Science and Technology News

AP News - Jul 08, 2014 12:12 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — It seems to matter less whether your alma mater is public or private than what you study — math and science in particular — when it comes to finding a high-paying job after college, according to a report released Tuesday by the Depart ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2014 4:24 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study says a planet outside our solar system thought to be in the so-called Goldilocks zone is not even a real planet, but a cosmic masquerade.Four years ago, scientists proclaimed they found what could be the first plane ...more

AP News - Jul 02, 2014 5:11 PM

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) — Fabien Cousteau comes from a famous family of filmmakers, advocates and ocean explorers, and now he's added to their legacy of sea stories a 31-day expedition at an underwater laboratory in the Florida Keys. Here are five things ...more

AP News - Jun 30, 2014 7:08 PM

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros said Monday that they have been the victims of hackers who accessed their servers and published months of internal trade talks on the Internet."It was an illegal activity and we're going to pursue it and try and ...more

AP News - Jun 24, 2014 9:41 AM

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A debris field at the bottom of Lake Michigan may be the remains of the long-lost Griffin, a vessel commanded by a 17th-century French explorer, said a shipwreck hunter who has sought the wreckage for decades.Steve Li ...more

AP News - Jun 23, 2014 1:43 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Driven by exceptionally warm ocean waters, Earth smashed a record for heat in May and is likely to keep on breaking high temperature marks, experts say.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Monday said May's avera ...more

AP News - Jun 20, 2014 12:52 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The public can once again get a close look at scientists working to uncover the bones of saber-toothed cats, mastodons and mammoths in the heart of Los Angeles.Officials at La Brea Tar Pits are reopening a shuttered exhibition ...more

AP News - Jun 18, 2014 8:19 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A team at the Smithsonian Institution has scanned President Barack Obama to create the first 3D printed portrait of a sitting president.Digital imaging specialists recently created a 3D printed bust and life mask of Obama, whic ...more

AP News - Jun 18, 2014 3:03 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the moment that humanity learned we had the awesome power to erase an entire species off the face of the Earth in the scientific equivalent of a blink of an eye: The passenger pigeon went from billions of birds to extinct befor ...more

AP News - Jun 18, 2014 11:26 AM

WATERLOO, Ontario (AP) — BlackBerry is adding the Amazon Appstore in the next update to its operating system this fall.That will give users of the BlackBerry 10.3 operating system easy access to thousands more of the most popular Android apps an ...more