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Israeli prize honors foreign scientists, artist

Israel's prestigious Wolf Prize honors foreign scientists from US, Canada, Sweden and Taiwan

Monday - 01/20/2014, 05:10pm EST

In feat of technology, Rosetta phones home

After 957 days of hibernation, the Rosetta spacecraft woke up, aligned itself with the sun and called home.

Monday - 01/20/2014, 04:07pm EST

How earworms crawl into your head

Anyone who has ever had a song stuck in his head has experienced an earworm. What are your most invasive earworms?

Monday - 01/20/2014, 07:39am EST
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Employers differ on electronic cigarettes at work

Companies want to help workers quit smoking, but are unsure about allowing e-cigarettes at work.

Monday - 01/20/2014, 07:20am EST

California NASA center renamed for Neil Armstrong

NASA center in Southern California is renamed in honor of astronaut Neil Armstrong

Monday - 01/20/2014, 01:30am EST

Learning more about comets: Will Rosetta phone home?

The European Space Agency, NASA and countless people who follow space missions are holding their collective breath for the biggest wake-up call in the solar system.

Sunday - 01/19/2014, 04:47pm EST

Endangered turtles face new threat in Indonesia

Spike in endangered green turtles off Indonesia island risks destruction of food source

Sunday - 01/19/2014, 04:20pm EST

American Peter Molnar wins Crafoord science prize

American geophysicist Peter Molnar wins Crafoord science prize for plate motion research

Saturday - 01/18/2014, 12:40pm EST

GMO labeling debate shifts to Olympia

GMO labeling debate shifts to Olympia; bill would label genetically engineered salmon

Friday - 01/17/2014, 07:20pm EST

NASA offers Americans a ride to an asteroid by microchip

This week, NASA invited the public to take part in the journey to the asteroid Bennu.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 05:10pm EST

Montana T. rex to arrive at Smithsonian in April

Montana T. rex to be transported to DC, arriving at Smithsonian in April for new dinosaur hall

Friday - 01/17/2014, 03:50pm EST

Flap artists: Birds sync wing beats in V formation

Not just winging it: Birds in V formation choreograph flapping to save energy, study suggests

Friday - 01/17/2014, 12:30pm EST

Amid debate, Google Glass app wakes drowsy drivers

As the debate continues over whether a driver should wear Google Glass behind the wheel, a new app for the wearable computer helps keep drowsy drivers awake.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 04:50am EST

Buildings vulnerable 20 years after LA earthquake

Some buildings remain shaky 20 years after deadly Northridge earthquake

Friday - 01/17/2014, 04:50am EST

Report: 2013 wet, warm year for much of US

Report: 2013 wet, warm year for much of US, billion-dollar weather disasters total 7

Friday - 01/17/2014, 04:00am EST

More fights could follow driver's Google Glass win

Calif. driver's Google Glass court win likely to be first fight of many as tech outpaces law

Friday - 01/17/2014, 03:50am EST

Study: Chimpanzees bond over shared meals

Study finds chimpanzees who share meals have higher levels of 'love hormone'

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 09:10pm EST

Feds: Botanist mailed threats over Chicago cougar

Botanist pleads guilty to threatening Chicago officials over shooting of wild cougar in city

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 09:00pm EST

Facts about the 1994 Northridge earthquake

Facts about the 1994 Northridge earthquake

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 03:20pm EST

US carbon pollution up 2 percent in 2013

Energy Dept: US carbon emissions rise by 2 percent in 2013 after years of decline

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 01:00pm EST
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