Subscribe: AP Top Science News At 7:27 p.m. EST
Preview: AP Top Science News At 7:27 p.m. EST

AP Top Science News at 3:15 p.m. EDT

AP Top Science News at 3:15 p.m. EDT

Copyright: © 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Science Says: DNA test results may not change health habits

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:42:09 GMT2017-08-17T14:42:09Z

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

Turkey bones may help trace fate of ancient cliff dwellers

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:15:22 GMT2017-08-17T16:15:22Z

DENVER (AP) -- Researchers say they have found a new clue into the mysterious exodus of ancient cliff-dwelling people from the Mesa Verde area of Colorado more than 700 years ago: DNA from the bones of domesticated turkeys....

Spacewalking cosmonauts release 3-D-printed satellite

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:59:49 GMT2017-08-17T17:59:49Z

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Spacewalking cosmonauts set free the world's first satellite made almost entirely with a 3-D printer on Thursday....

Neuroscientist who studied Einstein's brain dies at 90

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:15:11 GMT2017-08-17T19:15:11Z

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Marian Cleeves Diamond, a neuroscientist who studied Albert Einstein's brain and was one of the first to show that the brain can improve with enrichment, has died....

Loss of sea ice leads walruses to early appearance in Alaska

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:45:04 GMT2017-08-17T00:45:04Z

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

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 02:09:15 GMT2017-08-17T02:09:15Z

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

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:21:21 GMT2017-08-16T11:21:21Z

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

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:50:29 GMT2017-08-16T23:50:29Z

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

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:56:24 GMT2017-08-17T00:56:24Z

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....

Gore to give keynote at US clean energy summit in Las Vegas

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:10:06 GMT2017-08-17T13:10:06Z

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Former Vice President Al Gore has agreed to be the keynote speaker at a national clean energy summit in Las Vegas this fall....