Astronauts Needed: NASA Wants to Make Mars Your Corner Office
NASA will be posting job openings for astronauts in December as it prepares to resume manned space flight.
Data on Benefits of Lower Blood Pressure Brings Clarity for Doctors and Patients
Patients who lowered their systolic blood pressure to under 120 were 25 percent less likely to have heart attacks, heart failure or strokes, or to...
The New Health Care: Good Talks Needed to Combat HPV Vaccine Myth
The low immunization rate with the vaccine, tied in part to the touchy issue of sex, has measurably negative consequences.
Criminal beliefs? NY’s probe of Exxon targets big oil over global warming stance
A government probe of ExxonMobil, which authorities say is aimed at finding out the energy giant misled the public about the threat of global...
Fecal Transplants Made (Somewhat) More Palatable
The controversial procedure seems to cure some patients of dangerous C. difficile infections. Now there’s a simpler option: the “crapsule.”...
Observatory: Animals Rely on Hair to Keep Clean, Study Finds
In insects and mammals alike, hairs trap dirt particles but also help remove them.
In Ancient Times, Salamanders Bared Their Fangs
Amphibian fossils discovered in Brazil suggest the Pangaean supercontinent held extensive southern tropics.
The Future Issue: The Crispr Quandary
A new gene-editing tool might create an ethical morass — or it might make revising nature seem natural.
Finally: Science figures out the best cheeses for grilled cheese sandwiches
Looking for the perfect cheese for the ultimately gooey, perfectly melted grilled cheese sandwich?
Giant magma ocean once swirled inside early Earth
An ancient ocean of magma once existed on top of Earth's core, new experiments suggest
Fossils of rats as big as dogs found in Southeast Asia
The rats in the New York’s subways may be scary but they would have been no match for relatives who once lived in Southeast Asia.
John Lennon's 'Love Me Do' guitar sold at auction for $2.4 million
A piece of music history was sold for more than $2 million on Saturday when the acoustic guitar that John Lennon used to record and write “Love Me...