Science

How Sandy went from 'boring' to killer superstorm

The making of a superstorm: Merger where Sandy traded strong winds for giant size was key

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 06:00pm EDT

Meteorologists spy clue to heat waves weeks away

Forecasting heat waves 3 weeks in advance? Scientists may have found just the clue they need

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 06:00pm EDT

Study examines the best time for a coffee break

Hormones may dictate the best time of day to drink some java.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 05:20am EDT
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Smartphone app releases scented alerts, notifications

Notifications are usually audible or visual - a soon to be released smartphone app and accessory will release a burst of fragrance, ranging from curry to lemon to alert smartphone users.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 08:32pm EDT

NASA prepares for November Mars mission

The Red Planet is in reach: NASA says it is undergoing final preparations to launch a mission to Mars on Nov. 18.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 09:51am EDT

Slain Mass. teacher remembered as an inspiration

Mass. teacher allegedly killed by student remembered for inspiring students, comforting others

Monday - 10/28/2013, 10:52pm EDT

Scientists Higgs, Englert given Spanish awards

Scientists Peter Higgs, Francois Englert given Spain's Prince Asturias awards by Prince Felipe

Monday - 10/28/2013, 06:04pm EDT

Study: Gold rush-era mercury flowing downstream

Study: Gold rush-era mercury from Sierra Nevada flows downstream during floods

Monday - 10/28/2013, 05:00pm EDT

Mass. chemist expected to change plea in lab case

Mass. chemist expected to change plea in lab scandal; thousands of drug cases jeopardized

Monday - 10/28/2013, 03:10pm EDT

Scientists dig for fossils in LA a century later

Surrounded by a gooey graveyard of prehistoric beasts, a small crew diligently wades through a backlog of fossil finds from a century of excavation at the La Brea Tar Pits in the heart of Los Angeles.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 06:38am EDT

More police planned at Nev. school after shooting

More police at Nev. middle school after shooting, but teacher's absence likely biggest change

Sunday - 10/27/2013, 06:30pm EDT

Caltech names physicist as new president

California Institute of Technology names physicist Thomas F. Rosenbaum as new president

Sunday - 10/27/2013, 03:48pm EDT

Scientist who sought to predict quakes dies at 92

Vladimir Keilis-Borok, scientist who sought to predict earthquakes, dies at 92 in California

Sunday - 10/27/2013, 03:48pm EDT

Mass. mom's 'heart is broken' over teacher killing

Mom of Mass. teen charged with killing teacher is heartbroken, statement says

Sunday - 10/27/2013, 10:50am EDT

Mass. students back in class, 2 days after killing

Mass. students return to class 2 days after popular math teacher's killing at high school

Saturday - 10/26/2013, 01:42pm EDT

Beast of a weed creeping across Midwest from south

Beastly weed called Palmer amaranth creeping out of South's cotton country into Midwest fields

Saturday - 10/26/2013, 11:02am EDT

Southern ozone hole slightly smaller this year

Ozone hole high over the South Pole shrinks by 6 percent; scientists credit warm upper air

Friday - 10/25/2013, 03:30pm EDT

A new idea for space tourism: Balloon over rocket

Floating a trial balloon for space tourism: Going up high via balloon instead of rocket

Friday - 10/25/2013, 02:26pm EDT

California 'sea serpent' was egg-carrying female

California 'sea serpent' oarfish was healthy female carrying hundreds of thousands of eggs

Friday - 10/25/2013, 02:26pm EDT

Underwear line claims to filter flatulent fumes

A new line of underwear claims to use chemical warfare technology to filter fumes from flatulence. Shreddies have an absorptive carbon cloth panel to catch and neutralize odors.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 11:50am EDT
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