AP - ap.online.headlines.science http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.science News Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:50:10 -0400 Study: Earth's roughly warmest in about 100,000 years Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:51:29 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/09/26/US-SCI--Historic.Temperatures/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Historic.Temperatures c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:3c9 WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study paints a picture of an Earth that is warmer than it has been in about 120,000 years, and is locked into eventually hitting its hottest mark in more than 2 million years. Jupiter moon may have water plumes that shoot up 125 miles Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:47:36 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/09/26/US-SCI-Jupiter-Moon/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI-Jupiter-Moon c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:416 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Hubble Space Telescope has spied what appear to be water plumes on one of Jupiter's icy moons shooting up as high as 125 miles. US not on track to meet 2025 carbon pollution cutting goal Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:37:17 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/09/26/US-SCI--Global.Warming.Goals/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Global.Warming.Goals c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:342 WASHINGTON (AP) — Unless it does more, the United States probably will fall short of goals set under last year's Paris agreement to dramatically reduce emissions of heat-trapping gases, according to a new study. Warmer waters might prevent baby lobsters from surviving Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:08:37 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/09/24/US--Baby.Lobsters-Warming.Ocean/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Baby.Lobsters-Warming.Ocean c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-88d PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Baby lobsters might not be able to survive in the ocean's waters if the ocean continues to warm at the expected rate. India to ratify Paris Agreement on climate change Sun, 25 Sep 2016 08:35:26 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/09/25/AS-India-Climate-Change/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS-India-Climate-Change c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-392 NEW DELHI (AP) — India's prime minister said Sunday that his country will ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change early next month. SpaceX: Accident points to breach in rocket's helium system Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:42:02 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/09/23/US-SCI--SpaceX.Explosion/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--SpaceX.Explosion c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-d31 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX said Friday that evidence points to a large breach in the rocket's helium system during a routine prelaunch test that turned into a devastating fireball three weeks ago. California eyes unusual power source: its gridlocked roads Sun, 25 Sep 2016 15:32:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/09/25/US--Energy.From.Roads/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Energy.From.Roads c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-1ed LOS ANGELES (AP) — All those cars on California's famously gridlocked highways could be doing more than just using energy - they could be producing it. Laos promises to phase out tiger farms: Conservation groups Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:40:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/09/23/AF--Laos-Tigers/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AF--Laos-Tigers c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-eca JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Laos has promised to phase out farms that breed endangered tigers for their body parts, a positive step from a country believed to be a major hub of wildlife trafficking in Asia, conservation groups said Friday. To train doctors, Vermont school shifts to hands-on learning Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:35:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/09/23/US-Hands-On-Medical-School/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-Hands-On-Medical-School c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-d1a BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont College of Medicine is changing the way physicians are trained by switching exclusively to a hands-on approach to learning designed to encourage students to solve medical puzzles rather than just memorizing body parts and diseases. US astronaut will vote from orbit if homecoming is delayed Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:54:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/09/22/US-SCI-Space-Station/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI-Space-Station c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-1413 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The lone American in orbit will end up voting for president from the International Space Station, if her homecoming is delayed. Mother uncovers lasting impact of son's organ donation Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:47:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/09/26/US-MED--HealthBeat-Infant.Organ.Donation/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-MED--HealthBeat-Infant.Organ.Donation c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:1ae WASHINGTON (AP) — An ultrasound showed one of Sarah Gray's unborn twins was missing part of his brain, a fatal birth defect. His brother was born healthy but Thomas lived just six days. Latching onto hope for something positive to come from heartache, Gray donated some of Thomas' tissue for scientific research — his eyes, his liver, his umbilical cord blood. Satellite-based radar confirms man-made Texas earthquakes Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:09:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/09/22/US-SCI--Texas.Quakes/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Texas.Quakes c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-13c7 WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists used radar from satellites to show that five Texas earthquakes, one reaching magnitude 4.8, were caused by injections of wastewater in drilling for oil and gas. Pioneering California physicist dies; built important tool Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:23:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/09/22/US--Obit-Pioneering.Physicist/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Obit-Pioneering.Physicist c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-131d SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A pioneering physicist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory who helped build a key tool for studying the universe and played a role in the project that created the first atomic bomb has died, a lab official said Thursday. Beached boats, pink water as drought saps Great Salt Lake Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:27:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/09/22/US--Great.Salt.Lake-Low.Levels/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Great.Salt.Lake-Low.Levels c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-16f9 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — On the southern shore of Utah's Great Salt Lake, more than 100 boats are sitting high and dry in a parking lot, unable to sail the shallow, drought-stricken sea. Studies focus on acidic ocean impact on Dungeness crabs Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:43:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/09/22/US--Dungeness.Crab-Acidic.Seawater/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Dungeness.Crab-Acidic.Seawater c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-13e9 MUKILTEO, Wash. (AP) — Millions of pounds of Dungeness crab are pulled from Pacific Northwest waters each year in a more than century-old ritual for commercial and recreational fishermen. Private wells in New England coming up empty amid drought Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:03:26 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/09/22/US--Northeast.Drought-Disappearing.Wells/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Northeast.Drought-Disappearing.Wells c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-1537 CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — When Roxanne Moore got up to make her morning coffee a few weeks ago, she turned on the faucet and got a burst of water — then nothing came out but air. California governor backs protecting whales from crab traps Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:08:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/09/23/US-XGR-Tangled-Whales-Crabbing/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-XGR-Tangled-Whales-Crabbing c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-bd3 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday that he signed legislation meant to bring down the record numbers of whales getting caught in fishing gear meant for Dungeness crabs, causing unknown numbers of the entangled mammals to drown or starve. Rusty patched bumble bee recommended for endangered list Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:55:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/09/22/US--Endangered.Bumble.Bee/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Endangered.Bumble.Bee c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-13c6 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal wildlife officials on Thursday made a formal recommendation to list the rusty patched bumble bee as an endangered species because it has disappeared from about 90 percent of its historic range in just the past two decades. Scholars who studied liars, put pants on rats win Ig Nobels Thu, 22 Sep 2016 22:14:18 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/09/23/US--Ig.Nobels/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Ig.Nobels c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-1184 BOSTON (AP) — A Swede who wrote a trilogy about collecting bugs, an Egyptian doctor who put pants on rats to study their sex lives and a British researcher who lived like an animal have been named winners of the Ig Nobels, the annual spoof prizes for quirky scientific achievement. EU chief says bloc's credibility at stake over climate pact Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:53:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/09/22/EU--Europe-United.Nations-Climate/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU--Europe-United.Nations-Climate c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-15ab BRUSSELS (AP) — The head of the European Union's executive arm is lambasting member states for failing to ratify the Paris climate change pact, saying the EU is losing credibility for lagging behind.