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A small rung on a long ladder to Mars broke on Friday, when a rocket test in Texas ended in a midair ball of fire.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper is on the second leg of his annual visit to Canada's North, armed with initiatives to promote fresh food production in the region.
Mexico launched a special 5,000-strong police force Friday to combat industrial, farm and business crime that has extended throughout the country's economy, strangling commerce in some regions.
TV reports beekeepers removed the swarm from Frieda Turkmenilli's ceiling this week after her neighbors in Queens alerted the building manager.
A dry wash full of 112-million-year-old dinosaur tracks that include prints left behind by an ankylosaurus , dromaeosaurus and a menacing ancestor of the Tyrannosaurus rex, are set to be opened to the public this fall near Moab, Utah.
A second former co-owner of the California slaughterhouse involved in a recall of nearly 9 million pounds of meat was charged with knowingly processing and distributing meat from cancerous cows, court documents released this week say.
The agency's July farm survey says farmers can expect production to return to more normal levels for wheat, canola and corn for grain after records last year.
A new study finds that 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost to drought in the western United States, enough to blanket the region with 5 inches of water.
Central America is having one of its worst droughts in decades, and experts warned Thursday that major farm losses and the deaths of hundreds of cattle in the region could leave hundreds of thousands of families without food.
Anyone with a radio hooked up to a laptop can wreck havoc by remotely changing lights at will -- or by shutting them all down.
It's only August, but an overzealous teacher and some overzealous cops have already landed a high school student in serious trouble for having - or, in this case, merely imagining - something that represents a weapon, but isn't actually anything remotely like a real weapon.
Archaeologists excavating a large burial mound in northern Greece that has captivated the public's imagination have asked politicians and others seeking guided tours of the site to leave them in peace.
Archaeologists excavating a large burial mound in northern Greece have asked politicians and others seeking guided tours of the site to leave them in peace.
Study shows water trips up key chemical reactions that turn plants into fuels, provides scientific principles that can speed up biofuel development Trying to understand the chemistry that turns plant material into the same energy-rich gasoline and diesel we put in our vehicles, researchers have discovered that water in the conversion process helps ... (more)
Three years of drought have Californians debating an end to the state's status as one of the last in the West with a pump-as-you-please policy for the vital underground sources that provide up to 65 percent of the state's water.
A hiker has discovered a new collection of footprints left behind 125 million years ago by a number of different dinosaurs.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 04:26 am
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