Monday, May 1, 2017

Science

These images provided by the U.S. Postal Service shows The Total Solar Eclipse Forever stamp. (U.S. Postal Service via AP)

BY MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is going all out for this summer’s total solar eclipse, with a first-of-its kind stamp. Just touch the ...
In this June 13, 2012 file photo, Asian carp, jolted by an electric current from a research boat, jump from the Illinois River near Havana, Illinois. (AP Photo/John Flesher, File)

BY SETH BORENSTEIN WASHINGTON (AP) — A robot zaps and vacuums up venomous lionfish in Bermuda. A helicopter pelts Guam’s trees with poison-baited dead mice to fight the voracious brown ...
This combination of April 26, 2017 images show features in Saturn's atmosphere from closer than ever before. (JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute/NASA via AP)

BY MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has survived an unprecedented trip between Saturn and its rings, and has amazing pictures to show for it. Flight ...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Government scientists are launching an investigation into an unusually large number of humpback whale deaths from North Carolina to Maine. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ...
This April 18, 2017 photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society shows an Eastern hellbender salamander, also known as a "snot otter," at New York's Bronx Zoo, in the Bronx borough of New York. (Julie Larsen Maher/Wildlife Conservation Society via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a salamander by any other name — and some of those names are comical. The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo is now proudly displaying two ...
In this April 28, 1993 photo provided by the San Diego Natural History Museum, a bulldozer refills the Cerutti Mastodon site in San Diego, Calif., after the excavation and salvage of fossils. (San Diego Natural History Museum via AP)

BY MALCOLM RITTER NEW YORK (AP) — A startling new report asserts that the first known Americans arrived much, much earlier than scientists thought — more than 100,000 years ago ...
This image made by the Cassini spacecraft and provided by NASA on March 12, 2006, shows two of Saturn's moons, the small Epimetheus and smog-enshrouded Titan, with Saturn's A and F rings stretching across the frame. (AP Photo/NASA)

BY MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s Cassini spacecraft ventured Wednesday into the never-before-explored region between Saturn and its rings. But flight controllers won’t know how everything went ...
In this Monday Dec. 21, 2009 file photo, Sudan, a northern white rhino, arrives at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. (AP Photo/Riccardo Gangale, File)

BY TOM ODULA NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The world’s last male northern white rhino has joined the Tinder dating app as wildlife experts make a last-chance breeding effort to keep ...
In This Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, file photo, the moon rises over a logo for AVIC or Aviation Industry Corp in Beijing, China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File )

BY MATTHEW BROWN BEIJING (AP) — Representatives of China and the European Space Agency are discussing potential collaboration on a human outpost on the moon and other possible joint endeavors, ...
In this drawing provided by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, an illustration of a fluid-filled incubation system that mimics a mother’s womb, in hopes of one day improving survival of extremely premature babies. (Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia via AP)

BY LAURAN NEERGAARD WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so ...
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