Science

Genes show why bedbugs are tough suckers to kill - 02/04/2016

PARIS, FRANCE, Solange Uwimana- Bedbugs, the notorious bloodthirsty critters which tormented the residents of New York City some years ago, have become genetically wired to resist pesticides, experts...

Stephen Hawking launches medal for science communication - 12/18/2015

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM- Renowned British cosmologist Stephen Hawking on Wednesday launched an award for science communication that will bear his name. The "Stephen Hawking Medal for Science...

British astronaut docks with ISS as country cheers debut trip - 12/16/2015

BAIKONUR, KAZAKHSTAN, Kirill Kudryavtsev- Tim Peake, the first British astronaut to travel to the International Space Station, on Tuesday docked with the orbiting laboratory with two other spacemen,...

Naturalist David Attenborough says Sun can save Earth - 11/30/2015

LE BOURGET, FRANCE, Mariëtte Le Roux- Filmmaker David Attenborough, whose soothing voice narrated the vicarious journey of millions of TV viewers through the wonders of the natural world, called at a...

US woman loses battle to keep frozen embryos - 11/26/2015

UNITED STATES- A California judge on Wednesday ruled against a woman locked in a bitter dispute with her ex-husband to use frozen embryos over his objections, in a closely watched case. San Francisco...

New photos reveal Pluto's stunning geological diversity: NASA - 09/14/2015

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES, Jean-Louis Santini- New, high-resolution images of the surface of Pluto beamed from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft reveal unparalleled geographical variety -- from soaring...

Psychology research is often questionable, study finds - 08/27/2015

MIAMI, UNITED STATES, Kerry Sheridan- Scientific studies about how people act or think can rarely be replicated by outside experts, said a study Thursday that raised new questions about the...

It's showtime for Perseid meteors - 08/12/2015

PARIS, FRANCE, Marlowe Hood- Dark skies due to a nearly invisible moon will make this year's Perseid meteor shower -- peaking Wednesday and Thursday -- an especially star-studded event, astronomers...

'Spectacular' meteor showers to light up the sky - 08/08/2015

PARIS, FRANCE- The Perseid meteor shower -- an annual display of natural fireworks -- should be particularly spectacular this year, with extra-dark skies expected to create optimal stargazing...

NASA counts down to nail-biter Pluto flyby - 07/14/2015

MIAMI, UNITED STATES, Kerry Sheridan- After a near decade-long journey, an unmanned NASA spacecraft will make a close shave past Pluto on Tuesday, offering scientists a detailed glimpse of the dwarf...
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