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February 23, 2017
7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star; could hold life
For the first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a single nearby star — and these new worlds ...
February 22, 2017
7 Earth-Size Worlds Found Orbiting Star
For the first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star - and these new worlds could ...
February 09, 2017
Malaria parasite may trigger human odor to lure mosquitoes
Scientists may have figured out part of the reason why mosquitoes are drawn to people infected with malaria.
February 03, 2017
Zoologists say dead whale in Norway full of plastic bags
Norwegian zoologists have found about 30 plastic bags and other plastic waste in the stomach of a beaked whale that had ...
January 27, 2017
Study: Superbug infections found in Chinese hospitals
New research suggests a worrying number of people in China may be infected with bacteria resistant to an antibiotic used as ...
January 26, 2017
Scientists take first steps to growing human organs in pigs
Scientists have grown human cells inside pig embryos, a very early step toward the goal of growing livers and other human ...
January 11, 2017
Scientists claim new gibbon species _ name it Skywalker
Researchers in China claim they have identified a new species of gibbon in the remote forests along its border with Burma — ...
December 28, 2016
Fish oil pills for pregnant moms may cut asthma risk in kids
Children whose moms took high doses of fish oil during their last three months of pregnancy were less likely to develop ...
December 16, 2016
EPA seeks to fine chemical giant nearly $5M for Hawaii case
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it's seeking nearly $5 million in fines against a unit of the Swiss ...
December 15, 2016
Britain OKs making babies from DNA of 3 people in some cases
Britain's fertility regulator has approved controversial techniques allowing doctors to create babies using DNA from three ...
November 21, 2016
Rhodes scholars for Class of 2017 announced
This year's class of Rhodes scholars from the U.S. includes students who have used data to visualize sea level rise, some who ...
November 01, 2016
Dem's attempt to clone dead son not an issue in WVa race
A father who once made a desperate attempt to clone his deceased son is giving West Virginia Democrats their best shot at ...
October 15, 2016
Hundreds in Warsaw protest free-trade deals with US, Canada
Hundreds of people protested Saturday in Warsaw against free-trade agreements that the European Union is pursuing with the U.
October 13, 2016
Cell death deprives German authorities of key source on IS
Relief about the capture of a young Syrian suspected of preparing a bomb attack in Germany this week gave way to frustration ...
October 11, 2016
Baltic cod fishermen get better quotas than science wants
With Baltic cod drawing closer to the edge of commercial extinction, the European Union on Monday set tougher catch quotas ...
October 10, 2016
Bayer: won't use Monsanto buy to force GM seeds on Europeans
The CEO of Germany's Bayer AG is promising it won't use its planned acquisition of Monsanto Co. to force genetically modified ...
October 05, 2016
How long can people live? New study suggests there's a limit
Just how long can people live? New research suggests there may be a limit to our life span — one that's hard to extend ...
October 03, 2016
The Latest: Ohsumi: 'Dream as a boy' to win Nobel prize
The Latest on the first of this year's Nobel Prizes: the award in medicine or physiology (all times local): 2:15 p.m.
October 03, 2016
Japanese scientist wins Nobel for study of cell recycling
Like a busy city, a cell works better if it can dispose of and recycle its garbage. Now a Japanese scientist has won the ...
September 23, 2016
Scholars who studied liars, put pants on rats win Ig Nobels
A Swede who wrote a trilogy about collecting bugs, an Egyptian doctor who put pants on rats to study their sex lives and a ...