Science

FDA tells 23andMe to halt sales of genetic test

FDA warns 23andMe to stop marketing genetic test which claims to predict chances of diseases

Thursday - 11/28/2013, 04:28am EST

Where to find photos, facts about Comet ISON

Comet ISON may not be visible to the naked eye Thursday morning, but that doesn't mean science and technology can't help us see the icy comet racing toward our sun.

Wednesday - 11/27/2013, 06:09pm EST
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Comet dances with sun, death; giving mixed signals

Comet giving astronomers 'wild ride'; one day looks about to die, next day looks better

Wednesday - 11/27/2013, 05:25pm EST

Will icy comet survive close encounter with sun?

Astronomical cliffhanger: Comet zipping close to the sun; will ice ball survive or shatter?

Wednesday - 11/27/2013, 04:34pm EST

New airport screening system improves ID of liquids

Scientists at Los Alamos have devised an imaging system that could speed up and improve the process of screening liquids at airports.

Wednesday - 11/27/2013, 07:01am EST

Unusual ice circle forms in North Dakota river

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 09:56pm EST

From space to Charles Co.: Students speak to astronauts

Twenty students from Charles County Public Schools got the chance Tuesday to talk one-on-one with American astronauts stationed aboard the International Space Station.

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 04:23pm EST

Frederick, Md., scientist claims FDA stole idea

Frederick, Md., scientist claims FDA stole trade secrets for food safety software product

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 11:50am EST

Researchers say they found oldest Buddhist shrine

Archaeologists in Nepal say they have unearthed oldest Buddhist shrine

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 10:50am EST

Weak 2013 Atlantic hurricane season draws to close

NOAA: Weak 2013 Atlantic hurricane season draws to close; dry air led to fewer storms

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 01:00am EST

Traveling for Thanksgiving? Security tips for mobile devices

Mobile devices will help Thanksgiving travelers stay in touch, but being on the road can put mobile security at risk.

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 12:49am EST

ESA satellites in orbit to study magnetic field

Russia launches European Space Agency satellites intended to study Earth's magnetic field

Monday - 11/25/2013, 06:40pm EST

Fred Kavli, science research supporter, dies at 86

Fred Kavli, philanthropist and science research supporter, dies at 86 in California

Monday - 11/25/2013, 05:36pm EST

Evolution debate again engulfs Texas Board of Ed

Texas board delays OK'ing new biology book, seeks expert review of alleged errors on evolution

Monday - 11/25/2013, 05:36pm EST

Killer dinosaur found in Utah; preceded T. rex

Fossil reveals 30-foot killer dinosaur from Utah; preceded T. rex as North. American terror

Monday - 11/25/2013, 05:36pm EST

Ancient wine cellar reveals a sophisticated drink

Raising Canaan? Wine cellar found in ancient palace hints at a sophisticated rink for banquets

Monday - 11/25/2013, 05:36pm EST

Apple's iBeacon in stores for holiday shopping

Apple's iBeacon transmitter, which was announced in June, is being tested in some Macy's stores. The shopBeacon transmitter notifies users of sales and bargains as they walk past items they might like.

Monday - 11/25/2013, 12:13am EST

'Monster' cosmic blast zipped harmlessly by Earth

Scientists witness biggest, brightest cosmic explosion ever seen, call it a 'monster'

Sunday - 11/24/2013, 06:04pm EST

Volcano raises new island far south of Japan

Japan reports volcano raises island in seas far south of Tokyo

Saturday - 11/23/2013, 03:47pm EST

Mass. chemist pleads guilty in drug lab scandal

Mass. chemist pleads guilty in drug lab scandal that risked thousands of convictions

Friday - 11/22/2013, 04:11pm EST
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