Science

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

Board: Oil drilling risks remain from device woes

Safety board: Equipment in BP oil rig had multiple failures, may still be issue for some rigs

Monday - 06/09/2014, 04:12pm EDT

Moon rocks indicate Earth's orb born of collision

Moon rocks indicate collision resulted in Earth's orbiting companion 4.5 billion years ago

Monday - 06/09/2014, 01:30pm EDT

World's oldest man dies in NYC at age 111

World's oldest man, a retired chemist and parapsychologist, dies in NYC at age 111

Monday - 06/09/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Following cardiac arrest, Arlington man launches 'HeartGeek' blog

Paul Maher didn't take care of himself, but he didn't think he'd have a heart attack so soon.

Monday - 06/09/2014, 07:24am EDT

Dozens of new flora, fauna species in Myanmar

Dragon fish, chocolate-colored frog, ginger plants among new species identified in Myanmar

Monday - 06/09/2014, 06:54am EDT

Inner-city school applauds first college graduates

Inner-city boys school that beat odds celebrates first college graduates

Monday - 06/09/2014, 02:17am EDT

State board votes to protect California wolf

California wildlife officials add gray wolf to endangered list; fledgling pack found in Oregon

Sunday - 06/08/2014, 05:06pm EDT

Minnesota oil spill of 1979 still aids in research

Large Minnesota crude oil spill of 1979 still produces significant discoveries for scientists

Sunday - 06/08/2014, 05:06pm EDT

US hottest spots of warming: Northeast, Southwest

Where has global warming baked the most in US since 1984? Maine, Vermont, New Mexico, Texas

Saturday - 06/07/2014, 10:36am EDT

Video from polar bear's neck cam shows life on ice

First video from polar bear neck camera shows life on ice, eating seal, meeting potential mate

Friday - 06/06/2014, 08:50pm EDT

Astronomers gather on National Mall for festival Friday

The annual Astronomy Festival on the National Mall begins at 6 p.m. tonight.

Friday - 06/06/2014, 10:46am EDT

PBS: Ivory tusks are off 'Antiques Roadshow'

Wildlife conservation group lauds PBS' move to drop ivory tusks from 'Antiques Roadshow'

Friday - 06/06/2014, 01:30am EDT

NASA snaps cosmic color portrait 'and then some'

Hubble Space Telescope adds more awe, color to snapshot of our universe

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Study: Hatcheries can disrupt steelhead navigation

Study: Hatcheries can disrupt steelhead trout's ability to navigate using magnetic field

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 12:16pm EDT

Ecstasy chemist Shulgin, 88, dies in California

Renowned chemist Alexander Shulgin, 'godfather of ecstasy,' dies in Northern California at 88

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 04:10am EDT

Carson City leads nation in warming trend

Nevada's capital city tops cities around the nation in warming trend since 1984

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 01:38am EDT

Study: People fear male-named hurricanes more

Hurricane femme fatales? Study says we fear male named storms more than deadlier female ones

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 12:44am EDT

Man gets 3 months for smuggling dinosaur skeleton

Virginia fossils dealer gets 3 months in prison for smuggling dinosaur skeleton from Mongolia

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 10:18pm EDT

Power plant plan further clouds coal's future

In coal country, despite assurances, news of another rule taking aim at coal greeted warily

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 08:54pm EDT
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