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
Mammoths Ice Baby A near-perfect frozen mammoth resurfaces after 40,000 years, bearing clues to a great vanished species. 10/18/2014 - 7:02 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 ... 10/18/2014 - 2:01 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 ... 10/17/2014 - 10:48 pm | View Website
A 42,000-Year-Old Baby Woolly Mammoth Arrives In Hong Kong ... A 42,000-year-old baby woolly mammoth found in Russia five years ago arrived in Hong Kong to kick off its Asian tour. Her name is Lyuba, she is a month old 10/17/2014 - 12:15 am | View Website
Baby Woolly Mammoth Baby Woolly Mammoth Jaw. This is the fossil jaw bone from a baby Woolly Mammoth. Woolly Mammoths are extinct members of the elephant family. The Woolly Mammoth was a ... 10/16/2014 - 11:39 pm | View Website
The GuardianAt Least 500 Militants Killed in US-Led Strikes in Syria, Observer Group SaysNew York TimesAMMAN, Jordan — Air and missile strikes in Syria by the United States and its allies over the last month have killed more than 500 extremist fighters as well as at least 32 civilians, a Syrian monitoring group said on Thursday.
YOLA/ABUJA (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 25 girls in an attack on a remote town in northeastern Nigeria, witnesses said, despite talks on freeing over 200 other female hostages they seized in April.
PARIS (Reuters) - The families of seven French Trappist monks killed in Algeria during Islamist-linked violence in 1996 accused Algiers of obstructionism on Thursday in refusing to send samples of their remains to Paris where they could be further tested.
ANKARA (Reuters) - The U. S. decision to air-drop weapons to Kurdish forces in Syria on the same day Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan dismissed them as terrorists is the latest false note in the increasingly discordant mood music coming out of Washington and Ankara.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's minister of social solidarity has urged civil society groups not to prejudge a new draft law for non-government organizations (NGOs), which they fear will roll back freedoms won in the 2011 uprising and could threaten their existence.
ROME (Reuters) - The deputy speaker of Italy's lower house of parliament is the leading candidate to replace Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini when she moves to Brussels to become the European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs, two political sources said.