AP - ap.online.headlines.science http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.science News Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:19:37 -0400 The Latest: Spacewalking astronauts lose piece of shielding Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:16:40 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2017/03/30/US-SCI--Space.Station-The.Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Space.Station-The.Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1ed0 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a spacewalk at the International Space Station (all times local): Spacewalking astronauts lose piece of shielding, floats away Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:37:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2017/03/30/US-SCI--Space.Station/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Space.Station c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1f36 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts lost an important piece of cloth shielding needed for the International Space Station on Thursday when it floated away. Nature groups want role in suit challenging marine monument Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:35:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2017/03/30/US-Marine-Monuments/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-Marine-Monuments c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1eda PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Environmental groups that want to save a marine monument created by former President Barack Obama in the ocean off of New England are asking to intervene in a lawsuit. First on the Martian menu: spuds Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:56:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2017/03/30/LT--Peru-Spuds.on.Mars/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_LT--Peru-Spuds.on.Mars c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-20c8 LIMA, Peru (AP) — Could potatoes one day support human life on Mars? Federal agency refuses to ban pesticide used on crops Thu, 30 Mar 2017 03:03:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2017/03/30/US--EPA-Pesticide.Ban.Denied/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--EPA-Pesticide.Ban.Denied c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2004 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration denied a petition by environmental groups that sought to ban a common pesticide used on citrus fruits, apples, cherries and other crops, reversing a push by the Obama administration to revoke all uses of the pesticide on food after a government review concluded it could harm children's brains. From poor eyesight to bad teeth, pandas' needs grow with age Thu, 30 Mar 2017 06:06:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2017/03/30/AS--China-Panda.Seniors/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS--China-Panda.Seniors c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1f89 DUJIANGYAN, China (AP) — Failing eyesight, poor digestion, bad teeth, limbs no longer so limber: With captive giant pandas living longer than ever, the list of their physical and even emotional needs is growing. Vehicles kill 3 tortoises in Joshua Tree National Park Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:52:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2017/03/30/US-Tortoises-Killed/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-Tortoises-Killed c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-1e78 JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — People driving in Joshua Tree National Park are being asked to watch out for wildlife after the deaths of three desert tortoises in the past week. Dirty air from global trade kills at home and abroad Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:15:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2017/03/29/US-SCI--Outsourcing.Pollution.Deaths/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Outsourcing.Pollution.Deaths c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-236b WASHINGTON (AP) — A study that measures the human toll of air pollution from global manufacturing and trade shows how buying goods made far away can lead to premature deaths both there and close to home. US hearing on climate science focuses on name calling Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:01:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2017/03/29/US-SCI--Climate.Science/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Climate.Science c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-23c0 WASHINGTON (AP) — Climate science and politics too often reverts into name calling and bullying, which can get in the way of real work. Trump administration seeks delay in ruling on climate plan Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:59:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2017/03/29/US--Trump-Climate.Plan/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Trump-Climate.Plan c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-239d WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours after President Donald Trump signed an executive order seeking to undo his predecessor's efforts to curb climate change, his administration has asked a federal appeals court to postpone ruling on lawsuits over Obama-era restrictions on carbon emissions. House approves bill to force public release of EPA science Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:56:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2017/03/29/US--Congress-EPA/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Congress-EPA c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2239 WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are taking aim at the Environmental Protection Agency, targeting the way officials use science to develop new regulations. Environmental groups file lawsuit over Trump climate actions Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:26:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2017/03/29/US--Environmentalists-Climate.Plan/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Environmentalists-Climate.Plan c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2679 CHICAGO (AP) — Environmental groups that vowed to fight President Donald Trump's efforts to roll back his predecessor's plans to curb global warming made good on their promise Wednesday, teaming up with an American Indian tribe to ask a federal court to block an order that lifts restrictions on coal sales from federal lands. Fears for Indonesian park's rare species as Trump town rises Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:34:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2017/03/29/AS-Indonesia-Trump-National-Park/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS-Indonesia-Trump-National-Park c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2634 GUNUNG GEDE PANGRANGO, Indonesia (AP) — Shrouded in mist and cloud, the twin volcanoes of the lushly forested Gunung Gede Pangrango national park are the brooding guardians of nature's last stand on teeming Java island. Indonesia's overflowing, polluted capital is a couple of hours north, and with Trump-branded properties being built next to this protected area, Jakarta may soon feel even closer. 3 Texas deaths underscore the dangers of storm chasing Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:37:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2017/03/29/US-Storm-Chasers-Things-To-Know/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-Storm-Chasers-Things-To-Know c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-22ef DALLAS (AP) — As a powerful storm system swept across Texas, storm chasers raced to record its fury and witness a tornado. But one such pursuit ended tragically when three men were killed as their vehicles collided at a rural crossroads. China affirms climate pledge after Trump rolls back rules Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:24:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2017/03/29/AS--China-US-Climate.Change/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS--China-US-Climate.Change c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-25b5 BEIJING (AP) — China promised Wednesday to stick to its climate commitments after President Donald Trump eased U.S. curbs on coal and oil use, opening the way for Beijing to assert itself as a leader in environmental policy. EPA denies petition to ban pesticide used on crops Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:51:56 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2017/03/30/US--EPA-Pesticide.Ban.Denied/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--EPA-Pesticide.Ban.Denied c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2161 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump Administration on Wednesday denied a petition by environmental groups that sought to ban a common pesticide used on citrus fruits, apples, cherries and other crops, reversing a push by the Obama administration to revoke all uses of the pesticide on food after a government review concluded it could harm children's brains. Egypt's famed pyramids get new lab to restore pharaonic boat Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:05:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2017/03/29/ML--Egypt-Antiquities/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_ML--Egypt-Antiquities c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-256b CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's famed pyramids at Giza have a newcomer in their midst: the largest on-site antiquities laboratory meant to restore the location's second pharaonic boat. Chinese demand for elephant ivory drops, new report says Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:02:45 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2017/03/29/AF--Kenya-China-Ivory/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AF--Kenya-China-Ivory c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-25d6 NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The price of ivory in China has dropped sharply as the country plans to end the legal trade in ivory later this year, a leading elephant conservation group said in a new report Wednesday. New Mexico hit by 'flash drought' weather phenomenon Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:41:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2017/03/29/US-Flash-Drought-New-Mexico/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-Flash-Drought-New-Mexico c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2296 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Across New Mexico, unusually warm March weather and virtually no rain for a month prompted dust storms that closed highways, warnings for some to stay inside and rapid mountain snow melting that could threaten drinking water supplies and farmers' irrigation needs. European scientists, officials warn against US climate plan Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:40:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2017/03/28/EU--Europe-US-Climate/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU--Europe-US-Climate c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2b1d BERLIN (AP) — Scientists, officials and environmental campaigners in Europe said Tuesday that the United States would be damaging its own interests if it rolls back the previous administration's efforts to curb climate change.