Sunday, June 22, 2014
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.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
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.
U.S. space agency NASA is zeroing in on the asteroids it wants to capture, haul near the moon and have astronauts visit.
Friday, June 20, 2014
Parents of a child who is diagnosed with autism appear to be about one-third less likely than other parents to have children in the future, a new study out Wednesday found.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Antarctic scientists warned Wednesday that a surge in tourists visiting the frozen continent was threatening its fragile environment and called for better protection.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
A super-enriched banana genetically engineered to improve the lives of millions of people in Africa will soon have its first human trial, which will test its effect on vitamin A levels, Australian researchers said Monday.
Monday, June 16, 2014
The explosions that damaged a crippled Japanese nuclear plant during a disaster that forced mass evacuations in 2011 show what can happen when nuclear fuel overheats.
Sunday, June 15, 2014
Astrophysicists are casting doubt on what just recently was deemed a breakthrough in confirming how the universe was born: the observation of gravitational waves that apparently rippled through space right after the Big Bang.
Dinosaurs weren't cold-blooded — like modern-day reptiles — nor were they warm-blooded — like mammals and birds, according to a study out Friday aiming to answer a question that has intrigued paleontologists for decades.