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Scientists dig into Ebola's deadly genes for clues

By mapping Ebola's deadly genetic details, scientists seek answers to what makes it tick

Monday - 09/01/2014, 09:34am EDT

Researchers: Coffee naps are the best way to maximize alertness

If you're sleepy, taking a nap or drinking coffee can help refresh and reenergize you. But new research says combining the two into a "coffee nap" can help even more.

Monday - 09/01/2014, 04:46am EDT

Could tiny robots be the answer to the decline in honeybees?

Researchers at Harvard University have developed robotic bees, called RoboBees, which one day could pollinate a field of crops.

Monday - 09/01/2014, 02:02am EDT
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Renowned rock art in Utah is younger than believed

Study: Renowned rock art in Utah canyon was drawn 1,000 years more recently than believed

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 02:12pm EDT

18th century brewery remains found at Va. college

Remains of 18th century brewery found on Va. campus at College of William and Mary

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 12:00pm EDT

5 things to know about earthquake faults

5 things to know about earthquake faults in California

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 10:26am EDT

Study: people love anticipating experiences

Is getting a fun experience worth the wait?

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 09:12am EDT

Census: Orca population in Puget Sound falling

Endangered orca population in Puget Sound declining with 2 new deaths this year, no new calfs

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 07:30pm EDT

EPA staff says agency needs to be tough on smog

Environmental Protection Agency staff says smog rules should be up to 20 percent stronger

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 05:10am EDT

Shades of Pigpen: We travel with our own germs

Study finds when people move, their bacterial fingerprints rapidly take over their new homes

Friday - 08/29/2014, 07:28am EDT

Japan lab unable to replicate stem cell results

Japanese lab still trying to replicate discredited stem cell breakthrough, shakeup underway

Friday - 08/29/2014, 07:28am EDT

UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous

Global warming already dangerous, risks being irreversible, says new UN global warming report

Friday - 08/29/2014, 07:28am EDT

Last Call: Pluto-bound craft crosses Neptune orbit

Pluto-bound spacecraft crosses orbit of Neptune on 25th anniversary of Voyager 2 Neptune flyby

Friday - 08/29/2014, 07:28am EDT

Feds to resume leasing for fracking in California

Feds to resume leasing for fracking in California after study concludes impact limited

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 07:10pm EDT

Minister: 2 people have died of Ebola in Congo

Minister says 2 people have died of Ebola in Congo, cases unrelated to West Africa outbreak

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 04:20pm EDT

Bait dumping offers invaders path to Great lakes

Study: Improper dumping of unwanted bait fish may be allowing invaders to reach Great Lakes

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 01:32pm EDT

Feds protect 20 species of coral as threatened

Feds give 20 species of colorful coral in Atlantic and Pacific protection as threatened

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 01:12pm EDT

Ozone in Colorado mountains surprises researchers

Researchers surprised by levels of harmful ozone found in northern Colorado mountains

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 11:49am EDT

Rocket launch from Wallops Island tests new tech

Rocket launch from Wallops Island tests new sub-payload method for suborbital rockets

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:20am EDT

Researchers change emotions associated with memories

Our strongest memories call up equally strong emotions: Remembering certain experiences make us feel good; others, not so much. Researchers at MIT may have figured out how that process works -- and may have found a way to change that around.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:08am EDT
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