Linda Pigg

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Mark Hamill Remembers Carrie Fisher With A Tearful And Therapeutic Tribute At ‘Star Wars’ Celebration

Carrie Fisher has been a staple at the <i>Star Wars</i> Celebration since festivities started on Thursday. The opening panel to the event saw practically every name connected to <i>Star Wars</i> –including creator George Lucas — take the time to pay tribute to the late actress, but Mark Hamill broke away on Friday …

Mark Hamill

Drones Are Taking Pictures That Could Demystify A Malaria Surge

Aerial drones are targeting a new enemy: malaria.<p>Four hundred feet above a Malaysian forest, a three-foot eBee drone hovers and takes pictures with a 16-megapixel camera every 10 to 20 seconds. But it's not gathering images of the mosquitoes that transmit malaria. Even today's best drones aren't …

Milk Grown in a Lab Is Humane and Sustainable. But Can It Catch On?

Would consumers rather get milk from cows or from genetically engineered yeast?<p>The world's first test-tube hamburger has already been synthesized and cooked at a cost of more than $300,000. Now a pair of young bioengineers in Silicon Valley are trying to produce the first glass of artificial milk, …

'Keep thinking of the future': Chimp attack victim fights for her day in court

It’s been five years since Charla Nash was viciously attacked by a 200-pound chimpanzee; that day, she lost her sight, her hands, her nose and most of her face. Now, Nash is fighting for her day in court, with a hearing scheduled for Friday.<p>“What happened to me, how it was handled, it could happen …

Scientists Track a Great White Shark Across the Atlantic for the First Time

Tagged off Florida, the mature female is now closing in on the U.K.'s Cornish coast.<p>Ever since researchers tagged a great white shark nicknamed Lydia off Jacksonville, Florida, in March 2013, they've been keeping a close eye on her. Their vigilance was rewarded this past weekend when the 14-foot …

6 Mysterious Airplane Disappearances in Aviation History

The shocking disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has captured the attention of millions around the world as the search for the airplane …

Airplanes

Extremely Rare Star Wars Movie Posters You've Never Seen

The original Star Wars trilogy was (and remains) a worldwide phenomenon, George Lucas's interstellar tale of good vs evil captured the imagination of …

Five awesome BIG bee faces

Get face-to-face with these awesome bees. USGS macro photos of bees and insects.<p>The USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab has posted hundreds of …