Science

Less beef, more beans. Experts say world needs a new diet

Jan 17, 2019

A report says limiting meat is optimal for people and the planet, but not everyone agrees

Northridge quake thrashed Los Angeles 25 years ago this week

Jan 17, 2019

Twenty-five years ago this week, a magnitude 6.7 earthquake shook Los Angeles from its sleep, and sunrise revealed widespread devastation, with dozens killed and $25 billion in damage.

Robot recreates the walk of a 290-million-year-old creature

Jan 16, 2019

Scientists have used a nearly 300-million-year old fossil skeleton and preserved footprints to create a robot model of prehistoric life

AP WAS THERE: California's deadly 1994 Northridge earthquake

Jan 16, 2019

AP WAS THERE: Deadly Southern California earthquake crumpled buildings, freeways 25 years ago this week

Teach kids about climate change? This state might require it

Jan 16, 2019

A legislative proposal in Connecticut would mandate instruction in climate change in public schools statewide, beginning in elementary school

AP PHOTOS: 1994 LA quake caused widespread devastation

Jan 16, 2019

AP PHOTOS: 1994 California earthquake caused widespread devastation

APNewsBreak: New pen may allow sale of horses for slaughter

Jan 15, 2019

The U.S. Forest Service has built a new corral in California that could allow it to bypass federal restrictions and lead to the slaughter of wild horses.

Why US classrooms are starting to resemble arcades

Jan 15, 2019

A vast array of apps, websites and software in schools today borrow elements from video games to help teachers connect with students living technology-infused lives

Toad hitches ride from South Africa to Baltimore in sneaker

Jan 14, 2019

A Johns Hopkins University scientist hit the gym soon after returning from a trip to South Africa and discovered an unexpected workout partner: an endangered-species toad that stowed away in her sneaker

DNA of wolf declared extinct in wild lives on in Texas pack

Jan 13, 2019

Researchers say a pack of wild canines found frolicking near the beaches of the Texas Gulf Coast carry a substantial amount of red wolf genes

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