Science

DNA study dates Eurasian split from East Asians

DNA study suggests Eurasian and East Asian populations split about 36,200-45,000 years ago

Friday - 11/07/2014, 06:00pm EST

Is it even possible to be eaten alive by an Anaconda?

A new special airing in December featuring a man purposely getting eaten alive by an Anaconda snake has a lot of people asking questions.

Friday - 11/07/2014, 05:33pm EST
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First ever snaggletooth fossil discovered in Maryland

The fossilized skeleton of a 15-million-year-old snaggletooth shark has been uncovered in Maryland. And to add to the excitement, it's the first if its kind ever discovered.

Friday - 11/07/2014, 03:09pm EST

Los Angeles Zoo sees first hippo birth in 26 years

Los Angeles Zoo sees first baby hippo in 26 years, a surprise because mom was on birth control

Friday - 11/07/2014, 02:28pm EST

Investigators wrap site work in spaceship crash

Federal investigators looking at what caused spacecraft's deadly crash wrap up site work

Friday - 11/07/2014, 01:10pm EST

Scientists find new coral species off California

Federal scientists discover new coral species in underwater canyons off California's coast

Friday - 11/07/2014, 01:02pm EST

A look at Virgin Galactic's feathering technology

Virgin Galactic banks on feathering technology to bring space tourists back to Earth

Friday - 11/07/2014, 09:12am EST

Rocket crash stirs uncertainty about space tourism

Investigators seek cause of spaceship crash as questions loom about launch of space tourism

Friday - 11/07/2014, 08:14am EST

All in the chemistry: Science says pizza is delicious

Pizza is the world's most popular food for a reason: It's delicious. And that statement isn't an opinion; it's science.

Friday - 11/07/2014, 02:46am EST

Scientist who developed CorningWare dies in NY

Scientist who developed CorningWare, used in popular white casserole dishes, dies at 99

Friday - 11/07/2014, 01:22am EST

CEO: Virgin Galactic looks to resume tests in 2015

Virgin Galactic CEO: Company focusing on 2nd spacecraft, aiming to resume test flights in 2015

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 04:40pm EST

'God particle' researcher to lead Swiss CERN lab

Switzerland's CERN selects 'God particle' researcher as first female director general

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 03:44pm EST

Hunter kills 2 Alaska bears, 1 that mauled partner

Alaska official calls hunter a hero for killing 2 bears, helping injured partner after attack

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 03:40pm EST

Despite losses, GMO label backers aren't quitting

Despite losing in liberal Oregon, advocates of GMO labeling say they've just begun to fight

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 03:16pm EST

Lava spares family headstone in Hawaii cemetery

Family finds comfort in photo showing headstone standing after lava smothers Hawaii cemetery

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 01:20pm EST

After 5 reports: Future of UN climate body debated

Future of UN climate change panel debated after 5 giant reports

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 12:10pm EST

Chevy Chase to fund DNA search for endangered species

The Town of Chevy Chase Council on Wednesday agreed to fund a $20,000 search for the DNA of an endangered creek critter in streams and wetlands near the proposed Purple Line route.

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 10:25am EST

CEO: Virgin Galactic looks to resume tests in 2015

Virgin Galactic CEO: Company focusing on 2nd spacecraft, aiming to resume test flights in 2015

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 02:36am EST

Roving chick spy keeps tabs on shy penguins

Cute chick rover new way to keep an eye on shy penguins wary of scientists

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 09:50pm EST

UN climate report offers stark warnings, hope

UN climate panel says emissions need to drop to zero this century to keep warming in check

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 08:40pm EST
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