Science

Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge

Ohio diocese discourages ALS Association ice bucket challenge, cites embryonic stem cell funds

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 05:26pm EDT

Kids' brains reorganize when learning math skills

HEALTHBEAT: Scans show kids' brains reorganize when learning math, suggests practicing skills

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 03:22pm EDT

Virginia gets NASA funding for STEM education

Virginia gets NASA funding for STEM education at community colleges, technical schools

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 07:10am EDT

Liberian slums barricaded as Ebola sets new record

Liberia seals off slums as West Africa's caseload tops all previous Ebola outbreaks combined

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 06:16am EDT

Sweet job: England seeks 'choc doc' to study candy

Sweet job: Cambridge University seeks doctoral student to study the fundamentals of chocolate

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 04:50pm EDT

Former lab worker sentenced in nuke secrets plot

Former Los Alamos worker sentenced in conspiracy to sell nuke secrets

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 04:10pm EDT

Iran's parliament dismisses moderate minister

Iran's parliament dismisses science minister accused of supporting pro-Western voices

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 02:37pm EDT

Research finds why older people sleep less

Research for the first time -- found a neurological reason for the loss of sleep in older people.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 12:36pm EDT

ODU seeks $70M for science, health building

Old Dominion University seeks $70 million for building to house science, health programs

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 09:41am EDT

Fisher Stevens goes on a filmmaking 'Mission Blue'

Actor-filmmaker Fisher Stevens dives into the life, work of famed oceanographer Sylvia Earle

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 07:46am EDT

Research: Why do people yawn?

The reason behind yawning might lie deep within the brain.

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 08:51am EDT

Ebola puts focus on drugs made in tobacco plants

Not just Ebola: Drugs manufactured in tobacco plants being tested against array of diseases

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 03:32am EDT

Study blames humans for most of melting glaciers

More than two-thirds of rapid melt of world's glaciers now blamed on humans, study says

Monday - 08/18/2014, 03:48pm EDT

Specks returned from space may be alien visitors

Specks returned from space may be alien visitors; team suspects 7 grains are interstellar dust

Monday - 08/18/2014, 03:08pm EDT

Princeton: Staff didn't harm ball-riding monkey

Princeton finds no evidence researches mistreated monkey by placing it in ball made for ferret

Monday - 08/18/2014, 02:10pm EDT

Report: CDC scientist kept quiet about flu blunder

Internal investigation finds CDC scientist was mum for a month about flu virus accident in lab

Monday - 08/18/2014, 09:12am EDT

Space station supply ship exits, now packing trash

Space station supply ship exits, now packing 3,500 pounds of trash; will burn up Sunday

Monday - 08/18/2014, 09:12am EDT

Peek into brain shows how kids learn math skills

HEALTHBEAT: Brain scans show how kids learn early math, suggests practicing your sums can help

Monday - 08/18/2014, 08:14am EDT

SeaWorld plans bigger killer whale environments

SeaWorld says it will expand killer whale environments; 'Blackfish' film has hurt business

Monday - 08/18/2014, 08:14am EDT

Study questions need for most people to cut salt

Study questions the need for most people to cut salt; most risk is with high blood pressure

Sunday - 08/17/2014, 02:42pm EDT
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