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Scientists Sequence Honeybees' Genome, Hope to Revamp Conservation Efforts

Aug 25, 2014 PM EDT New research has traced the origins of honeybees back to Asia instead of Africa after sequencing genomes from insects all over the globe. ...

Atlantic Ocean

Methane Leakage on the Seafloor Off the U.S. East Coast a Contributor to Warming Ocean, Climate

Aug 25, 2014 AM EDT New research has pointed to hundreds of seafloor methane vents off the U.S. East Coast as a potential contributor to global warming. ...

Eyjafjallajokull Volcano in Iceland

Iceland Volcano Could Begin Spewing Ash and Steam Into the Air Soon, Met Office Raises Aviation Alert Level to Red

Aug 23, 2014 AM EDT Iceland has apparently acknowledged the likelihood of an eruption of ash emissions from the Eyjafjallajokull, raising the aviation industry warning level from orange to red. ...

Drought

California Drought Has Resulted in Mountains Rising Another Half an Inch, New Study Finds

Aug 22, 2014 PM EDT Mountains in Calif. have risen slightly more than half an inch in the past 18 months as a result of a massive draught. ...

Ice Sheets

Global Warming Pause Will Last Another 10 Years, New Research Suggests

Aug 22, 2014 PM EDT Scientists have learned that a pause in a rising global temperature that originated in 1999 may last another 10 years. ...

Antarctica

Scientists Discover Microbial Life Buried Under Hundreds of Yards of Ice in the Subglacial Lake Whillans in Antarctica

Aug 21, 2014 AM EDT Scientists have discovered microbial life deep below Antarctica's ice in Lake Whillans, a body of water beneath nearly nine football-fields worth of ice. ...

Orb-Weaving Spider

Spiders Bred in the City Are Larger and More Fertile Than Those Raised on the Countryside, New Study Suggests

Aug 21, 2014 AM EDT A new study has found that female spiders in urban Australia grow larger and better reproduce than their peers that live on the countryside. ...

Neanderthal Replica Skull

Neanderthals and Modern Humans Lived Alongside One Another 10 Times Longer Than Previously Thought

Aug 20, 2014 PM EDT New research suggests previous studies may have been wrong about the die-off of European Neanderthals, meaning the overlap with modern humans was much longer. ...

Bonanza King Rock

Curiosity News Update: Rover Will Not Cross Mars' 'Hidden Valley,' Finds 4th Drilling Site

Aug 20, 2014 PM EDT NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has had to double back on its route to Mount Sharp after project managers hit a snag in the Red Planet's "Hidden Valley." ...

Azhdarchidae

Newly Discovered Pterosaur Had a Massive 39-Foot Wingspan, No Teeth, But Would Have Ruled the Skies

Aug 19, 2014 PM EDT New research suggests giant flying pterosaurs roamed the air all over the world 60 million years ago in the Late Cretaceous Period. ...

Eyjafjallajokull Volcano in Iceland

Iceland Volcano Growing Closer to Eruption; Meteorological Office Raises Orange Alert

Aug 19, 2014 AM EDT Iceland is bracing for an eruption from its Eyjafjallajokull volcano, which has been exhibiting an increasing amount of "magma movement." ...

More Math and Science Courses trigger Higher Dropout Rates among High School Students, Study.

More Math and Science Courses trigger Higher Dropout Rates among High School Students, Study

Aug 19, 2014 AM EDT Tougher math and science requirements for high school graduation are increasing student dropout rates, according to a study by the Washington University in St. Louis. ...

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