Spectrometer experiment detects possible dark matter
Sarah Sullivan - 19 hours ago
Spectrometer experiment detects possible dark matter
CERN scientists recently published a study indicating the presence of dark matter through measuring positrons caused by collisions.
Google drops half a billion on your future robot overlords Google drops half a billion on your future robot overlords
Ian Lang - Sep 10, 2014
New AI acquisition raises questions regarding Google's future intentions.
Current drought is the worst in California's history and may get much worse Current drought is the worst in California's history and may get much worse
Justin Beach - Sep 10, 2014
California's current drought is the worst since it became a state in 1850, but data suggests that the area is prone to megadroughts which can last for 200 years.
FDA warns of flammable wart removers FDA warns of flammable wart removers
Rina Shah - Sep 09, 2014
Over-the-counter wart removers are regulated by the FDA as medical devices.
European hunter-gatherers looked like Jesus European hunter-gatherers looked like Jesus
Ian Lang - Sep 09, 2014
Scientists find first recovered genome of an European hunter-gatherer
Black hole theory not so black and white, says Stephen Hawking Black hole theory not so black and white, says Stephen Hawking
Ian Lang - Sep 09, 2014
Stephen Hawking attempts to make peace between quantum mechanics and general relativity
Marlboro Man actor dies from lung disease Marlboro Man actor dies from lung disease
Mary Locke - Sep 09, 2014
The print model for Marlboro cigarettes, who later campaigned against smoking, has died after complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Elizabeth Vargas opens up about her struggle with alcoholism Elizabeth Vargas opens up about her struggle with alcoholism
Courtney Slusser - Sep 08, 2014
The "20/20" anchor reveals some truths about herself
Evidence that Mars was once mild and wet found by Opportunity Rover Evidence that Mars was once mild and wet found by Opportunity Rover
Justin Beach - Sep 08, 2014
On the Opportunity rover's 10th birthday, NASA reveals new clay samples which provide evidence of a Mars that was once wet and mild.
Cold is good for losing weight Cold is good for losing weight
Rina Shah - Sep 08, 2014
More than one-third of U.S. adults are obese.
After electrical shock, man has star-shaped cataracts After electrical shock, man has star-shaped cataracts
Rina Shah - Sep 08, 2014
The man was legally blind, but he was able to read with the use of low-vision aids and was able to independently commute on public transportation.
Scientists discover first new Amazonian dolphin species in 100 years Scientists discover first new Amazonian dolphin species in 100 years
Ian Lang - Sep 07, 2014
Scientists hope for protected status for rare new species of river dolphin
NASA launch upgrades the agency's deep space communication capabilities NASA launch upgrades the agency's deep space communication capabilities
Justin Beach - Sep 07, 2014
NASA upgraded its satellite communication systems on Thursday in preparation for the next generation of missions.
Vitamin D supplements may be unnecessary, study finds Vitamin D supplements may be unnecessary, study finds
Rina Shah - Sep 07, 2014
Very few foods have vitamin D, but the best sources are fatty fish.
Consumer Reports: Too many soft drinks contain potential carcinogen Consumer Reports: Too many soft drinks contain potential carcinogen
Rina Shah - Sep 07, 2014
According to a Gallup Poll, approximately 48 percent of Americans drink soda every day.
Rehab center to Ke$ha fans: Stop sending human teeth Rehab center to Ke$ha fans: Stop sending human teeth
Sarah Webb - Sep 06, 2014
Ke$ha has reportedly attempted to start a new art project during her time in rehab that involves real human teeth, but the treatment center is blocking her fan mail.
Routine workshop turns into major discovery as students spot supernova Routine workshop turns into major discovery as students spot supernova
Justin Beach - Sep 06, 2014
Students at the University College London were getting a quick 10-minute introduction to a telescope when they spotted the closest supernova seen in decades.
Conservationists scramble to halt extinction of sharks and rays Conservationists scramble to halt extinction of sharks and rays
Ian Lang - Sep 06, 2014
As much as one quarter of Earth's cartilaginous fish are at risk of extinction.
Sunlight may help reduce high blood pressure, study finds Sunlight may help reduce high blood pressure, study finds
Rina Shah - Sep 06, 2014
Nitric oxide stored in the top layers of the skin reacts to sunlight and causes blood vessels to widen as the oxide moves into the bloodstream.
Strange rock appears in front of Mars Opportunity rover Strange rock appears in front of Mars Opportunity rover
Justin Beach - Sep 05, 2014
A mysterious fist sized, doughnut shaped rock has appeared in front of NASA's Opportunity rover on Mars.
Comet-hunting spacecraft awakens from three-year slumber Comet-hunting spacecraft awakens from three-year slumber
Justin Beach - Sep 05, 2014
The re-activated European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft will attempt to plant a probe on a comet in November of this year.
Global warming will double our El Niño misery Global warming will double our El Niño misery
Ian Lang - Sep 05, 2014
The world braces for catastrophe as scientists predict extreme El Niño events every 10 years
Scientists add a peephole to Schrödinger's box Scientists add a peephole to Schrödinger's box
Ian Lang - Sep 05, 2014
Direct measurement process allows physicists to measure quantum states quickly and accurately
These tiny self-propelled bio-bots swim like sperm [VIDEO] These tiny self-propelled bio-bots swim like sperm [VIDEO]
Ross Cronkrite - Sep 04, 2014
"It's the minimal amount of engineering – just a head and a wire," one engineer said.
New machine drops genome sequencing cost to $1000 New machine drops genome sequencing cost to $1000
Rina Shah - Sep 04, 2014
The machine consists of ten ultra high-throughput sequencers, which have been purposefully built to sequence, on a large-scale, whole human genomes.
Hershey's to build 3D chocolate printer Hershey's to build 3D chocolate printer
Craig Manning - Sep 04, 2014
So far, 3D printing has utilized common manufacturing materials, such as plastic and metal.
Nanotubes make solar cells more efficient Nanotubes make solar cells more efficient
Ian Lang - Sep 04, 2014
Carbon nanotube technology turns heat into an asset when it comes to efficiency
Americans are making healthier food choices, USDA report says Americans are making healthier food choices, USDA report says
Rina Shah - Sep 03, 2014
Americans are consuming slightly less saturated fat and a bit more fiber, the study shows.
Watch footage from Virgin Galactic's third supersonic test flight Watch footage from Virgin Galactic's third supersonic test flight
Justin Beach - Sep 03, 2014
Six-hundred people have already signed up for a space flight at a cost of $250,000 each.
Executive director of Massachusetts medical marijuana program selected Executive director of Massachusetts medical marijuana program selected
Rina Shah - Sep 03, 2014
Around the U.S., views on marijuana are shifting, with a move towards support for legalization.
Judge rules that pregnant brain dead woman in Texas can be removed from life support Judge rules that pregnant brain dead woman in Texas can be removed from life support
Rina Shah - Sep 03, 2014
Maternal brain death is a controversial issue.
Living on islands makes animals tamer, study finds Living on islands makes animals tamer, study finds
Justin Beach - Sep 02, 2014
Studies on lizard species from five continents and islands in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and the Mediterranean and Caribbean Seas, found that the flight instinct on island lizards was significantly less than that of their mainland counterparts.
Seth McFarlane to relaunch 'Cosmos' Seth McFarlane to relaunch 'Cosmos'
Mary Locke - Sep 02, 2014
The funnyman is lending a producing credit, helping to expand the audience of the new miniseries sequel to Carl Sagan's popular science series.
Man's best friend was probably never a wolf Man's best friend was probably never a wolf
Ian Lang - Sep 02, 2014
Rather than simply evolving from one to another, wolves and dogs have a very complex past
Cost of giving birth varies wildly, study reveals Cost of giving birth varies wildly, study reveals
Rina Shah - Sep 02, 2014
The researchers conducted a cross-sectional study of all privately insured patients admitted to California hospitals in 2011 for uncomplicated vaginal delivery or uncomplicated cesarean section.
FDA issues warning after laxative deaths reported FDA issues warning after laxative deaths reported
Rina Shah - Sep 01, 2014
Laxatives work in a variety of ways, with some methods being harsher on the body than others.
Brain training really can lower brain age Brain training really can lower brain age
Rina Shah - Sep 01, 2014
The significance of this study is that these training interventions show promise for preserving cognitive function.
Astronomers discover a 'fluffy' planet Astronomers discover a 'fluffy' planet
Charli Kerns - Sep 01, 2014
In December, scientists announced the serendipitous observation of an event that may represent the first discovery of an exomoon.
CDC: Lung cancer incidence declining in U.S. CDC: Lung cancer incidence declining in U.S.
Rina Shah - Sep 01, 2014
Overall, male lung cancer incidence showed a more rapid decline than female.
INSANE footage of Felix Baumgartner's record-breaking space jump released [VIDEO] INSANE footage of Felix Baumgartner's record-breaking space jump released [VIDEO]
Ross Cronkrite - Feb 03, 2014
GoPro was able to capture stunning footage of Baumgartner's freefall using seven HERO2 cameras.
Is Justin Bieber going to be deported? Is Justin Bieber going to be deported?
Kate Ferguson - Jan 28, 2014
Is Bieber getting deported?