German astronaut tweets 'saddest photo yet' of Israeli-Palestinian conflict from space
Ross Cronkrite - 35 minutes ago
Gerst is positioned 200 miles above the Earth at the ISS.
 
Kepler finds exoplanet with longest known year
Jonathan Marker - 4 hours ago
The Kepler spacecraft was distinctively suited to make this discovery.
 
Dogs get jealous, too
Jonathan Marker - 4 hours ago
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 - 11 hours ago
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 - 12 hours ago
Father defends project after publicity backlash.
 
Large portion of population does not buy climate change
Kristy Blackmon - 12 hours ago
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 - 12 hours ago
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 - 13 hours ago
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 - 13 hours ago
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 - 13 hours ago
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 - 14 hours ago
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 - 15 hours ago
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 - 18 hours ago
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.
 
Are record-breaking temperatures the new normal?
Holly Martin - Jul 22, 2014
With both May and June showing some of the hottest temperatures ever, many wonder if there is an end in sight.
 
Parasitic Fly Inspires New Development in Sound Detection
Kristy Blackmon - Jul 22, 2014
Researchers develop a new line of hearing aids based on the hearing capabilities of insects.
 
Bats are first mammals known to navigate using polarized light
Delila Ledwith - Jul 22, 2014
Bats use polarized light to navigate their way in the dark--a first for mammals, researchers say.
 
Oceans may be essential for extraterrestrial life to exist, new study says
Delila Ledwith - Jul 22, 2014
A new study shows the vital role oceans may play in making a planet hospitable to life.
 
Prom king's death puts spotlight on powdered pure caffeine
Ross Cronkrite - Jul 22, 2014
The FDA says that powdered pure caffeine is very difficult to measure with normal kitchen measuring devices.
 
Consuming probiotics regularly may help lower blood pressure
Jonathan Marker - Jul 22, 2014
The researchers found that probiotic consumption lowered systolic blood pressure by an average 3.56 millimeters of mercury.
 
Global warming 'pause' is perfectly natural, researchers say
Jonathan Marker - Jul 22, 2014
The "pause" refers to the slowdown in rising temperatures between 1998 and 2013.
 
Deadly MERS virus detected in air samples from Saudi camel barn
Ross Cronkrite - Jul 22, 2014
Researchers gathered three air samples from a camel barn owned by a 43-year-old male MERS patient.
 
Gut bacteria allow packrats to munch on toxic plants
Holly Martin - Jul 21, 2014
Antibiotics kills microbes that allow animals to graze on juniper, creosote.
 
Last June hottest since NOAA records began
Joe Chivers - Jul 21, 2014
The NOAA say that the combined average temperature over both land and sea was 0.72 degrees centigrade higher than the 20th century average; global land surface temperatures were also 0.95 degrees centigrade higher than average.
 
Increased number of great white sharks brings sales boon in Cape Cod
Joe Chivers - Jul 21, 2014
An increase in the number of Great White sharks off Cape Cod is having the opposite effect than you might expect. Far from driving people away from the beach, the area has seen a huge boost in the sale of all things shark-related.
 
Florida sixth-grader makes scientific breakthrough in study of lionfish
Delila Ledwith - Jul 21, 2014
A sixth-grade Florida girl wows ecologists with her study of the invasive lionfish.
 
Seals feast around offshore wind farms, scientists say
Delila Ledwith - Jul 21, 2014
Some North Sea seals like to forage around offshore wind farms, a new study says.
 
Missing sleep may hurt your memory, researchers say
Jonathan Marker - Jul 21, 2014
Fuzzy memory can have grave consequences in areas such as criminal justice.
 
Lethal EEE virus detected in mosquitoes in Massachusetts for the first time this year
Jonathan Marker - Jul 21, 2014
EEE virus is transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito.
 
New robotic hand gives you two extra fingers [VIDEO]
Jonathan Marker - Jul 21, 2014
The robot works essentially like two extra fingers adjacent to the pinky and thumb.
 
First locally-acquired case of chikungunya reported in Florida
Jonathan Marker - Jul 18, 2014
Chikungunya is a mosquito-borne viral disease first described during an outbreak in southern Tanzania in 1952.
 
Healthy, living kidney donors face 'pointless' insurance difficulties
Jonathan Marker - Jul 18, 2014
Researchers found that among 395 donors who tried to initiate or change health insurance after donation, 27 said they faced problems.
 
Niacin could have risks as cholesterol therapy, researchers say
Lea Clay - Jul 17, 2014
Concerns were raised regarding 55 percent more incidences of diabetes complications in the group taking niacin than the group that took the placebo.
 
Gay men are less likely to be obese, study finds
Lea Clay - Jul 17, 2014
Questions have been raised regarding the accuracy of the survey.
 
Researchers install sensors to monitor breakup of Arctic summer sea ice
James Sullivan - Jul 17, 2014
Researchers released robotic gliders along the ice, using GPS to monitor the separating ice.
 
Obesity may be an advantage after heart procedures
Jonathan Marker - Jul 17, 2014
Emerging data suggest the existence of an "obesity paradox," where being overweight may actually protect patients from cardiovascular mortality.
 
UAE plans mission to Mars
James Sullivan - Jul 17, 2014
The UAE is believed to have invested roughly $5.4 billion for space technology.