Crocodiles disappearing as dinner in Jamaica as domestic demand for its meat grows
US adults score below international average on global workplace skills test
Jupiter-bound NASA spacecraft flies by Earth en route to gas giant; arrival planned for 2016
Federal officials say they're working to correct outages at new NSA data center in Utah
The University of Maryland Physics Department has a link to a Nobel Prize for physics.
Nearly 50 years after they came up with the theory, but little more than a year since the world's biggest atom smasher delivered the proof, Britain's Peter Higgs and Belgian colleague Francois Englert won the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for helping to explain how matter formed after the Big Bang.
So what is the Higgs boson, the elusive particle that physicists Peter Higgs and Francois Englert theorized about and won the Nobel Prize for on Tuesday?
Nobel physics prize announcement delayed; academy 'still in session'
A billion-dollar question: How much oil spilled into the Gulf during the BP disaster?
2 Americans, 1 German win Nobel medicine prize for explaining 'traffic system' in cells
2 Americans, German win Nobel medicine prize for discovery of cell transport system
Abraham Nemeth, designer of internationally recognized Braille math code, dies at 94 in Mich.
Before announcements: A look at 5 scientific breakthroughs that haven't won a Nobel Prize
The Army has long looked for a way to prevent suicide in the military, and now, it might have a solution.
Virginia Commonwealth University is studying genetic markets that may predict chronic depression.
Blizzards rolled into parts of Wyoming and South Dakota on Friday, bringing the snow-savvy states to an unseasonably early wintery standstill by closing highways and schools, and even forcing a tourist town to cancel its annual Octoberfest's polka-dancing bar crawl.
The Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center is offering free admission to furloughed federal workers.
Though weakening slightly, Tropical Storm Karen remains poised to become the first named storm to hit the U.S. in what has been a relatively quiet hurricane season.
Scientists discover evidence of ancient supervolcanoes on Mars similar to Yellowstone on Earth
'Climate-change refugee' from low-lying Pacific island will test argument in New Zealand court