Science and Technology

Published on December 15, 2017 - Page 12
NEW YORK (AP) — Fossils from New Zealand have revealed a giant penguin that was as big as a grown man, roughly the size of the captain of the...
Published on October 25, 2016 - Page 12
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The idea of taking apart a rat’s heart and transforming it into a tissue-engineered stingray first came to Kevin Kit Parker...
Published on September 6, 2016 - Page 5
BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: man’s best friend really does understand some of...
Published on August 2, 2016 - Page 18
SOUTH HAVEN, Minn. (AP) — A lot has changed in the 70 years Janski Farms has been in business. Everything but one building has been expanded,...
Published on November 22, 2013 - Page 9
WASHINGTON — Astronomers call it the monster. It was the biggest and brightest cosmic explosion ever witnessed. Had it been closer, Earth would have...
Published on April 9, 2013 - Page 11
Q. Why doesn't our moon have a name?– Ms. Barbara Teener, Bloomsburg A. I’ve been locked away in my ivory tower for the past two months and recently...
Published on January 8, 2013 - Page 12
LAS VEGAS — Lego bricks are getting cozy with the iPhone and other Apple devices in the latest incarnation of the Mindstorms robotics kit. Lego is...
Published on January 8, 2013 - Page 12
DETROIT (AP) — A government safety agency wants electric and hybrid vehicles to make more noise when traveling at low speeds so pedestrians can hear...
Published on January 8, 2013 - Page 12
LAS VEGAS (AP) — People who don’t want to disturb sleeping family members could use a new product from Panasonic that doesn’t need speakers or even...
Published on January 8, 2013 - Page 12
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The race to make TVs larger and larger has created a colossal problem for manufacturers: As screens grow, picture quality worsens —...
Published on January 4, 2013 - Page 5
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists are abuzz about a coal-colored rock from Mars that landed in the Sahara desert: A yearlong analysis revealed it’s quite...
Published on December 17, 2012 - Page 9
NEW YORK — To millions of people, the Christmas tree is a cheerful sight. To scientists who decipher the DNA codes of plants and animals, it’s a...
Published on December 15, 2012 - Page 21
Fastest Movers, Apps of the Week (Dec. 9 - 15) Getting a smartphone this holiday season? An obvious increase in first-time smartphone users is...
Published on November 29, 2012 - Page 4
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple says the smaller version of its new, slimmed-down iMac desktop computers will go on sale Friday. It will also start...
Published on November 24, 2012 - Page 6
PHILADELPHIA — He was America’s first botanist, and his garden is still one of the best. John Bartram was called “the greatest natural botanist in...