AP - ap.online.headlines.science http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.science News Sat, 22 Oct 2016 03:50:08 -0400 Strong quake in western Japan knocks out power, injures 7 Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:08:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/10/21/AS--Japan-Earthquake/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS--Japan-Earthquake c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-7a78 TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake in western Japan knocked loose roof tiles, toppled store shelves and caused power outages Friday afternoon, but apparently caused no widespread damage. At least seven people were injured, one seriously. Hard crash-landing may have wrecked Europe's Mars probe Sat, 22 Oct 2016 03:39:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/10/21/EU--Europe-Mars.Landing/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU--Europe-Mars.Landing c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-7867 BERLIN (AP) — Scientists say Europe's experimental Mars probe has hit the right spot but may have been destroyed in a fiery ball of rocket fuel because it was traveling too fast. Over 50,000 evacuated in typhoon's path in southern China Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:39:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/10/21/AS--Asia-Typhoon/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS--Asia-Typhoon c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-7ad7 BEIJING (AP) — Typhoon Haima forced the evacuations of more than 50,000 people in southern China after hammering the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain, triggering flooding, landslides and power outages and killing at least 13 people. Soyuz capsule docks with International Space Station Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:30:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/10/21/Russia-US-Space/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_Russia-US-Space c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-793e MOSCOW (AP) — A Soyuz space capsule carrying astronauts from Russia and the United States has docked with the International Space Station after a two-day voyage. New 3D technology raises hopes for the coldest of cold cases Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:43:37 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/10/21/US--Cold.Cases-Sculpted.Faces/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Cold.Cases-Sculpted.Faces c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-77a4 TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The faces are haunting. Winter outlook: Warm south; cooler north; murky in middle Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:18:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/10/20/US-SCI--Winter.Outlook/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Winter.Outlook c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-7e37 WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal forecasters predict this winter may paint the U.S. in stripes of different weather: Warmer and drier than normal in the south, and colder and wetter than usual in the far north. Soaring species: Endangered baby toads fly to Puerto Rico Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:37:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/10/20/US--California-Flight.of.the.Tadpoles/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--California-Flight.of.the.Tadpoles c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-7d48 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than 4,000 wiggling tadpoles conceived via wine fridges in California and then packed in a passenger plane headed to Puerto Rico on Thursday as part of a program to re-establish a technicolor native toad once thought extinct. UNESCO urges halt to plan for Bangladesh coal plant in delta Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:53:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/10/20/AS--Bangladesh-Coal.Plant.Criticized/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS--Bangladesh-Coal.Plant.Criticized c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-7fcb DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The U.N. agency devoted to preserving world heritage has joined environmental groups urging Bangladesh to halt plans for a massive coal-fired power plant near ecologically sensitive mangrove forests on the coast. UNESCO says it poses a "serious threat" to a region that protects the nation from flooding and holds one of the world's last populations of wild tigers. NASA: Jupiter spacecraft detects problem, turns off camera Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:24:45 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/10/19/US-SCI--Jupiter.Mission/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Jupiter.Mission c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:7ce7 LOS ANGELES (AP) — A NASA spacecraft circling Jupiter has hit another snag. Rock-smashing monkeys make flakes like early stone tools Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:30:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/10/19/US-SCI--Monkeys-Tools/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Monkeys-Tools c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:7b8d NEW YORK (AP) — Call them knockoffs. Rock-smashing monkeys in Brazil make stone flakes that look a lot like tools made by our ancient ancestors. Russian observatory once closed to public houses art exhibit Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:26:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/10/20/EU--Russia-Astronomy.and.Art/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU--Russia-Astronomy.and.Art c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-7ed9 NIZHNY ARKHYZ, Russia (AP) — A remote Russian observatory housing what was once the world's largest mirrored telescope has become the setting for an art installation that explores the near-infinite reaches of both outer space and the human imagination. Scientists in Europe downplay likely loss of Mars lander Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:30:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/10/20/EU--Europe-Mars.Landing/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU--Europe-Mars.Landing c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-7fa7 BERLIN (AP) — Scientists at the European Space Agency downplayed the likely loss of its Mars lander, saying Thursday that a wealth of data sent back by the experimental probe would help them prepare for a future mission to the red planet. 2 San Francisco-area earthquake faults found to be connected Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:03:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/10/19/US-SCI--San.Francisco.Quake.Faults/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--San.Francisco.Quake.Faults c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:7bf9 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The most dangerous earthquake fault in the San Francisco Bay Area is connected to another, which means both could rupture simultaneously and unleash major devastation, a new study finds. Biden outlines progress in "moonshot" for cancer cure Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:36:54 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/10/19/US--Cancer.Moonshot-Biden/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Cancer.Moonshot-Biden c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:7d85 BOSTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that the White House's "moonshot" to find a cure for cancer has been making real progress in the past year, but more needs to be done as the nation prepares to elect a new president. Soyuz rocket carrying crew of 3 blasts off from Baikonur Wed, 19 Oct 2016 05:06:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/10/19/SCI--Space.Station/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_SCI--Space.Station c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:7a0b BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz rocket carrying two Russians and an American has blasted off for the International Space Station. Images from the deep unveil weird and wild sea critters Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:09:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/10/19/US-SCI--Weird.Undersea-Photo.Gallery/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Weird.Undersea-Photo.Gallery c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:7d21 New images from recent exploration voyages show how weird and wild it is under the sea. Want a self-driving car? California considers public use Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:57:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/10/19/US--Self-Driving.Cars-California/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Self-Driving.Cars-California c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:7cb4 California regulators asked the public Wednesday to critique proposed regulations that would — eventually — allow self-driving cars that lack a steering wheel or pedals on public roads. Massive carpet mosaic briefly uncovered in Palestinian town Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:31:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/10/20/ML--Palestinians-Massive.Mosaic/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_ML--Palestinians-Massive.Mosaic c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-7f0e JERICHO, West Bank (AP) — Archaeologists have removed the protective cover from one of the Middle East's largest carpet mosaics — but only for a day. Divisive bid to build telescope in Hawaii faces new hearing Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:09:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/10/19/APFN-US--Giant.Telescope-Things.To.Know/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_APFN-US--Giant.Telescope-Things.To.Know c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:7ce9 HONOLULU (AP) — A $1.4 billion project to build one of the world's largest telescopes is up against intense protests by Native Hawaiians and others who say building it on the Big Island's Mauna Kea mountain will desecrate sacred land. European Mars lander's fate unclear, signs 'not good' Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:35:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2016/10/19/EU--Europe-Mars.Landing/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU--Europe-Mars.Landing c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:79ef DARMSTADT, Germany (AP) — The European Space Agency lost contact with an experimental Mars probe shortly before its planned landing on the red planet Wednesday. Scientists said that wasn't a good sign for the Schiaparelli lander, but it was too soon to give up on the craft.