Russian cargo craft docks with ISS, science satellite fails
A cargo craft successfully docked with the International Space Station, the Russian space agency Roskosmos said Thursday.
Sniffing out a partner at a London pheromone party
In a bar in trendy east London, dozens of people mill about, sniffing from plastic bags. But there are no drugs inside—just slightly smelly T-shirts.
Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce
(AP)—Twitter acknowledged Wednesday that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley.
Cuba looks to mangroves to fend off rising seas
(AP)—Many people in this tiny hamlet on the southern coast of Cuba remember when the shore lay about 100 meters (yards) farther out. That was four decades ago.
Audit: NASA doesn't have the money for big rockets
(AP)—NASA does not have enough money to get its new, $12 billion rocket system off the ground by the end of 2017 as planned, federal auditors say.
SK Hynix posts near 30% drop in Q2 net profit
South Korea's SK Hynix said Thursday its second-quarter net profit tumbled nearly 30 percent from a year ago on falling memory chip prices.
Fans hop aboard exclusive train to Comic-Con
(AP)—For a lucky fellowship of fans, Comic-Con is beginning early on a private train car trekking to the pop-culture convention.
Swiss drug maker Roche posts 7 percent profit drop
(AP)—Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG on Thursday posted a net profit drop of 7 percent compared with a year ago, weighed down by a strong Swiss franc and charges from one of its diagnostic units.
Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated
(AP)—For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are preparing excavate a sinkhole-type cave in northern Wyoming that contains the ancient remains of tens of thousands of animals.
US wildlife officials propose limiting snake trade
(AP)—The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing strict nationwide limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species.
NASA's HS3 mission spotlight: The HIRAD instrument
The Hurricane Imaging Radiometer, known as HIRAD, will fly aboard one of two unmanned Global Hawk aircraft during NASA's Hurricane Severe Storm Sentinel or HS3 mission from Wallops beginning August 26 through ...
Smarter than a first-grader?
In Aesop's fable about the crow and the pitcher, a thirsty bird happens upon a vessel of water, but when he tries to drink from it, he finds the water level out of his reach. Not strong enough to knock over ...
Strengthening community forest rights is critical tool to fight climate change
Strengthening community forest rights is an essential strategy to reduce billions of tonnes of carbon emissions, making it an effective way for governments to meet climate goals, safeguard forests and protect the livelihoods ...