Science

  • After 150 years, Confederate submarine's hull again revealed

    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A century and a half after it sank and a decade and a half after it was raised, scientists are finally getting a look at the hull of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley, the first sub in history to sink an enemy warship.

    Associated Press
  • 50-foot-long 'dragon' dinosaur species discovered in China

    The long-necked Qijianglong lived about 160 million years ago in the Late Jurassic period. Did its fossils inspire ancient dragon legends?>

    CNET
  • Modern Medicine, Mired at the Line of Scrimmage

    Modern medicine has some things in common with football -- or maybe I just have the Super Bowl on the brain. Both, it seems to me, tend to foster our occasionally-overinflated hopes, leaving us at times to contend with a relatively, well, deflated reality.Both are team sports, advancing courtesy of…

    Huffington Post
  • Vanderbilt Rape Victim Apologized, Was 'Embarrassed'

    Act 4: At Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey's trial, the victim took the stand to recall her hazy night.

    ABC News Videos
  • Spot Chances For Profits In The Three-Step Cycle

    Markets progress from one price level to the next through an action-reaction-resolution cycle that generates all sorts of profitable trading opportunities.

    Investopedia
  • Gates Foundation awards $50 million to Stanford vaccine discovery

    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said on Friday it had awarded Stanford University a $50 million grant to accelerate vaccine development efforts for the world's most deadly diseases, including AIDS and malaria. The $50 million grant over 10 years will go toward establishing the Stanford Human…

    Reuters
  • An Investor’s Guide To The Copper Industry

    Mining giants Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton have diversified portfolios of iron ore, aluminum, and copper assets, with most revenues coming from iron ore.

    Market Realist
  • Watch a captivating timelapse of the Earth in infrared light

    From November 30th, 2014 to January 26th, 2015, two geostationary satellites, GOES 13 and GOES 15, captured images of the Earth in infrared light. Now James Tyrwhitt-Drake,a student of advanced microscopy, has created a timelapse of it.

    The Verge
  • Birdbrains? Hardly: Baby Chicks Know How to Count

    Scientists found that chicks seem to count upwards moving from left to right — they put smaller numbers on the left and larger numbers on the right, the same mental representation of the number line that humans use. "Our results suggest a rethinking of the relationship between numerical abilities…

    LiveScience.com
  • Adidas Launching New Sneakers Inspired by Historic NASA Spacesuits

    Aspiring astronauts take note: If you have ever desired to take a "space walk," Adidas will soon have the sneakers for you. The German sports outfitter is set to launch two new pairs of trainers that feature the look and feel of NASA's historic spacesuits this summer. "Inspired by vintage astronaut…

    SPACE.com
  • Have Scientists Finally Found A Cure For Hair Loss?

    Hats off to researchers in California. They've taken what appears to be a big step toward the development of a cure for hair loss, a condition that affects 50 million men and 30 million women in the U.S. alone.The scientists, working at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute in La Jolla,…

    Huffington Post
  • Obama launches a DNA data drive to revolutionize disease treatments

    New Precision Medicine Initiative aims to catalog the DNA of at least 1 million Americans in order to ‘bring us closer to curing diseases like cancer and diabetes.’

    Fortune
  • In Boston and Aurora, Jurors May Risk Mental Health for Justice

    In Massachusetts and Colorado right now, thousands of ordinary citizens are answering jury summons, undergoing screenings that will decide if they will sit on the panels that will determine the fate of two young accused killers.

    LiveScience.com
  • Novartis and J&J back UK biotech working on 30-minute STD test

    Novartis and Johnson & Johnson have stepped up investment in a UK molecular diagnostics company developing a 30-minute test for sexually transmitted diseases. The healthcare groups' venture capital arms ...

    Financial Times
  • White House unveils $215 million plan to develop patient-specific medical treatments

    The White House unveiled a "Precision Medicine Initiative" today — a $215 million investment that will go toward building a database containing genetic information and medical records belonging to millions of Americans, reports Science. The investment, one that’s part of President Obama’s 2016…

    The Verge
  • Video Shows Vanderbilt Football Player Carrying Victim

    Act 1: Campus cops watch the surveillance video after a maintenance worker alerts them to a broken door.

    ABC News Videos
  • Could Super Bowl Outcome Be Influenced By Biological Clocks?

    Football fans, take note: The outcome of this weekend's Super Bowl, along with other major sporting events, may depend on whether the players are night owls or early birds, a new study suggests. "Even 1 percent makes the difference between winning a race and losing it," said Roland Brandstaetter, a…

    LiveScience.com
  • NASA satellite to map soil moisture poised for launch

    An unmanned Delta 2 rocket is being prepared for launch on Saturday to put a NASA satellite into orbit that is expected to improve drought monitoring and flooding forecasts. The 127-foot-tall (39-metre) rocket, built and flown by United Launch Alliance, is scheduled to lift off from Vandenberg Air…

    Reuters