One flight closer to space tourism Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave Desert in California. More
U.S. plans to drop gray wolves from endangered list The planned ruling would eliminate protection for the top predators, but scientists and conservationists say the proposal is flawed. Federal authorities intend to remove endangered species protections for all gray wolves in the Lower 48 states, carving out an a exception for a small pocket of about 75 Mexican wolves in the wild in Arizona and New Mexico, according to a draft document obtained by The Times. More
New calls to rename Higgs boson One of the scientists who developed the theory of the Higgs boson says the particle should be renamed to acknowledge the contributions of others involved in the work. More
Moscow: back to stone age with baby mammoth She no longer has to be kept frozen, which can also damage her tissue ... “There is no question at this point it is the best-preserved, most complete wooly mammoth specimen ever found,” Daniel Fisher praised Lyuba. 10/28/2013 - 1:35 am | View Link
Frozen Baby Mammoth Goes On Display In Hong Kong (PHOTOS) Recently, two scientists from South Korea and Russia vowed to clone a wooly mammoth. MSNBC reported that another young mammoth, nicknamed "Yuka," was found preserved in ice near the Arctic Ocean in Siberia. In February, The Huffington Post also reported on ... 04/10/2012 - 7:13 am | View Link
Frozen Baby Woolly Mammoth Discovered in Siberia Marco Werman: Let's shift now from a creature of today's ocean to a creature of the past. Scientists recently discovered a baby wooly mammoth preserved in the frozen tundra of northern Siberia. Nicknamed Yuka, the mammoth lived around 10,000 years ago. 04/4/2012 - 1:50 am | View Link
Meet Lyuba, the 42,000-year-old baby wooly mammoth Lyuba, a nearly perfectly frozen baby wooly mammoth is on display at the museum until September. She's more than 42-thousand years old and in 2007 was discovered in Siberia by reindeer herders who saw her body sticking out of a river bank. She fell in to a ... 03/30/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Baby woolly mammoth ... s frozen tundra. Not a fossil, not bones, but an intact woolly mammoth! It will be displayed in Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History. Wooly mammoth carcass from Siberia reveals information about ice-age creatures – washingtonpost.com. 03/10/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
Photo in the News: "Lovely" Baby Mammoth Found Frozen in ... A six-month-old baby mammoth found in Russia's remote Siberian north is the best preserved example of the species ever recovered. 07/18/2014 - 8:04 pm | View Website
WOOLLY MAMMOTH FOSSILS click here to see sold woolly mammoth fossils investment-grade massive 11.5 foot pair of woolly mammoth tusks from europe's final ice age - north sea, holland 07/18/2014 - 7:42 pm | View Website
Woolly mammoth The woolly mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius) was a species of mammoth, the common name for the extinct elephant genus Mammuthus. The woolly mammoth was one of the last ... 07/18/2014 - 4:29 pm | View Website
Feature Articles: Baby Mammoth: Frozen In Time Woolly mammoth’s roamed the Earth tens of thousands of years ago, leading lives similar – but colder - to modern-day elephants, of whom the Asian Elephant is the ... 07/18/2014 - 11:50 am | View Website
Mammoth A mammoth is any species of the extinct genus Mammuthus, proboscideans commonly equipped with long, curved tusks and, in northern species, a covering of long hair. 07/17/2014 - 6:54 pm | View Website
MoreFAA Extends Israel Flight Ban Another 24 HoursFrom Gaza to Israel, Innocents Caught in the CrossfireWatch: Paramedics in Gaza Face Incoming Fire to Save LivesU. S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that there has been some progress made over the past 24 hours in achieving a cease-fire in Gaza.
Russians’ disapproval for the United States has hit new lows, according to the latest figures released by the Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project. In 2013, 51 percent or Russians said they had a favorable view of the United States–the fourth straight year that a majority of those polled gave the U.
Pro-Russia separatist rebels shot down two Ukrainian military planes over eastern Ukraine Wednesday, a spokesperson for Ukraine’s National Defense and Security Council told TIME. Both pilots ejected from their aircraft but remain missing.
An aide to separatist leader Alexander Borodai, told CNN that the two jets had been shot down by rebel fighters using a shoulder-fired missile system.
A team of investigators led by the Dutch Safety Board said in a report Wednesday there’s “no evidence” that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17′s cockpit voice recorders had been manipulated after the crash.
The Dutch Safety Board requested that the Air Accident Investigation Branch of the United Kingdom (AAIB) analyze Flight 17′s data recorders, also known as “black boxes” despite their typically bright orange color.
Many observers were concerned the black boxes — which include a cockpit voice recorder as well as a flight data recorder — were somehow tampered with by pro-Russia Ukrainian rebels who control the scene of the crash.
The top doctor fighting Sierra Leone’s deadly ebola outbreak has contracted the virus himself, the country’s government said Tuesday.
Sheik Umar Khan, 39, is leading an assault on the virus that the World Health Organization says has already claimed 632 lives—206 in Sierra Leone alone as of July 17.
The ebola virus is ruthless, with a mortality rate of 90%.