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New Analysis Ends Rumors About Death Of Celebrated Astronomer

Posted 11.18.2012 | Science

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 11/16/2012 02:00 PM EST on LiveScience Two years after Tycho Brahe was exhumed from his grave in Prague, ...

Cara Santa Maria

How Can We Prevent Another Dust Bowl?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 11.17.2012 | Green

This is in fact a classic story of human nature coming up against Mother Nature. And guess what, Mother Nature always wins. – Ken Burns On Octobe...

Oldest Panda Fossils Discovered WHERE?

Posted 11.15.2012 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 11/14/2012 05:08 PM EST on LiveScience All giant pandas may come from China, but fossils revea...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Hacking Obama's DNA?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 11.15.2012 | Science

I was recently asked to join HuffPost Live Producer/Host Jacob Soboroff for a conversation prompted by an article published in The Atlantic called "Ha...

Real-World 'Tatooine' Planets May Have Weird Orbits

Posted 11.15.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 11/14/2012 01:12 PM EST on SPACE.com The more stars a system of alien worlds starts with, the more likely those plan...

Weird Wriggler Dubbed World's Leggiest Creature

Posted 11.15.2012 | Science

By: Trevor Stokes, LiveScience Contributor Published: 11/14/2012 09:44 AM EST on LiveScience The world's leggiest creature on record is even more ...

An Interview With GRAIL Principal Investigator Maria Zuber, Part 2: 'Something No One Else Has Ever Known'

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 01.14.2013 | Science
Zoe P. Strassfield

"There's no doubt that the biggest adrenaline rush was the launch. There's nothing like launching your own rocket."

Need Cures? Who Ya Gonna Call?

Margaret Anderson | Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Anderson

While we need to celebrate the success stories in medical research that allow us to carry on our lives, we have more work to do. We must ensure that we continue to have a robust flow of scientific discoveries that we can then translate into better health.

Gene Feat May Bring Better Way To Test Drugs

Reuters | Chris Wickham | Posted 01.15.2013 | Science

By Chris Wickham LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have mapped the genome of the domestic pig in a project that could enhance the animal's ...

WATCH: Dear President Obama, U.S. Science Education Is 'Awful'

Posted 11.14.2012 | Science

The science lovers behind the YouTube series "MinutePhysics" have published an open letter to President Obama. The letter appeals to the president to ...

Bill Nye on Climate Change: Hurricane Sandy Is Just The Beginning

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.13.2013 | Science
Shira Lazar

Everyone's favorite multi-platform professor, Bill Nye the Science Guy, streams into What's Trending via Google+ Hangout to discuss evolution, climate change, online learning and much more.

EXPLAINED: Why Humans Are Made Of Carbon

| Posted 11.13.2012 | Science

By S.E. Gould Everything on earth is made up of combinations of different elements – all of which can be found on the periodic table. Considering ...

Gene Study Upends Popular Notions About Y Chromosome

Posted 11.13.2012 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 11/12/2012 02:24 PM EST on LiveScience SAN FRANCISCO — The Y chromosome may have gotten a bad ...

Cara Santa Maria

Ashes To Ashes And Dust To...Diamonds?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 11.12.2012 | Science

You know they say nothing's certain in life, except death and taxes. Well, I have no interest in helping you with your taxes, but have you ever though...

Just How 'Identical' Are Identical Twins?

Posted 11.11.2012 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 11/10/2012 11:11 AM EST on LiveScience SAN FRANCISCO – Identical twins may not be so identical...

Mystery Space Plane May Be Part Of U.S.-China Competition

Posted 11.11.2012 | Science

By: Leonard David Published: 11/10/2012 08:46 AM EST on SPACE.com As the next secretive flight of the U.S. Air Force's robotic X-37B mini-shuttle ...

Climate Change Thwarted Maya Comeback?

Posted 11.10.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 11/08/2012 02:03 PM EST on LiveScience Much has been made of the so-called 2012 Mayan a...

TOMORROW: How To See Triple Threat Treat In Morning Sky

Posted 11.10.2012 | Science

By: Joe Rao Published: 11/10/2012 08:46 AM EST on SPACE.com Early on Sunday morning (Nov. 11), early risers will be treated to a beautiful array o...

China To Launch New Manned Spaceship Next Year

Reuters | Posted 01.10.2013 | Science

BEIJING (Reuters) - China plans to launch its Shenzhou 10 spacecraft in early June 2013, one of the senior officials in charge of the manned space pro...

NEXT WEEK: Year's Sole Solar Eclipse To Wow Skywatchers

Posted 11.10.2012 | Science

By: Joe Rao Published: 11/09/2012 01:21 PM EST on SPACE.com The moon will blot out the sun next week in the only total solar eclipse of the year, ...

To Shake Or Not To Shake

Ted McCagg | Posted 01.08.2013 | Comedy
Ted McCagg

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Barbed Pricks, Scary Vaginas and Good Family Sex

Frank Browning | Posted 01.09.2013 | Arts
Frank Browning

"Sexy Beasts: Seduction in the Animal World" starts with snails, then moves along through herds of battering rams, frisky cats, aged spawning salmon, pudic ducks and, of course, bonobos, whose standard form of hospitality is to offer their guests a quick screw.

WATCH: Clever Strategy Enabled Huge Flying Beast To Get Airborne, Study Suggests

Posted 11.09.2012 | Science

By: Douglas Main, LiveScience Contributor Published: 11/08/2012 03:01 PM EST on LiveScience CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It's a bird … It's a plane … It...

WATCH: Murder Mystery Unearthed At Bottom Of Ancient Well

Posted 11.09.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 11/08/2012 02:44 PM EST on LiveScience More than 8,000 years ago, a 19-year-old woman a...

Filmmaker Rafael Garcia's Thoughts On Mexico Travel

Joshua Berman | Posted 01.09.2013 | Travel
Joshua Berman

Mayan Blue, Garcia's feature length documentary film, explores the history of the Yucatan and surrounding regions -- often underwater in cenotes, lakes and other unique water features of the region. Mayan Blue also reveals the remarkable archaeological site of Samabaj, a pre-classic site that was flooded in a cataclysmic event on Lake Atitlan some 2000 years ago.