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Psychological Theory May Explain Why Guys Shun Vegetables

Posted 08.25.2012 | Science

By: Karen Rowan, MyHealthNewsDaily Managing Editor Published: 08/24/2012 12:39 PM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Men are much less likely to eat their ...

Storms Ruin NASA 'Radiation' Probes Launch Attempt

Posted 08.25.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 08/25/2012 06:11 AM EDT on This story was updated at 9:34 a.m. EDT NASA has postponed the liftoff of two...

SkyCube to Set Precedent for Future CubeSat Missions

David Duran | Posted 08.24.2012 | Science
David Duran

From an iPhone (or Android), consumers will be able to request an image from the satellite, orbiting 600 kilometers above the Earth. They will be able to send a message to SkyCube from their phone as well.

The Darkness Must Not Win

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 10.24.2012 | Science
Jeffrey Shaffer

Science is a great equalizer. It shows how natural events do not occur based on some occult agenda. There's nothing elitist about proving that illness isn't inflicted by a neighbor's hex, or that hailstones and hurricanes are not punishments from an angry wind god.

Letter to Gale Crater

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 10.24.2012 | Science
Zoe P. Strassfield

The story of our exploration of Mars is being written every day, and I look forward to seeing what you add, Curiosity!

Cool off Streamside: Ten Uniquely California Rivers

The Nature Conservancy in California | Posted 10.24.2012 | Green
The Nature Conservancy in California

What makes the best summer vacations or a Labor Day escape? Rivers. Swimming, fishing, napping on a shady riverbank -- there's no better getaway. Fortunately, dozens of jaw-droppingly beautiful rivers run through the Golden State.

Monkey Study May Explain Why Girls Like Dolls, Boys Like Trucks

Posted 08.24.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 08/24/2012 07:26 AM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries When offered the choice of playing with either a doll or a toy ...

Milky Way 'Lookalikes' Revealed By Massive Star Survey

Posted 08.24.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 08/23/2012 04:22 PM EDT on Our home galaxy may be special, but it's not one of a kind. For the first time...

Could We Ever Accept Cloned Humans With Duplicated Minds?

Bruce Hood | Posted 10.23.2012 | Science
Bruce Hood

Science often inspires science fiction writers to explore fantastic scenarios that may be just around the corner. However, sometimes, science fiction can also be an inspiration for science.

Milky Way Study Helps Explain Birth Of Black Holes

Posted 08.23.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 08/23/2012 07:16 AM EDT on Scientists investigated our galaxy's central molecular zone, which contains th...

Cara Santa Maria

Can A Baby Cry In French? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 08.24.2012 | Science

Can babies cry in French, German, English? When do they start to develop their own dialects, accents, even individual voices? To learn about the scien...

Was Mayans' Mysterious Demise Self-Inflicted?

Posted 08.22.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 08/22/2012 09:56 AM EDT on LiveScience The city states of the ancient Mayan empire flourish...

Space Agency Makes Big Discovery In Own Backyard

Posted 08.23.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 08/21/2012 12:44 PM EDT on LiveScience At NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Marylan...

Universities Can Be Lifesavers

Allan D. Gilmour | Posted 10.21.2012 | College
Allan D. Gilmour

Sometimes, with great science and great care, we save lives. Simple concepts; profound impact.

Gardens Blooming At Schools Teach Nutrition, Science

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 08.21.2012 | Education

DALLAS -- Gathered in the large garden behind an elementary school here, a group of kindergartners watched as their teacher snipped some basil, let th...

Artists Create Music You Can See and Touch

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 10.21.2012 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By The Youth Radio Science Team Photo Credit: Youth Radio When it comes to modern music, listening is only half the experience. From MTV special ...

Ancient Bones Help Settle Debate Over Human Migration

Posted 08.21.2012 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 08/20/2012 03:14 PM EDT on LiveScience Newfound pieces of human skull from "the Cave of ...

Next Mars Mission To Solve Big Riddle About Red Planet

Posted 08.21.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 08/20/2012 05:09 PM EDT on NASA's next low-budget planetary mission will land a probe on Mars in 2016 to study ...

Cara Santa Maria

What Are Sun Storms REALLY Capable Of? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 08.21.2012 | Science

What actually happens during a solar storm? How do sunspots, flares, and coronal mass ejections relate to one another? And what's the real effect the ...

A Legitimate Doofus's Timeless Principles

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics
Shawn Lawrence Otto

having never heard this bit of medical knowledge before, I decided to look at what science has to say about this. After all, Rep. Akin, who is challenging Senator Claire McCaskill, sits on the House Science, Space and Technology Committee.

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: What Do Atheists Say About Science, Morality? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 08.20.2012 | Science

I'm an atheist, and I was recently invited to host an episode of "The Point," presented by "The Young Turks." I invited an interesting panel of thi...

Art Duo Depicts Eerie Images Of Life On Mars

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 08.20.2012 | Arts

At first glance Nicholas Kahn and Richard Selesnick’s photographs depict a faraway planet: vast, jagged, and anagogic. This realm is populated with ...

Could THIS Be Your Next Hard Drive?

| Posted 08.20.2012 | Science

By John Bohannon When it comes to storing information, hard drives don't hold a candle to DNA. Our genetic code packs billions of gigabytes into a si...

10 Facts

Eric Korpela | Posted 10.16.2012 | Science
Eric Korpela

After too many months of too much work and no spare time, the power is out, and now I have time to blog. Ah, the life of a scientist. We typically have more ideas than time. So for this blog entry, I'm just going to list 10 facts and let you figure out what it's about until I get to the end.

Hey Kids, Science is Cool!

Eva Glettner | Posted 10.16.2012 | Parents
Eva Glettner

Role models do not need to be confined to pop stars and basketball players. I want my sons to say "I want to be like Bobak Ferdowsi" (mohawk and all!).