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Obama is spending another $500 million to fight climate change before Trump can stop him.

The State Department announced Tuesday that it will send the money to the U.N.'s Green Climate Fund, which helps developing nations shift to cleaner energy and adapt to climate change. .@statedeptspo...

Ice Crack will Lead to Shut-down of UK Antarctic Base

The Halley VI Research Station in Antarctica, positioned on a floating ice shelf jutting into the Weddell Sea, will shut down between March and November this year, according to the British Antarctic ...

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) Chairman John M. Lawrie Sells 4001 Shares

At times, it is prudent to retain certain stocks that have enough potential but are weighed down by tough market conditions. Computer Sciences Corporation CSC seems to be one such stock, which invest...

Dramatic Video of the SpaceX Successful Falcon 9 Rocket Landing

Iridium Communications has announced the successful launch of its first ten Iridium NEXT satellites, which were delivered into low-Earth orbit approximately one hour after the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket ...

This Leopard Shark Shocked Researchers By Giving Birth Without A Male

Scientists say this is the first time a shark gave birth to pups the old-fashioned way and then later switched reproduction styles. ShareTweetEmail SMS. By Briana Koeneman January 17, 2017. ShareTwee...

Traders Spotlight: BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc.’s (BDSI)

BioDelivery Sciences International Inc. (NASDAQ:BDSI) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the seven analysts that are covering the firm. Two equities research analysts have rated th...

Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates “Buy” Rating for Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

Gilead Sciences logo Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)'s stock had its “market perform” rating reaffirmed by BMO Capital Markets in a report released on Friday. They currently have a $88.00 target ...

Funeral services set for last man to walk on the moon

HOUSTON (AP) - Funeral services are set for former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last person to have walked on the moon. A statement issued Tuesday on behalf of Cernan's family says the funeral will be ...

Japanese SS-520 mini-rocket mission aborted shortly after liftoff

After the fanfare of SpaceX's return to flight, Japan attempted to launch a rocket of its own on Saturday — but the vehicle failed to achieve orbit. It was the launch of a tiny, experimental rocket c...

New Evidence Found In 45-Year-Old DB Cooper Mystery

"A lot of people think 'You'll never catch the guy,' but this is the closest we've been in a long time." A group of amateur scientists claim they may have narrowed the suspect pool in a case that has...

[ January 17, 2017 ] Falcon 9 booster, first recovered off West Coast, back in port Falcon...

The first stage of a Falcon 9 rocket launched Saturday has returned to port in Southern California after landing on a floating platform in the Pacific Ocean, ready for refurbishment and potential reu...

New mining space race feared as NASA announces plans to explore mysterious distant alien r...

CHANTILLY, VA - APRIL 19: The space shuttle Enterprise as it sits on a tarmac at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center April 19, 2012 in Chantilly, Virginia. The s...

Video of hulking Florida alligator draws worldwide gasps

A massive alligator, easily as long as a minivan, was caught on video crossing paths with nature enthusiasts in central Florida on Sunday, in a scene that was described as “very exciting” by one brav...

Nearly 100 dolphins dead along coast of Southwest Florida

Wildlife officials in southwest Florida are trying to determine why nearly 100 false killer whales stranded themselves over the weekend in the Everglades National Park. The U.S. Coast Guard first dis...

Vampire bats now feasting on human blood

It sounds like the stuff of horror fiction, but scientists have raised health fears after a species of disease-carrying vampire bat, previously thought to mostly diet on birds, has been discovered fe...

This new species of moth has ‘yellowish-white scales’ on its head. It is named...

There is a new thing in the world with Donald Trump's name on it, though the question of whether or not he approves has yet to be answered. Canadian biologist Vazrick Nazari recently discovered a new...

Atlas V ‘go’ for Thursday night launch from Cape Canaveral

This is the launch timeline to be followed by the Atlas 5 rocket's ascent into orbit from Cape Canaveral with the SBIRS GEO Flight 3 satellite for U.S. military infrared reconnaissance. Launch is sch...

ALMA Reveals The Sun in New Light

"To fully understand the sun, we need to study it across the entire electromagnetic spectrum," said researcher Tim Bastian. By Brooks Hays | Jan. 17, 2017 at 2:41 PM. Follow @upi. Comments. share wit...

Atlas V rocket set for Thursday night launch

CAPE CANAVERAL — Culminating years of construction and testing, a $1.2 billion satellite designed to spot and track enemy missiles threatening the United States homeland, its deployed military forces...

Tieing the tightest knot ever achieved

To create more strength, material scientists always knot atoms in a tightly complex structure. More tight atomic knots means more physically strength material. Now, scientists are able to create the ...