BY: PAUL PATE - 6 HOURS AGO
New addiction-treatment center helps alcoholics drink in moderation
Quitting drinking forever--that is the goal that virtually any alcohol-rehab facility in North America sets for its patients.
BY: LAUREL KORNFELD - 6 HOURS AGO
Dwarf planet Haumea has a ring
Discovery may indicate rings around planets and asteroids are more common than previously thought.
BY: LAUREL KORNFELD - 6 HOURS AGO
Astronomers discover extremely luminous nova
First nova ever found in Small Magellanic Cloud is studied in multiple wavelengths.
BY: LAUREL KORNFELD - 6 HOURS AGO
SpaceX successfully completes Falcon 9 launch, booster landing
Second launch in two days sends communication satellite into orbit.
BY: LAUREL KORNFELD - 6 HOURS AGO
NASA researching radiation protection for future Mars astronauts
Shielding, pharmaceuticals, and faster rockets are all being studied for the protections they provide.
BY: MIRIAM GRIFFIN - 6 HOURS AGO
FDA panel approves a gene therapy for blindness
A gene therapy for a genetically inherited form of blindness got approval from an FDA panel Thursday and could get final agency approval for market by January. If the FDA signs off on it, it will be the first-ever genetic treatment for a genetically inherited disease to be available to U.S. consumers.
BY: LAUREL KORNFELD - 6 HOURS AGO
Titan experiences intense rainstorms
Fan-shaped regions of alluvial deposits correspond exactly with areas of highest rainfall.
BY: PAUL PATE - 6 HOURS AGO
DNA analysis shows Easter Islands did not have Native American contact before European arrival
A new study suggests that, despite past research, the islanders on Rapa Nui did not come into contact with the Native Americans before Europeans first came to the island.
Tiny solar flares may be heating up the Sun's corona
BY: LAUREL KORNFELD OCT 14, 2017
Tiny solar flares may be heating up the Sun's corona
Origin of coronal X-ray emissions could be key to answering a question that has long baffled scientists.
Asteroid that will fly close to Earth on Thursday poses no danger
BY: LAUREL KORNFELD OCT 14, 2017
Asteroid that will fly close to Earth on Thursday poses no danger
Astronomers will have opportunity to observe a complete rotation of the object in just one night.
Soot-covered birds could shed new light on air pollution
BY: CLIFF MOONEYHAM OCT 14, 2017
Soot-covered birds could shed new light on air pollution
Black carbon samples taken from the wings of birds that lived throughout the twentieth century could change the way scientists think about climate change.
Ocean wind turbines could generate immense amounts of energy, study reports
BY: JOSEPH SCALISE OCT 14, 2017
Ocean wind turbines could generate immense amounts of energy, study reports
A new report reveals that wind turbines on the open ocean have the potential to create much more energy than the ones on land.
Genetic theory shows how durians got their unpleasant smell
BY: HARRY MARCOLIS OCT 14, 2017
Genetic theory shows how durians got their unpleasant smell
Researchers in Singapore may have finally discovered where the durian -- a fruit known for its strong and unpleasant odor -- first got its pungent smell.
Ancient Martian formations could show how life started on Earth
BY: JEREMY MORROW OCT 14, 2017
Ancient Martian formations could show how life started on Earth
A string of hydrothermal vents discovered on Mars could help researchers better understand how Earth first began to support life.