Data from the 2011 earthquake centered in Virginia shows East Coast tremors can travel much farther and cause damage over larger areas than previously thought, the U.S. Geological Survey said Tuesday.
House lawmakers have issued a subpoena for the director of the Massachusetts pharmacy linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak.
Weather experts had good news for beleaguered northeast coastal residents Tuesday: A new storm that threatened to complicate Hurricane Sandy cleanup efforts on Wednesday now looks like it will be weaker than expected.
We're not talking about fashion or the color of your eyes. Can your DNA pre-determine whether you will vote for Mitt Romney or Barack Obama? New research suggests that it may play a big role in your ballot box choices.
The spade-toothed beaked whale is so rare that nobody has seen one alive, but scientists have proof the species still exists.
The flying machine that ushered in NASA's space shuttle program has suffered storm damage in New York City.
The last of NASA's space shuttles to fly, Atlantis, is the last to move to its new retirement home, just 10 miles away at Kennedy Space Center's main tourist site. A look at each of the shuttles in the order they flew, including the test model.
Accompanied by a fleet of astronauts spanning NASA's entire existence, Atlantis made a slow, solemn journey to retirement Friday, the last space shuttle to orbit the world and the last to leave NASA's nest.
Scientists say initial sampling of Mars' atmosphere by the NASA rover Curiosity did not definitively detect methane, a gas that can be a clue to determining if the red planet ever was hospitable to microbial life.
An elephant in a South Korean zoo is using his trunk to pick up not only food, but also human vocabulary.
Forecasters say another messy _ and wintry _ storm may cause post-Election Day problems for an already weather weary East Coast.
A former computer specialist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory was not dismissed because he advocated his belief in intelligent design while at work, a Superior Court judge has tentatively ruled.
Another messy _ and wintry _ storm may cause post-Election Day problems for an already weather-weary East Coast, forecasters say.
Two spacewalking astronauts worked on a leaky radiator system outside the International Space Station on Thursday, just hours after barely dodging a menacing piece of orbiting junk.
Astronauts will go outside the International Space Station Thursday to repair an ammonia leak on a radiator.
A smog-like haze that hung over part of Alaska's Kodiak Island this week was courtesy of a volcanic eruption _ 100 years ago.
The future of a pricey malaria program meant to provide cheap drugs for poor patients may be in jeopardy after health officials clashed over its effectiveness in two new reports.
Climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer stood along the Hudson River and watched his research come to life as Hurricane Sandy blew through New York.
The superstorm that has been ravaging the East Coast is enormous, even when seen from space.
The storm called Sandy messily morphed from hurricane into hybrid storm, losing the hurricane part of its name, but not the weather mayhem surrounding it.