Science

Garden Plot: Tropical plants make a Mid-Atlantic winter bright

In this week's edition of Garden Plot, Editor Mike McGrath has poinsettia plant rules and tips to evict ladybugs from your home.

Friday - 12/06/2013, 11:24am EST
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Satellite launched aboard private SpaceX rocket

Communications satellite launched from Cape Canaveral aboard private SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket

Thursday - 12/05/2013, 06:20pm EST

Hubble Telescope best shot at learning comet fate

Hubble Space Telescope is best chance at learning Comet ISON's fate after close brush with sun

Thursday - 12/05/2013, 06:20pm EST

China launches first moon rover, the 'Jade Rabbit'

China launches its first lunar lander carrying 'Jade Rabbit' rover to the moon

Thursday - 12/05/2013, 05:14pm EST

Calif. couple conceives rare identical triplets

1 in a million: Northern Calif. couple conceives identical triplets without fertility drugs

Thursday - 12/05/2013, 02:20pm EST

D.C. close to inking deals to lure Microsoft, Chinese tech firms

Seeking to enhance its technology pedigree, the District is close to signing a deal that would bring a dozen Chinese software firms to the nation's capital. A separate agreement with Microsoft is also almost done.

Thursday - 12/05/2013, 02:20am EST

Diligent Asian students dominate global exam

Driven by fierce competition and aided by tutorials, Asian students dominate global test

Thursday - 12/05/2013, 02:04am EST

Drowned polar bear scientist gets $100k settlement

Polar bear scientist reprimanded over release of emails settles complaint, retires

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 08:30pm EST

Ancient DNA from human relative sets age record

Try these genes on: Scientists recover, analyze 400,000-year-old DNA from human forerunner

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 02:10pm EST

AP PHOTOS: Science in silence in Radio Quiet Zone

AP PHOTOS: Silence enables science in W.Va.'s Radio Quiet Zone

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 08:27am EST

NASA forms partnership with CCAM in Va.

NASA forms partnership with Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 03:50am EST

Eurasian ruffe DNA found in southern Lake Michigan

Scientists: Eurasian ruffe DNA found in southern Lake Michigan; possible threat to Mississippi

Tuesday - 12/03/2013, 09:04pm EST

Indian craft leaves Earth's orbit on way to Mars

Indian spacecraft leaves Earth's orbit, operating normally on 300-day journey to Mars

Tuesday - 12/03/2013, 07:30pm EST

Hair-brained idea? Sony applies for SmartWig patent

Wearable computers are all the rage. There's Google Glass and a number of smart watches. Now, Sony has applied for a patent for a SmartWig.

Tuesday - 12/03/2013, 05:28am EST

Q&A: Common Core academic standards

Q&A: What are the Common Core academic standards and why should parents care?

Tuesday - 12/03/2013, 01:48am EST

Cognizant planning to add 10,000 jobs over 3 years

IT firm Cognizant moving US operations hub to Texas; plans to add 10,000 US jobs over 3 years

Monday - 12/02/2013, 03:10pm EST

Rare species could delay Md.'s Purple Line light-rail

A shrimplike creature taking up residence in Rock Creek Park is giving proposed plans for Maryland's Purple Line light-rail a run for its money.

Monday - 12/02/2013, 04:35am EST

Did Comet ISON survive? Scientists see tiny hope

Did Comet ISON survive brush with sun? Scientists see sliver of hope in new images

Monday - 12/02/2013, 01:50am EST

Glitches keep private firm from launching rocket

More technical problems keep private company from launching rocket; SpaceX to try again soon

Sunday - 12/01/2013, 10:20pm EST
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