler Hobbs/Georgia Tech via AP). This undated photo provided by Georgia Tech in November 2018 shows a domestic cat grooming its fur.(Candler Hobbs/Georgia Tech via AP). This undated photo provided by Georgia Tech in November 2018 shows a domestic cat grooming its fur.
    The science behind cat grooming: High-tech scans give a peek at how their sandpapery tongues clean through all that fur.More >>
    The science behind cat grooming: High-tech scans give a peek at how their sandpapery tongues clean through all that fur.More >>
  • Swimmer in Australia dies after being stung by stingray

    Swimmer in Australia dies after being stung by stingray

    Saturday, November 17 2018 11:00 PM EST2018-11-18 04:00:47 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:45 PM EST2018-11-21 00:45:41 GMT
    A swimmer in Australia has died of a heart attack after he was stung by a stingray.More >>
    A swimmer in Australia has died of a heart attack after he was stung by a stingray.More >>
  • Scientists work to save wild Puerto Rican parrot after Maria

    Scientists work to save wild Puerto Rican parrot after Maria

    Tuesday, November 20 2018 12:32 AM EST2018-11-20 05:32:17 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:45 PM EST2018-11-21 00:45:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti). In this Nov. 6, 2018 photo, Puerto Rican parrots huddle in one of the flight cages located in the facilities of the Iguaca Aviary at El Yunque, were the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service runs a parrot recovery program in collab...(AP Photo/Carlos Giusti). In this Nov. 6, 2018 photo, Puerto Rican parrots huddle in one of the flight cages located in the facilities of the Iguaca Aviary at El Yunque, were the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service runs a parrot recovery program in collab...
    Biologists are trying to save the last of the endangered Puerto Rican parrots after more than half the population of the bright green birds with turquoise-tipped wings disappeared when Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico.More >>
    Biologists are trying to save the last of the endangered Puerto Rican parrots after more than half the population of the bright green birds with turquoise-tipped wings disappeared when Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico.More >>
  • Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing

    Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing

    Thursday, November 15 2018 1:09 AM EST2018-11-15 06:09:05 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 9:27 AM EST2018-11-20 14:27:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Haven Daley). In this July 11, 2018 photo, animal geneticist Alison Van Eenennaam of the University of California, Davis, points to a group of dairy calves that won’t have to be de-horned thanks to gene editing. The calves are descended from ...(AP Photo/Haven Daley). In this July 11, 2018 photo, animal geneticist Alison Van Eenennaam of the University of California, Davis, points to a group of dairy calves that won’t have to be de-horned thanks to gene editing. The calves are descended from ...
    'Castration-free' pigs and hornless dairy cows are the farm animals being brought to life by a gene-editing company.More >>
    'Castration-free' pigs and hornless dairy cows are the farm animals being brought to life by a gene-editing company.More >>
  • Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores

    Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:18 AM EST2018-11-14 05:18:51 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 1:45 PM EST2018-11-19 18:45:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Federica Narancio). Fred Gmitter, a geneticist at the University of Florida Citrus Research and Education Center, right, visits a citrus grower in an orange grove affected by citrus greening disease in Fort Meade, Fla., on Sept. 27, 2018. "If...(AP Photo/Federica Narancio). Fred Gmitter, a geneticist at the University of Florida Citrus Research and Education Center, right, visits a citrus grower in an orange grove affected by citrus greening disease in Fort Meade, Fla., on Sept. 27, 2018. "If...
    First foods made from gene-edited plants getting close to the grocery aisles, a different technology than today's GMOs but will shoppers buy?.More >>
    First foods made from gene-edited plants getting close to the grocery aisles, a different technology than today's GMOs but will shoppers buy?.More >>
  • As wildfires grow deadlier, officials search for solutions

    As wildfires grow deadlier, officials search for solutions

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 5:39 PM EST2018-11-14 22:39:28 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 1:26 PM EST2018-11-19 18:26:21 GMT
    (Andreas Fuhrmann/The Record Searchlight via AP). FILE-In this March 10, 2015 file photo, firefighters burned about 30 acres of oak woodland Tuesday, March 10, 2015, during a prescribed burn along the eastern edge of Whiskeytown National Recreation Are...(Andreas Fuhrmann/The Record Searchlight via AP). FILE-In this March 10, 2015 file photo, firefighters burned about 30 acres of oak woodland Tuesday, March 10, 2015, during a prescribed burn along the eastern edge of Whiskeytown National Recreation Are...
    Creating fire buffers between housing and dry brush and burying spark-prone power lines underground would give people a better chance of surviving wildfires, experts say.More >>
    Creating fire buffers between housing and dry brush and burying spark-prone power lines underground would give people a better chance of surviving wildfires, experts say.More >>
  • Cargo ship launch clears crewed mission to space station

    Cargo ship launch clears crewed mission to space station

    Friday, November 16 2018 1:42 PM EST2018-11-16 18:42:35 GMT
    Sunday, November 18 2018 10:03 AM EST2018-11-18 15:03:13 GMT
    A Russian Soyuz rocket has put a cargo ship en route to the International Space Station, a successful launch that clears the way for the next crew to travel to the space outpost next month.More >>
    A Russian Soyuz rocket has put a cargo ship en route to the International Space Station, a successful launch that clears the way for the next crew to travel to the space outpost next month.More >>
  • Space station supplies launched, 2nd shipment in 2 days

    Space station supplies launched, 2nd shipment in 2 days

    Saturday, November 17 2018 4:10 AM EST2018-11-17 09:10:20 GMT
    Sunday, November 18 2018 10:03 AM EST2018-11-18 15:03:10 GMT
    A rocket has blasted off from Virginia with space station supplies, the second shipment in as many days.More >>
    A rocket has blasted off from Virginia with space station supplies, the second shipment in as many days.More >>
  • Skulls reveal Neanderthals, humans had similarly harsh lives

    Skulls reveal Neanderthals, humans had similarly harsh lives

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 1:08 PM EST2018-11-14 18:08:51 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 7:45 AM EST2018-11-17 12:45:18 GMT
    (Gleiver Prieto/Katerina Harvati via AP). This illustration provided by Gleiver Prieto and Katerina Harvati shows a group of Neanderthals hunting with non-projectile weapons. A new analysis released on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 says life as a Neandertha...(Gleiver Prieto/Katerina Harvati via AP). This illustration provided by Gleiver Prieto and Katerina Harvati shows a group of Neanderthals hunting with non-projectile weapons. A new analysis released on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 says life as a Neandertha...
    Skull fossils suggest Neanderthal life was no more risky than what our own species faced in ancient times.More >>
    Skull fossils suggest Neanderthal life was no more risky than what our own species faced in ancient times.More >>
  • Houston skyscrapers may have worsened Hurricane Harvey rain

    Houston skyscrapers may have worsened Hurricane Harvey rain

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 1:10 PM EST2018-11-14 18:10:37 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 4:43 PM EST2018-11-16 21:43:56 GMT
    Research show how in different ways humans made recent hurricanes even wetter.More >>
    Research show how in different ways humans made recent hurricanes even wetter.More >>
  • Rare conservation win: Mountain gorilla population ticks up

    Rare conservation win: Mountain gorilla population ticks up

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 8:08 AM EST2018-11-14 13:08:41 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:54 PM EST2018-11-16 19:54:59 GMT
    (Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund via AP). In this 2016 photo provided by the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund, a young mountain gorillas named Fasha, who has faced a number of challenges in her young life, including having been caught in a snare in the past, lies in ...(Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund via AP). In this 2016 photo provided by the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund, a young mountain gorillas named Fasha, who has faced a number of challenges in her young life, including having been caught in a snare in the past, lies in ...
    After facing near-extinction, the total number of mountain gorillas is slowly rebounding.More >>
    After facing near-extinction, the total number of mountain gorillas is slowly rebounding.More >>
  • Sides spar over water permit for refinery near national park

    Sides spar over water permit for refinery near national park

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 3:39 PM EST2018-11-14 20:39:35 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 11:37 AM EST2018-11-16 16:37:03 GMT
    North Dakota water officials say a company developing an oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park has supplied adequate information to justify drawing water from an underwater aquifer.More >>
    North Dakota water officials say a company developing an oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park has supplied adequate information to justify drawing water from an underwater aquifer.More >>
  • Serhii Plokhy wins nonfiction book prize for Chernobyl story

    Serhii Plokhy wins nonfiction book prize for Chernobyl story

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 7:44 PM EST2018-11-15 00:44:16 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 10:04 AM EST2018-11-16 15:04:30 GMT
    A book about the causes and consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster has won Britain's leading nonfiction literary award.More >>
    A book about the causes and consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster has won Britain's leading nonfiction literary award.More >>
  • CIA considered using 'truth serum' on post-9/11 detainees

    CIA considered using 'truth serum' on post-9/11 detainees

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:13 AM EST2018-11-14 05:13:07 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 9:22 PM EST2018-11-16 02:22:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jon Elswick). A portion of a once-classified CIA report that disclosed the existence of a drug research program dubbed "Project Medication" is photographed in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Shortly after 9/11, the CIA considered using a ...(AP Photo/Jon Elswick). A portion of a once-classified CIA report that disclosed the existence of a drug research program dubbed "Project Medication" is photographed in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Shortly after 9/11, the CIA considered using a ...
    CIA considered giving a 'truth serum' to post-9/11 detainees, creating another ethical dilemma for medical personnel.More >>
    CIA considered giving a 'truth serum' to post-9/11 detainees, creating another ethical dilemma for medical personnel.More >>
  • Identifying wildfire dead: DNA, and likely older methods too

    Identifying wildfire dead: DNA, and likely older methods too

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 7:18 PM EST2018-11-14 00:18:18 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 8:04 AM EST2018-11-15 13:04:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). A search and rescue workers searches a car for human remains at a trailer park burned out from the Camp Fire, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Paradise, Calif.(AP Photo/John Locher). A search and rescue workers searches a car for human remains at a trailer park burned out from the Camp Fire, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Paradise, Calif.
    Authorities doing the somber work of identifying the victims of California's deadliest wildfire are drawing on leading-edge DNA technology, but experts say older scientific techniques and deduction could also come...More >>
    Authorities doing the somber work of identifying the victims of California's deadliest wildfire are drawing on leading-edge DNA technology, but experts say older scientific techniques and deduction could also come into play.More >>
  • Scientists: Wind, drought worsen fires, not bad management

    Scientists: Wind, drought worsen fires, not bad management

    Monday, November 12 2018 1:20 PM EST2018-11-12 18:20:12 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 8:23 PM EST2018-11-15 01:23:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File). Flames climb trees as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.(AP Photo/Noah Berger, File). Flames climb trees as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.
    Scientists: Wind and drought to blame for deadly California wildfires, not forest management.More >>
    Scientists: Wind and drought to blame for deadly California wildfires, not forest management.More >>
  • Spain considers ban on sale of gas and diesel cars by 2040

    Spain considers ban on sale of gas and diesel cars by 2040

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 12:09 PM EST2018-11-13 17:09:32 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 4:53 PM EST2018-11-14 21:53:54 GMT
    Spain's government is eyeing ambitious steps to tackle climate change, including a ban on the sale of gas and diesel cars from 2040.More >>
    Spain's government is eyeing ambitious steps to tackle climate change, including a ban on the sale of gas and diesel cars from 2040.More >>
  • State says permit for refinery near national park justified

    State says permit for refinery near national park justified

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 2:12 PM EST2018-11-13 19:12:10 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 2:04 PM EST2018-11-14 19:04:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Blake Nicholson, File). FILE - In this July 5, 2018, file photo, eroded hills are shown in Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota. Attorneys for North Dakota's Health Department say the agency didn't improperly discount its ...(AP Photo/Blake Nicholson, File). FILE - In this July 5, 2018, file photo, eroded hills are shown in Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota. Attorneys for North Dakota's Health Department say the agency didn't improperly discount its ...
    Attorneys for North Dakota's Health Department say the agency didn't improperly discount its own concerns about a proposed oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park when it permitted the project earlier...More >>
    Attorneys for North Dakota's Health Department say the agency didn't improperly discount its own concerns about a proposed oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park when it permitted the project earlier this year.More >>
  • Cargo mission to space station is set to launch this week

    Cargo mission to space station is set to launch this week

    Monday, November 12 2018 7:19 AM EST2018-11-12 12:19:08 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 1:11 PM EST2018-11-14 18:11:23 GMT
    An unmanned cargo rocket is scheduled to blast off this week from Virginia's coast to the International Space Station.More >>
    An unmanned cargo rocket is scheduled to blast off this week from Virginia's coast to the International Space Station.More >>
  • Wolf taken to Isle Royale National Park this fall dies

    Wolf taken to Isle Royale National Park this fall dies

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 11:38 AM EST2018-11-13 16:38:41 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:14 PM EST2018-11-14 17:14:02 GMT
    A gray wolf relocated from the Minnesota mainland to Isle Royale National Park this fall has died.More >>
    A gray wolf relocated from the Minnesota mainland to Isle Royale National Park this fall has died.More >>
  • CIA considered potential truth serum for terror suspects

    CIA considered potential truth serum for terror suspects

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 2:08 PM EST2018-11-13 19:08:56 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 8:31 AM EST2018-11-14 13:31:39 GMT
    Shortly after 9/11, the CIA considered a drug that it thought might work like a truth serum and force terror suspects to give up information about potential impending attacks against the United States.More >>
    Shortly after 9/11, the CIA considered a drug that it thought might work like a truth serum and force terror suspects to give up information about potential impending attacks against the United States.More >>
  • IAEA urges quick plan on Fukushima radioactive water cleanup

    IAEA urges quick plan on Fukushima radioactive water cleanup

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 9:18 AM EST2018-11-13 14:18:56 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 4:54 AM EST2018-11-14 09:54:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team leader Christophe Xerri, Director of the IAEA's Division of Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Waste Technology, listens to a question during a press conference on a review Japan's decommiss...(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team leader Christophe Xerri, Director of the IAEA's Division of Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Waste Technology, listens to a question during a press conference on a review Japan's decommiss...
    Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency have urged the operator of Japan's tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant to urgently decide on a plan to dispose of massive amounts of radioactive water stored...More >>
    Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency have urged the operator of Japan's tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant to urgently decide on a plan to dispose of massive amounts of radioactive water stored in tanks on the compound.More >>
  • Next US astronaut on Russian rocket confident after mishaps

    Next US astronaut on Russian rocket confident after mishaps

    Friday, November 9 2018 12:07 PM EST2018-11-09 17:07:41 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:24 AM EST2018-11-14 05:24:09 GMT
    (NASA via AP). In this image from video made available by NASA, U.S. astronaut Anne McClain speaks during an interview in Star City, Russia on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. She is set to blast off Dec. 3 on her first spaceflight, with a Russian and Canadian.(NASA via AP). In this image from video made available by NASA, U.S. astronaut Anne McClain speaks during an interview in Star City, Russia on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. She is set to blast off Dec. 3 on her first spaceflight, with a Russian and Canadian.
    Next US astronaut to ride on a Russian rocket is expressing confidence despite back-to-back mishaps.More >>
    Next US astronaut to ride on a Russian rocket is expressing confidence despite back-to-back mishaps.More >>
  • Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sells for $393,000 at auction

    Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sells for $393,000 at auction

    Thursday, November 8 2018 1:17 PM EST2018-11-08 18:17:16 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 6:12 PM EST2018-11-13 23:12:52 GMT
    A wheelchair used by Stephen Hawking has sold at auction for almost 300,000 pounds ($393,000), while a copy of the scientist's doctoral thesis fetched almost 585,000 pounds ($767,000).More >>
    A wheelchair used by Stephen Hawking has sold at auction for almost 300,000 pounds ($393,000), while a copy of the scientist's doctoral thesis fetched almost 585,000 pounds ($767,000).More >>
  • Red bull drawn in Indonesian cave dated to 40,000 years ago

    Red bull drawn in Indonesian cave dated to 40,000 years ago

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 1:21 PM EST2018-11-07 18:21:25 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 2:12 PM EST2018-11-13 19:12:25 GMT
    (Luc-Henri Fage/kalimanthrope.com via AP). This composite image from the book "Borneo, Memory of the Caves" shows the world's oldest figurative artwork dated to a minimum of 40,000 years, in a limestone cave in the Indonesian part of the island of Born...(Luc-Henri Fage/kalimanthrope.com via AP). This composite image from the book "Borneo, Memory of the Caves" shows the world's oldest figurative artwork dated to a minimum of 40,000 years, in a limestone cave in the Indonesian part of the island of Born...
    Oldest known animal drawing is a red silhouette of a bull-like creature found on a cave wall in Indonesia.More >>
    Oldest known animal drawing is a red silhouette of a bull-like creature found on a cave wall in Indonesia.More >>
  • NASA's Parker spacecraft makes 1st close approach to sun

    NASA's Parker spacecraft makes 1st close approach to sun

    Tuesday, November 6 2018 12:28 PM EST2018-11-06 17:28:04 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 12:14 PM EST2018-11-13 17:14:54 GMT
    (Ed Whitman/NASA via AP, File). FILE - In this July 6, 2018 file photo, NASA's Parker Solar Probe sits in a clean room at Astrotech Space Operations in Titusville, Fla., after the installation of its heat shield. Parker has made its first close approac...(Ed Whitman/NASA via AP, File). FILE - In this July 6, 2018 file photo, NASA's Parker Solar Probe sits in a clean room at Astrotech Space Operations in Titusville, Fla., after the installation of its heat shield. Parker has made its first close approac...
    NASA's Parker spacecraft makes first close approach to the sun, penetrating the outer solar atmosphere.More >>
    NASA's Parker spacecraft makes first close approach to the sun, penetrating the outer solar atmosphere.More >>
  • More protection: UN says Earth's ozone layer is healing

    More protection: UN says Earth's ozone layer is healing

    Monday, November 5 2018 7:15 AM EST2018-11-05 12:15:21 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 11:43 AM EST2018-11-13 16:43:45 GMT
    (NASA via AP). This combination of images made available by NASA shows areas of low ozone above Antarctica on September 2000, left, and September 2018. The purple and blue colors are where there is the least ozone, and the yellows and reds are where th...(NASA via AP). This combination of images made available by NASA shows areas of low ozone above Antarctica on September 2000, left, and September 2018. The purple and blue colors are where there is the least ozone, and the yellows and reds are where th...
    UN report says Earth's protective ozone layer is healing thanks to ban of ozone-depleting chemicals.More >>
    UN report says Earth's protective ozone layer is healing thanks to ban of ozone-depleting chemicals.More >>
  • Russia reports computer bug on International Space Station

    Russia reports computer bug on International Space Station

    Tuesday, November 6 2018 1:36 PM EST2018-11-06 18:36:02 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 11:43 AM EST2018-11-13 16:43:36 GMT
    Russia's space agency says that one of the International Space Station's computers has malfunctioned but the glitch doesn't pose any risks to the crew.More >>
    Russia's space agency says that one of the International Space Station's computers has malfunctioned but the glitch doesn't pose any risks to the crew.More >>
  • 2 tremors hit near Greek island within 7 minutes

    2 tremors hit near Greek island within 7 minutes

    Sunday, November 4 2018 4:14 AM EST2018-11-04 09:14:39 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 11:14 AM EST2018-11-13 16:14:37 GMT
    Two new aftershocks have hit the western Greek island of Zakynthos, the Athens Institute of Geodynamics reports.More >>
    Two new aftershocks have hit the western Greek island of Zakynthos, the Athens Institute of Geodynamics reports.More >>
  • Cross talk: Federal agencies clash on cellphone cancer risk

    Cross talk: Federal agencies clash on cellphone cancer risk

    Thursday, November 1 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-11-01 21:43:54 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 8:21 AM EST2018-11-13 13:21:28 GMT
    Two US government agencies give conflicting interpretations of a safety study on cellphone radiation.More >>
    Two US government agencies give conflicting interpretations of a safety study on cellphone radiation.More >>
  • Another NASA spacecraft runs out of steam, 2nd this week

    Another NASA spacecraft runs out of steam, 2nd this week

    Thursday, November 1 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-11-01 18:25:07 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 7:22 AM EST2018-11-12 12:22:35 GMT
    NASA has lost a second spacecraft this week, with the demise of Dawn in the asteroid belt.More >>
    NASA has lost a second spacecraft this week, with the demise of Dawn in the asteroid belt.More >>
  • Palau to ban sunscreen as it tries to save its coral reefs

    Palau to ban sunscreen as it tries to save its coral reefs

    Thursday, November 1 2018 11:23 PM EDT2018-11-02 03:23:23 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 2:31 PM EST2018-11-09 19:31:57 GMT
    In an attempt to protect its world-famous coral reefs, the Pacific nation of Palau will soon ban many types of sunscreen.More >>
    In an attempt to protect its world-famous coral reefs, the Pacific nation of Palau will soon ban many types of sunscreen.More >>
  • Russia blames rocket failure on mistake during assembly

    Russia blames rocket failure on mistake during assembly

    Thursday, November 1 2018 6:03 AM EDT2018-11-01 10:03:10 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 12:10 PM EST2018-11-08 17:10:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File). FILE In this file photo taken on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, Smoke rise as the boosters of first stage of the Soyuz-FG rocket with Soyuz MS-10 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, separa...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File). FILE In this file photo taken on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, Smoke rise as the boosters of first stage of the Soyuz-FG rocket with Soyuz MS-10 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, separa...
    A Russian official says an investigation has found that a rocket carrying a crew to the International Space Station failed three weeks ago because one of its sensors was damaged during assembly.More >>
    A Russian official says an investigation has found that a rocket carrying a crew to the International Space Station failed three weeks ago because one of its sensors was damaged during assembly.More >>
  • Bolivian observatory collects data as glaciers melt

    Bolivian observatory collects data as glaciers melt

    Thursday, November 8 2018 1:00 AM EST2018-11-08 06:00:47 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 12:09 PM EST2018-11-08 17:09:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Juan Karita). In this Oct. 8, 2018 photo, shows the entrance to the Chacaltaya atmospheric observatory, at Chacaltaya mountain, Bolivia. The station is an important place to collect data samples partly due to its own location on the remnants ...(AP Photo/Juan Karita). In this Oct. 8, 2018 photo, shows the entrance to the Chacaltaya atmospheric observatory, at Chacaltaya mountain, Bolivia. The station is an important place to collect data samples partly due to its own location on the remnants ...
    A team of international scientists at the world's highest atmospheric observatory collect data on pollution that has contributed to the rapid disappearance of Andean glaciers.More >>
    A team of international scientists at the world's highest atmospheric observatory collect data on pollution that has contributed to the rapid disappearance of Andean glaciers.More >>
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