NASA Gives 'Go' for Feb. 7 as Final Space Shuttle Night Launch

Space shuttle Endeavour is set to launch Feb. 7 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., to begin a 13-day flight to the International Space Station. Liftoff is planned for 3:39 a.m. CST, making it the final scheduled space ...

Trees retaliate when their fig wasps don't service them

Figs and fig wasps have evolved to help each other out: Fig wasps lay their eggs inside the fruit where the wasp larvae can safely develop, and in return, the wasps pollinate the figs.

Arctic 'Melt Season' Is Growing Longer, New Research Demonstrates

New NASA-led research shows that the melt season for Arctic sea ice has lengthened by an average of 20 days over the span of 28 years, or 6.4 days per decade. The finding stems from scientists' work to compile the first comprehensive ...

The iPad? Also available with wings?

Twitter users responded snarkily Wednesday to the name of Apple's latest innovation the iPad, pushing the phrase "iTampon" to a number two "trending" topic on the microblogging site.

Netflix adds 1.1M customers, 4Q profit up 36 pct

(AP) -- Netflix Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit surged 36 percent as its DVD-by-mail service surpassed 12 million subscribers, and the company announced an upbeat outlook for 2010 that sent its shares soaring Wednesday.

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