Powered by
The Associated Press
AP Top Science News at 12:33 a.m. EDT

WHO: Excessive air pollution affects 92 percent of people
GENEVA (AP) -- The World Health Organization says more than nine out of 10 people worldwide live in areas with excessive air pollution, contributing to problems like strokes, heart disease and lung cancer....

Study: Earth's roughly warmest in about 100,000 years
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A new study paints a picture of an Earth that is warmer than it has been in about 120,000 years, and is locked into eventually hitting its hottest mark in more than 2 million years....

Jupiter moon may have water plumes that shoot up 125 miles
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Hubble Space Telescope has spied what appear to be water plumes on one of Jupiter's icy moons shooting up as high as 125 miles....





US not on track to meet 2025 carbon pollution cutting goal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Unless it does more, the United States probably will fall short of goals set under last year's Paris agreement to dramatically reduce emissions of heat-trapping gases, according to a new study....

Warmer waters might prevent baby lobsters from surviving
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Baby lobsters might not be able to survive in the ocean's waters if the ocean continues to warm at the expected rate....

India to ratify Paris Agreement on climate change
NEW DELHI (AP) -- India's prime minister said Sunday that his country will ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change early next month....

SpaceX: Accident points to breach in rocket's helium system
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- SpaceX said Friday that evidence points to a large breach in the rocket's helium system during a routine prelaunch test that turned into a devastating fireball three weeks ago....

California eyes unusual power source: its gridlocked roads
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- All those cars on California's famously gridlocked highways could be doing more than just using energy - they could be producing it....

Laos promises to phase out tiger farms: Conservation groups
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Laos has promised to phase out farms that breed endangered tigers for their body parts, a positive step from a country believed to be a major hub of wildlife trafficking in Asia, conservation groups said Friday....

To train doctors, Vermont school shifts to hands-on learning
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) -- The University of Vermont College of Medicine is changing the way physicians are trained by switching exclusively to a hands-on approach to learning designed to encourage students to solve medical puzzles rather than just memorizing body parts and diseases....