AP - ap.online.headlines.science http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.science News Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:07:18 -0500 NOAA: Globe sets 5th hottest-month record of 2014 Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:16:29 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/11/20/US-SCI-Record-Hot/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI-Record-Hot c9d8ec1afb93944a:-50b8c056:149c820ee8d:-7625 WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a bitter U.S. cold snap, the globe is rushing hell-bent toward its warmest year on record with last month setting the fifth monthly heat record of the year. Where's the snow? Not in Alaska's largest city Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:01:41 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/11/20/US-Alaska-Weird-Weather/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-Alaska-Weird-Weather c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-7ea4 ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — One week before Thanksgiving, much of the nation is digging out from snowstorms, but the ground is bare in Alaska's largest city. UN climate fund falls short of $10 billion target Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:39:10 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/11/20/EU-Climate-Fund/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU-Climate-Fund c9d8ec1afb93944a:-50b8c056:149c820ee8d:-7640 BERLIN (AP) — A U.N. fund that will help poor countries tackle climate change has fallen short, for now, of its target of collecting $10 billion, officials said Thursday. Surrogate sushi: Japan biotech for bluefin tuna Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:07:06 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/11/20/AS--Japan-Surrogate.Tuna/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS--Japan-Surrogate.Tuna c9d8ec1afb93944a:-50b8c056:149c820ee8d:-77e8 TATEYAMA, Japan (AP) — Of all the overfished fish in the seas, luscious, fatty bluefin tuna are among the most threatened. Marine scientist Goro Yamazaki, who is known in this seaside community as "Young Mr. Fish," is working to ensure the species survives. Crew finds 150-ton boulder likely left by glacier Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:52:48 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/11/20/US--Glacial.Boulder/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Glacial.Boulder c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a2ba745:149ce9f1578:-7f6a EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Workers digging an underground garage for a new hotel in Everett, Washington, recently struck something big about 30 feet below the surface. 2 endangered elephants found dead in Indonesia Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:19:37 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/11/20/AS-Indonesia-Endangered-Elephants/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_AS-Indonesia-Endangered-Elephants c9d8ec1afb93944a:-50b8c056:149c820ee8d:-772e JAMBI, Indonesia (AP) — Two endangered Sumatran elephants were found dead in western Indonesia and authorities believe they were killed by poachers. Researcher who found cause of Lyme disease dies Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:36:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/11/20/US--Obit-Lyme.Disease.Researcher/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Obit-Lyme.Disease.Researcher c9d8ec1afb93944a:-50b8c056:149c820ee8d:-750b HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — The Swiss-born researcher who gained international recognition for discovering the bacteria that causes Lyme disease has died in western Montana. Groups sue feds over Pacific bigeye fishing rule Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:08:53 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/11/20/US--Tuna.Lawsuit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Tuna.Lawsuit c9d8ec1afb93944a:262eb2aa:149cecef662:-7f34 HONOLULU (AP) — Environmental groups on Thursday sued the National Marine Fisheries Service to challenge a new rule for fishing bigeye tuna, a popular species for sushi and fish steaks. City OKs plan for gas-pump climate change labels Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:54:07 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/11/19/US--Gas.Pumps-Climate.Change.Labels/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Gas.Pumps-Climate.Change.Labels c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:1499cce8a36:-44c6 BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Some of the country's first gas-pump warning labels about climate change are coming to Berkeley, a city with a long history of green and clean policies. Mission Moon: Millions may help lunar landing Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:19:00 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/11/19/SCI--Mission.Moon/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_SCI--Mission.Moon c9d8ec1afb93944a:-50b8c056:149c820ee8d:-7ddc LONDON (AP) — It's the moon mission for the masses. UN: World not close to avoiding dangerous warming Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:44:28 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/11/19/US-SCI--Climate.Emissions.Gap/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-SCI--Climate.Emissions.Gap c9d8ec1afb93944a:-50b8c056:149c820ee8d:-7e23 WASHINGTON (AP) — The world still isn't close to preventing what leaders call a dangerous level of man-made warming, a new United Nations report says. That's despite some nations' recent pledges to cut back on carbon dioxide emissions. Crews try to ID substance in California fire Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:25:55 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/11/19/US--California.Chemical.Fire/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--California.Chemical.Fire c9d8ec1afb93944a:-50b8c056:149c820ee8d:-7e62 SANTA PAULA, Calif. (AP) — Hazardous materials crews were trying Wednesday to determine how to deal with an unstable substance remaining after an explosion and fire at a California waste treatment facility. Cornell professor unlocks mysteries of paintings Wed, 19 Nov 2014 01:30:16 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/11/19/US--Art.Detective/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Art.Detective c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:1499cce8a36:-4564 ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Richard Johnson can see right through the masterpieces of Rembrandt and Van Gogh. EPA plans new toxin guidelines for drinking water Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:35:51 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/11/19/OH--Lake.Erie-Algae/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_OH--Lake.Erie-Algae c9d8ec1afb93944a:-50b8c056:149c820ee8d:-7bdc TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to come out with new guidelines that will give cities and water treatment plants a blueprint for dealing with the type of algae-borne toxin that contaminated the drinking water in Ohio's fourth-largest city, a federal official said Wednesday. Bundle up: It's freezing or below in all 50 states Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:16:59 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/11/18/US-Wintry-Weather-50-States/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-Wintry-Weather-50-States c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:1499cce8a36:-4934 NEW YORK (AP) — Baby, it's cold outside, no matter what part of the United States you're in. One mom's mission to encourage girls in science Tue, 18 Nov 2014 04:30:06 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/11/18/US-Girls-and-Science/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-Girls-and-Science c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:1499cce8a36:-4d9e LANGHORNE, Pa. (AP) — Kelly Mathews is on a mission — to get more girls interested in STEM. Active Alaska volcano calms down _ for now Tue, 18 Nov 2014 02:56:52 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/11/18/US--Alaska-Volcano-Q_A/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US--Alaska-Volcano-Q_A c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:1499cce8a36:-4d1d ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — One of Alaska's most active volcanos has calmed down since spewing ash up to 35,000 feet into the air over the weekend, but scientists said Monday the volcano has a pattern of prolonged eruptions of varying intensity. They're not ready to consider this explosion over. Study finds virus likely cause of sea star wasting Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:15:07 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/11/17/US-Sea-Star-Wasting-Virus/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_US-Sea-Star-Wasting-Virus c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:1499cce8a36:-51f2 GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Scientists have isolated a virus they are pretty sure is causing the mysterious disease that has killed millions of sea stars on the Pacific Coast from Southern California to Alaska by causing them to lose their limbs and eventually disintegrate into slime and piles of tiny bones. CERN scientists discover 2 new subatomic particles Wed, 19 Nov 2014 07:20:06 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/11/19/EU--Switzerland-New.Particles/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_EU--Switzerland-New.Particles c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:1499cce8a36:-4485 GENEVA (AP) — Scientists at the world's largest smasher said Wednesday they have discovered two new subatomic particles never seen before that could widen our understanding of the universe. Scientists 'confident' comet lander will wake up Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:46:38 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/science/2014/11/17/SCI-Comet-Landing/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_science_SCI-Comet-Landing c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:1499cce8a36:-5520 BERLIN (AP) — A burst of sunshine in the spring could be just the wakeup call for Europe's comet lander.