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January 25, 2018
Doomsday Clock just moved: It's now 2 minutes to 'midnight,' the symbolic hour of the apocalypse
January 25, 2018 - 7:56pm
A view from below of Misliya Cave, on the western slopes of Mount Carmel in Israel. MUST CREDIT: Handout photo by Mina Weinstein-Evron/Haifa University
Scientists discover the oldest human fossils outside Africa
January 25, 2018 - 4:17pm
January 18, 2018
2017 was among the hottest years ever recorded, government scientists reported Thursday. : NOAA graphic
2017 was among the planet's hottest years on record, government scientists report
January 18, 2018 - 4:06pm
January 9, 2018
Analysis: NASA is going back to the moon - if it can figure out how to get there
January 9, 2018 - 8:43am
January 5, 2018
A new book asks: How long does a dachshund's body really need to be?
January 5, 2018 - 3:03pm
January 2, 2018
Scientists combined 16 photo portraits into one composite image. On the left, the composite "sick" face, and on the right, the composite healthy one. Audrey Henderson - St. Andrews University.
Subtle cues are what make sick people look sick
January 2, 2018 - 10:17pm
Phoreiobothrium jahki, a tapeworm that Janine Caira calls "eye candy." A dentist bought the naming rights to this species for $3,000. Photo by Janine Caira, colorized by Kirsten Jensen
Tapeworms are brainless, spineless, gutless parasites - and this scientist loves them
January 2, 2018 - 7:51pm
January 1, 2018
An active social life may be a secret to brain health
January 1, 2018 - 10:21am
December 29, 2017
After chilly forecast, Trump tweets US 'could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming'
December 29, 2017 - 7:07am
December 28, 2017
Science stories you might have missed in 2017
December 28, 2017 - 5:02pm
December 24, 2017
Kepler-90 is a 14th magnitude star in Draco near the border with Cygnus, a.k.a. the Northern Cross. Courtesy photo / Stellarium
Artificial intelligence helps nail 8-planet solar system like our own
December 24, 2017 - 11:53am
December 22, 2017
Good manners and cold-and-flu season share an uneasy relationship. (Matt Huynh/The New York Times) Copyright 2017 New York Times
This may be a bad flu season, especially around the holidays
December 22, 2017 - 11:15am
December 20, 2017
On the eve of the shortest day of the year, Nicholas Brown of the North Dakota Grain Inspection service, pours a pail of wheat that had been sampled,  back into a rail car at the Finley Farmers Grain and Elevator Co. Eric Hylden/ Forum News Service
Earth's tilt the reason for the season (and seasons)
December 20, 2017 - 8:52pm
December 18, 2017
Warning sign near Area 51. Photo from Wikimedia Commons
The government admits it studies UFOs. So about those Area 51 conspiracy theories …
December 18, 2017 - 8:54am
December 12, 2017
This visitor from beyond our solar system will be probed for signs of life
December 12, 2017 - 12:19pm