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Study finds canines process speech in a human-like way
For two decades, a volunteer team of historians and scuba divers has methodically searched for missing World War II aircraft in the waters off the Pacific island nation of Palau.
Stress in this generation could mean resilience in the next.
Pledges by the United States and other countries to sharply reduce greenhouse-gas emissions still aren't enough to prevent global temperatures from rising beyond levels that scientists believe could be dangerous to the planet's health, a U.N.-commissioned study says.
Normal function helps with growth, but if nail is damaged, cells focus on repair
One hundred years ago, the average life expectancy in the United States was less than 50 years. By 2012, it had topped 78.8.
In 2008, Philadelphia's households recycled 8 percent of their waste. Pretty much the only good thing experts could say about it was there was ample room for improvement.
WASHINGTON - Don't expect the landmark U.S.-China climate change agreement to nudge the world's rising thermostat downward much on its own, scientists say.
It may not surprise the average cat owner, but a team of researchers has discovered that the genome of domestic mousers differs only slightly from that of wild cats.
Either sitting beside you or via videophone would be safer than standard cellphone call, study contends
AMSTERDAM (AP) - Dutch researchers are seeking to add a new, largely untapped renewable energy source to the world's energy mix with the opening of a "Blue Energy" test facility on Wednesday.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has withdrawn a permit allowing a pro-hunting group to hold a wolf- and coyote-shooting derby on public land in Idaho.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Coming full circle on a campaign promise, the Obama administration will propose Wednesday to reduce the amount of smog-forming pollution allowed in the air, which has been linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The first 3-D printer in space has popped out its first creation.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Dr. Denham Harman, a renowned scientist who developed a prominent theory on aging that's now used to study cancer, Alzheimer's disease and other illnesses, has died in Nebraska at age 98.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Conservation groups sued the government Tuesday to force officials to undertake their first broad review of the federal coal-leasing program in decades and consider how burning the fuel contributes to climate change.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The first 3-D printer in space has popped out its first creation.
NEW YORK (AP) - The 1962 Nobel Prize James Watson won for his role in the discovery of the structure of DNA is going on the auction block.
NEW YORK (AP) - It'll never rank up there with turkey and pumpkin pie, but for millions of Americans the Thanksgiving experience just wouldn't be the same without ... helium.
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) - A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy docked Monday with the International Space Station, less than six hours after launching from Russia's manned space facility in Kazakhstan.
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) - A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy docked Monday with the International Space Station, less than six hours after launching from Russia's manned space facility in Kazakhstan.
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) - A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy docked Monday with the International Space Station, less than six hours after launching from Russia's manned space facility in Kazakhstan.
How did human settlements manage to reach high altitudes in the Tibetan Plateau, a region known as the “Roof of the World”?