NASA 'flying saucer' launch set for Friday

Bad weather led the US space agency to postpone until Friday the first test of the largest parachute ever deployed, with the view of one day using it to land on Mars.

Using new data, US finds no pause in global warming

Using updated data on the Earth's surface temperatures worldwide, US government scientists have found no evidence of a pause in global warming in recent years, according to research published on Thursday.

Facebook Lite makes debut in Asia

Facebook on Thursday released a 'Lite' version of its application that was tailored for people using Android smartphones in places where wireless data bandwidth is scarce.

Researchers edit plant DNA using mechanism evolved in bacteria

Researchers at the University of Georgia have used a gene editing tool known as CRISPR/Cas to modify the genome of a tree species for the first time. Their research, published recently in the early online edition of the journal ...

The secret lives of fish revealed by the digital age

"Imagine the clandestine lives of marine fishes," begins "Migration Ecology of Marine Fishes," a new book by Dr. David Secor, one of the most respected voices in marine fish migration studies. Their movements, social interactions, ...

Applying research agendas to sport fishing

As one of the most highly prized game fish in the upper Midwest, muskellunge (also known as muskies) and northern pike help support a $20 billion sport fishing industry. Facing declines in natural reproduction, a team of ...

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