AP - ap.online.headlines.science http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.science News Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:17:48 -0400 Start of dwarf planet mission delayed after small mix-up Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:03:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/04/24/US-SCI--Dwarf.Planet.Mission/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Dwarf.Planet.Mission c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-7328 LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA said Friday observations of a dwarf planet have been delayed slightly after a communication glitch. Huge magma chamber spied under Yellowstone supervolcano Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:42:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/04/24/US-SCI--Yellowstone.Volcano/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Yellowstone.Volcano c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-754a LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists have spied a vast reservoir of hot, partly molten rock beneath the supervolcano at Yellowstone National Park that's big enough to fill the Grand Canyon 11 times over. Dallas Zoo giraffe whose birth was seen online named Kipenzi Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:40:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/04/24/TX--Dallas.Zoo-Baby.Giraffe/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_TX--Dallas.Zoo-Baby.Giraffe c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-734a DALLAS (AP) — A giraffe born at the Dallas Zoo as people around the world watched online has been named. New DNA codes for mammoths: Step toward bringing them back? Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:43:54 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/04/23/US-SCI--Mammoth.DNA/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Mammoth.DNA c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-7c37 NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists are getting their best look yet at the DNA code for the woolly mammoth, thanks to work that could be a step toward bringing back the extinct beast. NASA releases picture of starry fireworks for Hubble's 25th Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:17:45 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/04/23/US-SCI--Hubble-25.Years/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Hubble-25.Years c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-7c83 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — What better way to celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope's quarter-century in orbit than with cosmic fireworks? Blue Bell closing all 3 creameries for training, cleaning Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:49:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/04/23/US--Blue.Bell-Listeriosis-Response/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Blue.Bell-Listeriosis-Response c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-793e BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — Blue Bell Creameries says it will close all three of its creameries in Texas, Oklahoma and Alabama for intensive cleaning and employee training in response to listeria illnesses linked to its ice cream. Jaws meets kangaroo? Rare, cute pocket shark found in deep Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:22:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/04/23/US-SCI--Pocket.Shark/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Pocket.Shark c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-7ac5 WASHINGTON (AP) — Think Jaws meets a kangaroo, with maybe a touch of cute kitten, and you've got the aptly named pocket shark — the newest and rarest species found off the U.S. coast. US announces plans to reduce agricultural carbon emissions Thu, 23 Apr 2015 21:58:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/04/24/US--Agriculture-Climate.Change/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Agriculture-Climate.Change c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-787b DETROIT (AP) — Federal agricultural officials announced Thursday voluntary programs and initiatives for farmers, ranchers and foresters meant to build on President Barack Obama's efforts to combat global warming — and they don't require congressional approval. Scientists convinced of tie between earthquakes and drilling Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:51:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/04/23/US-SCI--Man-Made.Quakes/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Man-Made.Quakes c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-7da3 LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the evidence coming in from one study after another, scientists are now more certain than ever that oil and gas drilling is causing hundreds upon hundreds of earthquakes across the U.S. Nicole Kidman returning to London stage in DNA story Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:39:41 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/04/23/EU-Britain-Nicole-Kidman/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU-Britain-Nicole-Kidman c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-7cf8 LONDON (AP) — Nicole Kidman is returning to the London stage in a play about the woman who helped unlock the secrets of DNA. Scientists: Over 143M Americans live in quake-prone areas Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:33:55 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/04/22/US-SCI-Earthquake-Risk/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI-Earthquake-Risk c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:19d7 LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 143 million people in the Lower 48 states now live on shaky ground, earthquake scientists say. Popular pesticide hurts wild bees in major field study Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:08:18 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/04/22/US-SCI--Bees.Pesticides/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Bees.Pesticides c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:1298 WASHINGTON (AP) — A common type of pesticide is dramatically harming wild bees, according to a new in-the-field study that outside experts say may help shift the way the U.S. government looks at a controversial class of chemicals. PHOTOS: Hubble's turn to smile, marks 25 years in orbit Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:29:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/04/22/US-SCI--Hubble.Telescope-Photo.Gallery/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Hubble.Telescope-Photo.Gallery c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:1222 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Hubble, it's your turn to smile for the cameras! With bird flu spreading, USDA starts on potential vaccine Wed, 22 Apr 2015 18:44:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/04/22/US-Bird-Flu-Vaccine/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-Bird-Flu-Vaccine c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:f99 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is working on a vaccine to counter a deadly strain of bird flu, as losses to poultry producers mount. Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your pup Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:51:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/04/22/US--Pets-Dog.Flu.Prevention-Things.To.Know/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Pets-Dog.Flu.Prevention-Things.To.Know c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:11db LOS ANGELES (AP) — An outbreak of canine flu has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest, killing a handful and stirring concern among animal lovers nationwide that the highly contagious virus will sideline their pets. Noble Energy agrees to settle Colorado air pollution case Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:45:47 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/04/22/US--Noble.Energy-Settlement/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Noble.Energy-Settlement c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:12b5 DENVER (AP) — Large oil and gas driller Noble Energy has agreed to a settlement over alleged air-pollution violations north of Denver, a deal federal officials say could cost the company up to $73.5 million. Sea lion pup waddles away from water, gets ride back to sea Wed, 22 Apr 2015 18:36:02 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/04/22/US--Stranded.Sea.Lion.Pup/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Stranded.Sea.Lion.Pup c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:130d FORT BRAGG, Calif. (AP) — A healthy sea lion pup that was returned to the sea by deputies after waddling a quarter-mile onshore seemed to be staying in the waves on Wednesday — at least for now, officers said. NYC mayor unveils sweeping environmental plan on Earth Day Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:31:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/04/22/US-Earth-Day-NYC-Zero-Waste/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-Earth-Day-NYC-Zero-Waste c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:1165 NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's biggest city, under the direction of Mayor Bill de Blasio, marked Earth Day on Wednesday by linking a sweeping effort to limit its impact on the environment with its fight against income inequality by pledging to lift more than 800,000 people out of poverty. After workers asked Putin for help, corruption uncovered Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:05:56 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/04/22/EU--Russia-Cosmodrome/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU--Russia-Cosmodrome c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:123d MOSCOW (AP) — Russian investigators opened a new corruption case Wednesday against subcontractors building a space center where workers have gone unpaid for months and have appealed directly to President Vladimir Putin for help. Scientists: Over 143M Americans live in quake-prone areas Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:33:55 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2015/04/22/US-SCI-Earthquake-Risk/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI-Earthquake-Risk c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:157e LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 143 million people in the Lower 48 states now live on shaky ground, earthquake scientists say.