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
This Bad-Boy Geneticist Wants to Clone a Mammoth - Wired News Geneticist Looks Forward To Cloning A Mammoth - UberGizmo 03/23/2015 - 11:08 am | View Link
This Is The First Baby Wooly Rhinoceros Ever Discovered Siberian hunters have stumbled upon the remains of a 10,000-year-old baby wooly rhino ... contacted paleontologists at the Mammoth Fauna Department of the Yakutian Academy of Sciences. The wooly rhino just moments after it was discovered. 02/26/2015 - 3:21 am | View Link
FROZEN WOOLLY MAMMOTH a Wooly Mammoth, who was found by a Siberian tusk hunter. The juvenile mammoth was found entombed in Siberian ice near the shores of the Arctic Ocean and shows signs of being cut open by ancient people. The remarkably well preserved frozen carcass was ... 01/26/2015 - 7:00 pm | View Link
Wooly Mammoth Clones a Possibility The same scientists that cloned Dolly are contemplating cloning a wooly mammoth. When scientists discovered preserved blood and muscle tissue from a frozen baby wooly mammoth ... We probably won't be seeing a wooly mammoth clone any time soon, but with ... 07/31/2013 - 6:30 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
The Perfectly Preserved Frozen Yuka Mammoth Mummy More about this programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01fkcdr Brought to light by the BBC and Mammuthus, this specimen found in the Siberian ... 04/23/2015 - 4:39 am | View Website
Baby Mammoth : Frozen In Time A perfectly preserved woolly mammoth is discovered in Baby Mammoth: Frozen In Time on National Geographic Channel 04/22/2015 - 10:27 pm | View Website
Mammoths Ice Baby A near-perfect frozen mammoth resurfaces after 40,000 years, bearing clues to a great vanished species. 04/22/2015 - 11:42 am | View Website
Baby Woolly Mammoth Travels to Hong Kong A 42-thousand-year-old baby wooly mammoth arrives in Hong Kong as part of an Asian Tour. The mammoth was discovered in Russia five years ago and will tour ... 04/21/2015 - 11:04 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 ... 04/21/2015 - 1:45 pm | View Website
Deutsche Bank says net profit fell to 559 million euros ($610 million) in the first quarter as legal penalties ate into stronger revenues from trading stocks and bonds.
The bank had to deduct 1.5 billion euros from earnings to account for penalties it has agreed to pay to authorities in the U.
The nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Annapolis is in Kittery, Maine for regular maintenance work and upgrades.
The vessel is one of the attack submarines that support special forces operations, among other duties.
An initial wave of survivors from Mount Everest arrived in Kathmandu on Sunday, one day after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck outside Nepal’s capital city and triggered an avalanche that killed at least 17 people and injured dozens more, the Associated Press reports.
AFP photographer Roberto Schmidt was at Everest Base Camp on Saturday when the avalanche flattened parts of it.
(KATHMANDU, Nepal) — The first group of survivors from an earthquake-triggered avalanche that swept through the Mount Everest base camp were flown to Nepal’s capital on Sunday and taken to hospitals. None appeared to have life-threatening injuries.
At least 17 people were killed when Saturday’s avalanche, set off by the massive earthquake that struck Nepal, obliterated part of the rocky village of nylon tents, where dozens of teams were training and acclimatizing themselves to higher altitudes as they prepared to make summit attempts in the next few weeks.
Twenty-two of the most seriously injured had already been taken by helicopter for treatment in the village of Pheriche, the location of the nearest medical facility.
A series of aftershocks rattled Nepal on Sunday as the South Asian nation was reeling from a massive earthquake that struck one day earlier outside the capital, Kathmandu, killing at least 2,200 people as search and rescue teams dug through the rubble for survivors and bodies. Saturday’s quake was the country’s worst in more than 80 years and reverberated throughout the Himalayan region, triggering an avalanche on Mount Everest that the Associated Press reports had killed at least 17 people and injured dozens more as of Sunday.
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