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Gene mapping study shows promise, challenges

Gene mapping study shows challenges for promising technology for detecting disease risks

Friday - 03/14/2014, 04:50pm EDT

Wild college mascots in danger

As March Madness approaches, college mascots are busy getting ready for excited fans, tailgating students and historic games. But their wildlife counterparts aren't so lucky.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 08:57am EDT

Japan lab weighing retraction of stem cell paper

Japanese laboratory may retract research paper about turning ordinary cells into stem cells

Friday - 03/14/2014, 03:00am EDT

Report: Nuke dump fire preventable

Report: Nuke dump fire was preventable; safety deficiencies identified

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 10:32pm EDT

Workers preparing to enter New Mexico nuke dump

Radiation levels uncertain as workers prepare to enter underground New Mexico nuke dump

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 06:08pm EDT

Elephants prove discerning listeners of us humans

Horton really does hear a Who: Study finds elephants can discern among languages, men, women

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 06:08pm EDT

Burials in Greece linked to Macedonia kings

Greek archaeologist links graves excavated in northern Greece with ancient kings of Macedonia

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 03:19pm EDT

US-Russian 3-man space station crew lands safely

US-Russian 3-man crew returns from International Space Station, lands safely yin Kazakhstan

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 02:20pm EDT

What's it like to live in space?

A two-hour television special airing Friday night will feature NASA astronaut Rich Mastracchio and Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata and their experiences living and working in space.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 12:50pm EDT
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NASA campaign launched from Va to study polar ice

NASA campaign launched from Virginia's Eastern Shore to Greenland to study polar ice

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 04:01am EDT

Magnitude-4.4 quake hits rural central California

Magnitude-4.4 earthquake rattles rural central California, no problems reported or expected

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 12:40am EDT

Utah man indicted in theft of dinosaur footprints

Utah man indicted on federal charges of stealing 190 million-year-old dinosaur footprints

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 08:58pm EDT

Army tests both women, men in combat fitness study

Army tests women alongside men in study to determine best drills to prove combat fitness

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 08:18pm EDT

Rare redwood faces chopping block in California

Redwood, 1 of only 10 in world, could get cut to make way for train tracks in Sonoma County

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 06:52pm EDT

New hearing aid is first 'made for iPhone'

A recently-released hearing aid is the first compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. ReSound LiNX streams any sound from the iOS devices directly into the user's hearing aids.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 04:36am EDT

Feds to keep employees of closed nuke dump working

Energy Department approves plan to keep employees of closed nuclear dump working after leak

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 08:20pm EDT

Ways eyed to make planes easier to find in ocean

Ways to make airliners easier to find in ocean explored for 5 years before Malaysia air crash

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 07:05pm EDT

Your dog's brain is similar to your own

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 12:48pm EDT

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‘Normal Barbie' takes on bombshell doll

Barbie dolls are wildly popular, and wildly unrealistic. Fans of a still-to-be-built alternative to Barbie are putting their money and behind a company whose tagline is "average is beautiful."

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 11:51am EDT
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