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
Baby mammoth preserved in frozen soil heads to Chicago a baby woolly mammoth spent 40,000 years frozen in the Siberian permafrost where her body was so perfectly preserved traces of her mother's milk remained in her belly. "A replica of the world's best preserved wooly mammoth - a 40,000 year old baby named ... 10/15/2014 - 11:16 pm | View Link
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. 10/26/2013 - 10:00 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 - 7:17 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. 04/4/2012 - 6:50 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
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. 10/25/2014 - 6:32 am | View Website
Mammoths Ice Baby A near-perfect frozen mammoth resurfaces after 40,000 years, bearing clues to a great vanished species. 10/24/2014 - 4:56 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 ... 10/24/2014 - 11:34 am | 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 ... 10/24/2014 - 11:05 am | View Website
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 ... 10/24/2014 - 5:36 am | View Website
If defense is what the College Football Playoff selection committee wants from its top teams, the 12-member panel is going to have a tough time filling out the front of its first rankings.
The second-ranked Seminoles were jumped by the Bulldogs in the AP poll a few weeks ago and a come-from-behind victory against Notre Dame wasn't enough for Florida State to take the top spot back from idle Mississippi State last week.
Heisman Trophy contender Dak Prescott and Josh Robinson continued to churn out yards and points for the Bulldogs on Saturday in Lexington, Kentucky— and they needed pretty much all of them in a 45-31 victory.
 he hired a new offensive coordinator to install an up-tempo, spread offense.
A fire department dispatcher says an electrical fire that broke out at a private company in New Haven was nearly contained by Saturday night.
The dispatcher says he doesn't know the name of the company, but it is located near some oil terminals on Forbes Avenue.
Texas State's defense stiffened in the second half, forcing punts on three ULM drives, then Lowe scored the go-ahead TD on a 21-yard run with 3:29 to play.
Centarius Donald scored on a 6-yard run for ULM and Justin Manton kicked field goals of 51, 43 and 28 yards.
Nuncio won the $500,000 Yonkers Trot on Saturday night, leading wire to wire in the third leg of trotting's Triple Crown.
All Bets Off also led wire to wire in the $500,000 Messenger Stakes, the third jewel of the pacing Triple Crown.
In the first two legs of the Triple Crown, Lyonssomewhere won the Cane Pace at Tioga Downs and Limelight Beach took the Little Brown Jug at Delaware County Fairgrounds.
UTEP hadn't won a conference game on the road since 2012, but Jameill Showers changed that in a hurry, rolling out to his right and finding Jaquan White down the sideline for a 75-yard scoring pass on UTEP's fifth play of the game, boosting the Miners to a 34-0 shutout of UTSA Saturday night.
Showers hit Aaron Jones on a screen pass that went 40 yards for a 14-0 lead in the first 12 minutes as UTEP (4-3, 2-1 Conference USA) held San Antonio (2-6, 1-3) to a single first down in each half.