Science Journals

  • 1st private cargo run to space station delayed
    Delay-for-space-station__039_s-1st-private-cargo-run 2012-05-02 19:28:06 UTC
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first commercial cargo run to the International Space Station has been delayed again for more software testing. Space Exploration Technologies Corp., better known as SpaceX, was aiming for a Monday liftoff of its...
  • Scientists urge balance of consumption to fight poverty
    0__15912096_401_00 2012-05-01 01:42:15 UTC
    A group of 23 scientists from across the globe have called for a drastic rethink on consumption to fight poverty as global population rises. They say incentives and regulation are needed to achieve a balance. Levels of consumption between develop...
  • Wind Farms Warm the Night
    Sn-windfarms 2012-04-30 05:49:52 UTC
    Large wind farms can substantially influence local climate, most notably by boosting nighttime temperatures, a new study suggests. Utilizing the same analytical techniques used to discern temperature trends in urban heat islands, researchers scrut...
  • Ohio man's fossil find in Kentucky stumps experts
    Images 2012-04-28 05:23:10 UTC
    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Experts are trying to figure out what a fossil dubbed "Godzillus" used to be. The 150-pound fossil recovered last year in northern Kentucky is more than 6 feet long and 3 feet wide. To the untrained eye, it looks like a bunc...
  • Meteorites found in Calif. along path of fireball
    4f99506eb3821.preview-300 2012-04-28 05:19:12 UTC
    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Robert Ward has been hunting and collecting meteorites for more than 20 years, so he knew he'd found something special in the Sierra foothills along the path of a flaming fireball that shook parts of Northern California and Nevad...
  • Study: Antarctic ice melting from warm water below
    Ice 2012-04-28 05:12:06 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Antarctica's massive ice shelves are shrinking because they are being eaten away from below by warm water, a new study finds. That suggests that future sea levels could rise faster than many scientists have been predicting. Th...
  • Study: Ancient migrants spread farming in Europe
    _59893303_skoglund1hr-1 2012-04-28 05:03:03 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of years ago, farming spread across Europe and replaced the hunter-gatherer lifestyle of early inhabitants. Now a study of ancient DNA says that trend was driven by farmers moving from place to place. Scientists have l...
  • Student researcher spies odd lava spirals on Mars
    Student-spies-odd-lava-spirals-on-mars-5n1ci82t-x-large 2012-04-28 04:59:02 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A researcher has spotted lava flows shaped like coils of rope near the equator of Mars, the first time such geologic features have been discovered outside of Earth. These twisty volcanic patterns can be found on Hawaii's Big ...
  • Ohio man's fossil find in Kentucky stumps experts
    358-wvvfr.aust.55 2012-04-25 18:21:03 UTC
    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Experts are trying to figure out what a fossil dubbed "Godzillus" used to be. The 150-pound fossil recovered last year in northern Kentucky is more than 6 feet long and 3 feet wide. To the untrained eye, it looks like a bunc...
  • Swiss scientists demonstrate mind-controlled robot
    628x471 2012-04-24 16:00:55 UTC
    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Swiss scientists have demonstrated how a partially paralyzed person can control a robot by thought alone, a step they hope will one day allow immobile people to interact with their surroundings through so-called avatar...
  • London Olympic laboratory declared ready by WADA
    1-gsk-doping 2012-04-23 19:12:39 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — The laboratory that will test athletes for drugs at the London Olympics has been declared ready by the World Anti-Doping Agency. The lab at King's College London Drug Control Center was accredited by WADA on Monday following a two...
  • Adobe to launch new software suite for designers
    Adobecs6 2012-04-23 13:41:17 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Adobe is launching the latest version of its software package for designers and Web developers. Adobe Systems Inc. is set to announce CS6 on Monday at an event in San Francisco. Creative Suite 6 includes Photoshop, Illustrator a...
  • UK abortion provider under threat from hackers
    Provider 2012-04-20 06:11:37 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Britain's largest abortion provider said Thursday that thousands of attempts have been made to hack its website following a high-profile security breach when personal details of 10,000 women were stolen. Last week a judge jailed a...