Science

Water woes force big brewers to tighten the tap

Water woes force biggest brewers to tap new strategies for irrigation, manufacturing

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 06:36pm EDT

Indiana police tap treated water to fight theft

Indiana department tests specially treated water with DNA-like signature as theft deterrent

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Shark bites teen off Delaware coast

A teen boy was bitten by a shark Monday off Cape Henlopen State Park in Delaware.

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 05:28pm EDT

APNewsBreak: Federal funds for citrus greening

APNewsBreak: $31.5 million in federal funds allocated for fight against citrus greening

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 03:59pm EDT

Astronauts play soccer in space

In celebration of the World Cup, American and German astronauts sent a video message of good luck showing themselves playing soccer in space.

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 12:07pm EDT

Review: Inspired comic chemistry in '22 Jump St'

Film review: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum continue to spin comic gold in '22 Jump Street'

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 07:56am EDT

NASA postpones Mars 'flying saucer' test on Earth

NASA postpones test of Mars 'flying saucer' parachute high in Earth's atmosphere

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 07:46am EDT

Chimps trump humans in matching game, study finds (Video)

A new study finds what "Planet of the Apes" fantasized long ago could be true -- chimps are smarter than we are.

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 04:29am EDT

Astronaut John Glenn, 92, has heart procedure

John Glenn, 1st American to orbit Earth, has heart valve replaced ahead of his 93rd birthday

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 03:48am EDT

Oil boom produces jobs bonanza for archaeologists

Oil boom produces rare jobs bonanza for archaeologists to survey sites ahead of development

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 06:49pm EDT

Healthy seniors tested in bid to block Alzheimer's

HEALTHBEAT: Scientists seeking healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's in bid to thwart disease

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 03:24pm EDT

Scientists explore using trees to clean pollution

Dow, Nature Conservancy want to use trees, reforested land to clean industrial air pollution

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 03:04pm EDT

Food companies work with farmers on sustainability

Companies, farmers collaborate on projects to improve water quality, soil erosion

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 02:12pm EDT

Tornado forecasting: Scientists aim to focus location, timeframe

Scientists are working to improve tornado forecasting as a way to help save lives and give more notice to emergency responders.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 09:57am EDT

Anchor pulled from inlet might be from 1792 voyage

Anchor pulled from Puget Sound might be from 1792 expedition by British explorer Vancouver

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 07:34am EDT

Seas rise, Fla. GOP leaders balk at climate change

Florida's top GOP politicians question climate change as other coastal states take action

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 03:48am EDT

Sheriff: Cause of Colorado fire may never be known

Sheriff says cause of Black Forest Fire, Colorado's most destructive, might never be known

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 06:27pm EDT

Amid Italy's art gems, artists' tombs inspire, too

In grand tombs and moving memorials, Italy honors centuries of artists

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 11:46am EDT

Rural clinics increasingly turn to telemedicine

Rural clinics turn to telemedicine to bridge distance between emergency patients and hospitals

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 12:40am EDT

What's the key ingredient in Lost Rhino's newest beer? Yeast from fossilized whale bones

Brewers have pulled yeast from pretty much everywhere to experiment with new strains — one West Coast brewery even brewed a beer using samples from the head brewer's beard— but Lost Rhino in Ashburn may be breaking into new territory with its BoneDusters amber ale.

Monday - 06/09/2014, 04:25pm EDT
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