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  • Search for remains resumes at development site

    Search for remains resumes at development site
    Archaeologists resumed work at the site of a townhouse project Monday morning after breaking on June 5 when excavators found human skull and coffin fragments, confirming the property once held a cemetery. Field technicians with the Archaeological and...
  • Artifacts unearthed during construction in Indianapolis

    Construction on a $20 million transit center in downtown Indianapolis has unearthed artifacts that offer a blueprint of prior development at the site, according to archeologists hired by the city. The discovery of a building foundation last month has...
  • Scientists look into why most Alzheimer's patients are women

    Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men. What else may put woman at extra risk? Could it be genetics?...
  • Beaches to face closer monitoring for bacteria, health risks

    State health officials are working with scientists to study which environmental factors affect bacterial growth that can pose health risks for swimmers along state beaches. The state's Peninsula Health District will partner with the Virginia Institute of...
  • Campers in Indiana learn about science at Marble Hill Farm

    Hiking through a field, dodging cow droppings and carrying cowbells and clipboards, Kaitlyn White and Tina Patton, both 14, were practicing their moos as they followed Angus beef cattle at Marble Hill Farm. "I saw a head jerk," said Tina, when a few cows...
  • With NSF funds limited, is $697,177 for climate change musical worth it?

    With NSF funds limited, is $697,177 for climate change musical worth it?
    The National Science Foundation too often shortchanges American taxpayers by funding low-value, low-priority social science projects. Here are some doozies: the veiling-fashion industry in Turkey, Viking textiles in Iceland, the “social impacts&...
  • Two cultures, same risk for cognitive impairment from diabetes

    ROCHESTER, Minn. Diabetes is a known risk factor for cognitive decline and dementia, age-related conditions that affect memory and thinking skills. However, little is known about how the diabetes-cognitive decline link compares across cultures....
  • New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer's

    New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer's
    Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men. What else may put woman at extra risk? Could it be genetics?...
  • Smithsonian to improve ethics policies on research funding

    After revelations that a scientist failed to disclose his funding sources for climate change research, the Smithsonian Institution said Friday it is improving its ethics and disclosure policies to avoid conflicts of interest. The museum and research...
  • Yale student scientists have designs on the future

    They've gotten the A-OK from NASA, so two recent Yale University graduates are busy building an asteroid rock chipper. They're among 11 students and graduates taking part in the third annual Yale Center for Engineering Innovation and Design summer...
  • NASA spies strange lone 'pyramid' on dwarf planet Ceres

    NASA spies strange lone 'pyramid' on dwarf planet Ceres
    The closer we get to Ceres, the more perplexing the dwarf planet grows. NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has found several more bright spots as well as a pyramid-like peak jutting out of the frigid world’s surface. The discovery is painting an...