Researchers say they've found evidence of an extraterrestrial impact on Earth 13,000 years ago that may have been involved in a major life extinction event.
The chairman of the board at Oracle, Jeffrey Henley, has pledged $50 million to his alma mater, the University of California Santa Barbara, the college said.
NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft has completed its one-year primary mission to study Mercury, revealing new insights into the planet, researchers say.
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U.S. researchers said a fisheries management strategy called "catch shares" can help overcome the global collapse of fisheries.
Dwayne Curtis scored 17 points Wednesday and Mississippi made seven three-pointers in the second half to record an 83-68 NIT win over UC-Santa Barbara.
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Top-ranked North Carolina used a balanced attack led by Tyler Hansbrough's 21 points Saturday to handily dispatch UC Santa Barbara 105-70.