AP - ap.online.headlines.science http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.science News Fri, 06 May 2016 10:13:49 -0400 SpaceX lands rocket at sea 2nd time after satellite launch Fri, 06 May 2016 09:29:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/05/06/US-SCI--SpaceX.Launch/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--SpaceX.Launch 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-39f3 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the second month in a row, the aerospace upstart SpaceX landed a rocket on an ocean platform early Friday, this time following the successful launch of a Japanese communications satellite. Mercury a black speck as it makes rare transit of sun Monday Thu, 05 May 2016 12:29:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/05/05/US-SCI--Mercury.Transit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Mercury.Transit 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3e2b CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Earthlings are in for a treat Monday as Mercury makes a relatively rare transit of the sun. Chimp victim hospitalized with face-transplant complications Wed, 04 May 2016 17:47:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/05/04/US--Chimp.Attack-Face.Transplant/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Chimp.Attack-Face.Transplant 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-43e4 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut woman who underwent a face transplant five years ago after being attacked by a chimpanzee is back in a Boston hospital after doctors discovered her body is rejecting tissue from the transplant. Laboratory advance provides view of early embryo development Wed, 04 May 2016 14:20:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/05/04/US-SCI--Early.Embryos/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Early.Embryos 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-43e3 NEW YORK (AP) — New lab techniques have provided the first good look at a crucial but mysterious stage in the development of human embryos, scientists reported Wednesday. Critics question mine exploration near Alaska eagle preserve Wed, 04 May 2016 14:30:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/05/04/US--Eagle.Preserve-Mine.Prospect/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Eagle.Preserve-Mine.Prospect 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-461f ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — In early winter, after most tourists have fled Alaska, another kind of visitor flies in: bald eagles, up to 4,000 of them. Researchers say they're closing in on Captain Cook's ship Wed, 04 May 2016 17:29:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/05/04/US--Cook.Ship-Newport.Harbor/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Cook.Ship-Newport.Harbor 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-46ca PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Researchers say they believe the ship that 18th century explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world is still submerged somewhere in Rhode Island's Newport Harbor, but it'll take a lot of work and money to identify it. CDC: Preschoolers with ADHD often given drugs before therapy Tue, 03 May 2016 13:16:48 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/05/03/US-MED-ADHD-Treatment/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-MED-ADHD-Treatment 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-4a48 NEW YORK (AP) — Too many preschoolers with ADHD still are being put on drugs right away, before behavior therapy is tried, health officials say. More acidic seawater now dissolving bit of Florida Keys reef Tue, 03 May 2016 15:08:41 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/05/03/US-SCI--Dissolving.Reefs/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Dissolving.Reefs 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-4a90 WASHINGTON (AP) — Seawater — increasingly acidic due to global warming — is eating away the limestone framework for the coral reef of the upper Florida Keys, according to a new study. It's something that scientists had expected, but not so soon. Move over drones, driverless cars _ unmanned ship up next Tue, 03 May 2016 09:07:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/05/02/US--Unmanned.Ship/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Unmanned.Ship 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-50aa SAN DIEGO (AP) — It's not only drones and driverless cars that may become the norm someday — ocean-faring ships might also run without captains or crews. In Pacific nation of Palau, Jellyfish Lake losing namesake Tue, 03 May 2016 02:33:32 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/05/03/AS-Palau-Vanishing-Jellyfish/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS-Palau-Vanishing-Jellyfish 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-4ce0 WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The big question at Palau's Jellyfish Lake: Where are all the jellyfish? Solar plane arrives in Arizona on latest leg of global trip Tue, 03 May 2016 09:40:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/05/03/US--Solar.Plane/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Solar.Plane 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-4cbe GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — An airplane powered only by sunlight has arrived in a Phoenix suburb after completing the latest leg of its global trip. Physicists abuzz about possible new particle as CERN revs up Mon, 02 May 2016 05:15:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/05/02/EU--CERN-New.Particle_/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU--CERN-New.Particle_ 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-52dd GENEVA (AP) — Was it a blip, or a breakthrough? 230 million-year-old dinosaur footprint found in north Spain Mon, 02 May 2016 15:03:43 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/05/02/EU--Spain-Dinosaur.Print/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU--Spain-Dinosaur.Print 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-50f1 MADRID (AP) — Spain says a footprint of a dinosaur that roamed the area 230 million years ago has been found in northeastern Catalonia, and says it's the best preserved dinosaur print seen so far in the Iberian Peninsula. 3 planets orbiting dwarf star prime spots to search for life Mon, 02 May 2016 14:19:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/05/02/US-SCI-Habitable-Worlds_/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI-Habitable-Worlds_ 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-517c CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronomers searching for life beyond our solar system may need to look no farther than a little, feeble nearby star. Parts of India ban daytime cooking as hundreds die of heat Fri, 29 Apr 2016 23:35:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/04/29/AS--India-Heat.Wave/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS--India-Heat.Wave 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-66c3 PATNA, India (AP) — With sizzling temperatures claiming more than 300 lives this month in India, officials said they were banning daytime cooking in some parts of the drought-stricken country in a bid to prevent accidental fires that have killed nearly 80 more people. Above-average fire year ahead in Hawaii, Alaska, Southwest Sun, 01 May 2016 19:37:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/05/01/US--Wildfire.Outlook-US/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Wildfire.Outlook-US 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-5612 Hawaii, Alaska and the Southwest face an above-average threat of wildfires this summer, but most of the country should see normal or below-normal problems, forecasters said Sunday. Japan abandons costly X-ray satellite lost in space Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:27:45 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/04/29/AS--Japan-Satellite/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS--Japan-Satellite 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-6914 TOKYO (AP) — Japan's space agency has abandoned its efforts to restore the operations of a multimillion-dollar satellite that was to probe the mysteries of black holes using X-ray telescopes. The Latest: Solar plane lands in suburban Phoenix Tue, 03 May 2016 00:25:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/05/02/US--Solar.Plane-The.Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Solar.Plane-The.Latest 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-5231 GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the flight of a solar-powered airplane from California to Arizona in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe (all times local): Solar plane on global trip arrives in Arizona Tue, 03 May 2016 01:11:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/05/02/US--Solar.Plane/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Solar.Plane 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-5310 GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A solar-powered airplane landed in suburban Phoenix Monday night after a daylong flight from California — the latest leg in its around the world journey using only energy from the sun. Pop went the weasel and down went the Large Hadron Collider Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:39:18 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/04/29/EU-SCI--Collider.and.the.Weasel/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU-SCI--Collider.and.the.Weasel 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-6557 GENEVA (AP) — It's one of the physics world's most complex machines, and it has been immobilized — temporarily — by a weasel.