Posts Tagged Science

Nobel Prize for DNA discovery going to auction

This image provided by Christie's auction house shows the 1962 Nobel Prize medal James Watson won for his role in the discovery of the structure of DNA. The medal is going on the auction block Dec. 4, 2014 at Christie's. (AP Photo/Christie's)

NEW YORK (AP) — The 1962 Nobel Prize James Watson won for his role in the discovery of the structure of DNA is going on the auction block.

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Bill Weir’s new CNN series to begin in 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Weir’s new series on CNN will entail a lot of travel.

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Crew finds 150-ton boulder likely left by glacier

A glacial erratic rock estimated to be 300,000 pounds and two million years old lies 30 feet below ground after being fully unearthed on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at the Courtyard by Marriott construction site in Everett, Wash.  A geotechnical engineer who was called out to examine it, Kurt Merriman, told The Daily Herald it's a glacial erratic, a giant rock left behind by a glacier maybe 18,000 years ago. The boulder is bigger than an SUV, weighing an estimated 150 tons. (AP Photo/The Herald, Ian Terry)

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Workers digging an underground garage for a new hotel in Everett, Washington, recently struck something big about 30 feet below the surface.

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