Skip to content

Science News

An AP photographer explains how he captured the moment of eclipse totality

An AP photographer explains how he captured the moment of eclipse totality

FORT WORTH, TEXAS (AP) — Photographer Mat Otero has been working at the AP in the Dallas bureau for nearly 30 years.
AI-generated fashion models could bring more diversity to the industry - or leave it with less

AI-generated fashion models could bring more diversity to the industry - or leave it with less

CHICAGO (AP) — London-based model Alexsandrah has a twin, but not in the way you’d expect: Her counterpart is made of pixels instead of flesh and blood.
Oldest living conjoined twins, Lori and George Schappell, die at 62

Oldest living conjoined twins, Lori and George Schappell, die at 62

READING, Pa. (AP) — Conjoined twins Lori and George Schappell, who pursued separate careers, interests and relationships during lives that defied medical expectations, died this month in Pennsylvania, according to funeral home officials.
Faced with possibly paying for news, Google removes links to California news sites for some users

Faced with possibly paying for news, Google removes links to California news sites for some users

SACRAMENTO, Calif.
Dead whale in New Jersey had a fractured skull among numerous injuries, experts find

Dead whale in New Jersey had a fractured skull among numerous injuries, experts find

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A post-mortem examination of a whale that washed ashore on New Jersey's Long Beach Island found that the animal had sustained numerous blunt force injuries including a fractured skull and vertebrae.
House passes reauthorization of key US surveillance program after days of upheaval over changes

House passes reauthorization of key US surveillance program after days of upheaval over changes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Friday to reauthorize and reform a key U.S. government surveillance tool following a dramatic showdown on the floor over whether the FBI should be restricted from using the program to search for Americans’ data.
Prosecutors: South Carolina prison supervisor took $219,000 in bribes; got 173 cellphones to inmates

Prosecutors: South Carolina prison supervisor took $219,000 in bribes; got 173 cellphones to inmates

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A supervisor who managed security at a South Carolina prison accepted more than $219,000 in bribes over three years and got 173 contraband cellphones for inmates, according to federal prosecutors.
US-China competition to field military drone swarms could fuel global arms race

US-China competition to field military drone swarms could fuel global arms race

As their rivalry intensifies, U.S. and Chinese military planners are gearing up for a new kind of warfare in which squadrons of air and sea drones equipped with artificial intelligence work together like a swarm of bees to overwhelm an enemy.
US-China competition to field military drone swarms could fuel global arms race

US-China competition to field military drone swarms could fuel global arms race

As their rivalry intensifies, U.S. and Chinese military planners are gearing up for a new kind of warfare in which squadrons of air and sea drones equipped with artificial intelligence work together like a swarm of bees to overwhelm an enemy.
Driver of electric Ford SUV was using automated system before fatal Texas crash, investigators say

Driver of electric Ford SUV was using automated system before fatal Texas crash, investigators say

DETROIT (AP) — The driver of a Ford electric SUV involved in a February fatal crash in Texas was using the company's partially automated driving system before the wreck, federal investigators said Thursday.