Gov. Martin O'Malley is touting a record year for producing and planting native bay oysters in Maryland.
31 people across Florida infected by bacteria found in salt water this year; 10 have died
Federal government shutdown means Antarctic research stations close as research season begins
Scott Carpenter conquered the heights of space, the depths of the ocean, and the darkness of fear. And in doing so he became the second American to orbit the Earth, powered by not just a rocket but an insatiable curiosity.
Delaware State University professor discovers new species of firefly
Starting in about a decade, Kingston, Jamaica, will probably be off-the-charts hot - permanently. Other places will soon follow. Singapore in 2028. Mexico City in 2031. Cairo in 2036. Phoenix and Honolulu in 2043.
Russia names new space chief following series of launch failures that damaged nation's image
Participants in 4-H National Youth Science Day have hands-on experience in one of the fastest growing occupational fields in the country - spatial technologies, including GIS and GPS mapping.
Beer experts call yeast "the conductor of the orchestra." The American Society for Microbiology is trying to help beer lovers understand the synergy between microbiology and brewing beer. The key? Keeping the yeast happy.
Where's Henri? New tests say head thought to be French king isn't royal, but debate continues
Karplus, Levitt, Warshel share Nobel chemistry prize for work that led to computer models
Crocodiles disappearing as dinner in Jamaica as domestic demand for its meat grows
US adults score below international average on global workplace skills test
Jupiter-bound NASA spacecraft flies by Earth en route to gas giant; arrival planned for 2016
Federal officials say they're working to correct outages at new NSA data center in Utah
The University of Maryland Physics Department has a link to a Nobel Prize for physics.
Nearly 50 years after they came up with the theory, but little more than a year since the world's biggest atom smasher delivered the proof, Britain's Peter Higgs and Belgian colleague Francois Englert won the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for helping to explain how matter formed after the Big Bang.
So what is the Higgs boson, the elusive particle that physicists Peter Higgs and Francois Englert theorized about and won the Nobel Prize for on Tuesday?
Nobel physics prize announcement delayed; academy 'still in session'
A billion-dollar question: How much oil spilled into the Gulf during the BP disaster?