NASA faces long odds in shuttle schedule

The United States' three-ship space shuttle fleet faces "significant challenges" in its future orbiter work, the U.S. government has warned.

Research: Gray squirrel at risk in Britain

The gray squirrel population throughout Britain could soon be dominated by a mutant squirrel species whose numbers are dramatically rising, researchers say.

Tests reveal first cancer victim in Norway

DNA and X-ray tests of two bodies dated back to the year 834 have revealed the first case of cancer in the history of Norway, researchers say.

EPA calls for Miracle-Gro pesticide recall

The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered major retailers to pull certain types of Scotts Miracle-Gro products from their shelves.

Did John Wilkes Booth survive?

Two distant relatives of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth want a chance to prove the family legend that he was not killed in a Virginia tobacco barn.

Study: Bio-plastic goods not eco-friendly

Bio-plastic goods can still damage the environment by emitting gases that can impact climate change, a study by a British newspaper found.

Second Galileo satellite launched successfully

Designed to provide the whole planet with a highly accurate Global Navigation Satellite System under civilian control, Europe’s Galileo project moved a step closer as a second test satellite was launched successfully from ...

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