Science

Warm West offsets cold East, makes average January

For snowbound East it may be hard to believe but January was about normal for US temperatures

Friday - 02/14/2014, 08:38pm EST

Ancient baby DNA suggests tie to Native Americans

From study of 12,600-year-old DNA from Montana, clues to early colonization of the Americas

Friday - 02/14/2014, 08:38pm EST

Nuclear fusion project takes key step in lab test

From a space tinier than the width of a hair, promising results emerge for nuclear fusion

Friday - 02/14/2014, 08:38pm EST

Mammoth tusk may be largest found in Seattle area

Mammoth tusk found at construction site appears to be largest unearthed in Seattle area

Friday - 02/14/2014, 11:19am EST

More talking, longer sentences help babies' brains

HEALTHBEAT: Research shows talking to babies early really matters, and long sentences are fine

Friday - 02/14/2014, 04:20am EST

Spanish team in Egypt finds 3,600-year-old mummy

Egypt: archeologists find 3,600-year-old mummy; 3 Germans tried for antiquities smuggling

Friday - 02/14/2014, 02:30am EST

Owner lets museum to dig up Seattle mammoth tusk

Museum begins digging up mammoth tusk found at Seattle construction site, with landowner's OK

Thursday - 02/13/2014, 10:18pm EST

Human genes reflect impact of historical events

Scientists see traces of European colonialism, Mongol empire in human genes

Thursday - 02/13/2014, 02:28pm EST

US chemical arms ship arrives in Spain

US ship tasked with destroying Syrian chemical arms arrives in Spain en route to Italy

Thursday - 02/13/2014, 12:32pm EST

China revives moon rover, but malfunction persists

China revives 'Jade Rabbit' moon rover, but control malfunction persists

Thursday - 02/13/2014, 05:41am EST

Feds: Small Ore., Calif. fish no longer endangered

Feds propose removing small fish found in Oregon, California creeks from endangered list

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 06:50pm EST

Ancient skeletons dug up at Florence's Uffizi

5th-century cemetery found in Uffizi Gallery dig; dozens of skeletons could be plague victims

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 05:48pm EST

Seattle construction workers unearth mammoth tusk

Mammoth tusk unearthed at Seattle construction site; museum hopes to excavate

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 03:19pm EST

Nuclear fusion project takes key step in lab test

From a space tinier than the width of a hair, promising results emerge for nuclear fusion

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 03:11pm EST

FBI tries shooting down laser strikes with cash

The FBI, FAA and pilots are hoping cash will induce people to report incidents of handheld lasers being pointed at aircraft.

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 12:24pm EST

King Richard III to get his genetic code sequenced

Richard III to become first English king get his genetic code sequenced

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 10:20pm EST

Israeli prize for Polish, French US intellectuals

Israeli prize honors Polish, French, US scientists and intellectuals

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 03:00pm EST

Pharma data play larger role in Olympic drug tests

Olympic anti-doping efforts get boost from drug industry intelligence

Monday - 02/10/2014, 07:20pm EST

Bottle released by Mass. scientist in 1956 found

Bottle released by Mass. scientist in 1956 to track ocean currents is found off Nova Scotia

Monday - 02/10/2014, 06:34pm EST

Jane Goodall, primatologist and frequent flyer

British primatologist Jane Goodall, on eve of 80th birthday, never stays in 1 place for long

Monday - 02/10/2014, 12:26pm EST
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