Plan backed to manage bears in state

After nearly three hours of comments from activists, most opposed to hunting bears, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission agreed to advance a 209-page staff draft report that primarily stresses using education and non-lethal techniques of managing the animals.

Device would allow for blood tests in space

For years, astronauts have conducted blood tests on themselves while at the International Space Station but the samples must be shipped back to earth for full analysis. A new device would change that.

Judge refuses to block anaconda rule

A Leon County circuit judge has rejected a request for a preliminary injunction against a state rule that largely bans anacondas in Florida.