Proposed US environmental rules aimed at protecting endangered whales during gas, oil testing
Cheese pizza, ice cream, hot dogs and hamburgers -- some of the foods most teenagers love to eat, might be changing their brains and affect learning and memory into adulthood.
Higher education, science groups release video supporting boost in federal research spending
A 7th grader constructed a functional Braille printer out of the Lego Mindstorms EV3 Kit. See the video.
SKorea's top court upholds suspended prison term on disgraced cloning scientist Hwang Woo-suk
The world's first quantum computing company is in closed-door meetings in Washington, explaining the possibilities of a computer said to be 100,000 times faster than today's devices.
Scientist expects to learn age, gender, life story from Seattle mammoth tusk
American and British scientific academies answer 20 global warming questions in joint report
WTOP Space Contributor Greg Redfern discusses the latest stories from the final frontier -- from major discoveries -- to the near drowning of an Italian astronaut during a spacewalk.
Study: Mysterious MERS virus probably infecting camels in Saudi Arabia for at least 2 decades
Ovary removal helps high-risk women avoid cancer; study suggests earlier better for some women
Scientists solve mystery of whales in Chile desert, found in fossilized skeleton graveyard
While it happened in September of last year, details are just emerging about a huge meteorite that hit the moon.
A newly unveiled smartphone offers encrypted communications, but even its developer says there is no such thing as an NSA-proof phone.
NASA scientists turn their technology and research to help manage California's drought
Guitarist Franny Beecher of early rock's Bill Haley and the Comets dies at 92
Former shuttle astronaut Dale Gardner dies; helped retrieve stranded satellite on 1984 mission
NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, also known as IRIS, witnessed a huge, solar flare -- the biggest since its was launched last summer.
BRCA cancer genes at a glance
Turbulence forces NASA, Navy to halt space capsule recovery test off San Diego coast