Science

Census: Orca population in Puget Sound falling

Endangered orca population in Puget Sound declining with 2 new deaths this year, no new calfs

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 07:30pm EDT

EPA staff says agency needs to be tough on smog

Environmental Protection Agency staff says smog rules should be up to 20 percent stronger

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 05:10am EDT

Shades of Pigpen: We travel with our own germs

Study finds when people move, their bacterial fingerprints rapidly take over their new homes

Friday - 08/29/2014, 07:28am EDT

Japan lab unable to replicate stem cell results

Japanese lab still trying to replicate discredited stem cell breakthrough, shakeup underway

Friday - 08/29/2014, 07:28am EDT

UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous

Global warming already dangerous, risks being irreversible, says new UN global warming report

Friday - 08/29/2014, 07:28am EDT

Last Call: Pluto-bound craft crosses Neptune orbit

Pluto-bound spacecraft crosses orbit of Neptune on 25th anniversary of Voyager 2 Neptune flyby

Friday - 08/29/2014, 07:28am EDT

Feds to resume leasing for fracking in California

Feds to resume leasing for fracking in California after study concludes impact limited

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 07:10pm EDT

Minister: 2 people have died of Ebola in Congo

Minister says 2 people have died of Ebola in Congo, cases unrelated to West Africa outbreak

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 04:20pm EDT

Bait dumping offers invaders path to Great lakes

Study: Improper dumping of unwanted bait fish may be allowing invaders to reach Great Lakes

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 01:32pm EDT

Feds protect 20 species of coral as threatened

Feds give 20 species of colorful coral in Atlantic and Pacific protection as threatened

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 01:12pm EDT

Ozone in Colorado mountains surprises researchers

Researchers surprised by levels of harmful ozone found in northern Colorado mountains

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 11:49am EDT

Rocket launch from Wallops Island tests new tech

Rocket launch from Wallops Island tests new sub-payload method for suborbital rockets

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:20am EDT

Researchers change emotions associated with memories

Our strongest memories call up equally strong emotions: Remembering certain experiences make us feel good; others, not so much. Researchers at MIT may have figured out how that process works -- and may have found a way to change that around.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:08am EDT

High-class label designs high-tech shirt

The U.S. Open, which began at Flushing Meadows this week, will test not only the world's best tennis players but the latest in wearable technology.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 05:29am EDT

Hearings planned after call for nuke-plant closure

Probe planned after expert calls for shutdown of California nuclear plant until proven safe

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 02:22am EDT

NASA's new giant rocket system passes milestone

NASAs new giant rocket system looking more likely to fly, but later; 1st launch delayed a year

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 09:30pm EDT

Hawaii volcano lava flow could threaten homes

Scientists monitoring lava flow from June volcano eruption in Hawaii that could threaten homes

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 06:08pm EDT

Greek archaeologists enter large underground tomb

Archaeologists enter large underground tomb in northern Greece that appears looted long ago

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 03:44pm EDT

Virginia students make gains on revised math SOLs

Va. students make gains on math SOLs; pass rates flat on more rigorous English, science tests

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Ancient shipwreck off Malta leaves 700 BC cargo

Shipwreck off Malta yields 700 B.C. cargo; some of oldest finds of Phoenician times ever

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 11:20am EDT
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