That CO2 warming the world: Lock it in a rock
That CO2 warming the world: Lock it in a rock

HELLISHEIDI, Iceland (AP) — Sometime next month, on the steaming fringes of an Icelandic volcano, an international team of scientists wi...

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Typhoon Nanmadol Hits Philippines, Taiwan
Typhoon Nanmadol Hits Philippines, Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Typhoon Nanmadol slammed into Taiwan on Monday, unleashing heavy winds and torrential downpours that closed schools and o...

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NASA head says humans will walk on another planet
NASA head says humans will walk on another planet

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The head of NASA says he predicts that humans will walk on another planet in his lifetime, and he challenged an a...

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Fungus:‘Aquatic Fleas’ To the Rescue of World’s Amphibians
Fungus:‘Aquatic Fleas’ To the Rescue of World’s Amphibians

Researchers at the Oregon State University have discovered a freshwater organism that might be the key to fight a fungus, which is the ...

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Want a space vacation? Russia luxury hotel in orbit will start at $1 million a week
Want a space vacation? Russia luxury hotel in orbit will start at $1 million a week

A Russian company says it'll launch a luxury hotel into orbit. The space resort will offer views of Earth, sightseeing flights around...

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Liquid metal shoes harvest massive amounts of power
Liquid metal shoes harvest massive amounts of power

We're tired of hearing vague promises about how our shoes will one day be able to power our gadgets, but this particular vague promis...

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Scientists creating space suits that simulate their own gravity
Scientists creating space suits that simulate their own gravity

Working is microgravity is not easy, and during the Gemini space program in the 1960s, there were concerns that EVAs might not be a safe ...

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'Bubble Boy' Kids Living Normally After Gene Therapy
'Bubble Boy' Kids Living Normally After Gene Therapy

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 24 (HealthDay News) -- More than a dozen children with so-called "bubble boy" disease are alive and well, with...

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Comets Elenin & Garradd Now Showing in Night Sky
Comets Elenin & Garradd Now Showing in Night Sky

Skywatchers often ask "When's the next comet?" In fact, if you’re prepared to do a bit of searching, there are always seve...

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East vs. West quakes: Way different creatures Wakeup Call For Nuclear Disasters?
East vs. West quakes: Way different creatures Wakeup Call For Nuclear Disasters?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The East Coast doesn't get earthquakes often but when they do strike, there's a whole lot more shaking going on...

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Japan nuke plant radiation leak exceeds Hiroshima
Japan nuke plant radiation leak exceeds Hiroshima

TOKYO (AP) — The amount of radioactive cesium that has leaked from a tsunami-hit nuclear plant is about equal to 168 of the atomic bombs...

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Cassini Closes in on Saturn's Tumbling Moon Hyperion
Cassini Closes in on Saturn's Tumbling Moon Hyperion

NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured new views of Saturn's oddly shaped moon Hyperion during its encounter with this cratered body ...

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Huge river found flowing beneath the Amazon
Huge river found flowing beneath the Amazon

An enormous underground river has been reported flowing thousands of feet below the Amazon. Scientists fromBrazil's National Obs...

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Sex with Neanderthals gave modern humans an immune boost
Sex with Neanderthals gave modern humans an immune boost

WASHINGTON — Sexual encounters with archaic humans like the Neanderthals produced children who inherited key genes that have helped mode...

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AstroAlert: Type Ia supernova in M101!
AstroAlert: Type Ia supernova in M101!

Attention all astronomers! There is a new Type Ia supernova that has been seen in the nearby spiral galaxy M101, and it’s very young — cu...

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Monster  Wasp 'Garuda'  discovered in the jungle with jaws longer than its front legs
Monster Wasp 'Garuda' discovered in the jungle with jaws longer than its front legs

It sounds like the stuff of nightmares - a wasp that supplements a vicious sting with jaws longer than its front legs. But this is a ver...

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Video:Zero2Infinity's Balloon To Take Tourists To Space
Video:Zero2Infinity's Balloon To Take Tourists To Space

The bloon will take up to six people -- four passengers and two pilots -- to 36,000 kilometers, or 118,000 feet. There, it will float sile...

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NASA to Test Laser Communications System in Space
NASA to Test Laser Communications System in Space

Optical communications technologies don’t work too well in dusty, polluted air, but the vacuum of space holds more promise, so NASA wants...

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Clever Dolphins Use Shells to Catch Fish
Clever Dolphins Use Shells to Catch Fish

Already famed as Earth’s first tool-using marine mammals, the bottlenose dolphins of Australia’s Shark Bay have proved handy yet again, b...

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Hurricane Irene Looks 'Terrifying' From Space, Astronaut Says
Hurricane Irene Looks 'Terrifying' From Space, Astronaut Says

Hurricane Irene is bearing down on the U.S. East Coast and has turned into a frightening storm, according to an astronaut on the Internat...

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NIBIRU: IMAGINARY PLANET BLAMED FOR EARTH'S WOES
NIBIRU: IMAGINARY PLANET BLAMED FOR EARTH'S WOES

The earthquake that ratted the Northeast U.S. this week is already being attributed to an imaginary celestial interloper called Nibiru. ...

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