- Boom in gene-editing studies amid ethics debate over its use Updated: Oct-09-15 12:09 pm
WASHINGTON - The hottest tool in biology has scientists using words like revolutionary as they describe the long-term potential: wiping out certain mosquitoes that carry malaria, treating genetic diseases like sickle cell, preventing babies from inheriting a life-threatening disorder.
- Army Corps of Engineers to pay $85K over chemical storage Updated: Oct-08-15 3:44 pm
HANOVER, New Hampshire - The U.S Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to pay $85,000 to settle EPA claims that it violated regulations in its handling of a hazardous chemical at the Army's Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab in Hanover.
- Officials propose canal project for Waikiki flood prevention Updated: Oct-02-15 7:35 am
HONOLULU - As part of a plan to help prevent flooding in Waikiki, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proposing to change the Ala Wai Canal.
- Report gives NY's sewers, roads and bridges poor marks Updated: Sep-29-15 8:34 am
ALBANY, New York - New York does a good job of investing in public parks and solid waste but must improve efforts to modernize its sewers, bridges and roads, according to a new analysis of the state's infrastructure.
- Engineers blow up historic Red River bridge at Alexandria Updated: Sep-26-15 7:39 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Louisiana - After 79 years, the O.K. Allen Bridge linking Alexandria and Pineville is gone.
- Woman who drowned in Lake Washington was recent transplant Updated: Sep-24-15 11:58 am
SEATTLE - The 25-year-old woman who died after a boating accident in Lake Washington was a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and had just moved to Seattle.
- 'Third Straw' uncapped to provide Lake Mead water to Vegas Updated: Sep-23-15 11:34 pm
LAS VEGAS - The intake was unplugged Wednesday to finish flooding an $817 million tunnel and complete a complicated and perilous "Third Straw" project to draw drinking water for Las Vegas from a shrinking Lake Mead.