science

Endeavour Begins Two-Day Trek to CA Science Center

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The space shuttle Endeavour, which has flown nearly 123 million miles, set out this morning on what should be its final journey — a laboriously slow 12-mile trek from LAX to […]

10/12/2012

Calif. initiative will test appetite for GMO food

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Food labels tell consumers about the calories, nutrients and serving size of a product. Will they want to know if their food is genetically engineered? That question is at the heart […]

10/06/2012

So Cal rocket prepares for lift off

HAWTHORNE (CNS) – While a retired Space Shuttle is about to crawl across Los Angeles, a rocket made just a few miles away is about to be launched as the first private enterprise booster to […]

10/06/2012

CDC: Meningitis outbreak death toll rises to 7

ATLANTA (AP) – Health officials say the death toll in a rare fungal meningitis outbreak across several states has risen to seven. In updated figures posted to its website Saturday, the Centers for Disease Control […]

10/06/2012

New breast cancer clues found in gene analysis

NEW YORK (AP) – Scientists have completed a major analysis of the genetics of breast cancer and find four major classes of the disease. They hope their work will lead to more effective treatments. The […]

09/23/2012

Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, dies at 82

CINCINNATI (AP) — Neil Armstrong was a quiet self-described nerdy engineer who became a global hero when as a steely-nerved pilot he made “one giant leap for mankind” with a small step on to the moon. The […]

08/25/2012

Curiosity sends back flood of new views from Mars

(AP) – NASA has received a flood of new black-and-white pictures from the Curiosity rover on Mars that it will stitch together to make a panorama. The photos began pouring in Wednesday morning after the […]

08/08/2012

Curiosity's landscape in context

(NASA) – This picture of the Martian landing site of NASA’s Curiosity rover puts a color view obtained by the rover in the context of a computer simulation derived from images acquired from orbiting spacecraft. […]

08/07/2012

Why Mars again? A look at NASA's latest venture

(AP) – NASA’s new robot rover named Curiosity landed safely late Sunday in a huge crater near the equator of Mars and will soon begin its scientific studies. This marks NASA’s eighth landing on the […]

08/06/2012

FDA unveils safety measures for opioid painkillers

(AP) — Drugmakers that market powerful painkiller medications will be required to fund training programs to help U.S. doctors and other health professionals safely prescribe the drugs, which are blamed for thousands of fatal overdoses […]

07/12/2012

Fun for the kids at Kidspace Children's Museum

Wheels will roll, bottles blast and balls fly when guests experiment with the forces that define the shape of our natural world.  The outdoor exhibit, Physics Forest at Kidspace Children’s Museum, will open on Thursday […]

07/10/2012

Small quake shakes San Bernardino Mountains

(AP) – The U.S. Geological Survey says a small earthquake has occurred in the San Bernardino Mountains northeast of Big Bear Lake. The 11:18 a.m. Thursday tremor had a preliminary magnitude of 3.5 and occurred […]

07/05/2012

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