AP - ap.online.headlines.science http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.science News Sun, 01 Mar 2015 13:46:36 -0500 New plane tracking to be tested after Malaysia jet mystery Sun, 01 Mar 2015 12:34:06 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/03/01/AS--Australia-Missing.Plane/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS--Australia-Missing.Plane c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:2b4b SYDNEY (AP) — Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial of an enhanced method of tracking aircraft over remote oceans to allow planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday. AP PHOTOS: Antarctica's spectacular glaciers melting faster Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:22:09 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/02/28/AA--Antarctica-Glacial.Melting-Photo.Gallery/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AA--Antarctica-Glacial.Melting-Photo.Gallery c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:261c CAPE LEGOUPIL, Antarctica (AP) — From the ground of this extreme northern part of Antarctica, a spectacular white and blinding ice seemingly extends forever. What can't be seen is the battle raging below to reshape Earth. Myanmar captures rare white elephant in western jungles Sun, 01 Mar 2015 06:45:22 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/03/01/AS--Myanmar-White.Elephant/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS--Myanmar-White.Elephant c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:2ba8 YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's forestry department has captured a rare white elephant in the jungles of the country's western Ayeyarwaddy region, an official said Sunday. Crop herbicides play a role in shrinking monarch population Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:48:11 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/02/28/US--Food.and.Farm-Monarch.Butterflies-Pollinators/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Food.and.Farm-Monarch.Butterflies-Pollinators c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:2702 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that pollinating insects face in part because farmers, enticed by ethanol mandates, are growing more herbicide-resistant crops, which has stripped millions of acres of crucial plant habitat. Spacewalking astronauts finish extensive, tricky cable job Sun, 01 Mar 2015 13:32:18 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/03/01/US-SCI--Space.Station/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Space.Station c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:2c2f CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts successfully completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station on Sunday, routing several-hundred feet of power and data lines for new crew capsules commissioned by NASA. China's latest survey finds increase in wild giant pandas Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:45:26 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/02/28/AS--China-Panda.Population/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS--China-Panda.Population c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:25a5 BEIJING (AP) — Wild giant pandas in China are doing well. Switzerland 1st country to submit pledge for UN climate pact Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:45:12 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/02/27/EU--Switzerland-Climate/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU--Switzerland-Climate c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:20e3 STOCKHOLM (AP) — Switzerland has become the first country to submit a pledge to the United Nations for a new global climate deal, vowing to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030, compared to 1990 levels. The big melt: Antarctica's retreating ice may re-shape Earth Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:38:53 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/02/27/AA--Antarctica-Glacial.Melting/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AA--Antarctica-Glacial.Melting c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:1df2 CAPE LEGOUPIL, Antarctica (AP) — From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to extend forever. What can't be seen is the battle raging thousands of feet (hundreds of meters) below to re-shape Earth. Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trials Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:03:32 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/02/27/US--Arctic.Research.Vessel/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Arctic.Research.Vessel c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:2161 SEWARD, Alaska (AP) — A floating Arctic laboratory four decades in the making has arrived at its home port and stands poised to begin unlocking mysteries of one of the wildest places on Earth. Feds spot third baby orca born recently to imperiled pods Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:49:38 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/02/26/US--New.Baby.Orca/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--New.Baby.Orca c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:197d SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. scientists following endangered killer whales from a research vessel have spotted a baby orca off the coast of Washington state, the third birth documented this winter but still leaving the population dangerously low. NASA approves Sunday spacewalk despite water leak in helmet Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:42:09 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/02/27/US-SCI-Space-Station/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI-Space-Station c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:2045 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — American astronauts will venture back out for a spacewalk this weekend, despite a helmet water leak on their previous trip outside the International Space Station. Tribes from around US gather to discuss legal marijuana Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:39:28 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/02/27/US--Tribes-Marijuana/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Tribes-Marijuana c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:234a TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — The Justice Department's announcement in December that it would allow the nation's Indian tribes to legalize and regulate marijuana on their reservations brought notes of caution — if not silence or opposition — from many tribes. Better plane tracking trialed after Malaysia plane mystery Sat, 28 Feb 2015 23:42:05 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/03/01/AS-Australia-Missing-Plane/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS-Australia-Missing-Plane c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:29f5 SYDNEY (AP) — Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial to enhance the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans, allowing planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday. Hollande tours typhoon-hit Philippines ahead of climate deal Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:14:43 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/02/27/AS--Philippines-France/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS--Philippines-France c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:1eae GUIUAN, Philippines (AP) — French President Francois Hollande on Friday took his warning about the need for funds for a landmark climate deal to a central Philippine town that was devastated by a killer typhoon in 2013. UN plans decision in August on mass Ebola vaccine program Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:04:15 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/02/27/Ebola-Vaccine/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_Ebola-Vaccine c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:20c3 BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization says a decision will be made in August whether to recommend a program of mass vaccination against Ebola in affected countries. Pink cloud visible in Arizona after New Mexico rocket launch Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:18:42 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/02/25/US-Rocket-Pink-Cloud/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-Rocket-Pink-Cloud c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:11d7 PHOENIX (AP) — Early risers across much of Arizona were treated to a colorful sight — a pink cloud from a NASA research rocket that was launched Wednesday from a U.S. Army installation in New Mexico. China's latest survey finds increase in wild giant pandas Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:15:54 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/02/28/AS--China-Panda.Population/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS--China-Panda.Population c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:2490 BEIJING (AP) — Wild giant pandas in China are doing well. Call for study to settle if anesthesia poses risk to babies Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:25:39 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/02/25/US-MED--HealthBeat-Children-Anesthesia/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-MED--HealthBeat-Children-Anesthesia c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:1320 WASHINGTON (AP) — Studies of baby animals have long suggested that going under anesthesia can have some harmful effects on a developing brain. Now some scientists want to find out whether those same drugs may pose subtle risks for human babies and toddlers. Scientists witness carbon dioxide trapping heat in air Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:19:51 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/02/25/US-SCI--Heat.Trapping/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Heat.Trapping c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:114a WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have witnessed carbon dioxide trapping heat in the atmosphere above the United States, chronicling human-made climate change in action, live in the wild. UK 1st country to allow creation of embryos from 3 people Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:18:17 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/02/25/EU-MED-Britain--3.Person.Babies/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU-MED-Britain--3.Person.Babies c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:fc5 LONDON (AP) — Britain has become the first country in the world to allow the creation of human embryos from the DNA of three people, a technique intended to help mothers avoid passing on genetically degenerative diseases to their babies.