KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: Carbon dioxide emissions see steep jump in 2018

KATOWICE, Poland — The Latest on the two-week U.N. climate meeting in Poland (all times local):…

HONG KONG | Could anyone have stopped gene-edited babies experiment?

HONG KONG — Early last year, a little-known Chinese researcher turned up at an elite meeting…

HONG KONG  | Official at Hong Kong conference says claim of gene-edited babies showed a failure of self-regulation among scientists

HONG KONG  — Official at Hong Kong conference says claim of gene-edited babies showed a failure…

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. | New lander will add to humans’ long fascination with Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — In our solar system family, Mars is Earth’s next-of-kin, the next-door relative…

VERSAILLES, France | Take a weight off: Tears, joy as kilo gets historic update

VERSAILLES, France— In a historic vote, more than 50 nations unanimously approved an overhaul of the…

VERSAILLES, France | Take a weight off: ‘Grand K’ kilo being retired

VERSAILLES, France  — Humankind is about to sever one of the links between its present and…

WASHINGTON | Scientists: Wind, drought worsen fires, not bad management

WASHINGTON — Both nature and humans share blame for California’s devastating wildfires, but forest management did…

STOCKHOLM | The Latest: Scientists applaud Nobel chemistry winners

STOCKHOLM— The Latest on the awarding of the Nobel Prizes (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Scientists…

STOCKHOLM | American, Frenchman, Canadian win Nobel for work with lasers

STOCKHOLM— Three scientists from the United States, Canada and France won the Nobel Prize in Physics…

MOSCOW | Scientists find perfectly preserved ancient foal in Siberia

MOSCOW— Russian scientists have found the carcass of an ancient foal perfectly preserved in the Siberian…

ALBANY, N.Y. | 3 scientists share $500,000 prize for work on cancer therapy

ALBANY, N.Y. — Three scientists will share a $500,000 medical prize for their studies of the…

BERLIN | Scientists create hybrids in race to save rhino sub-species

BERLIN  — Scientists say they’re several steps closer to perfecting a method for saving the northern…

WASHINGTON | New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer’s

WASHINGTON (AP) — Viruses that sneak into the brain just might play a role in Alzheimer’s,…

HONOLULU  | Scientists: No way to know when Hawaii eruption will end

HONOLULU — Lava from the Kilauea volcano that flowed into Kapoho Bay has created nearly a…

PAHOA, Hawaii  | Scientists: Explosive eruption risk rises for Hawaii volcano

PAHOA, Hawaii  — Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano could soon send boulders and ash shooting out of its…

Scientists find massive Mayan society under Guatemala jungle

GUATEMALA CITY/February 03, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)— Researchers using a high-tech aerial mapping technique have found tens of thousands of…

Heavy ash fall from Philippine volcano halts motorists

LEGAZPI, Philippines/January 30, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A heavy shroud of ash from erupting Mount Mayon in the Philippines…

Snowy owl migration gives scientists chance to study them

CHICAGO . /December 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Scott Judd trained his camera lens on the white…

Expanding DNA’s alphabet lets cells produce novel proteins

WASHINGTON/November 29, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Scientists are expanding the genetic code of life, using man-made DNA to…

NASA picks 12 new astronauts from crush of applicants

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP)(STL.News) — NASA chose 12 new astronauts Wednesday from its biggest pool of…

Scientists hold rally in Boston protest threats to science

BOSTON (AP)(STL.News) — Hundreds of scientists, environmental advocates and their supporters are rallying in Boston to…

Study finds new bacterial strain can contaminate shellfish

CONCORD, N.H. (AP)(STL.News) — Scientists studying oysters along the Atlantic Coast have discovered a critical clue…

Scientists go big with first aquatic species map for US West

BOISE, Idaho (AP)(STL.News) — It sounds like a big fish story: a plan to create a…