Science

Report: More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska

New research: Carbon dioxide turns ocean water more acidic, posing risks to Alaska fisheries

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 04:08pm EDT

Smithsonian icons duke it out in Smithsonian Summer Showdown

Will Giant Panda Cub Bao Bao be roughed up by the nation's T. rex? Will Wonder Woman lasso Wile E. Coyote?

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 03:06pm EDT
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Man finds calico lobster, gives it to aquarium

Fisherman finds 1-in-30-million calico lobster, donates it to New Hampshire aquarium

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 10:34am EDT

NASA picks Md. proposal for space station project

NASA picks University of Maryland proposal for space station project

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 08:50am EDT

Researchers: World Trade Center ship dates to 1773

Scientists: Ship found buried at NYC's World Trade Center dates to eve of American Revolution

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 08:17pm EDT

Chickens share backyards and pests with dogs, cats

As backyard chickens grow in popularity, pests hitch ride to take a bite out of dogs and cats

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 10:09am EDT

'Guardians' blasts Marvel in a different direction

'Guardians of the Galaxy' blasts Marvel in a different direction on the big screen

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 09:04am EDT

Tuberculosis patient who refused care is arrested

Prosecutor: Tuberculosis patient who refused care arrested in effort to protect public

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 06:41pm EDT

Lake Huron fishery recovers, but anglers skeptical

Lake Huron's fishery recovering from chinook salmon collapse, but anglers appear unconvinced

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 01:40pm EDT

US plans wide seismic testing of sea floor

US plans widespread tests of ocean floor using sound blasting along East Coast

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 01:40pm EDT

Caught on radar: Beer-loving bugs swarm in Midwest

Caught on radar: Sex-crazed, beer-loving bugs swarm along Mississippi River, cause car crash

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Mars rover holds off-Earth distance record

NASA's Mars rover's odometer hits 25.01 miles, beating record for off-Earth distance traveled

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 10:30am EDT

Does cool summer mean harsh winter?

Temperatures are extreme now -- and a National Weather Service meteorologist weighs in on what that could mean for the winter.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 10:02am EDT
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Face transplant recipient appears in GQ magazine (Photos)

After a decade of hiding his disfigured face, Richard Norris -- who received complex face transplant surgeries in Maryland in 2012 -- shows off his new appearance on the pages of of GQ magazine.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 09:34am EDT

Foundations building center to store animal DNA

Smithsonian teaming with Newport foundation to held preserve animal DNA using cryogenics

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 07:48am EDT

Sea star disease strikes Washington marine centers

Sea star disease striking marine centers on Washington's Olympic Peninsula

Monday - 07/28/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Fukushima study: Think about unthinkable disasters

US Fukushima report tells nuke industry to think more often about worst case scenarios

Monday - 07/28/2014, 12:18pm EDT

Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

New scientific expedition to study remains of thousands of ancient animals in Wyoming cave

Monday - 07/28/2014, 12:18pm EDT

Cuba looks to mangroves to fend off rising seas

Seeking to fend off rising sea, Cuba moves to save mangrove forests hurt by neglect, logging

Monday - 07/28/2014, 06:10am EDT

APNewsBreak: Study recommends inmate immunity test

APNewsBreak: Study recommends valley fever test to decide who to house at 2 California prisons

Saturday - 07/26/2014, 08:58pm EDT
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