Science

Watch these astronauts play soccer in space

It seems these astronauts have World Cup fever.

Friday - 06/27/2014, 11:41am EDT

First MLB pitcher wears protective cap

The first pitcher in Major League Baseball history has worn a new protective cap which is designed to protect against traumatic head injuries.

Friday - 06/27/2014, 05:34am EDT

Chesapeake Bay coming back into balance

It's been two years since the Environmental Protection Agency set out goals for states that affect the Chesapeake Bay, and a report card is in.

Friday - 06/27/2014, 05:04am EDT

Cousteau nears end of underwater living experiment

Cousteau lauds scientific research accomplished during 31-day underwater living experiment

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 11:38pm EDT

Feds nix eagle penalties for California wind farm

Feds to remove penalties for eagle deaths at California wind farm under 1st permit of its kind

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 06:50pm EDT

Researcher charged in major HIV vaccine fraud case

Ex-Iowa State researcher charged with falsifying data to make HIV vaccine appear promising

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 11:18am EDT

Items from ancient Sumerian city found in cupboard

How did this get here? UK university faces mystery of box with ancient Sumerian city artifacts

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 07:08am EDT

Viewers frustrated as baby eagle dies on webcam

Viewers alarmed as wild baby eagle dies on Maine webcam; officials wouldn't intervene

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 01:17am EDT

Lawmakers urge court to block Chesapeake cleanup

Group of 39 lawmakers calls EPA's plan to clean up Chesapeake Bay an abuse of power

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 06:10pm EDT

Monarch butterflies may have magnetic compass

Study: Monarch butterflies may use magnetic compass for autumn migrations to central Mexico

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 05:04pm EDT

Company successfully tests space-tourism balloon

Arizona company successfully tests high-altitude balloon for space tourism

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 11:56am EDT

Rocket to launch Saturday from Wallops Island

Rocket to launch Saturday from NASA Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 07:14am EDT

Study: Dry eyes could be attributed to computer use

There's yet another problem linked to too much screen time.

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 05:14am EDT

Heat & Repeat: Globe breaks May temperature record

Earth sets monthly heat mark in May; experts expect more hot temperature records to break

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 06:52pm EDT

Swiss urge glacier hikers to look for artifacts

Swiss turn melting glacial patches into 'lost and found' sites for archaeology artifacts

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 05:12pm EDT

AP NewsBreak: Survey probes Hanford worker dynamic

AP NewsBreak: Report says many workers at nuclear site feel they can't challenge managers

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 04:17pm EDT

Famed atom smasher gets twice the energy next year

Retooled atom smasher relaunches next year at double energy levels to aid research, discovery

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 03:26pm EDT

Ex-GalleyCat ed Jason Boog on raising bookworms

Jason Boog, former editor of the publishing blog GalleyCat, writes book on raising bookworms

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 02:36pm EDT

US mayors unanimously pass climate change ideas

US mayors give unanimous nod for cities to use nature to fight climate change effects

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 01:28pm EDT

Great white shark numbers are surging, study says

Great white sharks seeing a population boom in waters off Eastern US and Canada, study says

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 01:00pm EDT
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