09 Nov 2011
Reuters - A Russian spacecraft designed to bring back soil samples from one of the moons of Mars veered off course Wednesday after its launch, clouding hopes Russia could pull off its first interplanetary mission in more than two decades.
09 Nov 2011 5:25pm GMT
Reuters - Air quality in the European Union remains below some World Health Organization standards, increasing the risk of premature deaths and environmental damage, the European Environmental Agency (EEA) said in a report Wednesday.
09 Nov 2011 5:23pm GMT
Y! Green - The same geothermal heat that can help you reduce your electricity bill is responsible for some of the world's most stunning natural wonders: Hot springs.
09 Nov 2011 4:49pm GMT
LiveScience.com - Michelle Duggar's pregnancy with her 20th child is not only jaw-dropping; it is also risky, according to experts.
09 Nov 2011 3:35pm GMT
SPACE.com - NASA's newest Mars rover, the Mini Cooper-size Curiosity, is just over two weeks away from launching to the Red Planet.
09 Nov 2011 3:15pm GMT
Time.com - Now, with the Gulf oil spill overshadowed by countless other crises, the White House on November 8 announced a new plan to expand offshore drilling
09 Nov 2011 2:50pm GMT
AP - BP will no longer be responsible for cleaning up oil that washes up on the Gulf Coast unless officials can prove it comes from the company's well that blew out in 2010, causing the worst offshore spill in U.S. history, according to a plan approved by the Coast Guard and obtained by The Associated Press.
09 Nov 2011 2:26pm GMT
09 Nov 2011 10:02am GMT
AP - An intense storm will move from the Southern Plains into the Mid-West and Great Lakes on Wednesday. This storm will most likely cease producing much severe weather in the form of tornadoes and thunderstorms, but will switch to a storm capable of bringing heavy snow to the northwestern Great Lakes and strong winds accompanied by heavy rain to much of the region.
09 Nov 2011 9:38am GMT
AP - A daring Russian mission to fly an unmanned probe to Phobos, a moon of Mars, and fly samples of its soil back to Earth was derailed right after its launch by equipment failure.
09 Nov 2011 6:38am GMT
AP - An asteroid as big as an aircraft carrier zipped by Earth on Tuesday in the closest encounter by such a massive space rock in more than three decades. Scientists ruled out any chance of a collision but turned their telescopes skyward to learn more about the object known as 2005 YU55.
09 Nov 2011 2:17am GMT
08 Nov 2011
Reuters - They are among the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population and by 2050 their numbers could reach 601,000 but most centenarians never expected to reach 100 and many say lifestyle is the secret to longevity.
08 Nov 2011 3:11pm GMT
AP - The Vatican has entered into an unusual partnership with a small U.S. biotech company to promote using adult stem cells for treating disease, rather than focusing research on embryonic stem cells.
08 Nov 2011 2:10pm GMT
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03 Nov 2011
AP - Zoo Atlanta's giant panda cub is celebrating his first birthday.
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