Science

Scientists make cheap, fast self-assembling robots

The true transformers: Cheap and fast robots can now assemble themselves from sheet of paper

Monday - 08/11/2014, 10:32am EDT

25 years ago, a different Ebola outbreak in Va.

25 years ago, Ebola outbreak near US capital introduced US to what had been an unknown disease

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 02:56pm EDT

Comet joined by space probe after 10-year pursuit

Science fiction becomes reality: Space probe swings alongside comet after 10-year chase

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 01:18pm EDT

A timeline of Rosetta probe's 10-year journey

A look at key moments in Rosetta's 10-year journey to link up with comet

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 01:18pm EDT

Dig this: Ancient bones found in Wyoming cave

Bizarre Wyoming cavern reveals ancient bones to paleontologists in first dig there in 30 years

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 11:30am EDT

Pew: Split views on robots' employment benefits

Pew study: Split views over whether robots will cause net gain or loss for jobs

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 09:36am EDT

5 Va. teachers in running for national award

Five Virginia teachers have been selected as state finalists for the 2014 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 03:13pm EDT

Study: Oceans more tainted with man-made mercury

Human activity has doubled or tripled levels of mercury in the world's oceans, study finds

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 11:00am EDT

Mike Tannenbaum hired by Dolphins as consultant

Former New York Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum hired by Miami Dolphins as consultant

Friday - 08/08/2014, 07:40pm EDT

Study: Eating fish aids memory, fights Alzheimer's

A new study shows people who regularly eat fish help build the part of the brain that controls memory and learning, and can add some protection from Alzheimer's disease.

Friday - 08/08/2014, 09:59am EDT

Study ties new gene to major breast cancer risk

Another faulty gene can raise breast cancer risk nearly as much as BRCA genes do, study finds

Friday - 08/08/2014, 04:10am EDT

Questions and answers about Lake Erie toxic algae

Some questions and answers about what's causing toxic algae blooms that left Toledo dry

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 06:16pm EDT

Europe's oldest village sought under Greek bay

Archaeologists board solar-powered boat to search for Europe's oldest village under Greek bay

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 05:32pm EDT

Thousands of stranded fish rescued in dry Nevada

Nevada wildlife officials rescue stranded fish from drought-plagued irrigation ditches

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 05:27pm EDT

Scientists ask bird oglers to help study puffins

Scientists want bird-ogling public to observe puffins eating, help with research to save them

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Ethical issue: Who gets experimental Ebola drug?

Debate over who's first in line for experimental Ebola drug even though little is available

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Md. Prof: Important details left out of UN climate reports

A Maryland associate professor and a lead author of a United Nations climate change working group says important details about individual countries' emissions are intentionally left out of summaries given to policymakers - making it difficult to craft targeted policies to that would reduce pollution globally.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 10:41am EDT

US Navy practices retrieving Orion spacecraft

US Navy practices retrieving Orion spacecraft from Pacific Ocean to prep for December launch

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 12:38am EDT

Strong undersea earthquake hits Indonesia

Strong, shallow undersea earthquake hits off eastern Indonesia; no injuries reported

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 10:38am EDT

Official: Anthrax found in bison, no food concern

South Dakota official: Year's 1st case of animal anthrax found, not a food-safety concern

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 08:18am EDT
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