Science

Wary NKorea struggles to stay afloat in info age

Surfing the Intranet: North Korea's authoritarian alternative to the World Wide Web

Monday - 02/03/2014, 08:30pm EST

Prince Charles slams climate-change deniers

Prince Charles calls climate-change deniers 'headless chicken brigade'

Monday - 02/03/2014, 10:50am EST

Chinese fans of 'Jade Rabbit' rover await news

Fans of China's 'Jade Rabbit' lunar rover await news of its status after mechanical problems

Monday - 02/03/2014, 10:50am EST

Old manuscripts get face-lift at Jerusalem mosque

At Jerusalem mosque, a renewed attempt to preserve old, decaying manuscripts

Monday - 02/03/2014, 10:50am EST

Culture festival opens in ancient Pakistani ruins

Son of assassinated Pakistani premier opens controversial cultural festival in ancient ruins

Monday - 02/03/2014, 08:01am EST

UVa receives $10M gift for Data Science Institute

A University of Virginia graduate's private foundation is giving $10 million to the school to support its new Data Science Institute.

Monday - 02/03/2014, 03:19am EST

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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