Seeking hardier breeds for drought, climate change

(AP) — Cattle are being bred with genes from their African cousins who are accustomed to hot weather. New corn varieties are emerging with larger roots for gathering water in a drought. Someday, the plants may even be ...

Crowdfunding aims to help students follow their dreams

A new crowdfunding platform that lets investors back individual people rather than specific ideas or projects will be piloted at the University of Michigan and four other universities this fall, company officials announced ...

Shuttle Endeavour to embark on two-day road trip

(AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour once zoomed through the cosmos at 17,500 mph (28,160 kph). But its final journey will be a crawl through the streets of Los Angeles at 2 mph (3 kph).

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