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Science Says: DNA test results may not change health habits

2017-08-17T05:13:51Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- If you learned your DNA made you more susceptible to getting a disease, wouldn't you work to stay healthy?...



SpaceX Dragon delivers scientific bounty to space station

2017-08-16T14:32:52Z

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday, delivering a bonanza of science experiments....



Loss of sea ice leads walruses to early appearance in Alaska

2017-08-17T00:45:04Z

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Hundreds of Pacific walruses came ashore to a barrier island on Alaska's northwest coast, the earliest appearance of the animals in a phenomenon tied to climate warming and diminished Arctic Ocean sea ice....



SeaWorld veterinarians euthanize orca that had lung disease

2017-08-17T02:09:15Z

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- SeaWorld euthanized one of the entertainment company's last killer whales to come from the wild, marking the third orca death this year at one of its marine parks....



Egypt archaeologists discover tombs dating back 2,000 years

2017-08-16T11:21:21Z

CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's antiquities ministry says that archaeologists have discovered three tombs dating back more than 2,000 years, from the Ptolemaic Period....



Can't see the solar eclipse? Tune in online or on TV

2017-08-16T23:50:29Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse for nearly 40 years....



Scientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots

2017-08-17T00:56:24Z

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean through new satellite and drift analysis of the 2014 crash released Wednesday....



Neutron beams, x-rays reveal more about T. rex relative

2017-08-15T22:10:12Z

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Researchers at a top U.S. laboratory announced Tuesday that they have produced the highest resolution scan ever done of the inner workings of a fossilized tyrannosaur skull using neutron beams and high-energy X-rays, resulting in new clues that could help paleontologists piece together the evolutionary puzzle of the monstrous T. rex....



Accidental deaths of endangered whale threatens its survival

2017-08-15T19:49:49Z

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- A high number of accidental deaths this year among the endangered North Atlantic right whale threaten the survival of the species, according to conservation groups and marine scientists....



5 researchers share $500,000 prize for work on gene editing

2017-08-15T13:39:26Z

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Five researchers will share a $500,000 medical prize for their roles in developing a groundbreaking gene-editing tool that lets scientists alter the DNA of living cells....