WASHINGTON (AP) — The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle. Full Story
More than just Cecil; big troubles for king of the jungle
WASHINGTON (AP) — The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle.
Dig returns to artifact-rich Colonial American site in NY
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
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?
Arctic-bound ship leaves Portland after oil drilling protest
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.
Blue moon? Friday's celestial event comes with a catch
WASHINGTON (AP) — This is an astronomy story that comes up only once in a blue moon, like on Friday. Maybe.
Court dismisses lawsuit seeking personhood for 2 NY chimps
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.
Philae probe finds evidence that comets can be cosmic labs
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
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coast Guard officials say it will likely be a couple more days before they can definitively say what caused a miles-long oil slick to materialize off the Santa Barbara County coast this week, but an expert said Thursday it was more than likely the result of ocean-floor seepage.
Endangered pallid sturgeon larvae found in Missouri River
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.
Human fetal tissue long used for variety of medical studies
NEW YORK (AP) — Controversy over Planned Parenthood's supplying fetal tissue for research has focused attention on a little-discussed aspect of science.
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