Science

Iowa city cites 74M-year-ago meteor for well woes

Iowa city blames meteor that hit 74 million years ago for current difficulty drilling well

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Ag secretary: US must figure out hemp production

Agriculture secretary says he's working to allow hemp production

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 03:25pm EDT

Russia's Proton-M rocket launch fails

Russia's Proton-M rocket launch fails despite space agency shake-up

Monday - 05/19/2014, 11:10pm EDT

Sitting on death row, inmates complain about birds

Sitting on death row, inmates complain about birds that get into cells through open windows

Monday - 05/19/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Mexico plans to extract 13,000-year-old skeleton

Mexican scientists plan to recover and display 13,000-year-old skeleton found in cave

Monday - 05/19/2014, 05:43pm EDT

Count of US museums revised, doubling old estimate

The U.S. government says there is double the number of museums compared with an estimate from the 1990s.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 05:27pm EDT

NASA: Russia alone can't end space station work

NASA says Russia alone can't end International Space Station work

Monday - 05/19/2014, 05:10pm EDT

Ancient skeleton shedding light on first Americans

From a teenage girl's fatal fall 12,000 years ago in Mexico, new clues to the first Americans

Monday - 05/19/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Huge femur in Argentina could be biggest dino yet

Argentines uncover huge femur; could set new record for biggest dinosaur species discovered

Monday - 05/19/2014, 01:54pm EDT

Coffee fungus raising prices for high-end blends

Coffee fungus threatens to worsen poverty, raise prices for some high-end blends

Monday - 05/19/2014, 10:40am EDT

WADA adds Xenon to list of banned substances

World Anti-Doping Agency adds Xenon to list of banned substances

Sunday - 05/18/2014, 10:50pm EDT

Fed survey: 23% of bee colonies died this winter

The buzz on disappearing bees: 23% colony die-off this winter not as bad as previous years

Sunday - 05/18/2014, 10:06pm EDT

Jupiter's Great Red Spot shrinking before our eyes

That giant red spot on Jupiter is shrinking faster than ever and astronomers don't know why

Sunday - 05/18/2014, 02:26pm EDT

Study: Antidepressant may cut Alzheimer's protein

Research finds clue that antidepressant may cut protein involved in Alzheimer's development

Sunday - 05/18/2014, 01:08pm EDT

Argentine dino find: long-necks survived Jurassic

Argentine fossils show long-necked dino group thought extinct elsewhere survived Jurassic era

Sunday - 05/18/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Death in hot jail cell highlights national issue

Case of inmate who died in overheated cell illustrates deadly risk facing prisons nationwide

Sunday - 05/18/2014, 10:24am EDT

Battle over genetically modified foods in Oregon

Organic farmers try to push genetically engineered sugar beet giant out of 2 Oregon counties

Sunday - 05/18/2014, 01:34am EDT

Strong earthquake hits Indonesia; no casualties

Strong undersea earthquake hits off western Indonesia; no immediate reports of casualties

Saturday - 05/17/2014, 11:40pm EDT

Israeli team designs prosthetic fin to save turtle

Inspired by fighter jet, Israeli rescuers design prosthetic fin to save endangered sea turtle

Saturday - 05/17/2014, 08:42pm EDT

Decaying trees may be key to mysterious dune holes

Decaying trees may be key to mysterious dune holes in Indiana, where 6-year-old was buried

Saturday - 05/17/2014, 11:26am EDT
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