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THIS WEEKEND: Will Space Plane Return From Secret Mission?

Posted 06.16.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 06/15/2012 11:45 AM EDT on SPACE.com A robotic Air Force space plane that has spent more than a year in orbit on a myste...

Artist Blasts Off To Mars With... Duct Tape?

Posted 06.15.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 06/15/2012 11:45 AM EDT on SPACE.com NEW YORK — Step into the Park Avenue Armory here and you might think you're ...

REVEALED: Secret FBI Files Of Famous Physicist

Posted 06.15.2012 | Science

By: LiveScience Staff Published: 06/15/2012 09:21 AM EDT on LiveScience Physicist Richard Feynman helped create the atomic bomb, shared a Nobel Pr...

GUESS WHO: Six Inventor Dads Whose Kids Were Inventors Too

Posted 06.15.2012 | Science

By: InnovationNewsDaily Staff Published: 06/14/2012 10:19 AM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily Can inventiveness run in the family? In honor of Father's ...

Jars Of Body Parts Are Lost, Found--And Lost Again

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.30.2012 | Science

Jars of human remains, likely used for scientific research, have vanished from a vacant home in Caledonia, Wisconsin--and the tale behind the missing ...

What Soap Bubbles Say About Stormy Weather

Posted 06.14.2012 | Science

By: Andrea Mustain, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer Published: 06/14/2012 12:04 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet Although it's well-known that a tempest ...

Will Cyborg Fuel Cells Change Lives Of Paralyzed Patients?

Posted 06.14.2012 | Science

By: InnovationNewsDaily Staff Published: 06/13/2012 12:46 PM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily Cockroaches, snails and clams have already become living b...

What 'Franken-Physics' Atom Feat May Mean For Computer Design

Posted 06.14.2012 | Science

By: Jesse Emspak, LiveScience Contributor Published: 06/13/2012 03:07 PM EDT on LiveScience Physicists have just upped their ante: Not only have t...

Cara Santa Maria

Woof! Do People Really Look Like Their Pets?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 06.14.2012 | Science

2012-06-14-caradog.jpgIs there any truth to the idea that cat people and dog people are fundamentally different? Do people really look like their pets? What does the science say?

WATCH: Gorillas Have Their Own 'Baby Talk'

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.21.2013 | Science

It's not necessarily the same "googoos" and "gaagaas" humans might use with their babies, but gorillas do have their own baby talk, a new study sugges...

WATCH: Ice Crystals Dance To Mesmerizing 'Music Box' Beat

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 06.13.2012 | Science

What happens when you mix electromagnetic fields, sub-zero temperatures and 2,000 volts of electricity with artistic vision? Something enchanting, ill...

What Killed Off Woolly Mammoths?

Posted 06.12.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 06/12/2012 11:08 AM EDT on LiveScience Woolly mammoths were apparently driven to extinctio...

Cara Santa Maria

Vaccines And Autism: A Dangerous Misunderstanding

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 06.15.2012 | Science

The vaccine-autism controversy has been brewing ever since Andrew Wakefield published his infamous 1998 paper in The Lancet. Fourteen years later, the...

Astronomers Spy Oldest Galaxy In Universe

AP | Posted 08.11.2012 | Science

HONOLULU -- A team of Japanese astronomers using telescopes on Hawaii say they've seen the oldest galaxy, a discovery that's competing with other "ear...

Sympathy's Surprising Downside Revealed By New Research

| Posted 06.11.2012 | Science

By Jamil Zaki In 2007 a Palestinian youth named Tareq attended an unusual summer camp. Organized by the foundation Seeds of Peace, the camp is des...

WATCH: Huge Asteroid Shows Its Dazzling 'Colors' In NASA Video

Posted 06.10.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 06/09/2012 07:24 AM EDT on SPACE.com A new video from a NASA spacecraft shows the huge asteroid Vesta's complex sur...

China Reveals Plans For Ambitious Space Launch

AP | Posted 06.09.2012 | Science

BEIJING -- China will launch three astronauts this month to dock with an orbiting experimental module, and the crew might include its first female spa...

Can A Robot Really Fool Fish?

| Posted 06.09.2012 | Science

By Sid Perkins Zebrafish aren't picky when it comes to making friends. A new study reveals that the 3-centimeter-long swimmers—the "lab rats" of...

WATCH: Star Scientists 'Awesome' In Autotune Video

Posted 02.24.2013 | Science

Who knew autotune could be awe-inspiring? Some of the biggest names in science present and past--Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Lawrence Krauss, Richard Fey...

Cara Santa Maria

Can Positive Thinking Improve Health?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 08.04.2012 | Science

2012-06-07-Screenshot20120607at9.13.49AM.jpgThe power of positive thinking movement is the cornerstone upon which countless American self-help empires have been built. But does it really have the power it so often promises?

WATCH: Family Shocked To Find Prehistoric Bones In Backyard

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 06.07.2012 | Science

When an Iowa family first stumbled across the strange object in their backyard, it looked like an old bowling ball. But imagine the surprise when the ...

WATCH: Ambitious Plan To Colonize Mars

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.12.2012 | Science

Bored with talk about building a lunar colony? A Dutch startup that goes by the name Mars One says it will establish a colony on Mars by 2023, accordi...

Math Solves Mystery Of Beer Brand's Sinking Bubbles

Posted 06.04.2012 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 06/04/2012 01:31 PM EDT on LiveScience The mystery of why the bubbles in the legendary beer G...

PHOTOS: This Week In Science History

Posted 06.05.2012 | Science

Hot air balloons. Solar power. Apple computers. They're all items we take for granted. But if it weren't for a number of influential scientists who in...

Cara Santa Maria

'Bad Astronomer' Phil Plait Talks Transit Of Venus

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 08.01.2012 | Science

2012-06-04-Screenshot20120604at1.07.39PM.jpgTomorrow is the big day. Time to dust off your eclipse glasses, binoculars and posterboard, or pinhole camera and witness the transit of Venus, a once in a lifetime event!