WASHINGTON — The octopus already is an oddball of the ocean. Now biologists have rediscovered a species of that eight-arm sea creature that’s even stranger and shares some of our social and mating habits.
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WASHINGTON — Want to wish upon a shooting star? The skies over the United States are likely to co-operate for a meteor shower overnight Wednesday.
Astronomers say the lack of moonlight will help people see more of the oldest meteor shower known to Earth, the Perseids (pur-SEE’-uhdz).
WASHINGTON — The octopus already is an oddball of the ocean. Now biologists have rediscovered a species of the sea creature that’s even stranger and shares some of our social and mating habits.
HONOLULU — Federal fisheries authorities want to more than double the small population of endangered Hawaiian monk seals in the state’s main islands.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service on Tuesday released a draft management plan for the endangered species, of which approximately 200 live in the main Hawaiian Islands.
WASHINGTON—These are the salad days of scientific research on the International Space Station.
Yesterday, for the first time astronauts munched on red romaine lettuce that they grew in space.
After clicking their lettuce leaves like wine glasses, three astronauts tasted them with a bit of Italian balsamic vinegar and extra-virgin olive oil.