Science

Grocers sue Vermont over GMO food label law

Grocers, others, sue Vermont over law requiring labels on genetically modified food

Monday - 06/16/2014, 07:36pm EDT

Oregon hopes to be first state to map GMO fields

Mistrust between biotech firms, other farmers may thwart Oregon hopes of GMO mapping

Monday - 06/16/2014, 05:04pm EDT

Smithsonian asks judge's help with bug collection

Smithsonian seeks to alter terms of 1960s bequest to move beyond buying more bugs

Monday - 06/16/2014, 02:06pm EDT

National Zoo to close invertebrate exhibit

The National Zoo announced Monday that it would permanently close its invertebrate exhibit, which is home to dozens of aquatic and land-based creatures without backbones.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 12:42pm EDT

Stats aplenty, facts fewer in power plant debate

Climate change: Lots of statistics, less reality as both sides debate Obama power plant rules

Monday - 06/16/2014, 03:26am EDT

Car detour lets toads cross road without croaking

Why did the baby toads cross the road? To get to the other side _ with help from a car detour

Sunday - 06/15/2014, 09:40am EDT

Alaska biologists: Baby moose are not pets

Alaska biologists warn people against handling, taking home moose calves separated from moms

Sunday - 06/15/2014, 08:50am EDT

NASA hopes to launch 'flying saucer' after delay

NASA hopes to launch 'flying saucer' mission in late June after weather delay

Sunday - 06/15/2014, 07:50am EDT

Endangered delicacy: Japan eel on species red list

Japanese eels put on endangered species 'red list' as Japan mulls ways to reverse decline

Saturday - 06/14/2014, 05:52pm EDT

Orcas do worst in captivity, sea lions do better

AP analysis: Dolphins, sea lions do OK in captivity, killer whales fare worse

Friday - 06/13/2014, 08:19am EDT

Smoke on space station traced to water heater

Smoke on space station traced to water heater in Russian galley, spare part now working fine

Friday - 06/13/2014, 05:00am EDT

Fossils reveal details of jawless ancient fish

Study: Canadian fossil finds give key details about primitive fish; shows precursor to jaws

Friday - 06/13/2014, 04:04am EDT

New York is central in modified-food label debate

New York is a central battleground in national debate over genetically modified food labeling

Friday - 06/13/2014, 12:00am EDT

NASA hopes to launch 'flying saucer' after delay

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 08:20pm EDT

Prehistoric elephant skull excavated in New Mexico

Skull and tusks of a prehistoric elephant found at a state park in New Mexico being excavated

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 07:06pm EDT

Water woes force big brewers to tighten the tap

Water woes force biggest brewers to tap new strategies for irrigation, manufacturing

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 06:36pm EDT

Indiana police tap treated water to fight theft

Indiana department tests specially treated water with DNA-like signature as theft deterrent

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Shark bites teen off Delaware coast

A teen boy was bitten by a shark Monday off Cape Henlopen State Park in Delaware.

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 05:28pm EDT

APNewsBreak: Federal funds for citrus greening

APNewsBreak: $31.5 million in federal funds allocated for fight against citrus greening

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 03:59pm EDT

Astronauts play soccer in space

In celebration of the World Cup, American and German astronauts sent a video message of good luck showing themselves playing soccer in space.

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 12:07pm EDT
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