Science

Likely prehistoric human remains found in Arizona

Anthropologist: Remains found near Colorado City could be those of man from 1,800 years ago

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 09:20pm EDT

Oversight chair questions safety at nuke dump

Chair of oversight board questions safety at nuke dump; calls accidents "near misses"

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 09:00pm EDT

Man gets probation in fossil-smuggling case

Judge sentences man to 2 years of probation on felony plea to smuggling fossils from China

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 08:42pm EDT

Company hoping to carry NASA astronauts at Michoud

Company hoping to carry NASA astronauts showing off its work at Michoud

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Mentally demanding jobs keep people smart past retirement

A mentally demanding job can be stressful. But, it could also keep people's minds sharp even after they retire.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 01:14pm EDT

Smart shoe insoles aims to help track patients with Alzheimer's disease

The GPS tracker inside rechargeable Smart Soles transmits their location both on demand, but also when the wearer goes outside a set radius, determined by their caregiver.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 05:03am EDT

Washington landslide: Big, deadly and dangerous

5 Things to know about deadly weekend landslide in Washington state

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 03:20am EDT

AP WAS THERE: Exxon Valdez Runs Aground in 1989

1989 Exxon Valdez disaster, then world's worst oil spill, as reported by The Associated Press

Monday - 03/24/2014, 02:44pm EDT

California doctors speed up Valley fever diagnosis

California doctors have found new way to diagnose Valley fever through DNA testing

Monday - 03/24/2014, 02:40pm EDT

Future generation of manned spacecraft undergoes testing in Va.

WTOP space contributor Greg Redfern explores the future of manned spaceflight at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 02:05pm EDT

For kids of bankrupt Detroit, challenges abound

'A difficult place to be a child' _ challenges abound, yet hopes run high for Detroit's youth

Monday - 03/24/2014, 04:33am EDT

Report: Labor in tub OK but water births unproven

Report to OB/GYNs: Warm tub helps labor pain but questions about risks, benefit of water birth

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Spring forecast: Cool in North, still dry in West

Spring brings stubborn cold to northern US, continued drought in Southwest

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 11:20pm EDT

Boston Marathon bombing survivor dances again

Professional dancer takes the stage for 1st time since losing part of leg in marathon bombing

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 11:20pm EDT

Government: Education system rife with inequities

Government finds inequities in education remain for minority children, those with disabilities

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 09:59am EDT

Ships to investigate China satellite contact

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 07:20am EDT

Disparities remain in America's schools

Data: Minority students face higher suspension rates, less access to advanced classes

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 04:10am EDT

Maryland officers use radar, cameras to fight oyster poaching

Two men from Westover, Md. have been convicted in the first case involving the Maryland Law Enforcement Information Network high-tech monitoring system.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 03:15pm EDT

Communicating through a disaster

One of the first casualties of natural and man-made disasters is often the ability to communicate. Local first responders, governments, businesses and utilities are preparing for "the next time."

Friday - 03/21/2014, 04:04am EDT
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