Science

Study: Oceans more tainted with man-made mercury

Human activity has doubled or tripled levels of mercury in the world's oceans, study finds

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 11:00am EDT

Mike Tannenbaum hired by Dolphins as consultant

Former New York Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum hired by Miami Dolphins as consultant

Friday - 08/08/2014, 07:40pm EDT

Study: Eating fish aids memory, fights Alzheimer's

A new study shows people who regularly eat fish help build the part of the brain that controls memory and learning, and can add some protection from Alzheimer's disease.

Friday - 08/08/2014, 09:59am EDT

Study ties new gene to major breast cancer risk

Another faulty gene can raise breast cancer risk nearly as much as BRCA genes do, study finds

Friday - 08/08/2014, 04:10am EDT

Questions and answers about Lake Erie toxic algae

Some questions and answers about what's causing toxic algae blooms that left Toledo dry

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 06:16pm EDT

Europe's oldest village sought under Greek bay

Archaeologists board solar-powered boat to search for Europe's oldest village under Greek bay

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 05:32pm EDT

Thousands of stranded fish rescued in dry Nevada

Nevada wildlife officials rescue stranded fish from drought-plagued irrigation ditches

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 05:27pm EDT

Scientists ask bird oglers to help study puffins

Scientists want bird-ogling public to observe puffins eating, help with research to save them

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Ethical issue: Who gets experimental Ebola drug?

Debate over who's first in line for experimental Ebola drug even though little is available

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Md. Prof: Important details left out of UN climate reports

A Maryland associate professor and a lead author of a United Nations climate change working group says important details about individual countries' emissions are intentionally left out of summaries given to policymakers - making it difficult to craft targeted policies to that would reduce pollution globally.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 10:41am EDT

US Navy practices retrieving Orion spacecraft

US Navy practices retrieving Orion spacecraft from Pacific Ocean to prep for December launch

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 12:38am EDT

Strong undersea earthquake hits Indonesia

Strong, shallow undersea earthquake hits off eastern Indonesia; no injuries reported

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 10:38am EDT

Official: Anthrax found in bison, no food concern

South Dakota official: Year's 1st case of animal anthrax found, not a food-safety concern

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 08:18am EDT

2-pound Michigan baby undergoes heart procedure

2-pound Michigan newborn parents call 'Mighty Girl' 1 of smallest to undergo heart procedure

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 02:28pm EDT

Rare whale fossil pulled from California backyard

Search-and-rescue team helps scientists pull rare whale fossil from California backyard

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 02:22pm EDT

Communications satellite launched into space

Communications satellite launched into space for Asian broadcast, broadband connectivity

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 11:28am EDT

Missing from New Zealand's ski slopes? Snow

Snow missing from New Zealand's ski slopes at a time when scientists say glaciers are melting

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 08:16am EDT

NASA Langley employees win award

NASA Langley employees win award from astronauts

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 07:25am EDT

NASA scientist to present on global warming

NASA Langley atmospheric scientist to hold public talk on global warming

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 07:23am EDT

Japanese scientist in research scandal found dead

Japanese scientist at center of cell research scandal dies in apparent suicide

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 06:34am EDT
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