Buru Island, once used by Soeharto's New Order regime to house political prisoners, has been swept with gold fever.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are among those hit hard by the sequester cuts that take effect on March 1.
Federal officials propose listing wolverine as endangered because its cold-weather habitat could shrink as the climate warms. But US says it won't use wolverine's status to regulate greenhouse gases.
Sierra Nevada Corp., which is designing a mini space shuttle called the Dream Chaser, announced that it's joining forces with Lockheed Martin – heavy-hitter in aerospace.
Flood watches continue in the Pacific Northwest, but the latest storm to blow in via the 'Pineapple Express' has moved inland. Some areas have seen as much as 15-20 inches of rain since Nov. 27.
More rain has been predicted for Northern California, even after the 15 to 20-inch onslaught the area saw last week.
Spiro Agnew's thriller 'The Canfield Decision' is less than a literary masterpiece.
SpaceX's Dragon capsule delivered cargo including a little ice cream to the International Space Station Wednesday, confirming that a new era for NASA has finally been realized.
The findings ran counter to the expectations of researchers, who thought the cougars would have moved eastward from California to Nevada, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported.
Three private companies – Boeing, SpaceX, and the Sierra Nevada Corporation – will share $1.1 billion from NASA to help restore the US human spaceflight program.