Science

Astronaut John Glenn, 92, has heart procedure

John Glenn, 1st American to orbit Earth, has heart valve replaced ahead of his 93rd birthday

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 03:48am EDT

Oil boom produces jobs bonanza for archaeologists

Oil boom produces rare jobs bonanza for archaeologists to survey sites ahead of development

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 06:49pm EDT

Healthy seniors tested in bid to block Alzheimer's

HEALTHBEAT: Scientists seeking healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's in bid to thwart disease

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 03:24pm EDT

Scientists explore using trees to clean pollution

Dow, Nature Conservancy want to use trees, reforested land to clean industrial air pollution

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 03:04pm EDT

Food companies work with farmers on sustainability

Companies, farmers collaborate on projects to improve water quality, soil erosion

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 02:12pm EDT

Tornado forecasting: Scientists aim to focus location, timeframe

Scientists are working to improve tornado forecasting as a way to help save lives and give more notice to emergency responders.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 09:57am EDT

Anchor pulled from inlet might be from 1792 voyage

Anchor pulled from Puget Sound might be from 1792 expedition by British explorer Vancouver

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 07:34am EDT

Seas rise, Fla. GOP leaders balk at climate change

Florida's top GOP politicians question climate change as other coastal states take action

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 03:48am EDT

Sheriff: Cause of Colorado fire may never be known

Sheriff says cause of Black Forest Fire, Colorado's most destructive, might never be known

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 06:27pm EDT

Amid Italy's art gems, artists' tombs inspire, too

In grand tombs and moving memorials, Italy honors centuries of artists

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 11:46am EDT

Rural clinics increasingly turn to telemedicine

Rural clinics turn to telemedicine to bridge distance between emergency patients and hospitals

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 12:40am EDT

What's the key ingredient in Lost Rhino's newest beer? Yeast from fossilized whale bones

Brewers have pulled yeast from pretty much everywhere to experiment with new strains — one West Coast brewery even brewed a beer using samples from the head brewer's beard— but Lost Rhino in Ashburn may be breaking into new territory with its BoneDusters amber ale.

Monday - 06/09/2014, 04:25pm EDT

Board: Oil drilling risks remain from device woes

Safety board: Equipment in BP oil rig had multiple failures, may still be issue for some rigs

Monday - 06/09/2014, 04:12pm EDT

Moon rocks indicate Earth's orb born of collision

Moon rocks indicate collision resulted in Earth's orbiting companion 4.5 billion years ago

Monday - 06/09/2014, 01:30pm EDT

World's oldest man dies in NYC at age 111

World's oldest man, a retired chemist and parapsychologist, dies in NYC at age 111

Monday - 06/09/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Following cardiac arrest, Arlington man launches 'HeartGeek' blog

Paul Maher didn't take care of himself, but he didn't think he'd have a heart attack so soon.

Monday - 06/09/2014, 07:24am EDT

Dozens of new flora, fauna species in Myanmar

Dragon fish, chocolate-colored frog, ginger plants among new species identified in Myanmar

Monday - 06/09/2014, 06:54am EDT

Inner-city school applauds first college graduates

Inner-city boys school that beat odds celebrates first college graduates

Monday - 06/09/2014, 02:17am EDT

State board votes to protect California wolf

California wildlife officials add gray wolf to endangered list; fledgling pack found in Oregon

Sunday - 06/08/2014, 05:06pm EDT

Minnesota oil spill of 1979 still aids in research

Large Minnesota crude oil spill of 1979 still produces significant discoveries for scientists

Sunday - 06/08/2014, 05:06pm EDT
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