Biden threatens funding cut if cancer trials conceal results
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden threatened Wednesday to pull federal funding for cancer studies that fail to publicly disclose their results, putting pressure on researchers, clinicians and drug companies to speed up progress toward cancer cures....
Meteorites from fireball seen over Arizona found
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Arizona State University says researchers have found pieces of a small asteroid that left a fiery trail in the sky over eastern Arizona earlier this month....
New cameras keep electronic eye on Western wildfires
ELDORADO NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. (AP) -- As the summer wildfire season heats up in the West, a growing network of online cameras installed on forested mountaintops is changing the way crews fight fires by allowing early detection that triggers quicker, cheaper and more tactical suppression....
Grand Canyon visitors may face citation for picking up deer
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) -- Grand Canyon officials say they'll likely cite visitors who thought they were rescuing a baby deer by wrapping it in a T-shirt and bringing it to rangers - another instance of well-meaning tourists putting wildlife at risk....
Science groups to Congress: Climate change is real threat
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Thirty-one of the country's top science organizations are telling Congress that global warming is a real problem and something needs to be done about it....
Booster rocket fires in key NASA test for Mars missions
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA's fireworks came early this year with a successful rocket test in Utah....
Fading fishermen: A historic industry faces a warming world
SEABROOK, N.H. (AP) -- The cod isn't just a fish to David Goethel. It's his identity, his ticket to middle-class life, his link to a historic industry....
Huge helium gas field found in Tanzania said 'game changer'
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The discovery of a huge helium gas field in East Africa is a "game changer for the future security of society's helium needs" amid a global shortage, researchers in Britain said Tuesday....
Sheen in Lake Ontario identified as oil from nuclear plant
SCRIBA, N.Y. (AP) -- The operator of the Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant says spilled lubrication oil that caused a sheen on Lake Ontario isn't hazardous and has low potential health effects....
China on schedule for launch this year of 2nd space station
BEIJING (AP) -- China on Sunday recovered an experimental probe launched aboard a new generation rocket, marking another milestone in its increasingly ambitious space program that envisions a mission to Mars by the end of the decade....
Supreme Court on Monday threw out a Texas abortion access law in a victory to supporters of abortion rights. The 2013 law required doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals and for the abortion clinics to meet the same building standards as ambulatory surgical centers. The state said the law was passed "to ensure patient safety and raise standards of care." The number of abortion clinics in Texas dropped to 19 from 42 since its passage.
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