AP - ap.online.headlines.science http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.science News Sat, 03 Dec 2016 21:50:07 -0500 Russia emergency teams look for debris of crashed spacecraft Fri, 02 Dec 2016 03:38:16 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/12/02/EU--Russia-Failed.Launch/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU--Russia-Failed.Launch c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:7c9b MOSCOW (AP) — Russian emergencies workers are combing the mountains near the border with Mongolia for the debris of a cargo spaceship that crashed minutes after its launch. Russia: Space ship malfunctions, breaks up over Siberia Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:29:49 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/12/01/SCI--Space.Station/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_SCI--Space.Station c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:76b1 MOSCOW (AP) — An unmanned Russian cargo spaceship heading to the International Space Station broke up in the atmosphere over Siberia on Thursday due to an unspecified malfunction, the Russian space agency said. Nations OK European Space Agency's mission to Mars in 2020 Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:22:03 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/12/02/EU--Europe-Space/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU--Europe-Space c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:7d9b BERLIN (AP) — Nations have approved an additional 440 million euros ($469 million) to fund the European Space Agency's next mission to Mars. Buzz Aldrin: Altitude sickness forced South Pole evacuation Sat, 03 Dec 2016 21:31:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/12/04/US-SCI--Buzz.Aldrin/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Buzz.Aldrin c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-78d0 CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Buzz Aldrin said he was evacuated from the South Pole last week because he became short of breath and began showing signs of altitude sickness. Study: Biggest tornado outbreaks are spawning more twisters Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:32:03 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/12/01/US-SCI--More.Tornadoes/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--More.Tornadoes c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:781f WASHINGTON (AP) — The most extreme tornado outbreaks are mysteriously spawning many more twisters than they did decades ago, a new study claimed. Thomas Edison's lab door key, lightbulbs up for auction Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:47:48 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/12/02/US--Thomas.Edison-Auction/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Thomas.Edison-Auction c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:7e93 TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Thomas Edison's door key to the 19th century lab in New Jersey where he invented the phonograph goes up for auction this weekend, along with lightbulbs he perfected. 'Magic mushroom' psychedelic may ease anxiety, depression Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:17:18 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/12/01/US-MED--Magic.Mushrooms/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-MED--Magic.Mushrooms c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:7472 NEW YORK (AP) — The psychedelic drug in "magic mushrooms" can quickly and effectively help treat anxiety and depression in cancer patients, an effect that may last for months, two small studies show. NASA spacecraft embarks on ring-skimming mission at Saturn Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:30:27 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/11/30/US-SCI--Saturn.Rings/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Saturn.Rings c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:6f99 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Consider it a cosmic carousel with countless rings up for grabs. After new regulations, Oklahoma's shakes calm down a bit Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:56:44 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/11/30/US-SCI--Quakes.Calming.Down/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Quakes.Calming.Down c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:7045 WASHINGTON (AP) — The rate of earthquakes in Oklahoma has dropped dramatically since late May, when the state limited wastewater injections into energy wells, an Associated Press statistical analysis shows. And a new scientific study says the state is on its way back to calmer times that prevailed before a huge jump in man-made quakes. Icy basin in Pluto's heart may be natural sinkhole Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:52:17 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/11/30/US-SCI--Pluto/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Pluto c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:6ff9 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The deep icy basin in Pluto's heart-shaped region may be a natural sinkhole. Buzz Aldrin gets visit from NASA after polar evacuation Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:19:30 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/12/02/US-SCI--Buzz.Aldrin/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Buzz.Aldrin c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:7c9c CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Buzz Aldrin had an unexpected bedside visit from NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman on Saturday as he continued to recover in a New Zealand hospital from his medical evacuation from the South Pole. Massachusetts woman says DNA tests confirm mountain lion Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:37:38 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/11/30/US--Mountain.Lion-Massachusetts/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Mountain.Lion-Massachusetts c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:6f97 PETERSHAM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman whose horse was injured in June says DNA testing has confirmed that a mountain lion visited her property. Rare ferrets settling in, making babies at new Colorado home Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:21:46 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/11/30/US--Rare.Ferrets-Colorado/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Rare.Ferrets-Colorado c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:6ddb DENVER (AP) — Dozens of slinky, ferocious and rare ferrets are settling in and making babies at their new home in Colorado, one year after they were released at a wildlife refuge outside Denver. Ailing Buzz Aldrin evacuated from South Pole to New Zealand Thu, 01 Dec 2016 21:44:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/12/01/US-SCI--Buzz.Aldrin/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Buzz.Aldrin c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:7875 WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An ailing Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, was evacuated from the South Pole to New Zealand where he was in a hospital on Friday in stable condition. Quake scale: Ohio St win vs Michigan rocked stadium the most Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:35:28 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/12/02/FBC--Ohio.Stadium-Fan.Quakes/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_FBC--Ohio.Stadium-Fan.Quakes c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:7bde COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Geologists measuring vibrations caused by boisterous Ohio State football fans say the Buckeyes' game-winning touchdown in double overtime against rival Michigan had Ohio Stadium rocking more than any other time this season. Massive Chernobyl shelter safely put over exploded reactor Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:02:48 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/11/29/EU--Ukraine-Chernobyl/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU--Ukraine-Chernobyl c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:69bb CHERNOBYL, Ukraine (AP) — Workers completed a massive shelter over the Chernobyl nuclear plant's exploded reactor on Tuesday, one of the most ambitious engineering projects in the world that one expert said had closed "a nuclear wound." Ailing Buzz Aldrin evacuated from South Pole to New Zealand Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:34:11 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/12/01/US-SCI--Buzz.Aldrin/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Buzz.Aldrin c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:78f2 An ailing Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, was evacuated from the South Pole to New Zealand where he was hospitalized Thursday in stable condition. California targets dairy cows to combat global warming Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:41:41 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/11/29/US--Cattle.Emissions/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Cattle.Emissions c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:6716 GALT, Calif. (AP) — California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm. House OKs bill bolstering medical research, drug approvals Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:12:36 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/11/30/US--Congress-Drug.Approval/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Congress-Drug.Approval c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:6e19 WASHINGTON (AP) — The House easily approved a sweeping biomedical bill Wednesday that would help drug and medical device companies win swifter government approval of their products, boost disease research and drug-abuse spending and revamp federal mental health programs. Science panel urges rewrite of food allergy warning labels Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:09:04 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/11/30/US-MED-Food-Allergies/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-MED-Food-Allergies c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:712c WASHINGTON (AP) — "Made in the same factory as peanuts." ''May contain traces of tree nuts." A new report says the hodgepodge of warnings that a food might accidentally contain a troublesome ingredient is confusing to people with food allergies, and calls for a makeover.