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    • 5:24 PM, Sep. 16, 2014

    Boeing, Space X to build NASA's space taxi

    Cape Canaveral, Fla. NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil.

    • 8:03 AM, Sep. 16, 2014

    Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good show

    Wellington, New Zealand It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt.

    • 9:07 PM, Sep. 15, 2014

    Some consumers risk losing health coverage

    Washington After failing to respond to multiple outreach attempts, more than 100,000 people could lose their federal marketplace health coverage on Sept.

    • 11:31 PM, Sep. 14, 2014

    MSU bioengineer seeks better microbe threat tests

    As the Ebola virus draws the world's attention to the danger of disease spread, a Michigan State University researcher is working to provide better tools to measure the human health risk from microbes and to train researchers in their use.

    • 3:26 PM, Sep. 14, 2014

    MSU bioengineer seeks better microbe threat tests

    East Lansing As the Ebola virus draws the world's attention to the danger of disease spread, a Michigan State University researcher is working to provide better tools to measure the human health risk from microbes and to train researchers in their use.

    • 9:41 PM, Sep. 12, 2014

    Climate change may push Michigan into no-fly zone for many bird species

    A study released this week by the Audubon Society asserts that climate change will drastically alter the habitats of dozens of species nationwide and, in some cases, lead to their extinction in 65 years.

    • 11:51 PM, Sep. 11, 2014

    Swimming, alien-like dinosaur revealed

    Washington Picture the fearsome creatures of 'Jurassic Park' crossed with the shark from 'Jaws.' Then super-size to the biggest predator ever to roam Earth. Now add a crocodile snout as big as a person and feet like a duck's.

    • 5:25 PM, Sep. 12, 2014

    Solar storm arrives at Earth, but not a problem

    Washington A solar storm zapped Earth on Friday but it was causing few, if any, problems. It also may allow more people to see the colorful northern lights.

    • 3:08 PM, Sep. 11, 2014

    NASA's Mars rover Curiosity finally at Mount Sharp

    NASA's Curiosity rover is about to conduct some serious scientific drilling at Mars. The space agency announced Thursday that the rover has reached the base of Mount Sharp, its destination since landing two years ago.

    • 11:56 AM, Sep. 11, 2014

    NASA's newest human spacecraft on the move

    Cape Canaveral, Fla. NASA is one step closer to launching its newest spacecraft designed for humans.

    • 7:56 AM, Sep. 11, 2014

    Scientists: Strong solar storm heading to Earth

    Washington A strong solar flare is blasting its way to Earth, but the worst of its power looks like it will barely skim above the planet and not cause many problems.

    • Sep. 11, 2014

    Fragile ozone layer is mending, scientists say

    Washington Earth's protective but fragile ozone layer is beginning to recover, largely because of the phase-out since the 1980s of certain chemicals used in refrigerants and aerosol cans, a U.N.

    • 9:30 AM, Sep. 10, 2014

    High-tech survey exposes hidden Stonehenge

    London There is more to Stonehenge than meets a visitor's eye.

    • 10:49 AM, Sep. 9, 2014

    UN: CO2 pollution levels at annual record high

    Washington Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2013 as increasing levels of man-made pollution transform the planet, the U.N. weather agency said Tuesday.

    • 7:44 AM, Sep. 9, 2014

    Canadian panel resuming hearings on nuclear waste disposal near Lake Huron

    Kincardine, Ontario A Canadian panel is resuming public hearings on burying radioactive waste in the province of Ontario, less than a mile from Lake Huron.

    • 4:25 PM, Sep. 9, 2014

    With video: Great Lakes advocates holding annual conference

    Grand Rapids Great Lakes advocates are meeting this week to discuss progress and continuing challenges in caring for the five inland seas.

    • 8:10 PM, Sep. 8, 2014

    Global warming may mean bye-bye for some birdies

    Washington As the world gets warmer, the Baltimore oriole will no longer be found in Maryland. The Mississippi kite will move north, east and pretty much out of its ...

    • 11:42 AM, Sep. 8, 2014

    Seychelles snail, thought extinct due to climate change, still alive

    Nairobi, Kenya A snail once thought to have been among the first species to go extinct because of climate change has reappeared in the wild.

    • 1:19 PM, Sep. 7, 2014

    Test planned to deal with potential carp attack

    Lansing Ten U.S. and Canadian agencies are taking part in a field exercise this week, testing their ability to respond to an invasion of Asian carp in ...

    • 4:58 PM, Sep. 6, 2014

    Animals and trees saved, replaced from path of the Panama Canal expansion

    Panama City Rocks and earth aren't the only things being moved around during the Panama Canal expansion. Animals, birds and even a few insects rare ones have been ...

    • 12:06 PM, Sep. 5, 2014

    Asteroid will zoom within 25,000 miles of Earth

    An asteroid will zip very close to Earth on Sunday 25,000 miles close.

  1. Lava flow from Hawaii volcano threatens homes

    Honolulu The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory issued a warning Thursday to a rural community in the path of a lava flow on Hawaii's Big Island, as the molten rock moved ...

    • 10:54 PM, Sep. 4, 2014

    Asteroid makes fly-by close to Earth on Sunday

    An asteroid will zip very close to Earth on Sunday 25,000 miles close.

    • 11:46 PM, Sep. 4, 2014

    Gargantuan skeleton may shed light on dinosaurs

    Philadelphia It weighed as much as eight school buses. Its neck looked like a section of oil pipeline. Its thigh bone alone was as big as a grown man. The four-legged beast, ...

    • 11:54 PM, Sep. 2, 2014

    Study links shrinking sea ice, extreme winters

    Washington Remember the polar vortex, the huge mass of Arctic air that can plunge much of the U.S. into the deep freeze? You might have to get used to it.

    • 12:00 PM, Sep. 3, 2014

    Warming Gulf of Maine imperils lobster, fish catch

    Friendship, Maine Imagine Cape Cod without cod. Maine without lobster. The region's famous rocky beaches invisible, obscured by constant high waters.

    • 10:31 AM, Aug. 30, 2014

    Feds award $252,681 for Great Lakes observations

    Traverse City An observation system that provides real-time data on the health of the Great Lakes' coastal ecosystems is getting a federal grant to improve ...

    • 12:31 PM, Aug. 29, 2014

    Toledo ups spending on chemicals to treat water

    Toledo Making sure drinking water is safe in Toledo will cost nearly $2 million more than the city expected.

    • 12:02 PM, Aug. 28, 2014

    Ozone in Colorado mountains surprises researchers

    Denver Researchers who examined air pollution along northern Colorado's Front Range said they were surprised by how much harmful ozone and ozone-causing ...

    • 11:21 AM, Aug. 28, 2014

    Bait dumping offers invaders path to Great lakes

    Traverse City Inadequate regulation of the bait fish trade and carelessness on the part of anglers may be allowing invasive species including widely feared ...


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