Jennifer Sinco Kelleher and Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 10:31pm
Astronomers have indefinitely stopped looking through 13 existing telescopes at the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii while protesters block the road downslope in an attempt to prevent the construction of a giant new observatory.
Spending too much time scrolling through social media and watching more television has been linked with symptoms of depression in young people -- and a new study reveals to what extent screen time and depression may be intertwined.
James MacPherson, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 12:53pm
Federal wildlife officials have learned that conducting an aerial census of American white pelicans nesting in south-central North Dakota is better done when the big-billed birds are visible on the ground — and not in flight.
Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 8:07am
A compensation program for those exposed to radiation from years of nuclear weapons testing and uranium mining would be expanded under legislation that seeks to address fallout across the western United States, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.
Caleb Jones and Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press | PostedJul 15th - 10:57pm
Protesters against building a giant telescope on top of a mountain some Native Hawaiians consider sacred said they tried unsuccessfully Tuesday to negotiate access up Mauna Kea while the road to the summit is closed in preparation for construction equipment to be taken up.
Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press | PostedJul 15th - 4:12pm
The Environmental Protection Agency skirted some of its usual procedures and ethics rules when it overhauled key agency advisory boards, slashing the numbers of academic scientists on the panels and appointing more industry figures, the Government Accountability Office said Monday.