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Many Americans can't answer science questions

Whether the Earth orbits the sun or astrology is scientific are questions many Americans cannot answer correctly.

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 10:15am EST

Tags: science, National Science Foundation, survey, Jamie Slater, science and technology

Study shows what fuels nightmares

Ten thousand dreams were documented by researchers at the University of Montreal for a study into nightmares and bad dreams.

Monday - 02/17/2014, 05:43am EST

Tags: science, nightmare, dream, Randi Martin

Audiologist: Diminished hearing normal as we age

If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then youth must be in the ear of the beholder.

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 04:12pm EST

Tags: science, hearing, mike murillo

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Snowflake photography brings you up close with ice crystals

Alexey Kljatov set up a snowflake studio on his balcony in Moscow last winter and snapped images of frozen crystals of water, better known as snow. The results are magical.

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 01:57pm EST

Tags: snowflakes, photography, science, ice, Moscow

Long-term use of some antacids can trigger vitamin deficiency

Prolonged use of some types of antacids has been linked to a B12 deficiency because the body fails to absorb the vitamin properly.

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 02:20pm EST

Tags: antacids, B12, vitamins, science, health, Kristi King

From space to Charles Co.: Students speak to astronauts

Twenty students from Charles County Public Schools got the chance Tuesday to talk one-on-one with American astronauts stationed aboard the International Space Station.

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 04:23pm EST

Tags: Charles County Public Schools, La Plata, Md., science, international space station, Space, darci marchese

Lobsters may be the fountain of youth

Lobsters could teach people about living long lives. And, possibly, about living forever.

Monday - 09/16/2013, 04:41am EDT

Tags: lobsters, science, aging, alan etter

Great ideas can start in strange places

Some of the world's most successful people had their greatest ideas in the bathroom and beyond.

Monday - 09/09/2013, 10:58am EDT

Tags: science, ideas, Stephanie Gaines-Bryant

She's cold, he's hot; it's all about mass

The stereotypical couple with a freezing wife and an overheated husband might not be just a coincidence.

Friday - 08/30/2013, 08:14am EDT

Tags: Rosemary Frisino Toohey, science, marriage, couples, Wall Street Journal

Steering girls toward STEM: Statistics and solutions

Women are significantly underrepresented in one of the fastest growing job sectors in the U.S. Experts say parents and teachers need to support girls' interest in math and science at a young age.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 09:14am EDT

Tags: math, science, STEM, career, College, women, work, Rachel Nania

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