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List of 2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' recipients

List of 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'genius grant' recipients

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 12:10pm EDT

Study: Leaky wells, not fracking, taint water

Tainted water in Pennsylvania, Texas from leaky gas wells, not fracking itself, study says

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 11:08am EDT

Experts: Mystery fireball was Russian satellite

Experts: Mystery object that streaked across night sky over Rockies was Russian spy satellite

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 10:30am EDT

NASA inspector blasts asteroid protection program

NASA inspector blasts space agency's asteroid protection program, needs to be better managed

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 02:00am EDT

Skin shocks used at Mass. school draw FDA look

Skin shocks at Massachusetts school for violent students: Treatment or torture?

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 07:00pm EDT

New history books become latest Texas school fight

Texas board debates school textbooks' stress on Christian tradition, 'living' US Constitution

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Australian mosquito appears in California

Australian mosquito Aussie Mozzie appears in California, can carry nonlethal viruses

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 03:39pm EDT

Research drones launched into Hurricane Edouard

US government scientists launch drones into Hurricane Edouard, hoping to collect storm data

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 03:12pm EDT

'No Good Deed' slays 'Guardians' at box office

Thriller "No Good Deed" kicks 'Guardians of the Galaxy' off the top spot at box office

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 12:46pm EDT

Flood from storm would damage D.C. infrastructure: Study

As sea levels rise, much of D.C.'s infrastructure would be routinely threatened by storm-driven floodwaters.

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 10:26am EDT

Mass. school at center of treatment controversy

Facts and figures about only US facility known to use skin shock therapy for patients

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 09:38am EDT

Sushi threatened by California drought

The historic drought in California is likely to affect sushi lovers, since prices of the specialty rice used in the popular Japanese dish are expected to rise.

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 09:02am EDT

4 students hurt, 1 seriously, in Denver lab fire

4 students hurt, 1 seriously, in fire at Denver high school chemistry laboratory

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 08:50am EDT

Solar storm arrives at Earth, but not a problem

Strongest solar storm in a year zaps Earth, but does little except expand northern lights

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 07:56am EDT

Islamic State group issues new curriculum in Iraq

Defiant residents in Iraqi city keep children out of school as militants issue new curriculum

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 05:18am EDT

Va. geologists to probe Petersburg Battlefield

Virginia geologists to map Petersburg Battlefield's geology as part of NPS grant

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 03:40am EDT

Lava enters vacant lots in Big Island subdivision

Lava enters vacant lots in rural Big Island subdivision; no evacuations ordered

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 12:30am EDT

Cooler summer temps: the sign of a cold winter?

Cool temperatures went to the extreme last week in some parts of the country.

Monday - 09/15/2014, 10:12pm EDT
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Agency urges science demo changes after Reno fire

Federal agency urges science demo changes after flash fire at Nevada museum injures 13

Monday - 09/15/2014, 07:50pm EDT
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