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 Bernard Buigues, French explorer and head of the Mammuthus project, which excavates and conserves fossils found in Siberia’s permafrost, says the perennially frozen ground kept ... most complete wooly mammoth specimen ever found,” Daniel Fisher praised ... 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 ... 10/4/2012 - 7:07 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
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 ... 08/29/2014 - 9:01 pm | 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. 08/29/2014 - 6:31 pm | View Website
Woolly Mammoths: Evidence of Catastrophe? Woolly Mammoths Remains: Catastrophic Origins? By Sue Bishop. Since Ted Holden has repeatedly insisted that the mammoth whose remains were found in Siberia in 1901 ... 08/29/2014 - 11:57 am | 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 ... 08/29/2014 - 1:35 am | View Website
Frozen Mammoth Found The story of the discovery of the world's most complete baby mammoth, as told by the man who found her. Waking the Baby Mammoth: http://channel ... 08/29/2014 - 12:45 am | View Website
Three-year-old Clara Centola seems unconcerned by the adults around her as she works at a mini-kitchen, deciding which cloth-toy fruits and vegetables to serve her imaginary guests. There are no plastic fast-food replicas to choose from at her Oklahoma City preschool, where the real food is vegan and gluten-free.
All the classroom papers are online here at The Green House.
Second baseman Dustin Pedroia is out of the Boston Red Sox lineup for the third consecutive game because of concussion-like symptoms.
Versatile rookie Brock Holt was set to play second again Tuesday night in the opener of a three-game set against the New York Yankees.
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will be honored by Bryn Mawr College for her trailblazing legal career.
The women's liberal arts school near Philadelphia announced Tuesday that Sotomayor will receive the 2015 Katharine Hepburn Medal, given to women who embody "the intelligence, drive and independence" of the Oscar-winning actress. Hepburn was a 1928 graduate of Bryn Mawr.
School officials say Sotomayor shows "an unflinching commitment to justice and a fundamental dedication to real equality in our diverse society."
Sotomayor is the first Hispanic on the nation's highest court.
Asked if he can see Seattle's offense changing this season with Percy Harvin being healthy along with the desire to get running backs Robert Turbin and Christine Michael a bit more involved, Lynch said, "I guess we'll find out."
Lynch has 1,066 carries for 4,624 yards and 41 touchdowns in the regular season since joining the Seahawks.
Lynch has put on various fundraisers and regularly hosted football camps for inner-city children.
"Because even if I wasn't in the position I'm in now, I would have tried to get into something like what I'm doing with my foundation," Lynch said.
The Forum, which hosts the annual gathering of global business and political leaders in the Swiss ski resort of Davos every winter, ranks a country's competitiveness according to factors such as its ability to innovate and the quality of its infrastructure.
"The strained global geopolitical situation, the rise of income inequality, and the potential tightening of the financial conditions could put the still tentative recovery at risk and call for structural reforms to ensure more sustainable and inclusive growth," he said.
The Forum said Switzerland's standing is based on its innovation, sophistication of its business sector, top-notch education and scientific research institutions, and labor market efficiency.