| Apr 27, 2015
A group of scientists led by Nobel laureate Carlo Rubbia will transport the world's largest liquid argon neutrino detector across the Atlantic Ocean to its new home at the U.S Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.
| Apr 21, 2015
| 7:56 PM
For many Americans, the color of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese is the color of childhood. Nothing triggers nostalgia like the sight of a steaming plate of sticky pasta, as unnaturally orange as a nuclear dawn.
Almost 80 years after its invention, however,...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 5:09 AM
Late last spring, a doctoral student worked late into the night. As she doodled, her chemistry thesis took on a life of its own, transforming into a comic book.
Veronica Berns, 28, was working on her Ph. D. in chemistry at the University of Wisconsin...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 3:07 PM
The federal government has forced two UCLA researchers to stop making promotional claims about an experimental brain scan they hope to commercialize as a test for Alzheimer’s disease, long-term damage from traumatic brain injuries and other...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 5:14 PM
Our solar system may not be as special as we thought. A new study of a young star’s protoplanetary disk finds the same kinds of complex organic molecules that are found on the comets in our own solar system.
The findings, published in the...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Claire Chase, a flutist and MacArthur "genius," on Saturday afternoon did what only a brilliant flutist and MacArthur "genius" could do: She turned UCLA's Schoenberg Hall into a giant lung.
It is unlikely that this rare feat of oxygenation attracted...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 8:48 AM
Emily Talbott has loved science since she was a young girl and wants to pass that passion on to children.
A Millikin University biology major who plans to become an optometrist, Talbott was among a group of student scientists who shared their knowledge...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 1:16 PM
Dr. Paula Marie Pitha-Rowe, a Johns Hopkins virologist whose research on cancer and the body's immune response to HIV added to the understanding of how those diseases work, died of a heart attack March 5 at Union Memorial Hospital. The Tuscany-...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 6:38 PM
Indian food, with its hodgepodge of ingredients and intoxicating aromas, is coveted around the world. The labor-intensive cuisine and its mix of spices is more often than not a revelation for those who sit down to eat it for the first time. Heavy doses of...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 6:32 PM
The damage the sun inflicts on your skin may be even more insidious than was previously thought, according to new research.
A study published Thursday in Science finds that the effects of sun exposure can continue to wreak havoc on your DNA -- even...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 2:10 PM
Thumbs down to shoe thieves at the University of Connecticut who are grabbing footwear from hallways. The UConn Daily Campus reports that students are being asked not to leave clothing in halls because of the thefts. "We have unfortunately had several...