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Vikings Stadium potential death trap for migrating birds

Audubon Minnesota warns that a signature feature of the new Vikings stadium, a 200,000-square-foot wall of glass, could lead to thousands of bird collisions. Kim Johnson of WCCO reports.

The 'Right To Be Forgotten' Is A Nightmare To Enforce

published about 2 hours ago
Google is making it as difficult as possible while still obeying the law.

Fukushima monkeys show signs of radiation

published about 2 hours ago
Wild monkeys living in forests near Japan's devastated Fukushima nuclear reactor show worrying signs of radiation exposure

Gilt Groupe CMO Lizzie Francis To Step Down, Layoffs To Follow In Pursuit Of IPO

published about 2 hours ago
Gilt Groupe's executive team is getting a shakeup as the company approaches a possible fall IPO. The ecommerce company's set to lose CMO Lizzie Francis and longtime vice president Jyothi Rao, sources tell Forbes, and several layoffs are expected to follow.


Deadly Tornado Rips Through Virginia Campground

published about 3 hours ago
Deadly Tornado Rips Through Virginia Campground
A severe storm left two people dead and knocked down trees at a Chesapeake Bay campground filled with vacationing families.

Matter: Study Gives Hope of Adaptation to Climate Change

published about 8 hours ago
Matter: Study Gives Hope of Adaptation to Climate Change
Research on flies in drier conditions indicates that some have the genes to survive longer over generations.

States Against E.P.A. Rule on Carbon Pollution Would Gain, Study Finds

published about 21 hours ago
States Against E.P.A. Rule on Carbon Pollution Would Gain, Study Finds
A new study to be released Thursday found that Texas and Oklahoma would be among the biggest economic winners under a regulation proposed by President ... more

Poll says Gov. Brown has nearly 20-point lead over challenger Kashkari

published about 21 hours ago
Poll says Gov. Brown has nearly 20-point lead over challenger Kashkari
Gov. Jerry Brown has a nearly 20-point advantage over GOP challenger Neel Kashkari, according to a poll released Wednesday, which also found strong support among ... more

Texas Is Wired for Wind Power, and More Farms Plug In

published 1 day ago
Supporters say the wind farm experiment is essential if states want to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and meet new federal rules on carbon emissions.
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Brand New Look at the Face of Mars

published 1 day ago
Brand New Look at the Face of Mars
A map captures the Martian craters, valleys and peaks in stunning detail and offers ideas on where the rovers of the future might land.

Henry Hartsfield Jr. Is Dead at 80; Flew, With Fortune, on 3 Shuttles

published 1 day ago
Henry Hartsfield Jr. Is Dead at 80; Flew, With Fortune, on 3 Shuttles
Mr. Hartsfield, who logged 483 hours in space, flew on the Columbia and the Challenger before they met disaster.

More Eyes on the Skies

published Mon, Jul 21 2014 15:16 GMT
More Eyes on the Skies
Construction is starting on several gargantuan observatories, mostly in Chile, the most ambitious spree of telescope-making in the history of astronomy.

Out There: Stalking the Shadow Universe

published Wed, Jul 16 2014 07:00 GMT
It has long been theorized that it is dark matter that provides the scaffolding for stars and galaxies. Now, scientists are using computer simulations to ... more

Would-Be Rescuers of Zombie Spacecraft Had Previously Solved a NASA Mystery

published Tue, Jul 15 2014 16:06 GMT
A project by Dennis Wingo and Keith Cowing involved the rescuing of magnetic tapes from five robotic craft photographing the moon’s surface.