Sunday, June 22, 2014
Stephanie Kwolek, a U.S. chemist who invented the Kevlar fiber used in body armor and other bullet-proof gear, has died, her former employer said Friday. She was 90.
Weeks spent in some of Earth's harshest conditions are finally paying off for a photographer whose images are central to a refurbished museum atop the highest peak in the northeastern United States.
A report that scientists are calling one of the most comprehensive studies of great white sharks finds their numbers are surging in the ocean off the Eastern U.S. and Canada after decades of decline.
The White House on Friday ordered environmental regulators to review the effect that pesticides may be having on bees and other pollinators that have suffered significant losses in recent years.
It's that time of year again when dogs with unusually large heads, hairless bodies and other oddities compete to be the World's Ugliest Dog.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
The Syrian children sat in guarded silence as the clowns tumbled out in a blur of colorful polka dots and suspenders, then burst into laughter as one of the performers kicked her glittery high heels into the air to the toots of a blue trombone.
Scientists who made headlines in March with their research on the early universe are now acknowledging that they may have been mistaken.
A pair of spacewalking astronauts managed to install a new antenna Thursday outside the International Space Station, despite some equipment trouble.
Forensic sleuths said Thursday they had found the oldest known egg of the bilharzia parasite, revealing how human advancement enabled a tiny freshwater worm to become a curse for millions.
U.S. space agency NASA is zeroing in on the asteroids it wants to capture, haul near the moon and have astronauts visit.