Science

How old is cacao? New research pushes back date

Oct 29, 2018

New research provides more clues about the history of a chocolate ingredient

GM proposes nationwide zero-emissions vehicle sales mandate

Oct 27, 2018

General Motors says it will ask the federal government for one national gas mileage standard, including a requirement that a percentage of auto companies' sales be zero-emissions vehicles

The Latest: Washington state nuke site returning to normal

Oct 26, 2018

Employees at a nuclear weapons production site in Washington state who were ordered to stay inside when steam escaped from a tunnel containing radioactive waste have been released

California Gov. Jerry Brown to join Doomsday Clock group

Oct 25, 2018

California Gov. Jerry Brown has been named executive chairman of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, a group that measures manmade threats to human existence

New York says Exxon misled investors about climate risks

Oct 24, 2018

New York's attorney general sues Exxon Mobil, saying company misled investors about risks climate change posed to its business

Report: Efforts to suck carbon from air must be ramped up

Oct 24, 2018

A new federal science report says the world should start sucking heat-trapping carbon dioxide out of the air

Monsanto weed killer ruling is 1st step in long legal battle

Oct 23, 2018

Monsanto's parent company vowed Tuesday to press on with its nationwide legal defense of its best-selling weed killer after a San Francisco judge upheld a verdict saying it causes cancer

Young climate activists say their lawsuit should go to trial

Oct 23, 2018

A group of young activists suing the U.S. government in a high-profile climate change lawsuit say the case poses important constitutional questions that should be evaluated at trial next week

Lioness at Indianapolis Zoo kills her longtime mate

Oct 22, 2018

The Indianapolis Zoo is trying to determine why a lioness killed her mate

Medtronic co-founder who created wearable pacemaker dies

Oct 22, 2018

Earl Bakken, an electronics repairman who created the first wearable external pacemaker and co-founded one of the world's largest medical device companies, Medtronic, has died at age 94

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