Erik Derr

Rockfish May Set Record for Oldest and Biggest Ever Caught [VIDEO]

At 39.08 pounds, or 17.73 kilograms, Liebman's fish --- already the the oldest of its kind ever landed --- may also set a record for being the largest rockfish ever caught.

Russian Proton Rocket Crashes, Losing Three Navigational Satellites [CRASH VIDEO]

The engines of the Proton-M booster rocket suddenly switched off, leading to the crash and large spill of highly toxic rocket propellant heptyl. There were no reports of casualties or immediate danger to nearby residents.

Houston Space Center Launches Naming Contest for New Replica Shuttle

Space Center Houston, the visitor center for Johnson Space Center, will instead receive a mock-up of a space shuttle that may end up exciting more young visitors than the real orbiters will ever be able to do again.

Anti-Smoking's Newest Voice: Talking Cigarette Packs

The researchers rigged packs with two different digital recordings that played alongside the gory images and text warnings that are already printed on packs. One message offered smokers a phone number for advice on quitting smoking and the other warned that smoking reduces fertility.

Researchers Say Low-Cost Way to Make Seawater Drinkable is Near

The technique, called electrochemically mediated seawater desalination, uses a small electrical field that removes salts from seawater, according to a recent study published in the journal Angewandte Chemie.

Chinese Fliers Sent in to Eradicate New England Beetles

The wasp release is being conducted in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture's Animal Health Inspection Service, under specific guidelines set to combat the emerald ash borer beetle.

Study: Sharks Worth More in Tourism Waters Than in Asian Soups

The study, said scientists, was one of several geared toward exploring methods for supporting the health of the world's fisheries, which are suffering from environmental pollution, destructive climatic shifts and over-fishing.

Cicada Collectors: Donate Your Finds to Science

Entomologists at the University of Georgia are asking for the public's help to research and better map the range of the state's cicada population.

Yanira Maldonado, Arizona Mother of Seven, Freed From Mexican Jail

Yanira Maldonado, 42, was accused of transporting drugs a week ago, but walked out of the prison late Thursday night and straight into her husband's arms, a broad smile on her face.

Asteroid 1998 QE2 (Plus Moon) Fly-By Today: Best Views

Asteroid 1998 QE2 is on course to fly by Earth today, its orbit through the solar system bringing it within 3.6 million miles of the Blue Planet at precisely 4:59 p.m. ET.

Fed Releases New Health Incentive Rules for Employers

The Obama administration has released a set of guidelines for employers planning to provide their employees with incentives to become healthier under the Affordable Care Act, signed into law in 2010.

Coming Soon: Point-And-Shoot Cameras That Take Crystal-Clear Pics in Low Light

Researchers at Singapore's Nanyang Technological University are working on a technology that will give point-and-shoot cameras the same low light sensitivity only available in today's most expensive models.

Ancient Egyptians Wore Space Rocks

Researchers have discovered an ancient Egyptian trinket molded from nickel-iron, which can only be obtained by visiting the center of the earth or mining rocks from space, meteorites.

Slow Turtle Faster Than Expected With Shell Evolution

A research team from the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History recently found evidence that the evolutionary emergence of the turtle shell started 40 million years earlier than previously believed.

Heart Attacks From --- Ibuprofen?

A team of scientists from the University of Oxford announced Ibuprofen and Diclofenac, commonly referred to as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, appear to increase the chances of heart attack.

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