Md. Prof: Important details left out of UN climate reports

A Maryland associate professor and a lead author of a United Nations climate change working group says important details about individual countries' emissions are intentionally left out of summaries given to policymakers - making it difficult to craft targeted policies to that would reduce pollution globally.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 10:41am EDT

US Navy practices retrieving Orion spacecraft

US Navy practices retrieving Orion spacecraft from Pacific Ocean to prep for December launch

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 12:38am EDT

Strong undersea earthquake hits Indonesia

Strong, shallow undersea earthquake hits off eastern Indonesia; no injuries reported

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 10:38am EDT

Official: Anthrax found in bison, no food concern

South Dakota official: Year's 1st case of animal anthrax found, not a food-safety concern

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 08:18am EDT

2-pound Michigan baby undergoes heart procedure

2-pound Michigan newborn parents call 'Mighty Girl' 1 of smallest to undergo heart procedure

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 02:28pm EDT

Rare whale fossil pulled from California backyard

Search-and-rescue team helps scientists pull rare whale fossil from California backyard

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 02:22pm EDT

Communications satellite launched into space

Communications satellite launched into space for Asian broadcast, broadband connectivity

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 11:28am EDT

Missing from New Zealand's ski slopes? Snow

Snow missing from New Zealand's ski slopes at a time when scientists say glaciers are melting

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 08:16am EDT

NASA Langley employees win award

NASA Langley employees win award from astronauts

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 07:25am EDT

NASA scientist to present on global warming

NASA Langley atmospheric scientist to hold public talk on global warming

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 07:23am EDT

Japanese scientist in research scandal found dead

Japanese scientist at center of cell research scandal dies in apparent suicide

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 06:34am EDT

Decade on, separate lives for once-conjoined twins

Decade after conjoined twins separated, 1 boy dances to music and the other struggles to walk

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 04:28am EDT

APNewsBreak: Historic deal for Corps dam pollution

APNewsBreak: Army Corps agrees to disclose oil pollution from dams in historic settlement

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 02:46am EDT

Water safe to drink in Ohio's fourth-largest city

Toxins no longer fouling water in Ohio's fourth-largest city, ban covering 400K people lifted

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 01:16am EDT

Japan scientist in research scandal found dead

Japanese scientist at center of cell research scandal dies in apparent suicide

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 01:10am EDT

Colorado governor strikes key deal over fracking

Colorado governor strikes deal on fracking to avoid ballot fight that some feared could ripple

Monday - 08/04/2014, 11:33pm EDT

Agency: Confusion caused missed nuke dump checks

US agency blames confusion over its authority for missed inspections at nuke waste dump

Monday - 08/04/2014, 07:50pm EDT

NASA to test making rocket fuel ingredient on Mars

NASA Mars mission in 2020 to try to turn Martian air into key rocket fuel ingredient: oxygen

Monday - 08/04/2014, 04:50pm EDT

Md. wildlife officials urge public not to buy pet turtles

If you have childhood memories of running though your house, posing like a ninja and yelling "Turtle Power!" then you're probably thrilled that your heroes Donatello, Raphael, Leonardo and Michelangelo are back in a live action picture. But Maryland Department of Natural Resources officials are worried that the new movie could trigger a pet turtle market that could threaten children's health and the health of native turtle species.

Monday - 08/04/2014, 04:13pm EDT

Study traces dinosaur evolution into early birds

Honey, who shrunk the dinosaurs? Study traces how nature evolved the ancient beasts into birds

Monday - 08/04/2014, 02:26pm EDT
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