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
39,000 Year Old Baby Mammoth Goes on Display in Moscow The three meter-long, 39,000-year-old female mammoth named Yuka.(Photo : Reuters ... and scientists face a bigger challenge trying to decode DNA data from frozen remains to make wooly mammoths live again. Yuka is one of the best preserved specimens ... 10/29/2014 - 3:00 am | View Link
Last Terrifying Moments of Baby Mammoths Revealed Jul 15, 2014 03:40 PM ET // by Tia Ghose, LiveScience Related Links Humans Acquitted of Mammoth Murder Woolly Mammoth Blood Found in Preserved Carcass Russian Boy Finds Wooly Mammoth The ... herder on the banks of a frozen river on the Yamal Peninsula ... 07/14/2014 - 4:40 pm | View Link
Frozen Baby Mammoth Goes On Display In Hong Kong (PHOTOS) Meet Lyuba, the world's best-preserved baby mammoth. Discovered in 2007 by a reindeer herder ... Recently, two scientists from South Korea and Russia vowed to clone a wooly mammoth. MSNBC reported that another young mammoth, nicknamed "Yuka," was found ... 04/10/2012 - 7:17 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. 04/3/2012 - 6:00 pm | 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
40,000-year-old baby woolly mammoth frozen in time A BABY woolly mammoth that died after being sucked into a muddy river bed 40,000 years ago has revealed more prehistoric secrets of how the species survived in its icy habitat. The mammoth, known as Lyuba, was about a month old when she died in the ... 10/4/2009 - 11:43 pm | View Link
40,000-year-old baby woolly mammoth frozen in time A BABY woolly mammoth that died after being sucked into a muddy river bed 40,000 years ago has revealed more prehistoric secrets of how the species survived in its icy habitat. The mammoth, known as Lyuba, was about a month old when she died in the ... 10/4/2009 - 2:18 pm | View Link
Woolly mammoth The woolly mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius) is a species of mammoth that lived during the Pleistocene epoch, and was one of the last in a line of mammoth species ... 02/2/2016 - 7:44 pm | View Website
Frozen Woolly Mammoth Baby [PIC] Frozen Woolly Mammoth Baby. Are baby animals still cute after they’ve been frozen for 40,000 years? Lyuba here was discovered by a Siberian reindeer herder. 12/17/2014 - 1:30 am | View Website
Frozen baby woolly mammoth in Manchester Museum exhibition ... Image caption Baby woolly mammoth Masha was found preserved in frozen soil in 1988 Masha is about 53in (135cm) long and 26in (67cm) tall and ... 08/23/2014 - 11:14 am | View Website
These Baby Woolly Mammoths Have Scientists Going Gaga Scientists studying two mummified baby woolly mammoths found in the Siberian Arctic have announced new details about the animals' short lives -- and ... 07/11/2014 - 5:32 am | View Website
Woolly mammoth found frozen in Siberia after 39,000 YEARS ... A 39,000-year-old female woolly mammoth, which was found frozen in Siberia in May, is seen here upon its arrival at an exhibition hall in Yokohama, south of Tokyo. 07/30/2013 - 5:20 am | View Website
Baby Woolly Mammoth Goes On Display In Japan (PICTURES) A baby Woolly Mammoth found in a remote area of Russia has gone on display at an exhibition in Tokyo, Japan. The 39,000-year-old female Mammoth named Yuka, was ... 07/9/2013 - 7:54 am | View Website
Mammoths: Ice Baby Ice Baby A near-perfect frozen mammoth resurfaces after 40,000 years, bearing clues to a great vanished species. 06/3/2008 - 7:53 pm | View Website
QIAN'AN/DONGGUAN, China (Reuters) - This year, laborer Fan Fu and 20 or so colleagues working on the Zixia Garden apartment complex in Hebei province have not joined China's legion of migrant workers returning home to celebrate new year with their families.
NAYPYITAW/YANGON (Reuters) - As Aung San Suu Kyi's lawmakers smiled for the cameras at the first sessions of Myanmar's parliament, a summit of generals convened at a base just minutes from the chamber. On every mind was the same question: who will be the country's next president?
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(TAINAN, Taiwan) — A powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday, collapsing a high-rise residential complex and killing at least five people and injuring hundreds. At least 230 people were pulled out from rubble, as rescuers raced against time to find dozens of others unaccounted for.
More than 1,200 firefighters and soldiers in the worst-hit Tainan city scrambled with ladders, cranes and other equipment to the ruins of a 17-floor residential building that folded like an accordion in a pile of rubble and twisted metal.
HONG KONG/GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - For years Gui Minhai, a China-born publisher of tabloid books on China's leaders, had believed he could live and work overseas on a Swedish passport without fear of persecution by Chinese authorities, which ban such works on the mainland.