| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:17 PM
A few hundred million years ago, fish fins morphed into the arms and legs of terrestrial animals, according to evolutionary theory. So, you’d think science would know just about everything about them by now.
It turns out that some fins are more...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:17 PM
When auditioning for SundanceTV's "The Red Road," Jason Momoa wondered if his past might come back to haunt him.
No, he didn't have compromising photos or a sex tape on the Internet—although "most people have seen me with my clothes off," he joked,...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 1:44 PM
The Rocky Mountain wildflower season has lengthened by over a month since the 1970s, according to a study published Monday that found climate change is altering the flowering patterns of more species than previously thought.
Flowers used to bloom from...
| Mar 19, 2014
Science teachers Rob Bello and William Gillan from Boynton Beach Community High School have teamed up with biomedical researchers from the University of Hawaii for a joint project titled "Tiny Things Lead to Big Ideas: Nanobiology, SEM, TEM, and HD...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 5:48 PM
Jenny Gonzalez checked for signs of epipodium, tentacles resembling swaying wet noodles, on the green abalones in her South Gate classroom the other day.
"That's what I was looking for," Jenny, 13, said of a small, light-colored abalone. "When you see...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Regeneration is a key part of nature, so perhaps it's fitting that the art display at Irvine Valley College's new Life Sciences building arose out of discarded materials.
When school officials, Irvine Chamber of Commerce members and others gather on...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Connecticut's General Assembly should give Charla Nash, who was viciously attacked by a 200-pound chimpanzee in Stamford in 2009, the right to sue the state for its negligence in not enforcing the law that would have protected her from harm.
| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Most anyone who’s ever tried to lose weight probably has wondered about appetite, perhaps wishing it to be less voracious. Scientists are looking at appetite and feelings of fullness as they try to figure out genetic connections to weight and what...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:21 AM
If there is one thing Katie Boltz has mastered in high school, it is how to use every minute of her day efficiently. With five Advanced Placement classes, the Dulaney High School senior doesn't text her friends or watch TV so she can focus on homework...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:47 PM
In a sane world, the ringing denunciation of intelligent design and creationist "science" delivered by a federal judge in 2005 would have eradicated these concepts from the schoolroom.
District Judge John E. Jones III of Harrisburg, Pa., ruled then that...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Ellen Ripley is back in the new, officially sanctioned novel “Alien: Out of the Shadows,” out next week. Hero Complex […]...