NASA scrubs Orion launch after multiple delays
Orion is the Apollo-like capsule NASA is developing to fly astronauts to an asteroid.
by James Dean
Stephen Hawking warns artificial intelligence could end mankind
Stephen Hawking: “Humans, who are limited by slow biological evolution, couldn’t compete and would be superseded.”
by Rory Cellan-Jones

Protesters using tech to run rings around cops
Activists armed with untraceable “burner phones” used social media.
by Philip Messing, Jamie Schram and Bruce Golding
Why NASA looks to Europa to find the building blocks of life
NASA wants to send an expedition to Jupiter’s moon, Europa, to find the ocean it believes lies under the ice — and the building blocks for life it thinks it will find there.
by Michelle Starr

Can we clone a woolly mammoth? How about T-rex?
Will Neanderthals have human rights?
by Tom Chivers
Netflix CEO: Broadcast TV Will Be Dead By 2030
Like a move from the Mesozoic to the Paleozoic Era.
by Jack Smith IV

Centipede Genome Mapped For the First Time
Scientists discover centipedes lack a biological clock.
by Jim Algar
Antarctic ice thicker than thought, drone submarine finds
“Our surveys indicate that the floes are much thicker and more deformed than reported…”
by RT


Comet lander Philae shuts down as batteries go flat after sending data
Comet lander can’t get enough sunlight to operate.
by Irene Klotz
Comet Lander Deploys Drill, But Could Lose Power Tonight
Problems have somewhat tempered the celebration of a new step in space exploration.
by Bill Chappell

Comet probe's solar panels caught in cliff's shadow
Solar panels struggle to store power.
by Doug Stanglin
Europe makes space history as Philae probe lands on comet
European Space Agency successfully landed a probe on a comet.
by Victoria Bryan, Maria Sheahan

"Global Warming:" Minnesota shatters snow record from 1898
Wind chills were as cold as 20 below zero.
by Doyle Rice

Virus that 'makes humans more stupid' discovered
Microorganisms we carry can affect behavior and cognition.
by Ben Tufft
Arctic Blast via Polar Vortex to Chill 42 US States
Rockies and Plains will experience a 20 to 40-degree drop in high temperatures.
by Kristina Pydynowski