Science High tech down on the farm: Helping growers cope with climate change Dec. 4, 2013, 5 a.m. "We're moving into a period of very unstable weather, and that's what producers need to be prepared for," said a scientist with the USDA. Science China aims to put a man on the moon Dec. 3, 2013, 5 a.m. The Asian country launched a rocket carrying a rover that will roam and explore the moon for three months. Experts say the next step will be to land a man on the moon. 1 Science Printed car might make the world a greener place Dec. 2, 2013, 5 a.m. The Urbee is a unique car that runs on electricity and ethanol. Best of all, it can be printed out using a 3-D printer. Science A biologist sets out to prove we are not alone Dec. 2, 2013, 5 a.m. In the Mohave Desert, the scientist and businessman is testing equipment that will detect and decode DNA on other worlds. 3 7 Science Call it Pre-rex: Top predator dinosaur discovered in North America Nov. 27, 2013, 5 a.m. Siats meekerorum roamed the continent tens of millions of years before T. rex came along. Scientists at Chicago's Field Museum say it belonged to the allosauroid family. Science Making more efficient, and less expensive, solar panels Nov. 27, 2013, 5 a.m. "We've opened up a new category of ways of making a solar cell," said a scientist involved in the project. 3 Science Domesticated dogs descended from an Ice Age European wolf, study says Nov. 22, 2013, 5 a.m. The study takes a bite out of the theory that dogs were first domesticated in the Middle East or Asia. But some say the study's authors are barking up the wrong genetic tree. Science As tornadoes hit Midwest, faster warnings got people to safety Nov. 20, 2013, 5 a.m. Only eight people died as tornadoes and severe storms swept through 12 states, flattening entire neighborhoods. Many were able to take shelter well before a tornado hit. Science Fully self-driving cars years away from ruling the road, GM says Nov. 20, 2013, 5 a.m. Today's 10-year-olds can still look forward to driver's ed. According to the world's second-largest automaker, fully autonomous cars will not be on the market for a long time. 3 Science Purple and prickly sea urchins evolve for an acidic ocean life Nov. 19, 2013, 5 a.m. Sea urchins could help answer important questions about our increasingly acidic oceans. Science Jets shooting out of a black hole have nickel and iron, scientists find Nov. 18, 2013, 5 a.m. For years, scientists have known that black holes shoot matter into space. But what kind of matter? Scientists studying black hole 4U 1630-47 found something. 3 Science Do you want fake fries with that? Nov. 18, 2013, 5 a.m. A company called Beyond Meat tries to capture the taste and texture of the real thing to lure carnivores into the vegetarian aisle. Its rich backers say mock meat could help the environment. Science New leopard fossil find shows big cats first roamed in Asia Nov. 15, 2013, 5 a.m. Fossils found in Tibet show a previously unknown leopard species from as long as 5.9 million years ago, moving back the evolutionary clock. 2 Science South Florida's coral reefs rebounding Nov. 13, 2013, 5 a.m. Big storms have avoided the area lately. And, according to a study, the reefs may be able to adapt to warmer sea temperatures, as long as carbon emissions are restrained. Science "Huh?" deserves some respect, researchers say, as a universal word Nov. 13, 2013, 5 a.m. Some people say math is the universal language. Well, now scientists say they know a universal word: "Huh?" Science Here comes the winter sun, sings a small Norwegian town Nov. 5, 2013, 5 a.m. For the first time, residents of Rjukan could frolic in the sun during winter. Big mirrors were placed on a mountain to catch the sun's rays and beam them to the town's square. 4 Science Dark matter: Scientists can't see it, but they know it's there somewhere Nov. 4, 2013, 5 a.m. So far their search to find dark matter has come up empty. The problem is, scientists don't know what it looks like, or even where to find it. 1 7 Science Sea serpents wash ashore in Southern California Oct. 29, 2013, 4 a.m. The deaths of the two oarfish are believed to be linked. The creature, which gave birth to legends about sea serpents, is a deep-sea dweller that can grow to over 50 feet long. It's rarely seen. 3 Science Rim Fire wrecks the habitats of some of California's rarest animals Oct. 24, 2013, 4 a.m. The blaze destroyed or damaged dozens of nesting and roosting areas for spotted owls, goshawks and great gray owls. There are worries about the Sierra Nevada red fox. Science Abominable Snowman believers will find this unbearable Oct. 23, 2013, 4 a.m. A scientist took DNA tests of two hair samples thought to come from the legendary Yeti. He found that they shared genes with a 40,000-year-old jawbone from a prehistoric polar bear. 1 Science Einstein's brain shows size does matter Oct. 21, 2013, 4 a.m. "You have a unique brain here," a brain mapping expert said. The Swiss physicist, renowned as a genius, had an enormous corpus callosum which made his mind phenomenally creative. Science Does this wearable tech match my shirt? Oct. 18, 2013, 4 a.m. Digital devices that you can wear, like Google Glass, are the latest fashion in the tech world. Science Frankenskeeters to seek mosquito brides to curb dengue disease Oct. 17, 2013, 4 a.m. The gene-altered mosquitoes, all male, will be released by the thousands in Panama. They'll mate with dengue mosquitoes. And the offspring of these brides of Frankenskeeters won't survive. 3 Science Paper or plastic? A caveman would answer bones or flint for recycling Oct. 15, 2013, 4 a.m. They might not have grunted the exact word recycling, but prehistoric cavemen reshaped and reused old or discarded stone and flint tools they found to make new ones. Science Faking a paper, a writer uncovers shady standards among Internet publishers Oct. 10, 2013, 4 a.m. Some open-access science journals are more interested in fees than facts, according to a science writer who hoaxed them on purpose to prove the point. 3 Science Florida rounds up killer lizards sharp of tooth and claw called the tegu Oct. 9, 2013, 4 a.m. Black-and-white tegu lizards are considered exotic pets. But once they get out into the wild they're killers -- of small mammals, birds, insects, plants and eggs -- wreaking havoc on the ecosystem. Science Nobel in physics goes to two who helped find the "God particle" Oct. 9, 2013, 4 a.m. Englert and Higgs set out to answer a riddle: Why matter has mass. The two theorized that a tiny particle gets other particles to join. It's known as Higgs boson and nicknamed "God particle."