Science

Smithsonian: 'The Future is Here' and the nerds won

Science and science fiction is no longer the province of geeks and overachievers. The future has arrived and Smithsonian Magazine is bringing it to D.C. this spring.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 06:19am EDT

A new weapon to stop bleeding on the battlefield

A new way to save wounded warriors is coming to the battlefield.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 04:55am EDT

Enjoy a bright view of Mars while you can

Just make sure you have the right view.

Sunday - 04/06/2014, 09:06pm EDT

Vast ocean found beneath ice of Saturn moon

Vast ocean found beneath ice of Saturn moon, NASA-European spacecraft Cassini makes discovery

Saturday - 04/05/2014, 05:30am EDT

NASA cuts ties with Russia except on space station

NASA cuts ties with Russia over Ukraine crisis; cooperation with space station continues

Saturday - 04/05/2014, 05:30am EDT

Scientists create wiring diagram for mouse brain

Wiring diagram for mouse brain created, should give insights into human brain function

Saturday - 04/05/2014, 05:30am EDT

Deep water search for jet could turn on robot subs

Unmanned subs could be key to finding vanished jet if searchers can narrow crash zone

Saturday - 04/05/2014, 05:30am EDT

Stem cell controversy sets back Japanese science

Doubts about stem cell research are a setback for Japanese efforts to promote science

Saturday - 04/05/2014, 05:30am EDT

No contamination found on 2nd trip into nuke dump

Department of Energy: Second trip into troubled New Mexico nuclear dump finds no contamination

Friday - 04/04/2014, 08:00pm EDT

Rockies gray wolf numbers steady despite hunting

Rockies gray wolf numbers resilient in the face of hunting, government pack removals

Friday - 04/04/2014, 06:43pm EDT

Will world court ruling end Japan's whaling?

What will happen to Japan's whaling in Antarctic after world court ordered program to stop?

Friday - 04/04/2014, 06:10pm EDT

Space station sidesteps space junk again

Call it the orbital two-step; Space station dodges space junk for second time in 3 weeks

Friday - 04/04/2014, 03:40pm EDT

NY warden reassigned in inmate's death in hot cell

Officials: Warden, 2 others disciplined in death of New York City inmate in overheated cell

Friday - 04/04/2014, 02:34am EDT

ESA launching satellite for new monitoring system

European Space Agency launching 1st satellite as part of new environment monitoring system

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 10:52pm EDT

Global warming dials up our risks, UN report says

UN report dials up humanity's global warming risks; scientist says 'We're all sitting ducks'

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 07:20pm EDT

UN panel: Warming worsens food, hunger problems

A hotter world means less food, higher costs, 'hotspots of hunger,' UN climate panel says

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 06:18pm EDT

New security system finally complete at Los Alamos

New $244 million security system finally complete at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 03:40pm EDT

West Coast lawmakers seek funding for quake alert

West Coast lawmakers seek funding for earthquake early warning system

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 02:40pm EDT

Ocean garbage frustrates search for Flight 370

Sea garbage frustrates search for Flight 370 and points to wider problems in world's oceans

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Work laptops: When bullets, fire, explosive gases are part of the job

If a typical person's work laptop breaks, he calls the IT specialist. For people who perform the world's most dangerous and demanding jobs, computer failure may put lives at risk.

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 08:01am EDT
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