Report: NASA needs backup plan as US crew launches slip

Report: NASA needs backup plan as US crew launches slip

NASA needs a backup plan for getting astronauts to space, given additional delays on the horizon for new commercial crew capsules.The U.S. Government Accountability...
Chinese find suggests human relatives left Africa earlier

Chinese find suggests human relatives left Africa earlier

NEW YORK (AP) — An excavation in China provides evidence that our evolutionary cousins left Africa earlier than we thought.Stone tools suggest some unidentified...
Ladybug, where have you gone? Aphid fighters tend to roam

Ladybug, where have you gone? Aphid fighters tend to roam

To some casual observers, ladybugs (or lady beetles) are colorful symbols of good luck — harbingers of fortune and fame. Gardeners value them for...
Study provides clues to fate of early North American dogs

Study provides clues to fate of early North American dogs

NEW YORK (AP) — A new study provides fresh evidence that the first dogs of North America all but disappeared after the arrival of...
NASA spacecraft sending back close-ups of dwarf planet Ceres

NASA spacecraft sending back close-ups of dwarf planet Ceres

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Dawn spacecraft is sending back incredible close-ups of the dwarf planet Ceres.The spacecraft has been circling Ceres since...
Idaho: Huckleberry beer, Craters of the Moon and Sun Valley

Idaho: Huckleberry beer, Craters of the Moon and Sun Valley

ARCO, Idaho (AP) — Huckleberry beer, Craters of the Moon park and Sun Valley: It was a trio of unique Idaho experiences.My husband and...
SpaceX delivers ice cream, mice, AI robot to space station

SpaceX delivers ice cream, mice, AI robot to space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX shipment has arrived at the International Space Station, bearing berries and ice cream, mice and the first...
Robot with artificial intelligence about to invade space

Robot with artificial intelligence about to invade space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A robot with true artificial intelligence is about to invade space.The large, round, plastic robot head is part of...
Comet or asteroid? Scientists ID interstellar visitor

Comet or asteroid? Scientists ID interstellar visitor

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Our first known visitor from another star system has now been identified as a comet.A European-led team makes the...
New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's

New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's

WASHINGTON (AP) — Viruses that sneak into the brain just might play a role in Alzheimer's, scientists reported Thursday in a provocative study that...
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