Science

Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2013

Nelson Mandela, Margaret Thatcher among the many notables who died in 2013

Tuesday - 12/24/2013, 10:51am EST

Christmas in space: The Legacy of Apollo 8

The modern-day equivalent to the New World voyage?

Tuesday - 12/24/2013, 09:19am EST

NASA scientist at Va facility honored by Obama

Scientist at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton honored by President Obama

Tuesday - 12/24/2013, 03:50am EST

NASA: Christmas Eve spacewalk could wrap up repair

NASA: Christmas Eve spacewalk should wrap up station repair, no conflict with Santa's flight

Tuesday - 12/24/2013, 01:50am EST

Wood heat more popular, but there are environmental concerns

Bill Traver has sold wood stoves to customers in Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia from his small shop in Hedgesville, W. Va., for nearly three decades, but over the past few years, he's seen an increase in sales.

Monday - 12/23/2013, 08:12pm EST

Holiday lights: New views of Saturn and its moons

Holiday lights: NASA shows off sparkling new pictures of Saturn and its moons

Monday - 12/23/2013, 08:08pm EST

Apollo 8 astronaut marks 1968 broadcast to Earth

Apollo 8 astronaut Lovell re-enacts part of 1968 Christmas Eve broadcast to Earth

Monday - 12/23/2013, 04:51pm EST

Seismic activity felt on Spanish volcanic island

Seismic activity restarts on Spain's island of El Hierro 2 years after new volcano appeared

Monday - 12/23/2013, 07:30am EST

Space suit issue prompts delay of second spacewalk

NASA astronauts tackle urgent spacewalking repairs, suit issue delays second space walk

Monday - 12/23/2013, 01:20am EST

Latino academic achievement gap persists

California's Latinos now a majority, lagging in academic achievement

Sunday - 12/22/2013, 03:15pm EST

Drug blocks HIV in lab study, human tests planned

New AIDS treatment? Experimental drug blocks HIV from killing immune system cells in lab test

Sunday - 12/22/2013, 01:38pm EST

Momentum gains to unite ancient Cambodian statues

Momentum builds to reunite 9 ancient Cambodian statues believed to have been looted during war

Sunday - 12/22/2013, 04:08am EST

State researchers withhold data in botulism study

State health researchers publish botulism research but withhold genetic code

Saturday - 12/21/2013, 08:10pm EST

Europe launches satellite to map 1 billion stars

Europe launches satellite that will map 1 billion stars in Milky Way, hunt for new planets

Saturday - 12/21/2013, 07:08pm EST

2 Va science teachers earn national honor

2 Va elementary school science teachers earn Presidential Award for Excellence

Saturday - 12/21/2013, 04:19pm EST

Feds begin killing barred owls to help spotted owl

Feds begin killing barred owls in experiment to help spotted owl in Northwest

Friday - 12/20/2013, 05:41pm EST

Mafia toxic waste dumping poisons Italy's farms

Mafia's illegal toxic waste dumping _ a racket worth billions _ is poisoning Italian farmlands

Friday - 12/20/2013, 03:09pm EST

Taking mystery, anxiety out of 'check engine' light

The sudden appearance of a vehicle's "check engine" light is an anxiety-provoking moment for drivers. A new smartphone app helps take the mystery out of the intimidating indicator, before taking the car to the mechanic.

Friday - 12/20/2013, 10:45am EST
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NASA awards $500K grant to Langley visitor center

NASA awards $500K grant to Virginia Air & Space Center

Friday - 12/20/2013, 03:54am EST

Warm November set month's heat record for planet

November set heat record for planet, average global temperature was balmy 56.6 degrees

Friday - 12/20/2013, 03:40am EST
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