AP - ap.online.headlines.science http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.science News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:44:48 -0400 China launches experimental moon orbiter Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:35:21 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/10/24/AS-SCI--China-Space/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS-SCI--China-Space c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:12ff BEIJING (AP) — China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface. Ebola: A crash course in fear and how it hurts us Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:55:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/10/23/US-SCI-Ebola-Fear/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI-Ebola-Fear c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:f21 WASHINGTON (AP) — Ebola is giving Americans a crash course in fear. Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:30:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/10/22/US-SCI-Odd-Dinosaur/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI-Odd-Dinosaur c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:7bc WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws. Swiss scientists determine comet's 'perfume' Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:04:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/10/23/EU-Stinky-Comet/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU-Stinky-Comet c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:e8f Rotten eggs, horse urine, formaldehyde, bitter almonds, alcohol, vinegar and a hint of sweet ether. Solar flare knocks out some radio temporarily Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:44:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/10/22/US-SCI-Solar-Storm/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI-Solar-Storm c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:7bd WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal forecasters say a brief but strong solar flare Wednesday morning temporarily blacked out a few radio communication systems before weakening. North Dakota reaches deal to keep dinosaur mummy Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:05:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/10/21/US-Dakota-Dinosaur-Deal/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-Dakota-Dinosaur-Deal c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:1ca BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Dakota the duckbilled dinosaur might have found permanent digs in Bismarck. N. America treated to partial solar eclipse Thurs. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:55:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/10/21/US-SCI--Solar.Eclipse/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Solar.Eclipse c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:1a5 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — North Americans, get set for the fourth and final eclipse of the year. Stone tools show ancient settlement high in Andes Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:10:54 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/10/23/US-SCI-High-in-Andes/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI-High-in-Andes c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:f22 NEW YORK (AP) — The air was thin, the nights were cold, the sun could easily burn the skin. But about 12,000 years ago, small groups of hunter-gatherers found a home very high up in the Peruvian Andes. 3rd spacewalk in 3 weeks at space station Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:38:21 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/10/22/US-SCI-Space-Station/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI-Space-Station c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:6bf CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts doubled as trash men Wednesday, heaving an old science experiment and two antennas overboard at the International Space Station. China launches experimental moon orbiter Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:32:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/10/24/AS--China-Space/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS--China-Space c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:11d2 BEIJING (AP) — China launched an experimental spacecraft Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface. Ancient Greek well yields rare wooden statue Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:54:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/10/21/EU-Greece-Wooden-Statue/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU-Greece-Wooden-Statue c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:20b ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Archeologists in Greece have uncovered a rare wooden statue preserved in the muddy depths of an ancient well in Piraeus, the port of Athens. Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:43:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/10/21/US-MED--Ebola-Medical/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-MED--Ebola-Medical c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-f4 WASHINGTON (AP) — People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too: A nurse infected in Spain has recovered, as have four American aid workers infected in West Africa. Even there, not everyone dies. 'Cadaver dog' work more accepted by cops, courts Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:15:32 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/10/21/US--What.Buster.Nose/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--What.Buster.Nose c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-4 BENTON, Calif. (AP) — The burly Labrador retriever sticks out his wide snout to sniff the dirt and dusty air. He's clearly excited as he runs, yelping, through the high desert of California's Eastern Sierra region. Jerusalem stone may answer Jewish revolt questions Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:59:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/10/21/ML--Israel-Archaeology/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_ML--Israel-Archaeology c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-4a JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli archaeologists said Tuesday they have discovered a large stone with Latin engravings that lends credence to the theory that the reason Jews revolted against Roman rule nearly 2,000 ago was because of their harsh treatment. Newborn Puget Sound killer whale presumed dead Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:38:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/10/21/US-Lost-Baby-Orca/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-Lost-Baby-Orca c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:f2 FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — A killer whale born to much hope in early September apparently died while its pod was in the open ocean off Washington or British Columbia, the Center for Whale Research said. Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:48:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/10/20/US-SCI-Record-Heat/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI-Record-Heat c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-543 WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say. CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:15:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/10/19/US--Ebola-US.Response/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Ebola-US.Response c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-a9b ATLANTA (AP) — Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed. Stinky seaweed piling up at upscale Laguna Beach Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:51:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/10/21/US--Laguna.Beach.Kelp/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Laguna.Beach.Kelp c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:223 LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Warmer water and recent storm swells are to blame for mounds of stinky kelp piling up on the sand in the upscale Southern California resort city of Laguna Beach, scientists say. Restitution ordered in dinosaur footprint theft Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:42:41 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/10/21/US-Dinosaur-Footprints-Stolen/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-Dinosaur-Footprints-Stolen c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-f2 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who pleaded guilty in the theft of a priceless fossilized dinosaur footprint that's never been recovered was sentenced Monday to a year of probation and ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution. Once in million years: Comet buzzing Mars on Sun. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:45:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/10/16/US-SCI-Comet-at-Mars/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI-Comet-at-Mars c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-1988 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The heavens are hosting an event this weekend that occurs once in a million years or so.