CubeSat released from ISS will test new technologies CubeSat released from ISS will test new technologies
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 08, 2017
Demonstration project will focus on measuring variations in light emitted by stars.
Roy Moore can expect ethics probe if elected, McConnell says Roy Moore can expect ethics probe if elected, McConnell says
Delila James - Dec 08, 2017
If Roy Moore is elected, the senate ethics panel can recommend a variety of punishments, including reprimand, censure, and expulsion.
Margot Robbie, Tonya Harding walk the red carpet Margot Robbie, Tonya Harding walk the red carpet
Zoe Poindexter - Dec 07, 2017
Ex-ice skater Tonya Harding made a comeback on the red carpet with Margot Robbie at the premiere of the movie 'I, Tonya' Tuesday night.
Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics
Delila James - Dec 07, 2017
The IOC ruling means there will be no Russian presence at the 2018 games to be held in Pyeonchang, South Korea, in February 2018, including no Russian officials, flags, or anthems.
Cheese may be good for you after all, study reports Cheese may be good for you after all, study reports
Joseph Scalise - Dec 07, 2017
A new study shows that eating a lit bit of cheese each day could come with health benefits.
Bronze-Age tools may have been forged from meteorites Bronze-Age tools may have been forged from meteorites
Joseph Scalise - Dec 07, 2017
A new study shows that Bronze-Age tools and weapons may have been forged with metal from meteorites.
Microbes on International Space Station are similar to ones on Earth Microbes on International Space Station are similar to ones on Earth
Joseph Scalise - Dec 06, 2017
Scientists have discovered that the International Space Station has a similar microbiome to
Plate tectonics on Europa raise possibility of alien life Plate tectonics on Europa raise possibility of alien life
Delila James - Dec 06, 2017
A new study suggests that Jupiter's moon Europa experiences plate tectonic activity similar to that on Earth, a finding raises the chances of life existing in the vast ocean believed to lie beneath the moon's icy shell.
Pigeons have surprising smarts, study says Pigeons have surprising smarts, study says
Delila James - Dec 06, 2017
A new study shows that pigeons are not only capable of perceiving abstract differences in space and time, similar to primates, they do so even though they lack the cortical brain function of mammals.
Smartphone addiction could change brain chemistry, study reports Smartphone addiction could change brain chemistry, study reports
Joseph Scalise - Dec 05, 2017
A new study shows that people addicted to the internet may suffer brain imbalances similar to those with anxiety or depression.
Cancer drug could combat HIV Cancer drug could combat HIV
Rick Docksai - Dec 05, 2017
A French patient who was HIV-positive and suffering from lung cancer bounced back from both after undergoing injections of Nivolumab, a cancer-fighting drug.
Fossilized eggs shed light on ancient pterosaurs Fossilized eggs shed light on ancient pterosaurs
Joseph Scalise - Dec 05, 2017
Well-preserved pterosaur eggs uncovered in China could offer the first glimpse into pterosaur development.
'Potentially hazardous' asteroid to pass by Earth in December 'Potentially hazardous' asteroid to pass by Earth in December
Delila James - Dec 01, 2017
Phaethon will be closest to Earth on Dec. 16, when it will be some 6.4 million miles away, according to NASA projections.
Cosmonauts discover bacteria on ISS exterior Cosmonauts discover bacteria on ISS exterior
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 01, 2017
Earthly origin is almost impossible to rule out.
CBO concludes GOP tax bill would leave middle, lower-income Americans poorer CBO concludes GOP tax bill would leave middle, lower-income Americans poorer
Rick Docksai - Dec 01, 2017
Many middle-class and lower-income Americans will pay even more in taxes if the GOP's tax bill passes, the Congressional Research Service and Congressional Budget Office both warned in recent reports.
Astronomers discover 72 ancient galaxies in Hubble Ultra Deep Field Astronomers discover 72 ancient galaxies in Hubble Ultra Deep Field
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 01, 2017
Spectroscopic instrument allowed scientists deepest ever view into the early universe.
Bone treats may be harmful to dogs, FDA reports Bone treats may be harmful to dogs, FDA reports
Joseph Scalise - Nov 30, 2017
A new study shows that processed bone treats may injure or kill dogs.
Atmospheres of exoplanets could hide signs of life Atmospheres of exoplanets could hide signs of life
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 30, 2017
Planets tidally locked to their stars may have very different air flows than seen on Earth.
Matt Lauer fired from NBC for sexual misconduct Matt Lauer fired from NBC for sexual misconduct
Delila James - Nov 30, 2017
Matt Lauer, the co-host of NBC's popular "Today" show, was fired Wednesday after a woman and her lawyer visited network headquarters in Manhattan on Monday to discuss details of alleged sexual harassment by Lauer.
Small snailfish is world's deepest fish Small snailfish is world's deepest fish
Mark Schwartz - Nov 30, 2017
A new species called the Mariana snailfish, or Pseudoliparis swirei, has been found thriving at ocean depths of up to 8,000 meters (26,200 feet) along the Mariana Trench near Guam.
Post-NAFTA Mexico lags behind other emerging markets Post-NAFTA Mexico lags behind other emerging markets
Kyle Bates - Nov 29, 2017
Mexico's economy has languished for the past two decades, despite increased trade under NAFTA. Bloomberg analysts anticipate significant implications for Mexico-U.S. relations and for the Mexican presidential election next year.