Bangladesh Islamist party chief sentenced to death
AP Top Science News, 8 hours ago
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- A special tribunal sentenced the leader of Bangladesh''s largest Islamist party to death on Wednesday for atrocities and multiple killings during the nation''s independence war against Pakistan in 1971....
Fewer grizzly bears dying in Yellowstone area
AP Top Science News, 8 hours ago
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Fewer threatened grizzly bears are being killed in and around Yellowstone National Park, and scientists said Wednesday their numbers appear to be holding stable as officials consider lifting protections for the animals....
Questions, answers about Hawaii lava flow
AP Top Science News, 8 hours ago
HONOLULU (AP) -- Lava that has entered a rural Hawaii town has been described as a disaster in slow motion. After months of creeping through uninhabited areas of the Big Island, it reached Pahoa this week, crossing a residential street, burning down a garden shed and inching toward homes and a main ...
Rocket explosion setback for commercial space
AP Top Science News, 8 hours ago
CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) -- Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA''s strategy of using private companies to fly supplies and, eventually, astronauts to the International Space Statio...
Emissions drop puts EU just shy of 2020 goal
AP Top Science News, October 28, 2014
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- The European Union''s environment agency says the bloc''s greenhouse gas emissions dropped by nearly 2 percent last year, putting the EU very close to reaching its emissions target for 2020....
Nicely preserved mammoth carcass shown in Moscow
AP Top Science News, October 28, 2014
MOSCOW (AP) -- Nearly 40,000 years old and in surprisingly good shape, the carcass of a woolly mammoth has gone on display in Moscow....
Possible complete mammoth skeleton found in Idaho
AP Top Science News, October 27, 2014
AMERICAN FALLS, Idaho (AP) -- A portion of a Columbian mammoth skull and tusks have been uncovered in southeastern Idaho, and experts say a rare entire skeleton might be buried there....
BP spill left big oily ''bathtub ring'' on seafloor
AP Top Science News, October 27, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The BP oil spill left an oily "bathub ring" on the sea floor that''s about the size of Rhode Island, new research shows....
Shipping company pleads guilty in molasses spill
AP Top Science News, October 26, 2014
HONOLULU (AP) -- A shipping company pleaded guilty Friday to criminal charges from a 233,000-gallon molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor, but a federal judge said he wants to examine the legality of $600,000 in community service payments the company has agreed to pay....
Google exec sets records with leap from near-space
AP Top Science News, October 26, 2014
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) -- Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space....
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