• This Is A Brick Made From The Dust In Beijing’s Smog

    This brick is made of pollutants sucked out of the air in Beijing. 

    Kate Solomon
  • Historic Soho Building in Landmark District to Go Residential

    A new residential development in Soho is seeking to restore the neighborhood's past. The city's Landmarks Preservation Commission approved the conversion of a century-old commercial building at 10 Greene Street into a structure with four residential units and retail...

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  • A Prehistoric Murder Mystery: Earth's Worst Mass Extinctions

    Paul Wignall is the author of "The Worst of Times: How Life on Earth Survived Eighty Million Years of Extinctions" (Princeton University Press). Beginning 260 million years ago, this phase included the worst mass extinction in Earth's history at the end of the Permian period, another mass…
  • Eyes May Offer Window into Cardiovascular Disease

    Vision problems may sometimes be the only symptom a person has of a serious cardiovascular condition, a new case report suggests. The man was diagnosed with "amaurosis fugax," a condition in which a person loses vision in one eye, usually for a few minutes at a time, because of an interruption of…
  • November Must-Reads

    This fall, my colleagues and I have been keeping a running list of the science, technology, and health stories from other publications that are too good to miss. I’m always drawn to stellar reporting and gorgeous writing, but these must-reads aren’t all opuses. Some are amusing, odd, and charming…

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  • German chancellor says climate deal needs binding reviews

    Paris climate talks need to agree on a binding U.N. framework, complemented by binding reviews to ensure progress to limit global warming, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday. The legal form of a Paris agreement on climate change is contested as the U.S. Congress would be expected to…

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    Hypersonic rocket engine could revolutionise space flight

    British company Reaction Engines are developing an air-breathing rocket engine that utilises both jet turbine and rocket technology. Matthew Stock reports.

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  • Why NASA's Commercial Resupply Mission This Week Matters

    After two catastrophic losses in less than a year of cargo vessels bound for the International Space Station, NASA is ready to resume its commercial resupply missions.

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  • Innovation Is The Only True Way To Create Value

    We don’t all need to be geniuses to innovate. There are no shortages of problems—large and small—to solve.

  • Arizona inspectors find Theranos lab issues

    Company tangled with state regulators over testing instruments and lab practices.

  • The Future of Driverless Vehicles (Roundtable)

    Jeffrey Miller, IEEE member and associate professor of engineering practice at the University of Southern California, contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Void of personal and professional opinions, this announcement did a great service for the driverless…
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  • American Nobel Laureates Feted at the 'Oscars' of D.C.

    Our nation's capital had the honor of feting the four American Nobel Laureates before they head to Stockholm for the official celebration: Dr. William C. Campbell (Medicine), Dr. Aziz Sancar and Dr. Paul L. Modrich (Chemistry), and Dr. Angus Deaton (Economics). The Laureates and their families had…

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    Monkeys in Space

    NASA launches the first mammals into space, but can they bring them back?

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  • This Map Tracks the Satellites Whizzing Over Your House

    Floating in space among the stars and planets are more than 2,250 satellites and “space junk” traveling at up to 18,000 miles an hour. Some are large enough to be seen with the naked eye—though you’d have to first figure out which ones are within your line of sight.

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  • U.S., India agree growth, climate protection must go 'hand in hand'

    U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday that India had to be able to grow and fight poverty, while Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged to ensure development would be coupled with environmental protection. One of the stumbling blocks to getting an inclusive agreement to fight climate…

  • Mexico experts: passageway may lead to Aztec ruler's tomb

    A Mexican archaeologist said his team has found a tunnel-like passageway that apparently leads to two sealed chambers, the latest chapter in the search for the as-yet undiscovered tomb of an Aztec ruler. ...

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  • Black hole observed devouring a star

    An international team of astronomers has witnessed an "extremely rare" event: a black hole eating a star then ejecting a near light-speed flare.

  • Opposition mounts to genetic modification of human embryos

    By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - A group of U.S. scientists and activists on Monday called for a global ban on the use of new tools to edit the genes of human embryos, in a report issued a day before a major international meeting in Washington to discuss the ethical and policy issues…