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Stem cell research makes headway

A group of scientists from South Korea’s CHA University Stem Cell Institute has grown stem cells from adult cells using cloning techniques in a breakthrough experiment that could have significant med...

Updated : 2014.04.18 21:15

T. rex gets new home in Smithsonian dinosaur hall

WASHINGTON (AP) ― More than 100 years after dinosaurs were first displayed on the National Mall, T. rex ― the king ― is joining the Smithsonian collection after a long journey from Montana.Paleonto...

Updated : 2014.04.16 20:22

Study shows snacks might help avoid fight with spouse

WASHINGTON (AP) ― A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right.That’s because l...

Updated : 2014.04.15 20:48

‘Cost of climate fight modest’

BERLIN (AP) ― The cost of keeping global warming in check is “relatively modest,” but only if the world acts quickly to reverse the buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the head of the...

Updated : 2014.04.14 20:04

NASA approves station supply launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) ― NASA is pressing ahead with Monday’s planned launch of a supply ship despite a critical computer outage at the International Space Station, promising the situation is ...

Updated : 2014.04.14 20:03

New microRNA may help diagnose lung cancer: study

Korean researchers have identified a new type of microRNA molecule which suppresses a gene that plays an important part in lung cancer, the National Research Foundation of Korea said Sunday.Further st...

Updated : 2014.04.13 20:03

U.N. climate report balances science, politics

BERLIN (AP) ― After racing against the clock in an all-night session, the U.N.’s expert panel on climate change was putting the final touches Saturday on a scientific guide to help governments, indu...

Updated : 2014.04.13 19:44

Canadian dentist to use John Lennon's tooth to clone baby from dead Beatle's DNA

All you need is love -- and maybe an old tooth.During an episode of Dead Famous DNA on Channel 4 in England, Canadian dentist Dr. Michael Zuk revealed that he plans on using DNA from one of John Lenno...

Updated : 2014.04.13 11:17

Japan stem-cell researcher says results valid

TOKYO (AFP) ― A young female scientist accused of fabricating data made a tearful apology live on Japanese television Wednesday for “mistakes” in her research, but insisted her ground-breaking conc...

Updated : 2014.04.09 20:40

Vast ocean found beneath ice of Saturn’s moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) ― Scientists have uncovered a vast ocean beneath the icy surface of Saturn’s little moon Enceladus.Italian and American researchers made the discovery using Cassini, a N...

Updated : 2014.04.06 20:24

Study may help understand antimatter

Korea University researchers have collided matter and antimatter particles in a study that could provide essential information on why antimatter is almost nonexistent. Using a linear particle accelera...

Updated : 2014.04.03 20:29

NASA cuts ties with Russia except on station

LOS ANGELES (AP) ― After insisting that space relations wouldn’t be altered by earthly politics, NASA on Wednesday said it was severing ties with Russia except for the International Space Station.NA...

Updated : 2014.04.03 20:03

Japanese lab says landmark stem-cell research falsified

TOKYO (AP) ― A Japanese government-funded laboratory said Tuesday it found that data in a widely heralded stem-cell research paper was falsified, holding the lead researcher responsible for the fabri...

Updated : 2014.04.01 20:37

Scientists analyze genome of vulture for first time

Korea scientists successfully analyzed the genome of the cinereous vulture, a large bird of prey found across Europe and Asia, for the first time, the Science Ministry said Monday.The findings are exp...

Updated : 2014.03.31 21:05

Lockheed wins $9 million deal on Korea's spy jet system

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a $9-million contract for the maintenance of South Korea's reconnaissance aircraft system, the Maryland-based defense firm said Tuesda.Under the foreign military sales deal, Lockheed will provide South Korea with upgraded services to sustain t...

Updated : 2014.03.19 09:04