- Warmer waters might prevent baby lobsters from surviving
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Baby lobsters might not be able to survive in the ocean's waters if the ocean continues to warm at the expected rate.
- India to ratify Paris Agreement on climate change
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's prime minister said Sunday that his country will ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change early next month.
- SpaceX: Accident points to breach in rocket's helium system
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX said Friday that evidence points to a large breach in the rocket's helium system during a routine prelaunch test that turned into a devastating fireball three weeks ago.
- California eyes unusual power source: its gridlocked roads
LOS ANGELES (AP) — All those cars on California's famously gridlocked highways could be doing more than just using energy - they could be producing it.
- Laos promises to phase out tiger farms: Conservation groups
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Laos has promised to phase out farms that breed endangered tigers for their body parts, a positive step from a country believed to be a major hub of wildlife trafficking in Asia, conservation groups said Friday.
- To train doctors, Vermont school shifts to hands-on learning
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont College of Medicine is changing the way physicians are trained by switching exclusively to a hands-on approach to learning designed to encourage students to solve medical puzzles rather than just memorizing body parts and diseases.
- US astronaut will vote from orbit if homecoming is delayed
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The lone American in orbit will end up voting for president from the International Space Station, if her homecoming is delayed.
- Satellite-based radar confirms man-made Texas earthquakes
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists used radar from satellites to show that five Texas earthquakes, one reaching magnitude 4.8, were caused by injections of wastewater in drilling for oil and gas.
- Pioneering California physicist dies; built important tool
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A pioneering physicist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory who helped build a key tool for studying the universe and played a role in the project that created the first atomic bomb has died, a lab official said Thursday.
- Beached boats, pink water as drought saps Great Salt Lake
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — On the southern shore of Utah's Great Salt Lake, more than 100 boats are sitting high and dry in a parking lot, unable to sail the shallow, drought-stricken sea.