Experts: Chopin''s heart shows signs of TB
AP Top Science News, 4 hours ago
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- The preserved heart of composer Frederic Chopin contains signs of tuberculosis and possibly some other lung disease, medical experts said Wednesday....
Red tide off northwest Florida could hit economy
AP Top Science News, 4 hours ago
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- It''s like Florida''s version of The Blob. Slow moving glops of toxic algae in the northeast Gulf of Mexico are killing sea turtles, sharks and fish, and threatening the waters and beaches that fuel the region''s economy....
Amazon founder''s firm to build new rocket engines
AP Top Science News, 4 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos plans to build a rocket engine that would eventually replace the Russian mainstay used in many American unmanned launches....
Exploring ''graveyard of ships'' near San Francisco
AP Top Science News, September 16, 2014
GULF OF THE FARALLONES NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY (AP) -- Federal researchers are exploring several underwater sites where ships sank while navigating in the treacherous waters west of San Francisco in the decades following the Gold Rush....
Flatow, ''Science Friday'' settle claims over grant
AP Top Science News, September 16, 2014
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Radio host Ira Flatow and his "Science Friday" show that airs on many National Public Radio stations have agreed to pay nearly $146,000 to settle civil claims that they misused money from a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation, federal officials said Tuesday....
NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts
AP Top Science News, September 16, 2014
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil....
Scientists'' colossal squid exam a kraken good show
AP Top Science News, September 16, 2014
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- It was a calm morning in Antarctica''s remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface....
4 students hurt, 1 seriously, in Denver lab fire
AP Top Science News, September 15, 2014
DENVER (AP) -- Four students were burned and one suffered serious injuries Monday after a fire erupted in a Denver high school chemistry laboratory while the teacher was conducting a demonstration with methanol, officials said....
NASA inspector blasts asteroid protection program
AP Top Science News, September 15, 2014
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA''s effort to identify potentially dangerous space rocks has taken a hit....
US works to step up Ebola aid, but is it enough?
AP Top Science News, September 15, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The American strategy on Ebola is two-pronged: Step up desperately needed aid to West Africa and, in an unusual step, train U.S. doctors and nurses for volunteer duty in the outbreak zone. At home, the goal is to speed up medical research and put hospitals on alert should an infec...
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