United Press International - 14 hours agoAdaptations for flight may explain egg-shape variety among birds
Bird eggs encompass a wide variety of shapes and sizes. Some of that variety, new research suggests, can be explained by adaptions for flight.
United Press International - 14 hours agoKuiper Belt tilt suggests a mysterious planetary mass lurks in the outer solar system
New analysis of the Kuiper Belt suggests a planetary mass is likely hiding in the outer reaches of the solar system.
United Press InternationalStudy suggests solar eruptions hit planet Earth like a sneeze
United Press InternationalPlanet 10? Another Earth-Size World May Lurk in the Outer Solar System
United Press International - 14 hours agoScientists are mapping Earth's endangered monkey populations
With the help of satellite data, researchers are mapping endangered monkey populations across the globe.
United Press International - 14 hours agoVideo games cause good, bad changes to players' brains
A new survey of the scientific literature on the neural effects of video game playing confirms the activity alters the brain's shape.
United Press International - 14 hours agoIconic New Zealand Christmas tree has Australian roots
Newly discovered fossils suggest the evolutionary origins of the iconic New Zealand Christmas tree and its relatives lie in Australia.
United Press International - 14 hours agoToddler learning best promoted by e-books, study suggests
A new study suggests, for toddlers, e-books may promote greater engagement and learning.
United Press International - 14 hours agoCommon water disinfectant could be harming drinkers' DNA in developing countries
A water disinfectant commonly deployed in developing countries and low-income communities could be damaging drinkers' DNA.
United Press International - 14 hours agoCity rats remain under-studied, researchers complain
Rats destroy property, taint food, start fires and spread disease. But researchers say rats are the least-studied wildlife in the city.
United Press International - 14 hours agoSnake robot could help maintain space station, explore moon
Scientists at SINTEF are working on designs for a snake robot that could one day carry out maintenance missions on the space station.
United Press International - 14 hours agoAstronomers find star birth triggered by another star birth
New astronomical observations suggest a jet of expelled gas from a newborn star triggered the birth of another star.
United Press International - 14 hours agoStrange, glowing, tube-like creatures invade waters off the Pacific Northwest
Strange, sea cucumber-like creatures are blooming in the coastal waters of British Columbia.
United Press International - 14 hours agoAncient prosthesis: Scientists are studying a 3,000-year-old wooden big toe
Researchers in Switzerland are in the process of analyzing what may be the world's oldest prosthetic device.
United Press International - 14 hours agoSkull shape analysis highlights migratory movements in Ancient Rome
New analysis of ancient skulls suggest communities along the coast of Italy remained stable and relatively isolated during the first through third centuries.
United Press International - 14 hours agoBoth tidal and circadian clocks guide the behavior of some animals
New research has revealed how circadian and tidal clocks interact to govern the behavior of some animals -- like a sand-burrowing isopod native to Australia.
United Press International - 14 hours agoNASA's Kepler mission finds 219 new exoplanets, several potentially habitable worlds
The latest Kepler mission data dump offered evidence of 219 new exoplanet candidates.
United Press InternationalUpdated Kepler catalog contains 219 new exoplanet candidates
United Press International - 19 hours agoScientists probe role of sunscreen in accelerating coral reef decline
Lab research shows a widely used sunscreen ingredient, oxybenzone, harms coral. The findings take on new urgency as climate change weakens reefs' resilience.
United Press International - 19 hours agoMass wildebeest drownings bolster Mara River ecosystem
Scientists have quantified the ecological impact of mass wildebeest drownings in Kenyan reach of the Mara River.
United Press International - 19 hours agoRoasting level alters the nutritional benefits of coffee
According to new research, coffee's antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties are diminished by roasting.
United Press International - 14 hours agoNew research suggests problematic memories could be deleted
In a series of experiments, neuroscientists were able to selectively delete different types of memories stored a single neuron belonging to a marine snail.
United Press International - 19 hours agoSpinal disk cells in zebrafish can self-repair
The cells that make up the developing backbone of zebrafish can self-repair, new research shows. Unfortunately these cells disappear as the backbone matures.
United Press InternationalSpinal disc cells in zebrafish can self-repair
United Press International - 14 hours agoWatch live: SpaceX to launch used rocket, deliver satellite into orbit
SpaceX is scheduled to launch a used rocket from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Friday afternoon.
United Press InternationalLive coverage: SpaceX prepares to boost Bulgarian broadcasting satellite into orbit
United Press International - 14 hours agoConservationists take lessons from historic collapse of whale populations
Bolstered by historical analysis, researchers developed a model to predict which whale species are most vulnerable to decline.
United Press International - 14 hours agoRecipe for cosmic glycerol revealed by Dutch scientists
How is glycerol synthesized inside dark, dense interstellar clouds? Researchers at Leiden University in the Netherlands have discovered the recipe.
USA Today Business - 14 hours agoYou're sharing your cell phone number too frequently
Phone numbers have become the new social security number, and they can be stolen.
USA Today Business - 19 hours agoUber CEO ouster just latest in history of investor mutinies
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's resignation is just the latest case of investors stepping in.
USA Today Business - 14 hours agoHackers, beware! Girl Scouts are out to stop you
Girl Scouts of the USA collaborate on national cybersecurity badges for girls K-12.
USA Today BusinessGirl Scouts are now giving out badges for cyber security
USA Today Business - 19 hours agoDriverless shuttle service to launch at University of Michigan
The University of Michigan will launch a driverless shuttle service on campus beginning this fall, giving the school another piece of technology that will keep it at the forefront of autonomous ...
USA Today BusinessDriverless shuttles arrive at University of Michigan this fall
USA Today Business - 19 hours ago'Faceless Fish' discovered near Australia's east coast
A fish without a face has been found near Australias eastern seaboard.
USA Today Business - 19 hours agoCamp comfortably this summer with up to 61% off camping gear on Amazon
Camping can be comfortable with the right camping gear, and you can take advantage of Amazon's Deal of the Day on Klymit sleeping pads, pillows, and more before your big excursion.
USA Today Business - 14 hours agoApple supplier's shares soar as the company goes on sale
Imagination Technologies plc shares surged in early London trading on news that Apple Inc. supplier put itself up for sale months after the tech giant said it would stop using the chip designer's ...
USA Today Business - 14 hours agoMeet 5 cybersecurity companies trying to patrol the Internet
The $84 billion industry is expected to double in the next five years.
USA Today Business - 14 hours agoFCC hits robocaller with agency's largest-ever fine of $120 million
TheFCC has hit a Florida-based robocall network with a record fine of $120 million
USA Today Business - 14 hours agoFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's new mission: Bring the world closer together
Faced with growing divisiveness, Facebook has expanded its mission to building community.
USA Today Business - 14 hours agoESA spacecraft brings search for habitable exoplanets closer to home
The planet-hunting telescope will be the first to look for earthlike exoplanets orbiting neighboring stars.Video provided by Newsy
USA Today Business - 14 hours agoThese Bose headphones are the lowest price theyve ever been on Amazon
You can get the signature comfort of Bose headphones at a rare, low price.
USA Today BusinessThese are the most popular TVs on Amazon worth buying
USA Today Business - 14 hours agoWe tried the world's first clear coffee, and it doesn't taste great
Now you can get your caffeine fix without staining your teeth, but at the expense of good flavor.
USA Today Business - 14 hours agoJP Morgan: Walmart could enter a bidding war with Amazon over Whole Foods
JPMorgan analysts said Walmart could be drawn to Whole Foods for its relatively wealthier customers and strong brand, not to mention the chance to thwart Amazon's ambitions.
USA Today BusinessWalmart? Amazon may find rival bidders for Whole Foods
USA Today Business - 14 hours agoUber sued by rider who says she was groped by driver
Erica Holland retained high-profile attorney Lisa Bloom in her suit against the ride-hailing company.
USA Today Business - 14 hours agoGoogles self-driving car unit nabs senior Tesla engineer
Satish Jeyachandran had been the director of hardware engineering at Tesla for seven years.
USA Today Business - 14 hours agoUber faces backlash from some employees over Kalanick's exit
Around 9% of Uber's 12,000 workers have signed an online form calling for his return.
USA Today Business - 14 hours agoSurvey says 1 in 5 Americans dont use their dishwashers
Dishwashers save you time and money, so why are so many Americans not using them?
USA Today Business - 14 hours agoCamera found at Goodwill reveals forgotten photos of Mount St. Helens eruption
A camera found at a Goodwill store in Portland, Ore., revealed never-before seen images ofMount St. Helens eruption.
USA Today Business - 14 hours agoFoxconn scouts for U.S. location for $10 billion display factory
The worlds largest contract electronics maker is scouting locations for a U.S. display factory planning to invest more than $10 billion on it. Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more.
USA Today Business - 14 hours agoWhat the first iPhone tells us about tech's future
The thing about prodigies, no matter how gifted, is they often flame out.
USA Today Business - 14 hours agoAmazon considers multi-story hives for its busy drones
Amazon has applied for another patent to bring the company closer to making their drone delivery program, Amazon Prime Air, a possibility.
USA Today Business - 14 hours ago8 ways to prepare for the Game of Thrones premiere
Winter is coming, so catch up on the show and prep for the premiere with these 8 things
USA Today Business - 14 hours agoIs Snapchat's new location-sharing feature a nightmare for parents?
The newfeature hones in on opt-in location sharing technology already used by some social media sites.
USA Today Business - 14 hours agoReview: Bugatti's Chiron supercar is $3M of 'Hold on!'
This 1,500-hp beast has a dual personality, comfortable both at the track and on the boulevard.
SpaceFlightNow - Jun 23, 2017Experiment devoted to neutron star research installed on space station
A NASA instrument built to help astronomers learn about the structure and behavior of neutron stars, super-dense stellar skeletons left behind by massive explosions, has been mounted to an ...
SpaceFlightNow - Jun 23, 2017SpaceX rocket passes key preflight test before liftoff from California
Juggling simultaneous launch campaigns on both coasts, a team of SpaceX engineers put a Falcon 9 rocket through a customary countdown rehearsal and hold-down firing Tuesday at Vandenberg Air Force ...
SpaceFlightNow - Jun 23, 2017Launch of militarys new space-based satellite tracker delayed two months
The launch from Cape Canaveral of a small U.S. military satellite built to track objects in geosynchronous orbit has been delayed from mid-July until September, an Air Force spokesperson said.
SpaceFlightNow - Jun 23, 2017Photos: Indias Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle prepared for liftoff
Ready for its 40th launch, India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle is set to carry 31 satellites into orbit Friday, and these photos chronicle the rocket's launch preparations.
SpaceFlightNow - Jun 23, 2017Live coverage: Indias PSLV delivers international payloads to orbit
India launched the 40th Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle mission Friday carrying an Earth observation satellite and 30 secondary payloads from 15 nations.
SpaceFlightNow - Jun 23, 2017Head of BulgariaSat says satellite project would be impossible without SpaceX
On the eve of the launch of his country's first communications satellite on a Falcon 9 rocket, the chief executive of BulgariaSat credited SpaceX's cost-cutting ways with making space accessible for ...
Space.com - 21 hours agoWill August's Eclipse Be Most Watched Ever? Totally
The total solar eclipse that will sweep across the U.S. on Aug. 21 may very well be the most-watched solar eclipse in history, NASA scientists said at a news briefing in Washington, D.
Space.com - 21 hours agoAmerican Indians in the Space Program to be Honored on 2019 US Dollar Coin
The United States Mint will honor the important roles that Native Americans have held in the U.S. space program with the issuance of a dollar coin in 2019.
Space.com - 21 hours agoChicken Sandwich Flight to Near-Space Delayed Again
A high-altitude balloon flight that would have carried a chicken sandwich to the edge of space has been delayed again, due to wind conditions on the ground.
Space.com - 21 hours agoHouse Panel Takes First Step Towards Military "Space Corps"
Lawmakers took the first step towards establishing a 'Space Corps' within the Air Force similar to the way the Marine Corps functions in the Navy by drafting legislation that would require the new ...
Space.com - 21 hours agoESA Moves Forward on Gravitational Wave and Exoplanet Missions
The European Space Agency has selected an ambitious space-based gravitational-wave observatory as its next large space science mission, scheduled for launch by 2034.
Space.com - 21 hours agoIs It Time to Rethink How We Search for Alien Life?
Intelligent, extraterrestrial life could be advanced in ways that would stymie efforts to find them.