Science

Chinese scientist claims he helped make world's first genetically edited babies: twin girls whose DNA he said he altered

Nov 26, 2018

Chinese scientist claims he helped make world's first genetically edited babies: twin girls whose DNA he said he altered

Dead whale had 115 plastic cups, 2 flip-flops in its stomach

Nov 21, 2018

A dead sperm whale that washed ashore in eastern Indonesia had a large lump of plastic waste in its stomach including 115 drinking cups, 25 bags and two flip-flops

China building boom uncovers buried dinosaurs, makes a star

Oct 25, 2018

China's rapid city building has churned up a motherlode of new dinosaur fossils, and no one has seized the scientific opportunity more than one paleontologist

Melting glacier in China draws tourists, climate worries

Oct 22, 2018

On the edge of the Third Pole, a retreating glacier draws tourists and worries over climate change

Indonesia expert warned of quake, gov't mapped risk areas

Oct 9, 2018

An Indonesian scientist had warned of a quake and tsunami occurring in the area hard-hit by last month's disasters; the government had even mapped areas at risk of liquefaction in which soft ground turns to mud

Volcano erupts on same Indonesian island as earlier quake

Oct 4, 2018

A volcano has erupted on the same central Indonesian island as an earlier earthquake, but no evacuations were ordered

A volcano has erupted in central Indonesia on the same island as earlier earthquake, but no evacuations immediately

Oct 3, 2018

A volcano has erupted in central Indonesia on the same island as earlier earthquake, but no evacuations immediately

The Latest: Trump says US helping after devastating tsunami

Oct 1, 2018

President Donald Trump is sending his "warmest condolences" to the country of Indonesia following a devastating earthquake and tsunami that killed hundreds

Quake survivors clamor to flee hard-hit Indonesian city

Oct 1, 2018

As officials began burying hundreds of dead in a mass grave, thousands of survivors of a devastating earthquake and tsunami converged on the airport of the heavily damaged Indonesian city of Palu and clamored to leave

Warning system might have saved lives in Indonesian tsunami

Oct 1, 2018

An early warning system that might have prevented some deaths in the tsunami that hit an Indonesian island on Friday is stalled in the testing phase

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