Science

Fisher Stevens goes on a filmmaking 'Mission Blue'

Actor-filmmaker Fisher Stevens dives into the life, work of famed oceanographer Sylvia Earle

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 09:52pm EDT

Livestrong $50M gift biggest since Armstrong exit

Livestrong $50M gift to Texas cancer center largest ever, biggest splash since Armstrong exit

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 09:10pm EDT

Sweet job: England seeks 'choc doc' to study candy

Sweet job: Cambridge University seeks doctoral student to study the fundamentals of chocolate

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 04:20pm EDT

Less shake from artificial quakes, fed study says

No great shakes: Quakes triggered by drilling waste seem weaker than natural ones, study says

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 03:18pm EDT

100,000 elephants killed in Africa, study finds

Poaching slaughter: Study estimates 100,000 elephants killed across Africa from 2010-2012

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 03:18pm EDT

Spacewalking astronauts release baby satellite

Spacewalking astronauts release Peruvian baby satellite, just 2 pounds and 4 square inches

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 03:18pm EDT

Emerging solar plants scorch birds in mid-air

California weighing bird deaths from concentrated solar plants

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 03:18pm EDT

Kids' brains reorganize when learning math skills

HEALTHBEAT: Scans show kids' brains reorganize when learning math, suggests practicing skills

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 03:18pm EDT

Research: Why do people yawn?

The reason behind yawning might lie deep within the brain.

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 08:51am EDT

Ebola puts focus on drugs made in tobacco plants

Not just Ebola: Drugs manufactured in tobacco plants being tested against array of diseases

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 03:32am EDT

Study blames humans for most of melting glaciers

More than two-thirds of rapid melt of world's glaciers now blamed on humans, study says

Monday - 08/18/2014, 03:48pm EDT

Specks returned from space may be alien visitors

Specks returned from space may be alien visitors; team suspects 7 grains are interstellar dust

Monday - 08/18/2014, 03:08pm EDT

Princeton: Staff didn't harm ball-riding monkey

Princeton finds no evidence researches mistreated monkey by placing it in ball made for ferret

Monday - 08/18/2014, 02:10pm EDT

Report: CDC scientist kept quiet about flu blunder

Internal investigation finds CDC scientist was mum for a month about flu virus accident in lab

Monday - 08/18/2014, 09:12am EDT

Space station supply ship exits, now packing trash

Space station supply ship exits, now packing 3,500 pounds of trash; will burn up Sunday

Monday - 08/18/2014, 09:12am EDT

Peek into brain shows how kids learn math skills

HEALTHBEAT: Brain scans show how kids learn early math, suggests practicing your sums can help

Monday - 08/18/2014, 08:14am EDT

SeaWorld plans bigger killer whale environments

SeaWorld says it will expand killer whale environments; 'Blackfish' film has hurt business

Monday - 08/18/2014, 08:14am EDT

Study questions need for most people to cut salt

Study questions the need for most people to cut salt; most risk is with high blood pressure

Sunday - 08/17/2014, 02:42pm EDT

Scientists racing to test Ebola vaccines in humans

Companies race to begin first human tests of vaccines developed by US, Canadian governments

Sunday - 08/17/2014, 02:00pm EDT

Stanford professor 1st woman to win top math prize

Iranian-born Stanford professor is 1st woman to win Fields Medal, mathematics' top prize

Sunday - 08/17/2014, 01:40pm EDT
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