Science

Companies pledging not to do research on chimps

Companies that pledged to Humane Society to stop or not to do future research on chimpanzees

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 06:38pm EST

Audiologist: Diminished hearing normal as we age

If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then youth must be in the ear of the beholder.

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 04:12pm EST
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Report: 250 million school age kids can't read

Report for UN says 250 million primary school age children can't read, write or do basic math

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 09:40pm EST

Fossils of Neanderthal DNA clump in human genome

Your inner Neanderthal: Fossil bits of Neanderthal DNA hide in human genome, influence skin

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 05:20pm EST

New stem cell technique may aid medical treatments

Simple technique produces stem cells in mice; hints at route to make human replacement tissue

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 11:40am EST

Mexico's 'water monster' may have disappeared

Mexico's salamander-like axolotl, the 'water monster,' may have disappeared, experts worry

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 05:10am EST

'Zombie' bees identified in Vt., 1st in Eastern US

Vermont beekeepers face threat of 'zombie' bees; 1st time parasite found in Eastern US

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 07:50pm EST

Doctors: Too few cancer patients enroll in studies

Doctors: Too few patients enroll in cancer studies; many forced to end early, slowing progress

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 06:08pm EST

Montana sanctuary bear that underwent MRI dies

Grizzly bear from Montana sanctuary that underwent MRI in Washington has died

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 04:40pm EST

New river dolphin species found in Brazil

Scientists in Brazil discover new river dolphin species

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 11:30am EST

Va. represented on US forensic science commission

Virginia represented on National Commission on Forensic Science

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 04:10am EST

Police: Mass. teen admitted killing math teacher

Police say Mass. teen admitted killing teacher, ask to search phone for photographic evidence

Monday - 01/27/2014, 06:10pm EST

Cruise ship returning to US after illness outbreak

Cruise ship sailing back to US port after illness outbreak sickens 626 people in Caribbean

Monday - 01/27/2014, 05:30pm EST

Boston bomb survivors are guests at Obama speech

Boston Marathon bombing survivors, gay NBA player among Obama guests at State of the Union

Monday - 01/27/2014, 02:50pm EST

Caribbean cruise ended after outbreak of illness

Cruise line ends 10-day Caribbean cruise after illness outbreak sickens over 500 people

Monday - 01/27/2014, 02:17pm EST

Study: New Madrid fault zone alive and active

Far from being dead, study suggests New Madrid fault zone still alive and active

Monday - 01/27/2014, 12:30pm EST

Coffee, nap, or exercise? Gadget targets drowsiness

Three college graduates are developing a wearable computer to track whether a user is lacking energy or drowsy, and offers suggestions on staying awake.

Monday - 01/27/2014, 04:13am EST

States weighing labels on genetically altered food

States move to require labels on genetically altered food, opposed by industry

Sunday - 01/26/2014, 01:40pm EST

Trend-starting Texas drops algebra II mandate

After starting national trend, Texas tosses algebra II mandate _ making policy experts nervous

Saturday - 01/25/2014, 05:30pm EST

NASA launches newest communication satellite

NASA launches newest communication satellite, vital link with space station, Hubble telescope

Saturday - 01/25/2014, 03:10pm EST
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