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Japan to make crater on asteroid to get samples from inside

Japan's space agency said Monday that its Hayabusa2 spacecraft will follow up last month's touchdown on a distant asteroid with another...

March 18, 2019 8:30 am


Scientists back temporary global ban on gene-edited babies

An international group of scientists and ethicists on Wednesday called for a temporary global ban on making babies with edited genes.

March 13, 2019 3:00 pm


Sick of springing forward? You're not alone

This weekend, Americans are once again navigating their complex relationship with the chronically confusing and arguably misnamed...

March 10, 2019 1:00 am


'Super bloom' comes to California dessert

BORREGO SPRINGS, California – It started with the desert lilies in December. Since then, a wave of wildflower blooms has been...

March 9, 2019 1:00 am


Scientists find rare orcas off Chile coast

WASHINGTON – For decades, there were tales from fishermen and tourists, even lots of photos, of a mysterious killer whale that...

March 8, 2019 1:00 am


Scientists begin quest to explore Indian Ocean depths

Scientists have set off early Wednesday on a mission to explore the depths of the Indian Ocean, one of the planet's last great unexplored...

March 6, 2019 11:50 am