What record high temperatures in the Antarctic Peninsula really mean
What record high temperatures in the Antarctic Peninsula really mean
Reports of record-high temperatures at the Antarctic Peninsula is sparking debate about whether or not they are further evidence of climate change or just to-be-expected warm days of summer in the Southern Hemisphere.
Neil deGrasse Tyson to host upcoming Hubble Telescope tribute
Neil deGrasse Tyson to host upcoming Hubble Telescope tribute
The Hubble Telescope brought us some unprecedented views of the universe, ones that could never possibly be achieved with a telescope on Earth.
China's top weather scientist warns against climate change's devastating effects
China's top weather scientist warns against climate change's devastating effects
While Guogang's statements indicate that the nation is willing to admit it has a problem, they have shied away from allowing the public to participate in the debate of what's to be done about it.
100 billion habitable planets may exist in our galaxy alone, many Earth-like
100 billion habitable planets may exist in our galaxy alone, many Earth-like
A new study suggests that the stars of the Milky Way may have 100 billion planets in the habitable zone, or the area far enough from the star to avoid getting scorched but close enough to become habitable.
Livestock found to be a source of airborne, antibiotic-resistant bacteria
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American health workers at Nebraska hospital considered Ebola free
Joseph Scalise - 8 hours ago
After being quarantined for 21 days, the five American health workers in Nebraska have all been determined to be free of Ebola.
 
Research reveals possible causes behind exploding head syndrome
Joseph Scalise - 8 hours ago
Though it may seem like an over-the-top description of a headache, exploding head syndrome is a real problem that can cause serious sleep deprivation.
 
Orca baby boom hits Puget Sound
Joseph Scalise - 8 hours ago
A new killer whale calf was spotted in Puget Sound, giving researchers hope that the struggling population may be on the rise.
 
Spinal fluid may shed clues about chronic fatigue
Joseph Scalise - 21 hours ago
New research has found that cytokines, an immune system protein, may help doctors better understand what exactly causes chronic fatigue.
 
New reports shows iron supplements may not be necessary for pregnant women
Joseph Scalise - 22 hours ago
Pregnant women may not need to take iron supplements, according to two reports from the US Preventive Services Task Force.
 
It could take thousands of years for oceans to recover from effects of climate change, says new study
Delila Ledwith - 22 hours ago
There is no quick fix for the loss of biodiversity in Earth's oceans resulting from climate change, scientists say.
 
NASA tests new "flying saucer" technology
Joseph Scalise - 22 hours ago
NASA's new technology could help the long term goal of getting more spacecrafts to Mars.
 
What record high temperatures in the Antarctic Peninsula really mean
Delila Ledwith - 23 hours ago
Reports of record-high temperatures at the Antarctic Peninsula is sparking debate about whether or not they are further evidence of climate change or just to-be-expected warm days of summer in the Southern Hemisphere.
 
What makes Mercury's surface black?
James Sullivan - Mar 31, 2015
Mercury is significantly darker on its surface than our moon, and consequently, it reflects only about one-third of the light that is reflected by the moon.
 
Flying saucer will hover over Hawaii this summer - seriously
James Sullivan - Mar 31, 2015
The vehicle weighs about 7,000 lbs and is 15 feet wide.
 
Sugar-based MRI could vastly improve cancer detection
Joseph Scalise - Mar 31, 2015
A new type of MRI may help scientists in both helping monitor chemotherapy response as well as detect early-stage cancer.
 
Apple a day may keep pharmacist, not the doctor, away
Joseph Scalise - Mar 31, 2015
Researchers have found a new, cost efficient benefit to eating apples.
 
Researchers link polio-like virus and paralysis cluster cases
Joseph Scalise - Mar 31, 2015
Due to outbreaks over the past few years, researchers may have found out more about the pathogen known as Enterovirus D68.
 
Physicists break record by entangling 3,000 atoms using single photon
Delila Ledwith - Mar 30, 2015
New quantum entanglement technique paves the way for quantum computing and more precise atomic clocks, physicists say.
 
Amazing: Robotic ants, modeled on real thing, could be future workforce
Delila Ledwith - Mar 30, 2015
The German technology firm Festo aims to replace humans on factory assembly lines with bionic ants modeled on nature.
 
Antarctica experienced one of its hottest weeks in decades
James Sullivan - Mar 30, 2015
Until this week, the most extreme temperature for this region was 62.8 F (17.1 C), a bit later in the year, on April 24, 1961.
 
VIDEO: How X-Ray winds penetrate black holes
James Sullivan - Mar 30, 2015
While it eats away these gases, you might say that the black hole is "pushing away the dinner plate," according to the new report.
 
New robot with digital 'face' can work alongside humans in assembly lines
Delila Ledwith - Mar 28, 2015
Cool human-friendly robot named Sawyer could revolutionize manufacturing, particularly in fast-growing Asian economies.
 
Nitrogen that supports life discovered on Mars
James Sullivan - Mar 25, 2015
Finding a biochemically accessible form of nitrogen is more support for the ancient Martian environment at Gale Crater being habitable.
 
Neil DeGrasse Tyson slams Florida on climate change policy
James Sullivan - Mar 25, 2015
He denounced recent efforts made by politicians to use science as a wedge issue, saying that Americans should do better.
 
Many questions surround new Alzheimer's treatment
Joseph Scalise - Mar 24, 2015
While the initial trials for the new Alzheimer's drug aducanumab have been successful, there are many who are still skeptical about its implementation.
 
Monsanto fights claims about link between herbecide and cancer
Joseph Scalise - Mar 24, 2015
Roundup, one of the most popular herbicides in the world, has become the center of debate after an international agency has linked it to cancer.
 
Scientists want museums to cut their ties with David Koch
James Sullivan - Mar 24, 2015
A prime target in the letter was David H. Koch, who has funneled at least $67 million to fund climate denier groups.
 
Doctor's keeping Alzheimer's diagnosis from patients, study shows
Joseph Scalise - Mar 24, 2015
While it may seem odd, a recent survey shows that many doctors, due to things such as lack of time or a fear of distress, are keeping Alzheimer's diagnoses from their patients.
 
Skipping gym may have adverse effects
Joseph Scalise - Mar 24, 2015
While it is ok to skip the gym now and then, new research reveals you may not want to spend too much time away.
 
Study halted in light of melanoma drug's success
Joseph Scalise - Mar 24, 2015
Keytruda, a new melanoma drug developed by Merck & Co Inc, could be very effective at helping treat melanoma.
 
New species of frog can shape shift
James Sullivan - Mar 24, 2015
We took a specimen back to the house in a cup to photograph it, and when we looked in the morning, we thought we had grabbed the wrong frog.
 
Chefs could be key to healthier school lunches
Joseph Scalise - Mar 24, 2015
In order to get kids to eat healthier, some schools may turn to professional chefs to increase the taste of their food.
 
Largest asteroid to ever strike Earth was powerful enough to blast rock into glass
Delila Ledwith - Mar 24, 2015
The Australia impact zone is more than twice the size of the famous Chicxulub crater in the Yucatán Peninsula--an impact responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs and many other species.
 
'Scary and very bad for people': Steve Wozniak discusses the future of artificial intelligence
Angelo Sayo - Mar 24, 2015
In a recent interview, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak claims that artificial intelligence may one day rule the world.
 
Prehistoric super salamander was 'like something out of a bad monster movie'
Angelo Sayo - Mar 24, 2015
Fossils of a new salamander-like predator were discovered in southern Portugal, estimated to have lived over 220 million years ago.
 
Boeing receives first-ever patent in force field technology
Delila Ledwith - Mar 23, 2015
Boeing's futuristic new force field technology could protect vessels, vehicles, and buildings from incoming shockwaves generated by a nearby explosion.
 
Giant salamander with toilet shaped head roamed the Earth with dinosaurs
James Sullivan - Mar 23, 2015
This 'super salamander' is a type of totally bizarre, otherworldly extinct animal that most people have probably never heard of.
 
Jupiter was an agent of chaos in early solar system
James Sullivan - Mar 23, 2015
Out of the rocky debris from these shattered worlds came Earth, Mars, and Venus.
 
Do stars make a sound? New study says they might
James Sullivan - Mar 23, 2015
When the plasma was exposed to high-intensity lasers, the researchers discovered that their impact showed the beginnings of a sound wave.
 
Groundbreaking mathematician Emmy Noether honored in Google doodle
Joseph Scalise - Mar 23, 2015
Google's doodle shows great respect for one of the most inspiring mathematicians to ever live.
 
As antibiotic use in animals increases, so do fears
Joseph Scalise - Mar 23, 2015
Data shows that more and more farmers are pumping animals full of antibiotics, which could lead to more dangerous, drug-resistant bacteria in the future.
 
Vitamin D supplements could slow prostate cancer
Joseph Scalise - Mar 23, 2015
Though more conclusive tests will not be done for a couple of years, a small study has shown vitamin D may be able to reduce the growth of prostate cancer.
 
One astronaut will try to answer NASA's health questions
Joseph Scalise - Mar 23, 2015
In preparation for the eventual trip to Mars, NASA is sending one astronaut to the International Space Station for the longest stay yet.