- Scientists find minivan-sized sponge, world's largest
HONOLULU (AP) — Researchers in Hawaii have been absorbed by a sea creature they discovered last summer, and their findings are pretty big.
- NASA slowly inflating new room at space station on 2nd try
CAPE CANVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA slowly inflated a new experimental room at the International Space Station on Saturday, with better luck than the first try two days earlier.
- Space probe confirms chemicals of life in comet's halo
BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have found further evidence supporting the theory that some of the building blocks for life may have come to Earth from outer space.
- SpaceX lands another rocket after satellite delivery
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX pulled off another rocket landing Friday, the third in just under two months.
- Cave art trove found in Spain 1,000 feet underground
MADRID (AP) — Spanish archaeologists say they have discovered an exceptional set of Paleolithic-era cave drawings that could rank among the best in a country that already boasts some of the world's most important cave art.
- Saving salamanders: Searching for signs of a deadly fungus
SUNDERLAND, Vt. (AP) — Holding a sandwich bag containing a squirming, Eastern red-spotted newt, Evan Grant inspects its shiny skin for signs of a killer.
- At UN climate talks some worry about Brexit, Trump impacts
BONN, Germany (AP) — Climate negotiators ended their first talks after last year's landmark Paris Agreement on Thursday with some delegates expressing concern about the potential impact of upcoming votes in the U.S. and Britain.
- NASA's yearlong spaceman still has sore feet, fatigue
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's yearlong spaceman still is nursing sore feet, stiff legs and fatigue, even after nearly three months back on Earth.
- Study: Brain scans reveal hidden consciousness in patients
NEW YORK (AP) — A standard brain scanning technique is showing promise for helping doctors distinguish between patients in a vegetative state and those with hidden signs of consciousness.
- Scientists: Underground stone rings made by Neanderthals
BERLIN (AP) — Two mysterious stone rings found deep inside a French cave were probably built by Neanderthals about 176,500 years ago, proving that the ancient cousins of humans were capable of more complex behavior than previously thought, scientists say.