Sunday, September 24, 2017

Science

a scientist works during an IVF process.

Defense lawyers have long questioned the reliability of some forensic science methods, but over the past decade, the debate has intensified. Two highly critical reports found that with the exception ...
In this Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 photo, Colton Hammer tries out his new eclipse glasses he just bought from the Clark Planetarium in Salt Lake City in preparation for the eclipse.

The day has finally arrived. Americans all around the nation will be looking skyward Monday, as a total solar eclipse passes over the United States on Monday afternoon. Some drove ...
In this July 10, 1945, photo provided by U.S. Navy media content operations, USS Indianapolis (CA 35) is shown off the Mare Island Navy Yard, in Northern California, after her final overhaul and repair of combat damage.

BY DOUGLASS K. DANIEL WASHINGTON (AP) — Civilian researchers say they have located the wreck of the USS Indianapolis, the World War II heavy cruiser that played a critical role ...
This image provided by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 shows a forecast map of cloud cover for the United States for Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, and the path of totality of the solar eclipse that day.

BY SETH BORENSTEIN WASHINGTON (AP) — The early eclipse weather forecast looks best in the West and least in the East with patchy clouds muddling up the picture in between. ...
In this Oct. 4, 2016 file photo, fall foliage colors a line of mountains in Chatham, N. H. New England's 2017 fall foliage forecast is very favorable for leaf peeping.

BY WILLIAM J. KOLE BOSTON (AP) — New England’s fall foliage forecast is looking so fine it’s enough to make a maple leaf blush. For the first time in several ...
In this Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 photo, Colton Hammer tries out his new eclipse glasses he just bought from the Clark Planetarium in Salt Lake City in preparation for the eclipse.

BY BRADY McCOMBS SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Eclipse mania is building and so is demand for the glasses that make it safe to view the first total solar eclipse ...
In this Aug. 26, 2016 file photo, the morning sun illuminates the Grand Tetons in Grand Teton National Park, north of Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

BY BOB MOEN CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Its jagged, soaring peaks rise high over northwest Wyoming, but Grand Teton National Park is always in the shadow of its world-renowned neighbor, ...
In this Saturday, Aug. 20, 1977 file photo, the Voyager 2 spacecraft, atop a Titan Centaur rocket, is launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla. The spacecraft will explore the outer planets Saturn and Jupiter.

BY MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Forty years after blasting off, Earth’s most distant ambassadors — the twin Voyager spacecraft — are carrying sounds and music of our ...
This undated photo provided by SeaWorld shows Kasatka, one of the entertainment company's last killer whales to come from the wild, in its compound at the marine park in San Diego.

BY JULIE WATSON SAN DIEGO (AP) — SeaWorld euthanized one of the entertainment company’s last killer whales to come from the wild, marking the third orca death this year at ...
In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a blacklegged tick - also known as a deer tick.

BY LAURAN NEERGAARD WASHINGTON (AP) — Diagnosing if a tick bite caused Lyme or another disease can be difficult but scientists are developing a new way to do it early ...
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