As Google Feeds Cats, Owl Lovers Cry Foul
In a Silicon Valley park, burrowing owls are dying and disappearing. Public records and a bit of snooping uncovered a path that led to Google and its feline-loving employees.
NASA Awards Options for Two Joint Polar Satellite System Spacecraft
NASA has exercised options under the Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition III (Rapid III) contract for two additional Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) spacecraft to be built for the National Oceanic and...
Fossil skull from Utah sheds light on primitive mammal group
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A fossilized skull of a small critter found in Utah underneath a dinosaur foot bone is providing insight into one of the most primitive mammalian groups and has scientists rethinking the timing of the break-up of Earth's bygone supercontinent Pangaea.
Deep brain stimulation may offer treatment for type 2 diabetes, study suggests
A surprising (but welcome) side effect of a therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder may pave the way for a new approach to treating type 2 diabetes — and offer new insights into the links between obesity and the metabolic disease that afflicts close to 1 in 10 American adults. The therapy in...
This futuristic pill senses signs of disease inside the body, then sends a wireless alert to a phone
By getting serious about limiting global warming, the world could save itself more than $20 trillion
A rare great ape, a 130-foot-tall tree and an extinct marsupial lion make the Top 10 New Species list for 2018
Novel method to grow elastic diamonds
Researchers have unveiled that brittle diamonds can be bent and stretched elastically when made into ultrafine needles.
Alan Bean, moonwalker turned artist, dies at 86
Alan Bean, a Navy test pilot and astronaut who walked on the moon and then spent two months aboard America's first space station before leaving NASA and becoming an accomplished artist, painting moonscapes and space vistas that garnered widespread critical praise, died Saturday. He was 86.
Melted NASA camera's memory card survives fire, captures dramatic fiery last moments
A NASA photographer was able to save a camera's memory card and watch the last fiery moments before the device was engulfed in flames while filming a launch at a California air base.
Subtropical storm, dubbed Alberto, is expected to bring 'tropical storm-force winds' this holiday weekend
Could the US and North Korean still hold a summit?
What are the ramifications of canceling the US-North Korea summit? "Trump has made clear he won't play Charlie Brown to Kim's Lucy with the football."