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Scientists still work to identify victims from 9/11

NEW YORK (AP) ― Thousands of vacuum-sealed plastic pouches filled with bits of bone rest in a Manhattan laboratory. These are the last unidentified fragments of the people who died in the World Trade...

Updated : 2014.05.11 20:08

Rice or wheat? How grains define cultural identity

Ever wondered why cultures can be so different, with Westerners more focused on the individual than people in the East? Psychologists said Thursday that the divide may come down to which crops are h...

Updated : 2014.05.11 20:08

Studies find 'young' blood rejuvenates aging mice

Older mice got stronger, exercised longer and performed better mentally after they were injected with blood from young mice, or even just with a substance that's more abundant in younger blood, U.S. ...

Updated : 2014.05.05 10:02

Brain implant may restore memory

WASHINGTON (AFP) ― In the next few months, highly secretive U.S. military researchers say they will unveil new advances toward developing a brain implant that could one day restore a wounded soldier’...

Updated : 2014.05.01 20:29

Spacewalkers replace computer outside station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) ― Spacewalking astronauts easily replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station on Wednesday and got their orbiting home back up to full strength. The...

Updated : 2014.04.24 20:41

Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

PRAGUE (AP) ― The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West. It was an impenetrable Cold War barrier ― and for some inhabitants of t...

Updated : 2014.04.24 20:40

Potential for human superbugs in cow manure

WASHINGTON (AFP) ― Cow manure, commonly used to fertilize vegetable crops, contains a high number of genes that can fuel resistance to antibiotics, a U.S. study out Tuesday found. These genes come f...

Updated : 2014.04.23 19:50

Study says fuels from corn waste not better than gas

WASHINGTON (AP) ― Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration’s concl...

Updated : 2014.04.21 20:53

NASA spacecraft ends mission with crash into the moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) ― NASA’s robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more. Flight controllers confirmed that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon as planned, just th...

Updated : 2014.04.20 20:08

Stem cell research makes headway

A group of scientists from South Korea’s CHA University Stem Cell Institute has grown stem cells from adult cells using cloning techniques in a breakthrough experiment that could have significant me...

Updated : 2014.04.18 21:15

T. rex gets new home in Smithsonian dinosaur hall

Fossilized bones of a T. rex are displayed at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History on Tuesday. (AP-Yonhap) WASHINGTON (AP) ― More than 100 years after dinosaurs were first displayed on the Na...

Updated : 2014.04.16 20:22

Study shows snacks might help avoid fight with spouse

WASHINGTON (AP) ― A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right. That’s becaus...

Updated : 2014.04.15 20:48

Mars’ halcyon times may have been fleeting

PARIS (AFP) ― Cold and dry today, Mars was previously warm and wet but possibly only at intervals, a study suggests. Scientists have long puzzled over what happened to the water, the precious stuff ...

Updated : 2014.04.15 20:43

‘Cost of climate fight modest’

BERLIN (AP) ― The cost of keeping global warming in check is “relatively modest,” but only if the world acts quickly to reverse the buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the head of th...

Updated : 2014.04.14 20:04

NASA approves station supply launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) ― NASA is pressing ahead with Monday’s planned launch of a supply ship despite a critical computer outage at the International Space Station, promising the situation is...

Updated : 2014.04.14 20:03