Science

Merck joins companies ending chimpanzee research

Merck joins other drugmakers, contract research labs vowing not to do research on chimpanzees

Sunday - 02/02/2014, 06:50pm EST

Fla law agency chemist may have stolen evidence

Fla. law agency believes chemist stole drug evidence being tested in criminal cases

Saturday - 02/01/2014, 08:40pm EST

Amid drought, California agency won't allot water

Amid drought, California says state water won't be available to agencies serving millions

Saturday - 02/01/2014, 11:20am EST

Oust that tune: Study details cures for earworms

Is an earworm your Waterloo (as in Abba's tune)? Study finds what helps people oust that tune

Friday - 01/31/2014, 11:20pm EST

Study finds why some supplements might be risky

Mouse study suggests why some vitamins might spur cancer, backing longtime warning for smokers

Friday - 01/31/2014, 09:40pm EST

Monarch butterflies drop, migration may disappear

Mexico reports dramatic drop in Monarch butterflies, migration may disappear

Friday - 01/31/2014, 09:40pm EST

DNA shows ancient hunter had blue eyes, dark skin

Blue-eyed, dark-skinned hunter-gatherer emerges from ancient European DNA

Friday - 01/31/2014, 06:30pm EST

Scientists find ancient plague DNA in teeth

Scientists find plague DNA in 6th-century teeth, warn new strains could spark future pandemics

Friday - 01/31/2014, 06:30pm EST

Martian 'jelly doughnut' cooks up court case

An author interested in martian fungus is cooking up trouble with NASA over an object resembling a jelly doughnut.

Friday - 01/31/2014, 02:39pm EST

Texas to offer 2 new algebra II alternatives

In dropping algebra II mandate, Texas creating new math classes as part of curriculum overhaul

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 07:12pm EST

Astronauts repeat spacewalk with mixed results

Russian astronauts repeat spacewalk, 1 camera works but other does not despite crew's efforts

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 07:00pm EST

China's lunar rover has mechanical trouble

China's lunar rover has mechanical problems, may not finish mission

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 07:00pm EST

Companies pledging not to do research on chimps

Companies that pledged to Humane Society to stop or not to do future research on chimpanzees

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 06:38pm EST

Audiologist: Diminished hearing normal as we age

If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then youth must be in the ear of the beholder.

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 04:12pm EST
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Report: 250 million school age kids can't read

Report for UN says 250 million primary school age children can't read, write or do basic math

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 09:40pm EST

Fossils of Neanderthal DNA clump in human genome

Your inner Neanderthal: Fossil bits of Neanderthal DNA hide in human genome, influence skin

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 05:20pm EST

New stem cell technique may aid medical treatments

Simple technique produces stem cells in mice; hints at route to make human replacement tissue

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 11:40am EST

Mexico's 'water monster' may have disappeared

Mexico's salamander-like axolotl, the 'water monster,' may have disappeared, experts worry

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 05:10am EST

'Zombie' bees identified in Vt., 1st in Eastern US

Vermont beekeepers face threat of 'zombie' bees; 1st time parasite found in Eastern US

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 07:50pm EST

Doctors: Too few cancer patients enroll in studies

Doctors: Too few patients enroll in cancer studies; many forced to end early, slowing progress

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 06:08pm EST
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