1,500-year-old landfill discovered in USVI

(AP)—Crews renovating a public square in the U.S. Virgin Islands have discovered a 1,500-year-old landfill stuffed with shells, bones and pottery fragments.

New owl species discovered in Indonesia is unique to one island

A new owl is the first endemic bird species discovered on the island of Lombok, Indonesia, according to research published February 13 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by an international team headed by George Sangster ...

2 NASA satellites see Cyclone Gino's 'centered' power

Data from NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites showed powerful thunderstorms continued to wrap around the center of circulation Tropical Cyclone Gino as the storm achieved a category 2 hurricane status.

Hackers sock smartphone earpiece star Jawbone

Jawbone on Wednesday warned users of its earpieces and Jambox speakers that hackers stole names, email addresses and encrypted passwords from accounts used to make the wireless devices smarter.

Report: Bidder eyes buying Time Warner magazines

(AP)—Fortune magazine is reporting that a "serious buyer" is talking with Time Warner to buy several magazines from it, including People, InStyle and Real Simple.

NJ: 2 officials hid contaminant in city's water

(AP)—Two top officials at a New Jersey municipal water authority have been indicted on charges they hid elevated levels of a contaminant in the drinking water supply.

Light-emitting bioprobe fits in a single cell

If engineers at Stanford have their way, biological research may soon be transformed by a new class of light-emitting probes small enough to be injected into individual cells without harm to the host. Welcome to biophotonics, ...

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