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Study predicts significant Southern California beach erosion

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:31:13 GMT2017-03-27T23:31:13Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- More than half of Southern California's beaches could completely erode back to coastal infrastructure or sea cliffs by the year 2100 as the sea level rises, according to a study released Monday....

Thai jungle seen as breeding ground for Indochinese tigers

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:04:16 GMT2017-03-28T14:04:16Z

BANGKOK (AP) -- Conservationists say they have evidence that the critically endangered Indochinese tiger is breeding in a Thai jungle, giving hope for the survival of an animal whose total population may be less than 300....

Elon Musk's latest target: Brain-computer interfaces

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:32:28 GMT2017-03-28T19:32:28Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Tech billionaire Elon Musk is announcing a new venture called Neuralink focused on linking brains to computers....

European scientists, officials warn against US climate plan

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:40:52 GMT2017-03-28T16:40:52Z

BERLIN (AP) -- Scientists, officials and environmental campaigners in Europe said Tuesday that the United States would be damaging its own interests if it rolls back the previous administration's efforts to curb climate change....

Seattle plant failure dumps millions of gallons of sewage

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 14:55:24 GMT2017-03-26T14:55:24Z

SEATTLE (AP) -- Millions of gallons of raw sewage and untreated runoff have poured into the United States' second-largest estuary since a massive sewage treatment plant experienced equipment failures that forced it to stop fully treating Seattle's waste....

Spacewalking astronauts prep station for new parking spot

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:55:36 GMT2017-03-24T18:55:36Z

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Spacewalking astronauts prepped the International Space Station on Friday for a new parking spot reserved for commercial crew capsules....

Bad breath: Study find array of bacteria when orcas exhale

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:24:49 GMT2017-03-24T19:24:49Z

SEATTLE (AP) -- When the mighty orca breaks to the surface and exhales, the whale sprays an array of bacteria and fungi in its his breath, scientists said, some good, and some bad such as salmonella....

SCIENCE SAYS: Unavoidable typos in DNA help fuel cancer

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:31:44 GMT2017-03-23T21:31:44Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cancer patients often wonder "why me?" Does their tumor run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too much sun or a bad diet?...

Trump, in break from other world leaders, digs in on coal

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:24:05 GMT2017-03-28T22:24:05Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Declaring an end to what he's called "the war on coal," President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that eliminates numerous restrictions on fossil fuel production, breaking with leaders across the globe who have embraced cleaner energy sources....

A round-trip flight just for the view _ the Southern Lights

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:37:55 GMT2017-03-24T06:37:55Z

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- They took an eight-hour flight just to look out the airplane's window, but it was an extraordinary view....