Cockroaches quickly lose sweet tooth to survive
NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, people have been getting rid of cockroaches by setting out bait mixed with poison. But in the late 1980s, in an apartment test kitchen in Florida, something went very wrong.
NASA head views progress on asteroid lasso mission
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Surrounded by engineers, NASA chief Charles Bolden inspected a prototype spacecraft engine that could power an audacious mission to lasso an asteroid and tow it closer to Earth for astronauts to explore.
Hurricane forecast: Another busy Atlantic season
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Get ready for another busy hurricane season, maybe unusually wild, federal forecasters say.
Study: Amphibians disappearing at alarming rate
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A new study has determined for the first time just how quickly frogs and other amphibians are disappearing around the United States, and the news is not good.
Google to add Galapagos Islands to Street View
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Few have explored the remote volcanic islands of the Galapagos archipelago, an otherworldly landscape inhabited by the world's largest tortoises and other fantastical creatures that inspired Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.
Solar plane completes 2nd leg of trip in Texas
DALLAS (AP) — A solar-powered plane has landed in Texas, completing the second leg of a trip across the United States.
Doctors save Ohio boy by 'printing' an airway tube
In a medical first, doctors used plastic particles and a 3-D laser printer to create an airway splint to save the life of a baby boy who used to stop breathing nearly every day.
Power of Moore tornado dwarfs Hiroshima bomb
WASHINGTON (AP) — Everything had to come together just perfectly to create the killer tornado in Moore, Okla.: wind speed, moisture in the air, temperature and timing. And when they did, the awesome energy released over that city dwarfed the power of the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima.
More tornadoes from global warming? Nobody knows
A deadly tornado hit suburban Oklahoma City on Monday. A quick look at some basic facts:
Study: Most shipwrecks a minor US pollution threat
WASHINGTON (AP) — Shipwrecks lying deep off America's coasts are more often historical artifacts than present-day threats from leaking old oil tanks, a new federal report says.
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