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 Another type of mammoth called Mammuthus sungari weighs twice as ... over time 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 scientists ... 10/29/2014 - 3:00 am | View Link
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. 04/5/2012 - 8:56 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 ... 10/28/2014 - 5:41 pm | 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 ... 10/28/2014 - 9:20 am | View Website
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. 10/28/2014 - 9:06 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 10/27/2014 - 11:19 pm | View Website
Mammoths Ice Baby A near-perfect frozen mammoth resurfaces after 40,000 years, bearing clues to a great vanished species. 10/27/2014 - 7:37 pm | View Website
On the evening of Sept. 28, Hong Kong police struggling to hold back thousands of democracy protesters unleashed dozens of rounds of tear gas in a failed attempt to disperse them. When the smoke cleared, Hong Kong had changed. Many young people who previously were indifferent to politics say they experienced an awakening.
Turns out North Korea wasn’t kidding about protecting itself from Ebola. Kim Jong Un’s regime is not taking any chances when it comes to keeping out the virus — despite the fact that it’s happening half a world away and that North Korea is the most closed state in the world.