Science

Mid Atlantic rocket launch set for Tuesday night

East set to see Tuesday rocket launch, sending smartphone, student-built satellite to orbit

Monday - 11/18/2013, 02:08pm EST

Florida won't repeat public python hunt next year

Florida won't repeat public hunt for invasive Burmese pythons in the Everglades next year

Monday - 11/18/2013, 01:51pm EST

Google settles $17 million deal over tracking of consumers

Google has agreed to a settlement requiring the Internet giant to change its privacy practices, in particular its setting cookies on certain Safari web browsers during 2011 and 2012.

Monday - 11/18/2013, 12:27pm EST

History unearthed at James Madison's Va. estate

In the shadow of James Madison's Montpelier, archaeologists and metal-detecting hobbyists are teaming up to unearth the history that lies beneath the 2,650-acre Virginia estate.

Monday - 11/18/2013, 11:12am EST

Teacher killings bring profession's risks to light

Recent killings of teachers in Mass., Nev. bring risks of profession to the forefront

Monday - 11/18/2013, 11:08am EST

The future of mobile technology to focus on DC area

As quickly as the technology world has changed, the pace is expected to speed up as mobile applications become more prevalent. Many of the tech world's big players are coming to a summit next month in Tysons Corner.

Monday - 11/18/2013, 06:18am EST

NASA aims for Mars, with robotic Maven set to soar

NASA aims for Mars: Robotic scout Maven will study upper atmosphere of Earth's desert neighbor

Monday - 11/18/2013, 05:31am EST

NASA's newest Mars flyer will explore atmosphere

NASA's newest Mars spacecraft will study atmosphere, tackle puzzle of Martian climate change

Saturday - 11/16/2013, 08:58pm EST

Oldest fossil found: Meet your microbial mom

Oldest fossil on Earth found from 3.5 billion years ago; early life smelly, stinky, colorful

Friday - 11/15/2013, 02:20pm EST

Biometrics researchers see world without passwords

No more passwords? That's the goal of Purdue researchers studying biometrics technology

Friday - 11/15/2013, 02:20pm EST

Bird flu strain infects human for 1st time

Scientists describe 1st human infection with strain of bird flu, call for more surveillance

Friday - 11/15/2013, 01:44pm EST

Destruction of Brazil's Amazon jumps 28 percent

Destruction of Brazil's Amazon rainforest jumps 28 percent; Activists blame looser laws

Friday - 11/15/2013, 01:20pm EST

Where did dogs first appear? DNA points to Europe

First Fido? DNA study points to Europe as place where wolves evolved into man's best friend

Friday - 11/15/2013, 01:20pm EST

Scientists: Oldest big cat fossil found in Tibet

Scientists recover oldest big cat fossil yet _ a 4.4-million-year-old skull from Tibet

Friday - 11/15/2013, 01:20pm EST

Experts: Man, nature share typhoon tragedy blame

Geography, poverty, construction, population, warming all factor into making typhoon so bad

Thursday - 11/14/2013, 04:14pm EST

Satellite hits Atlantic _ but what about next one?

Satellite fragments latest "space junk" to hit Earth _ but what about all the rest up there?

Thursday - 11/14/2013, 04:14pm EST

'Asian unicorn' caught on film for first time this century

An animal so rare it's called an unicorn has had its picture taken for the first time this century.

Thursday - 11/14/2013, 01:35pm EST

Virus victim: I had no choice, I had to pay the ransom

Computer experts are warning about the quickly spreading and vicious malware that locks down files and demands a ransom. A victim of CryptoLocker tells her story.

Thursday - 11/14/2013, 08:27am EST

Va schools set to attend research conference

Virginia universities set to attend DC research conference on science, engineering, medicine

Thursday - 11/14/2013, 04:20am EST

Scientists warn of hot, sour, breathless oceans

Report: Ocean future looks grimmer due to combination of acidity, warmth and lack of oxygen

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 08:10pm EST
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