The Red Planet is in reach: NASA says it is undergoing final preparations to launch a mission to Mars on Nov. 18.
Mass. teacher allegedly killed by student remembered for inspiring students, comforting others
Scientists Peter Higgs, Francois Englert given Spain's Prince Asturias awards by Prince Felipe
Study: Gold rush-era mercury from Sierra Nevada flows downstream during floods
Mass. chemist expected to change plea in lab scandal; thousands of drug cases jeopardized
Surrounded by a gooey graveyard of prehistoric beasts, a small crew diligently wades through a backlog of fossil finds from a century of excavation at the La Brea Tar Pits in the heart of Los Angeles.
More police at Nev. middle school after shooting, but teacher's absence likely biggest change
California Institute of Technology names physicist Thomas F. Rosenbaum as new president
Vladimir Keilis-Borok, scientist who sought to predict earthquakes, dies at 92 in California
Mom of Mass. teen charged with killing teacher is heartbroken, statement says
Mass. students return to class 2 days after popular math teacher's killing at high school
Beastly weed called Palmer amaranth creeping out of South's cotton country into Midwest fields
Ozone hole high over the South Pole shrinks by 6 percent; scientists credit warm upper air
Floating a trial balloon for space tourism: Going up high via balloon instead of rocket
California 'sea serpent' oarfish was healthy female carrying hundreds of thousands of eggs
A new line of underwear claims to use chemical warfare technology to filter fumes from flatulence. Shreddies have an absorptive carbon cloth panel to catch and neutralize odors.
Va. 8th graders score higher than international averages in math, science
Few things are more frustrating than circling the block looking for parking, and then realizing your car is too big for an open spot. A new electric car that folds itself in half might be the solution.
Some states better than others when 8th-graders' math, science scores compared to global peers
Ateacher at Thurgood Marshall Academy in Southeast Washington has received the so-called Oscar of teaching, the Milken Educator Award.