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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) - A pair of astronauts will venture outside the...
West African schoolgirls, some not yet teenagers, have taken a starring role at...
An American climber died Sunday on his way to the summit of Mount Everest,...
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) - A pair of astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station as early as Tuesday for an emergency space walk to replace a failed computer, one of two that control major U.S....
West African schoolgirls, some not yet teenagers, have taken a starring role at an engineering competition in Senegal, busting stereotypes with robotics expertise and innovative projects for their communities....
An American climber died Sunday on his way to the summit of Mount Everest, expedition organisers said, the latest death to mar the ongoing climbing season....
Mount Everest’s iconic Hillary Step, a nearly vertical 39-foot slab of rock that stood as the final challenge to the summit, has collapsed, reports the BBC . The step was likely the victim of the 2015 earthquake that...
Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and co-founder of the......
Artist's illustration showing a cloud of comet fragments blocking light from a star—one of the possible explanations for the strange, occasional dimming of KIC 8462852, also known as “Tabby's Star.”...
Flooding caused by climate change has hit the Global Seed Vault, which holds samples of the world's seeds in the event of an apocalyptic catastrophe. The seeds weren't damaged, but the entryway of the vault...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand has never had a space program but could soon be launching commercial rockets more often than the United States. That's if the plans of California-based company Rocket Lab work...
As a patient, your electronic medical record contains a wealth of information about you: vital signs, notes from physicians and medications....
An entire team of experts works at the Mayo Clinic to ensure that 25,000 networked medical devices - everything from digital cameras to proton beam therapy systems - are hardened against cyberattacks like the WannaCry...

Science

Dr. Matt Amesbury of the University of Exeter explains that rising temperatures have a substantial effect on moss banks growing in the area. Continuing rise in temperature and subsequent glacial retreat will turn the...
New recommendations from pediatricians set limits on how much juice kids of every age should drink....
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson is pictured with an Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft (left) during a May 12, 2017 spacewalk outside the International Space Station. Whitson, the station's commander, and fellow NASA...
NASA's Van Allen probes have revealed human activities are not having physical and chemical impacts on Earth's environment, but also on radio frequencies extending out into space. After analyzing data captured...

Animal / Pets

The Two Rivers Methodist Church held its second annual Pet Fest. They had vendors and even representatives from Rock Island Animal Hospital to answer questions. The church's pastor says the event is bigger this...
The queues of people and their pets meandered down the streets in a typically British manner, calm, dignified and orderly. But the owners of dogs, cats, rabbits and even parrots who were waiting to visit vets and animal...
After years of seducing Italian voters by claiming to be irresistible to women, Silvio Berlusconi is now targeting animal lovers in his latest comeback. The former prime minister, 80, set up a new political party, the...
CARSON CITY, Nev. (NEWS 4 & FOX 11) — Animal organization Pets of the Homeless sponsored a free pet wellness clinic in Carson City Saturday morning. It's an effort to keep Carson City safe from pet infectious...

Biotec

As someone who has studied bobcats for almost four decades, wildlife ecologist John Litvaitis remembers many times returning from the field without spotting a single one of these solitary and shy creatures that often...
Rutgers University-New Brunswick scientists have created a graphene-based sensor that could lead to earlier detection of looming asthma attacks and improve the management of asthma and other respiratory diseases,...
Norway on Saturday said it would boost protection of a seed storage vault designed to protect the world's crops from disaster, after soaring temperatures caused water to leak into its entrance....
Transmission lines may be eyesores for most people but for songbirds, the forest around them might just be critical habitat....

Dinosaurs / Fossils

A new, "baby dragon" dinosaur revealed in a fossil returned to China is a striking example of the discoveries that might be lost when scientific specimens are ......
On May 19, the China Post issued Chinese Dinosaurs , a set of themed postage stamps featuring seven dinosaurs whose fossils were first discovered in China. One of the "terrible lizards" is Gigantoraptor...
Visitors to the show can peruse three buildings of rocks, jewelry, fossils , dinosaurs , woolly mammoths, gold panning, and 26 vendors. Saturday speakers include: -- Dean Yongue a mine geologist, talking about how...
The new World's Giant Dinosaurs exhibit just opened inside a massive hall at the Manitoba Museum in Canada. The show features a mind-blowing combination of real fossils and robotic dinosaurs stretching more than 60...

Energy

The team calls the device a Chemical Looping Energy -on-Demand System (CLES), and it's based on an original invention by Professor Behdad Moghtaderi of the University of Newcastle. Infratech, spearheaded by CEO...
DENVER (AP) — A mother of two children who sought sanctuary at a Quaker meeting house in Denver to avoid U.S. immigration authorities has been granted a temporary stay from deportation....
Peter F. Varadi's first book described the birth of the solar industry and its growth up until 2013. He recruited an team of internationally recognized contributors for the sequel. SUN TOWARDS HIGH NOON: SOLAR POWER...
Congratulations! You've just accomplished something I never managed to do—earn a college degree. Between your commencement speaker and every aunt and uncle at your graduation party, I am sure you are getting a lot...

Green

By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian hardliners indignant at President Hassan Rouhani's re-election vowed on Sunday to press their conservative agenda, with some saying his caustic campaign trail attacks...
DENVER (AP) — A mother of two children who sought sanctuary at a Quaker meeting house in Denver to avoid U.S. immigration authorities has been granted a temporary stay from deportation....
More than 100 students and their family members have walked out of Vice President Mike Pence’s commencement speech at Notre Dame University in protest over his stance on LGBTQ issues and refugees. Mr Pence, who was...
Originally posted on the ECOreport. Peter F. Varadi’s first book described the birth of the solar industry and its growth up until 2013. He recruited an team of internationally recognized contributors for the...

Space / Astronomy

DENVER (AP) — A mother of two children who sought sanctuary at a Quaker meeting house in Denver to avoid U.S. immigration authorities has been granted a temporary stay from deportation....
More than 100 students and their family members have walked out of Vice President Mike Pence’s commencement speech at Notre Dame University in protest over his stance on LGBTQ issues and refugees. Mr Pence, who was...
North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile on Sunday, the latest in a series of launches which have sparked international condemnation and threats of tougher UN sanctions. The US, South Korea and Japan sharply denounced...