Feds deep-six traditional nautical charts; PDFs, digital and on-demand maps push aside paper
The size of it: The number of plus-size women outweighs the number of fashion choices for them
Hurricane Raymond strengthened to a Category 3 storm early Monday as it swirled near Mexico's already soaked southern Pacific coast, bringing the threat of heavy and possibly dangerous rains a month after Tropical Storm Manuel caused widespread damage with floods and mudslides.
One week ago, astronomers Gennady Borisov and Timur Kryachko discovered an asteroid (a space rock) using an 8-inch astrograph (a sophisticated telescope camera) at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
DNA testing suggests elusive Yeti could be a polar bear hybrid roaming the Himalayas
Asteroid flew by us unnoticed last month, will get closer in 2032, but NASA says don't worry
Unique pre-Viking Age monuments uncovered at Old Uppsala pagan ceremonial site in Sweden
Mattress-spring cleaning? Good night's sleep clears built-up gunk from brain, mouse study says
Out of Africa: 1.8 M-year-old skull shows early human ancestors evolving and on the move
End of US government shutdown boosts hopes for deal on giant Antarctic marine sanctuary
Rare saber-tooth whale found dead on Venice Beach in Southern California
Female scientists in Wikipedia under microscope in Rhode Island edit-a-thon
Scientists find 570-kilo (1,256-pound) chunk of Chelyabinsk meteorite in Russian lake
After $25M gift, Steve Wynn says U. Iowa researchers are on the path toward curing blindness
Canadian researchers develop DNA test to catch doping cheats in elite sports
Friday night will see the first full moon after the autumnal equinox and by happy coincidence a lunar eclipse will accompany it.
Biblical museum in Kentucky says new dinosaur fossil is evidence of global flood
AG seeks stiff sentence for Mass. chemist charged in lab scandal, defense asks for leniency
US brain research team wins $1 million prize in Israel for technology that aids paralyzed