LONDON — They bit, they chewed, but had hoped for more flavour.
Two volunteers who participated in the first public frying of hamburger grown in a lab said Monday that it had the texture of meat but was short of flavour because of the lack of fat.
WASHINGTON — Only a few species of mammals are monogamous, and now dueling scientific teams think they have figured out why they got that way. But their answers are not exactly romantic.
The answers are not even the same.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Already ravaged by toxic algae, invasive mussels and industrial pollution, the Great Lakes now confront another potential threat that few had even imagined until recently: untold millions of plastic litter bits, some visible only through a microscope.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Federal wildlife officials plan to dispatch hunters into forests of the Pacific Northwest starting this fall to shoot one species of owl to protect another that is threatened with extinction.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — A federal plan for keeping hungry Asian carp from reaching the valuable fish populations of the Great Lakes calls for reinforcing electrical and other barriers currently in place and for field-testing other methods, including the use of water guns and hormonal fish love potions.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — There’s a frenzy erupting in the birding world, and the Rufous-necked wood-rail is to blame.
PITTSBURGH — A landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, shows no evidence that chemicals from the natural gas drilling process moved up to contaminate drinking water aquifers at a western Pennsylvania drilling site, the Department of Energy told The Associated Press.
SALT LAKE CITY — Researchers in Utah said Wednesday they discovered a new type of big-nosed, horned-faced dinosaur that lived about 76 million years ago when the North American continent was split in two.
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — NASA has launched a satellite on a mission to examine a little-studied region of the sun that it hopes will improve space weather prediction.
LOS ANGELES — New research pinpoints the current location of NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft: It’s still in our solar system.