Science

New X-ray gun lets users scan their surroundings

It's the size of a breadbox, uses about 10 watts of power, and with a click of a button, can provide the user a glimpse of what organic threats lie beneath clothing.

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 06:01am EDT

Stephanie Kwolek, Kevlar inventor, dies at 90

DuPont chemist Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of body army component Kevlar, dies at 90

Monday - 06/23/2014, 11:12pm EDT

Scientists find 6,200-year-old parasite egg

Found: 1 ancient parasite egg linked to disease that still infects 200 million people globally

Monday - 06/23/2014, 05:50pm EDT

5 things to know about adoptees' search via DNA

5 things to know about the black market babies and their search for relatives via DNA testing

Monday - 06/23/2014, 11:28am EDT

Settlement in case of UCLA chemist in fatal fire

Deal settles prosecution of UCLA chemistry professor in lab fire death of researcher

Monday - 06/23/2014, 11:08am EDT

Rock that whizzed by Earth may be grabbed by NASA

Asteroid that zipped near Earth in 2011 good target for NASA to grab, haul to moon and visit

Monday - 06/23/2014, 10:18am EDT

Spacewalkers complete tiring work at space station

Spacewalking astronauts complete tiring work at space station, request hot tea as reward

Monday - 06/23/2014, 08:42am EDT

Headline-grabbing study of cosmos gets a caveat

Done in by dust? Headline-grabbing study of cosmos published with caveat about its conclusions

Saturday - 06/21/2014, 09:10pm EDT

Long scattered, adoptees search for lost families

Adopted off the books decades ago, 'Hicks babies' hope to find biological families through DNA

Saturday - 06/21/2014, 10:10am EDT

New push to get girls into computer sciences

Google teams with nonprofits to encourage girls to write computer code

Friday - 06/20/2014, 03:42pm EDT

Chilean mountaintop blasted for giant telescope

Chilean mountaintop blasted off to make way for building European Extremely Large Telescope

Friday - 06/20/2014, 03:20pm EDT

5 Things To Know about getting girls into coding

5 Things To Know about Google teaming with nonprofits to encourage girls to write code

Friday - 06/20/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Scientists resume digging at La Brea Tar Pits

Mastodons and camels: Scientists resume digging at the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles

Friday - 06/20/2014, 12:58pm EDT

Scientists resume digging at La Brea Tar Pits

Mastodons and camels: Scientists resume digging at the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 08:22pm EDT

Scientist gets World Food Prize for wheat advances

Crop scientist awarded 2014 World Food Prize for work developing disease-resistant wheat

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 07:04pm EDT

Republican EPA chiefs to Congress: Act on climate

Senate Democrats call on 4 Republican EPA chiefs to help press case on climate change

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 07:04pm EDT

Obama, inventors check out electric giraffe

Obama, entrepreneurs, students check out innovations such as 17-foot electric giraffe

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 06:40pm EDT

Woman sues, saying chia powder caused salmonella

Colorado woman sues California company, says she got salmonella from chia powder

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 06:20pm EDT

All gone: How erasing billions of birds shocked us

From billions to zero: Humans killed off passenger pigeons but may try to bring them back

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 05:42pm EDT

Lawsuit seeks protection for Kirtland's snake

Environmental group sues federal government, seeking legal protection for Kirtland's snake

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 04:40pm EDT
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