Enigma genius Alan Turing's notebook to be auctioned off
Enigma genius Alan Turing's notebook to be auctioned off
After his death, his papers were passed on to his friend, the mathematician Robin Gandy, who then donated most of them to King's College.
Bill Belichick brings physics into unscheduled press conference
Bill Belichick brings physics into unscheduled press conference
"We found that once the footballs were on the field over an extended period of time, in other words, they were adjusted to the climatic conditions, they were down approximately 1½ pounds per square inch," said Belichick.
Thumb bones in some pre-humans made them more like us
Thumb bones in some pre-humans made them more like us
This ape-like creature lived in South Africa between two to three million years ago.
Space-time tunnel might exist in Milky Way Galaxy
Space-time tunnel might exist in Milky Way Galaxy
Dark matter may be another dimension, perhaps even a major galactic transport system. In any case, we really need to start asking ourselves what it is.
'Aragoscope' could produce images 1,000 times sharper than Hubble
Dan Taylor - 2 hours ago
A team from the University of Colorado is developing the ambitious space telescope with funding from NASA.
 
Researchers figure out a way to 'unboil' an egg in mere minutes
John Tyburski - 8 hours ago
Researchers demonstrate a way to untangle denatured proteins and coax them to refold into their original configurations.
 
Why did SpaceX decide to drop their lawsuit against the Air Force?
Angelo Sayo - 9 hours ago
SpaceX will be dropping a lawsuit filed against the United States Air Force following an agreement to work collaboratively to expand competitive opportunities for space launch services under the EELV program.
 
Pollution is literally eroding the penile bones of polar bears, preventing species from mating
Angelo Sayo - 9 hours ago
New research suggests that high levels of the pollutant polychlorinated biphenyl in the environment can have a negative effect on the penile bone density of polar bears.
 
Heavy snowstorms in Northeastern U.S. further affirm climate change science
Delila Ledwith - 9 hours ago
Sixty-two percent of moderate Republicans believe regulations limiting carbon emissions are necessary to slow global warming.
 
Military develops flying robot to rescue humans during natural disasters
John Tyburski - 10 hours ago
Swiss researchers reveal efficient flying drone that can also walk around natural disaster areas to assist in rescue efforts.
 
Monster rings found around strange new planet
James Sullivan - 10 hours ago
If we could replace Saturn's rings with the rings around J1407b, they would be easily visible at night and be many times larger than the full moon.
 
Stunning: Iridescent blue algae lights up Hong Kong shoreline
Delila Ledwith - 11 hours ago
Algae blooms can create marine 'dead zones' by sucking up all the surroundng oxygen when they die and decompose.
 
NASA to use 'toy helicopter' for exploring Mars
James Sullivan - 11 hours ago
The vehicle will be fairly lightweight, expected to weigh about 2.2 pounds with a length of 3.6 feet
 
Did asteroid Vesta contain flowing water?
James Sullivan - 12 hours ago
Ice in Vesta's soil may have melted when it was struck by a meteorite.
 
Rosetta traces Earth's interplanetary dust to comets
James Sullivan - 14 hours ago
The grains are rich in reactive metals like sodium, similar to meteoroids found on Earth, which is hit with approximately 30,000 to 40,000 tons of interplanetary dust each year.
 
Global warming doubles risk of extreme weather, study says
Dan Taylor - 14 hours ago
El Nino and La Nina can result in active hurricane seasons and wild swings in temperatures and conditions.
 
Arizona mother hopeful after son born without eyes
Joseph Scalise - 19 hours ago
Richie Lopez, a baby in Mesa, Arizona was born without eyes, but may one day see.
 
Stanford scientists discover way to slow cell ageing
Joseph Scalise - 19 hours ago
Researches at the Stanford University School of Medicine have discovered a method that could help reduce the effects of cell-ageing.
 
Fish may improve, rather than impair, baby development during pregnancy
Joseph Scalise - 20 hours ago
In light of a new study, the FDA is reviewing the way fish may affect pregnant women.
 
Scientists discover a way to unboil eggs
Dan Taylor - Jan 25, 2015
The process could be used in a wide range of industries, from pharmaceuticals to food production, and the research team is attempting to patent the method.
 
Great Backyard Bird Count registration is officially open
James Sullivan - Jan 25, 2015
Anyone is able to register for the GBBC and only 15 minutes are needed for counting birds in order to participate, and can be done anywhere - either your own backyard, a local park, or bird sanctuary.
 
Enigma genius Alan Turing's notebook to be auctioned off
James Sullivan - Jan 25, 2015
After his death, his papers were passed on to his friend, the mathematician Robin Gandy, who then donated most of them to King's College.
 
2014 was still hottest year on record, despite denier claims
James Sullivan - Jan 25, 2015
2014 is two and a half times more likely than the second warmest year on record, 2010, to actually be the warmest on record.
 
SpaceX to launch spy satellites
James Sullivan - Jan 25, 2015
Now, SpaceX will also be allowed to participate in launching surveillance black ops satellites.
 
Bizarre 'vampire bat' DALER drone would allow exploration of disaster zones [VIDEO]
Dan Taylor - Jan 25, 2015
The drone has foldable wings that allow it to swoop into an area and "walk" into inaccessible areas, much like a vampire bat.
 
Giant, half-mile wide asteroid to buzz close by Earth on Monday
Delila Ledwith - Jan 25, 2015
Astronomers want to determine the asteroid's orbit, look at its surface, and learn if it has moons.
 
Tiny drones could soon be swarming Mars, NASA says
Delila Ledwith - Jan 25, 2015
Once of the biggest challenges to building Mars Helicopters is the extreme thinness of the Martian atmosphere.
 
Bill Belichick brings physics into unscheduled press conference
James Sullivan - Jan 25, 2015
"We found that once the footballs were on the field over an extended period of time, in other words, they were adjusted to the climatic conditions, they were down approximately 1½ pounds per square inch," said Belichick.
 
Astronomers may have found dimmer switch on quasars
James Sullivan - Jan 24, 2015
It may be the first opportunity scientists have to study both phases from one source - leading new insights into the lifespan of quasars.
 
Squids flash and flicker for camouflage and sending messages
James Sullivan - Jan 24, 2015
Monitoring the squid in their travels, the team were able to isolate two distinct patterns which the squid made use of.
 
Internet connectivity in the future could fundamentally alter mankind: Google exec
Dan Taylor - Jan 24, 2015
Schmidt said that the Internet as we know it will "disappear," by which he means it will fade into the background as something we simply depend on for everything without even realizing it.
 
Jellyfish stun scientists by showing world-class swimming abilities in new study
Dan Taylor - Jan 24, 2015
Instead of allowing currents to toss them about the ocean, jellyfish show a tendency to swim against the current to get where they need to go.
 
Watch a blind woman see her newborn child for the first time [VIDEO]
Dan Taylor - Jan 24, 2015
She was able to see her child using special glasses made for the legally blind, which the company that manufactures them loaned her for the day.
 
'Social distancing' may be the key to stopping the flu epidemic, study says
Dan Taylor - Jan 24, 2015
Simply staying indoors and avoiding interactions with other people could help slow the spread of the disease, which has thrived due to a vaccine that is only 23 percent effective against the flu.
 
Study shows video-based therapy can help reduce likely hood of autism in at risk babies
Joseph Scalise - Jan 23, 2015
A study out of Manchester University has linked video-therapy to helping reduce at risk babies from developing autism later in life.
 
Pregnant women turn to laughing gas as a way to help with birth
Joseph Scalise - Jan 23, 2015
 
Liberia set to receive first shipment of Ebola vaccines
Joseph Scalise - Jan 23, 2015
Vaccine maker GlaxoSmithKline is set to ship the first batch of Ebola vaccines to West Africa.
 
Officials report measles case in Nebraska
Joseph Scalise - Jan 23, 2015
Health officials have just reported that an individual in Nebraska has tested positive for measles.
 
Viruses may be large factor in inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's, study says
Joseph Scalise - Jan 23, 2015
A new study has shown that viruses, in addition to gut bacteria, may have a large role to play in inflammatory bowel diseases.
 
Scientists surprised to find fish thriving in the dark underworld of Antarctica
Dan Taylor - Jan 23, 2015
After drilling through 2,500 feet of Antarctic ice, scientists were shocked to discover that creatures were investigating a submersible camera.
 
Surprising study says fish oil protects babies from mercury poisoning
Dan Taylor - Jan 23, 2015
Scientists found no developmental problems in fetuses that were exposed to a diet rich in fish, and scientists believe that omega 3 fatty acids may shield them from the ill effects of trace amounts of mercury in the fish.
 
'Doomsday Clock' moves closer to midnight, alerting danger to 'every person on Earth'
Angelo Sayo - Jan 23, 2015
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Science and Security Board recently announced their decision to move the symbolic Doomsday Clock forward two minutes, now marked at three minutes to midnight.
 
California drought reaches critical level, killing unprecedented number of trees
Chiamaka Nwakeze - Jan 23, 2015
California large trees are disappearing at an astonishing rate.
 
Many resources for life in space will be harvested from asteroids, researcher says
Angelo Sayo - Jan 23, 2015
The upcoming flyby of asteroid '2004 BL86', which will safely pass Earth on the night of Jan. 26-27, opens discussion on how the space rocks will be useful in the future.