Scientists a step closer to "bringing back" mammoths

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Man survives a nail in the eye There must have been a four-leaf clover in those weeds. A 27-year-old landscaper escaped with barely a scratch after a nearly 3-inch nail hurtled into his eye when he accidentally hit it with a weed-whacker. Doctors who removed the nail at Boston's Massachusetts Gener... - Posted on May 20, 2015
What would happen if a big asteroid hit the moon? You asked us, what would happen if a large asteroid hit the moon. Thousands of meteorites have impacted the moon over the last few billion years. And without an atmosphere like we have here on Earth to break up and burn these hurtling objects, the rocks have left their mark.... - Posted on May 20, 2015
Student made comic book to explain complex chemistry Late last spring, a student worked late into the night. As she doodled, her chemistry thesis took on a life of its own, transforming into a comic book. Veronica Berns, 28, was working on her Ph. D. in chemistry at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Berns said she long s... - Posted on May 8, 2015
Lava lake explodes in Hawaii Molten lava, rocks and gas went flying through the air on Hawaii's Kilauea volcano after an explosion was caused by the partial collapse of a crater wall. The collapse triggered the small explosion, which spread lava and debris around the rim of Kilauea's Halemaumau Crater. T... - Posted on May 7, 2015
Spacecraft crashes into planet The only spacecraft ever to orbit Mercury has ended its four-year tour. It came to an end with a crash landing. NASA's Messenger plunged from orbit as planned. It slammed into the sun's closest planet at about 8,750 mph. The impact created a crater an estimated 52 feet acros... - Posted on May 6, 2015
Save the guacamole! With the killers hiding in the trees, heat-sensing drones are launched into the air. When their whereabouts are narrowed, the dogs are sent in. When it comes to protecting the world's supply of guacamole, no weapon can be spared. On subtropical farmland in South Florida, res... - Posted on May 5, 2015
Can fluoride be too much of a good thing? The government is lowering the recommended amount of fluoride in drinking water. That's because some kids are getting too much. It is causing white splotches on their teeth. It's the first change since the government urged cities to add fluoride to water supplies to prevent ... - Posted on May 1, 2015
How mummies are made The most familiar mummies are the Egyptians. Many were buried in elaborate tombs and surrounded with treasures. It was believed those could escort them into the afterlife. But not all mummies were E... - Posted on April 30, 2015
Is there such a thing as a “cute” shark? Think Jaws meets a kangaroo, with maybe a touch of cute kitten and you've got the aptly named pocket shark. It is the newest and rarest species found off the U.S. coast. Surprised scientists have found a tiny, young version of the extraordinarily rare shark. It was fished ou... - Posted on April 30, 2015
Scientists a step closer to "bringing back" mammoths Scientists are getting their best look yet at the DNA code for the woolly mammoth. It's thanks to work that could be a step toward bringing back the extinct beast. Researchers deciphered the complete DNA code, or genomes, of two mammoths. The new genomes are far more refined... - Posted on April 29, 2015