Scott Carpenter, pioneering astronaut and 2nd American in orbit, dies at age 88
Hundreds of thousands of years ago, cavemen recycled, scientists at Israel conference say
German museum, Holocaust survivor's heirs bring dispute over ancient gold tablet to NY court
Livestock pits open for western SD ranchers to dispose of cattle killed in blizzard
Shades of 'Jurassic Park;' Ancient mosquito's last blood supper trapped in fossil, study says
Tropical Storm Priscilla forms in the eastern Pacific south of Tropical Storm Octave
Apple is seeking a patent for technology to flip a falling phone in midair or use built-in jets to cushion its landing.
After Kenya mall attack, parents struggle to help children cope with trauma
Patty Konietzky thought the small purple lesion on her husband's ankle was a spider bite. But when the lesion quickly spread across his body like a constellation, she knew something wasn't right.
Gov. Martin O'Malley is touting a record year for producing and planting native bay oysters in Maryland.
31 people across Florida infected by bacteria found in salt water this year; 10 have died
Federal government shutdown means Antarctic research stations close as research season begins
Scott Carpenter conquered the heights of space, the depths of the ocean, and the darkness of fear. And in doing so he became the second American to orbit the Earth, powered by not just a rocket but an insatiable curiosity.
Delaware State University professor discovers new species of firefly
Starting in about a decade, Kingston, Jamaica, will probably be off-the-charts hot - permanently. Other places will soon follow. Singapore in 2028. Mexico City in 2031. Cairo in 2036. Phoenix and Honolulu in 2043.
Russia names new space chief following series of launch failures that damaged nation's image
Participants in 4-H National Youth Science Day have hands-on experience in one of the fastest growing occupational fields in the country - spatial technologies, including GIS and GPS mapping.
Beer experts call yeast "the conductor of the orchestra." The American Society for Microbiology is trying to help beer lovers understand the synergy between microbiology and brewing beer. The key? Keeping the yeast happy.
Where's Henri? New tests say head thought to be French king isn't royal, but debate continues
Karplus, Levitt, Warshel share Nobel chemistry prize for work that led to computer models
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