'Turtle cam' captures Loggerhead turtle hatchlings
'Turtle cam' captures Loggerhead turtle hatchlings
On Friday evening, approximately 100, 3-inch-long loggerhead sea turtles were seen traveling toward the ocean after hatching in Key West, Florida.
Communication with Russian satellite restored
Communication with Russian satellite restored
On Thursday, the Russian space agency, Roscosmos or the Federal Space Agency, reported that it had lost communications with the satellite, Photon-M. Earlier today, however, experts from the agency restored communication with the satellite.
New discovery adds to growing evidence that all dinosaurs had feathers
New discovery adds to growing evidence that all dinosaurs had feathers
The new dinosaur exhibits complex, compound feathers on its arms and legs.
Global warming 'pause' is perfectly natural, researchers say
Global warming 'pause' is perfectly natural, researchers say
The "pause" refers to the slowdown in rising temperatures between 1998 and 2013.
Justin Bieber sends birthday card to six-year-old cancer patient
Ross Cronkrite - 1 hour ago
Danny received more than 100,000 birthday cards.
 
'Turtle cam' captures Loggerhead turtle hatchlings
Chiamaka Nwakeze - 12 hours ago
On Friday evening, approximately 100, 3-inch-long loggerhead sea turtles were seen traveling toward the ocean after hatching in Key West, Florida.
 
Lack of sleep may increase likelihood of false memories, researchers warn
Ross Cronkrite - 17 hours ago
The researchers found that getting five hours of sleep or less was linked with the development of false memories.
 
Shift work linked to type 2 diabetes
Lea Clay - Jul 26, 2014
Past studies have published on the negative health effects associated with shift schedules.
 
Communication with Russian satellite restored
Chiamaka Nwakeze - Jul 26, 2014
On Thursday, the Russian space agency, Roscosmos or the Federal Space Agency, reported that it had lost communications with the satellite, Photon-M. Earlier today, however, experts from the agency restored communication with the satellite.
 
If solar superstorm of July 2012 had hit, 'we would still be picking up the pieces'
Ross Cronkrite - Jul 26, 2014
Powerful solar storms can impact the Earth in numerous ways.
 
Researchers move one step closer to a probiotic that prevents obesity
Ross Cronkrite - Jul 26, 2014
Previous research has shown that the natural gut microbiota has a role in obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular.
 
Air traveler spreads deadly Ebola to Africa's most populous country
Lea Clay - Jul 26, 2014
Common signs and symptoms of the virus include "sudden onset of fever, intense weakness, muscle pain, headache and sore throat."
 
Cloudy planets have better chance at supporting alien life, researchers say
Kristy Blackmon - Jul 25, 2014
Scientists have found that planets with heavier cloud cover have better chances of supporting life, even those previously thought too close to a star's heat to support life.
 
NASA provides 3D printing files of space objects free to the public
Kristy Blackmon - Jul 25, 2014
NASA is providing cutting-edge resources in 3D printing free of charge to the public, allowing visitors to its beta site where they can download 3D printing files, images, textures, and visualizations.
 
Beer-loving mayflies swarm over Wisconsin, cause at least one traffic injury
Delila Ledwith - Jul 25, 2014
Massive mayfly swarms in Wisconsin this year coat roads and bridges with a slimy goo.
 
Astronomers create most precise mass map of a distant galaxy cluster yet
Jonathan Marker - Jul 25, 2014
The total mass within MCS J0416.1-2403 was found to be 160 trillion times the mass of the sun.
 
New discovery adds to growing evidence that all dinosaurs had feathers
Jonathan Marker - Jul 25, 2014
The new dinosaur exhibits complex, compound feathers on its arms and legs.
 
NASA doesn't have the budget for big rockets, audit shows
Kristy Blackmon - Jul 24, 2014
A new report from the Government Accountability Office says that NASA has a high probability of missing the target December 2017 launch date for its Space Launch System rockets, designed for deep space exploration.
 
'Defaunation' may point to 6th mass extinction
Holly Martin - Jul 24, 2014
Loss of habitat has decreased invertebrate population by 45 percent.
 
CDC: The HPV vaccination rate is still too low
Lea Clay - Jul 24, 2014
The study estimates that in 2013, 57.3 percent of girls and 34.6 percent of boys received at least one dose of the vaccine
 
Americans are the biggest non-believers in climate change
Kristy Blackmon - Jul 24, 2014
A new worldwide survey from UK polling firm Ipsos MORI shows that, worldwide, Americans rank last among people who believe in the science of climate change.
 
Soft landing brings SpaceX closer to reusable rocket booster
Holly Martin - Jul 24, 2014
Landed in ocean at near-zero velocity.
 
Tyrannosaurs were social animals and ran in packs, new research reveals
Delila Ledwith - Jul 24, 2014
Discovery of tyrannosaur footprints sheds light on dino social life, scientists say.
 
Photographer captures extraordinary images of galactic collision
Joe Chivers - Jul 24, 2014
Far away from Earth, around 50 million light years away, the antenna galaxies are creating a light show like no other.
 
Wyoming cave with fossil treasure trove to be reopened to scientists
Delila Ledwith - Jul 24, 2014
Ancient fossils from Wyoming's Natural Trap Mountain may give scientists a better understanding of the Pleistocene extinction that occurred at the end of the last glacial period.
 
Drugmaker one step closer to producing world's first malaria vaccine
Lea Clay - Jul 24, 2014
If the EMA's assessment of the new drug is positive, the WHO predicts a potential release of the drug by 2015.
 
Blue whales risk grave danger in coastal feeding grounds
Jonathan Marker - Jul 24, 2014
Between 10,000 and 25,000 blue whales are believed to still swim the world's oceans.
 
Hubble locates three nearly dry exoplanets
Jonathan Marker - Jul 24, 2014
The planets were chosen because they orbit moderately bright stars that supply enough radiation for an infrared-light spectrum to be taken.
 
Kepler finds exoplanet with longest known year
Jonathan Marker - Jul 24, 2014
The Kepler spacecraft was distinctively suited to make this discovery.
 
Dogs get jealous, too
Jonathan Marker - Jul 24, 2014
Dogs in the study got jealous when their owners displayed affectionate behaviors towards what appeared to be another dog compared to random objects.
 
Most overweight kids don't think they're overweight, survey finds
Lea Clay - Jul 23, 2014
While health professionals express the need for change, many express concerns about creating more complications.
 
6th grader may have plagiarized viral science project
Holly Martin - Jul 23, 2014
Father defends project after publicity backlash.
 
Large portion of population does not buy climate change
Kristy Blackmon - Jul 23, 2014
A worldwide survey on climate change released by Ipsos MORI indicates mistrust of science and government, conflicting views on the reality of global warming and a higher degree of support for pro-environmental regulations in China.
 
Large portion of population does not buy climate change
Kristy Blackmon - Jul 23, 2014
A worldwide survey on climate change released by Ipsos MORI indicates mistrust of science and government, conflicting views on the reality of global warming and a higher degree of support for pro-environmental regulations in China.
 
After '787-year storm' botanical center rebuilds from the ground up
Holly Martin - Jul 23, 2014
Flood-ravaged garden soon to be home of largest collection of native plants in the Southeast.
 
NASA dedicates historic building to Neil Armstrong
Kristy Blackmon - Jul 23, 2014
NASA dedicated the historic Operations and Checkout Building at the Kennedy Space Center to Neil Armstrong, first human to walk on the moon, in a ceremony on Monday.
 
New home of the Minnesota Vikings strongly condemned by Audubon
Joe Chivers - Jul 23, 2014
Audubon first met with the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MFSA) and representatives of the Vikings in May last year, after the design of the stadium was unveiled.
 
Error detected in Antarctic sea ice calculations, new paper says
Delila Ledwith - Jul 23, 2014
A satellite software glitch introduced an error into sea-ice calculations, researchers say.
 
U.S. leads world in lack of concern over climate change, new poll says
Delila Ledwith - Jul 23, 2014
The U.S. has the smallest percentage of people who believe climate change spells environmental disaster, according to a comprehensive new poll.
 
Bill Clinton deflates protesters at AIDS conference
Lea Clay - Jul 23, 2014
Clinton currently helps to provide healthcare access through his family charity, Health Access Initiative, to low-and-middle-income countries.
 
African elephants' sense of smell superior to dogs, researchers say
Jonathan Marker - Jul 23, 2014
The study researchers traced the evolutionary histories of OR genes using a new computational tool to work out ancestral genes, and then examined their duplication or loss in each species.
 
Fruit recalled over listeria concerns, FDA says
Jonathan Marker - Jul 23, 2014
The risk may be reduced by recommendations for safe food preparation, consumption, and storage.
 
Bats might not be as blind as previously thought
Holly Martin - Jul 22, 2014
Bats found to use the sun's polarization patterns as guides during flight.
 
To protect bees, wildlife services will phase out Neonicotinoids
Kristy Blackmon - Jul 22, 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is looking to help our six-legged friends by completely cutting out the use of certain pesticides.