Science

Report IDs 'weaknesses' at nuclear weapons lab

Energy inspector general finds 'weaknesses' in lab's nuclear waste packaging process

Updated 08 minutes, 06 seconds ago

Elk nose into Grand Canyon water stations

Grand Canyon officials try to outsmart elk nosing into water-filling stations for a drink

Thursday - 10/02/2014, 12:28am EDT

Alaska refuge proposes killing invasive caribou

Federal agency considers lethal steps to keep invasive caribou off Alaska island refuge

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 08:20pm EDT

Wet, wild monsoon season ends in Southwest

Unusually intense storms mark monsoon season in Southwest

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 07:18pm EDT

Study: Monarch butterflies evolved in N. America

DNA reveals secrets of monarch butterfly evolution; Species arose in North America, study says

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 07:18pm EDT

35,000 walrus come ashore in northwest Alaska

Estimated 35,000 walrus gather on Alaska beach; lack of sea ice sends animals to shore

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 07:18pm EDT

Weather service storm forecasts get more localized

New computer model pinpoints storms better, faster in weather service severe weather forecasts

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 07:18pm EDT

Wildlife populations plummet for 3,000 species

Group: Wildlife populations of about 3,000 species plummet far worse than previously thought

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 07:18pm EDT

Studies fault warming in much of 2013 wild weather

Some of 2013's weirdest weather had the fingerprints of man-made climate change, studies show

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 07:18pm EDT

Study: Recessions can postpone motherhood forever

For some young women, experiencing a recession can mean forgoing children for life, study says

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 04:08pm EDT

Feds unveil cleanup plan for nuclear waste dump

Officials unveil plans for cleaning up troubled federal nuclear waste dump in New Mexico

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Biologists identify pot gardens as salmon threat

Federal biologists identify marijuana gardens in California, Oregon as key threat to salmon

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Religion news in brief

Religion news in brief

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 12:13pm EDT

USC memory scientist Richard Thompson dies at 84

Richard F. Thompson, neuroscientist who studied memory, dies in California at 84

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 02:50am EDT

Scientists see bleached coral in northwest Hawaii

Scientists: Warmer water causing coral bleaching in pristine atolls northwest of Hawaii

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 11:36pm EDT

Feds unveil cleanup plan for nuclear waste dump

Officials unveil plans for cleaning up troubled federal nuclear waste dump in New Mexico

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 08:00pm EDT

Education Dept awards $75M in innovation grants

Education Department awards $75 million in innovation grants to colleges, universities

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Viagra ads target women for 1st time

Drugmaker Pfizer, aiming to raise sales of its Viagra, starts new ad campaign targeting women

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 03:50pm EDT

NASA to conduct helicopter crash test at Langley

NASA to conduct full-scale military helicopter crash test at Langley in Virginia

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 03:30pm EDT

European Space Agency sets date for comet landing

European Space Agency sets Nov. 12 date to attempt first comet landing

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 01:10pm EDT
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