AP - ap.online.headlines.science http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.science News Tue, 04 Aug 2015 01:27:26 -0400 Most picky eating harmless but it can signal emotional woes Mon, 03 Aug 2015 00:53:29 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/08/03/US-MED-Picky-Eating/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-MED-Picky-Eating c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:4e1a CHICAGO (AP) — Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked out. Israel-British project makes Hebrew texts available online Mon, 03 Aug 2015 08:22:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/08/03/ML--Israel-Hebrew.Manuscripts/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_ML--Israel-Hebrew.Manuscripts c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:4eed JERUSALEM (AP) — One of the oldest surviving Hebrew manuscripts, a bible dating back more than 1,000 years, will soon be available online in a joint project with The British Library in London, the National Library of Israel said Monday. Drought could hurt endangered fish caught in water fight Tue, 04 Aug 2015 01:22:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/08/04/US--California.Drought-Endangered.Fish/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--California.Drought-Endangered.Fish c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:53fc DIXON, Calif. (AP) — California's historic drought could wipe out a tiny, endangered fish that's played an outsized role in the state's water wars. Astronaut mementoes: Cowboy boots, prayer beads, lunch box Sun, 02 Aug 2015 12:05:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/08/02/US-SCI--Shuttle.Debris.Display-Mementoes/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Shuttle.Debris.Display-Mementoes c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:4aa7 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The 14 display cases at Kennedy Space Center contain intensely personal mementoes and other items representing the astronauts who perished in the Challenger and Columbia accidents. Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for 1st time Sun, 02 Aug 2015 12:08:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/08/02/US-SCI--Shuttle.Debris.Display/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Shuttle.Debris.Display c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:4a53 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades. More than just Cecil; big troubles for king of the jungle Fri, 31 Jul 2015 03:38:55 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/07/31/US-SCI--Lion.Killed-The.King.Loses/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Lion.Killed-The.King.Loses c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3d43 WASHINGTON (AP) — The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle. CDC's top modeler courts controversy with disease estimate Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:06:54 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/08/01/US-MED--Epidemic.Predictor/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-MED--Epidemic.Predictor c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:4650 ATLANTA (AP) — Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention. Dig returns to artifact-rich Colonial American site in NY Fri, 31 Jul 2015 03:24:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/07/31/US--Colonial.Battleground-Dig/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Colonial.Battleground-Dig c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3d36 LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) — An archaeological project has returned to an artifact-rich state park in the southern Adirondacks on what was the focal point of the warring British and French empires more than 250 years ago. Tracing back debris to find Flight 370 may prove impossible Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:30:03 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/07/31/AS--Missing.Malaysia.Plane-Ocean.Drift/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS--Missing.Malaysia.Plane-Ocean.Drift c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3d71 WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — If it's confirmed that a wing fragment found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean is from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, lost more than 500 days ago, could scientists use their knowledge of ocean currents to trace back its path and pinpoint the bulk of the wreck? Amid California drought, fears rise of trees dying, falling Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:31:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/07/31/US--California.Drought-Trees/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--California.Drought-Trees c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3f23 LOS ANGELES (AP) — As Californians and the communities they live in cut back water use and let lawns turn brown, arborists and state officials are worrying about a potentially dangerous ripple effect: City trees going neglected and becoming diseased or even falling. With protest over, Shell prepares for Arctic Ocean drilling Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:51:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/07/31/US--Arctic.Offshore.Drilling/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Arctic.Offshore.Drilling c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:4051 ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Hours after a repaired Shell icebreaker eased past protesters in Oregon to join an Arctic drilling operation, the oil giant used other vessels in its flotilla to begin excavating off the coast of Alaska in hopes of confirming the presence of billions of barrels of crude below the ocean floor. Regulators close case questioning California reactor repairs Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:14:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/07/31/US--Nuclear.Reactor.Closed/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Nuclear.Reactor.Closed c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:425a LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal regulators have closed a case that questioned whether Southern California Edison violated government rules when it installed faulty equipment at the now-closed San Onofre nuclear power plant. Highly active volcano erupts on Reunion amid media frenzy Sat, 01 Aug 2015 10:14:29 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/08/01/EU--France-Reunion-Volcano/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU--France-Reunion-Volcano c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:45cd PITON DE LA FOURNAISE, Reunion (AP) — Journalists arriving this week to the Indian Ocean island Reunion to report about the discovery of a jet wing fragment were met with another spectacular sight: the eruption of one of the Earth's most active volcanoes. Blue moon? Friday's celestial event comes with a catch Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:02:17 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/07/30/US-SCI-Blue-Moon/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI-Blue-Moon c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:39eb WASHINGTON (AP) — This is an astronomy story that comes up only once in a blue moon, like on Friday. Maybe. Chimps denied legal personhood will be retired from research Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:32:26 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/07/31/US-Chimps-Legal-Rights/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-Chimps-Legal-Rights c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:4052 STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Two chimpanzees that inspired an unsuccessful lawsuit to grant them personhood rights will be retired from research at a New York state university. Philae probe finds evidence that comets can be cosmic labs Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:57:03 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/07/30/SCI--Comet.Science/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_SCI--Comet.Science c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:38cb BERLIN (AP) — Scientists say the Philae space probe has gathered data supporting the theory that comets can serve as cosmic laboratories in which some of the essential elements for life are assembled. Scientist: Oil slick likely from natural seafloor seepage Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:43:56 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/07/31/US-Ocean-Oil-Slick/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-Ocean-Oil-Slick c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:4053 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beaches along the Santa Barbara County coast remained open to swimmers, surfers and sunbathers Friday as the Coast Guard worked to determine whether an oil slick that materialized just offshore this week was simply the result of natural ocean-floor seepage. Endangered pallid sturgeon larvae found in Missouri River Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:06:53 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/07/30/US--Endangered.Fish-Missouri.River/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Endangered.Fish-Missouri.River c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3a25 BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Three fish larvae captured from the Missouri River last year have been confirmed as those of the endangered pallid sturgeon, the U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday. Arctic-bound ship leaves Portland after oil drilling protest Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:51:39 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/07/31/US--Arctic.Offshore.Drilling/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Arctic.Offshore.Drilling c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3c10 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker that was the target of environmental protesters left Portland, Oregon, on Thursday bound for an Arctic drilling operation after a tense standoff ended with kayakers and activists who had dangled from a bridge to block its path. Court dismisses lawsuit seeking personhood for 2 NY chimps Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:44:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/07/30/US--Chimps-Legal.Rights/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Chimps-Legal.Rights c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:38fe NEW YORK (AP) — Two chimpanzees will not be freed from a New York state university where they're used in locomotion studies after a court decision Thursday dismissed a lawsuit that had sought to afford them legal personhood rights.