Health
Sam Catherman - 15 hours ago
Man harbored deadly polio strain in his gut for 30 years
A British man has harbored an extremely dangerous mutant strain of polio in his gut for nearly three decades after being vaccinated as a child.
Sam Catherman - 15 hours ago
US Army's $30 billion Humvee deal creates tension among defense firms
Oshkosh Corporation was just awarded a contract to produce the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle for the Army, inciting action from defense giants Lockheed Martin and AM General.
Technology
Sam Catherman - 15 hours ago
Uber hires notorious Jeep hackers to secure driverless car software
Uber has just enlisted the help of two notorious hackers that were able to remotely hijack a Jeep earlier this year.
U.S.
Sam Catherman - 15 hours ago
After on-air shooting, Hillary Clinton gets serious about gun control
Hillary Clinton has spoken out about her strong position on gun control following the deadly on-air shooting of two station employees this week.
Technology
Sam Catherman - 15 hours ago
Facebook unveils its new personal assistant, M
Facebook announced that it would begin delivering a personal assistant service to its users named M, which will be able to perform tasks like online shopping and making reservations.
Entertainment
Sam Catherman - 15 hours ago
Demi Lovato is 'Confident' her new album will please fans
Singer Demi Lovato came up with a creative way to release the track list for her upcoming album, "Confident."
Science
Lindsay Jordan - 15 hours ago
Life in our galaxy may have spread like an epidemic
Scientists at Harvard University have proposed a model outlining the possibility that life in the galaxy may have spread a lot like an epidemic
Science
Lindsay Jordan - 15 hours ago
Neptune, Uranus targeted for exploration
NASA scientists are looking into various ways to finally reach our outer solar system, planning missions to Neptune and Uranus.
Life in our galaxy may have spread like an epidemic
Lindsay Jordan Aug 22, 2015
Life in our galaxy may have spread like an epidemic
Scientists at Harvard University have proposed a model outlining the possibility that life in the galaxy may have spread a lot like an epidemic
Neptune, Uranus targeted for exploration
Lindsay Jordan Aug 22, 2015
Neptune, Uranus targeted for exploration
NASA scientists are looking into various ways to finally reach our outer solar system, planning missions to Neptune and Uranus.
FDA questions vegan mayonnaise
Rachel Green Aug 22, 2015
A new FDA regulation hits mayo.
Nano-sized 3-D fish may soon be infused in bodies
Pauline Arellano Aug 22, 2015
Nano-sized 3-D fish may soon be infused in bodies
A new 3-D printed "microfish" may soon be used to deliver drugs and remove toxins after being injected directly into the bloodstream.
White house fence jumper shot in Pennsylvania court
Lindsay Jordan Aug 22, 2015
White house fence jumper shot in Pennsylvania court
A Pennsylvania man who climbed a White House wall in March slashed a sheriff's deputy in court and was killed.
Ted Cruz makes a stand for "Religious Rights"
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Ted Cruz makes a stand for
Ted Cruz has been pandering to the evangelical Christian demographic with strong rhetoric about defending the rights of religious conservatives across the country.
Newly discovered crayfish named after Edward Snowden
Lindsay Jordan Aug 22, 2015
Newly discovered crayfish named after Edward Snowden
A newly identified type of Indonesian crayfish popular in home aquariums has been named after NSA leaker Edward Snowden
Recent whale deaths in Gulf of Alaska cause alarm
Pauline Arellano Aug 22, 2015
Recent whale deaths in Gulf of Alaska cause alarm
A recent rash of whale deaths up and down the West Coast has officials investigating the possible causes of the "unusual" mortality event.
Bogus carbon credits lead to fishy activity, study finds
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Bogus carbon credits lead to fishy activity, study finds
A new report shows that a shocking number of carbon credits sold by Russia and Ukraine are completely bogus, and actually add CO2 to the atmosphere.
Japan starts the party on the International Space Station
Lindsay Jordan Aug 22, 2015
Japan starts the party on the International Space Station
The astronauts aboard the International Space Station got to kick back and relax this week as a Japanese supply craft dropped off a collection of fine spirits.
Drive a Honda? You may want to check your airbags
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Drive a Honda? You may want to check your airbags
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a probe into at least 17 million vehicles after reports of faulty airbags began flooding in.
Jimmy Carter remains upbeat after cancer diagnosis
Lindsay Jordan Aug 22, 2015
Jimmy Carter remains upbeat after cancer diagnosis
At 90 years old ,former President Jimmy Carter learns that his cancer has spread from his liver to his brain
Cosmic neutrinos discovered in Antarctic ice
Pauline Arellano Aug 22, 2015
Cosmic neutrinos discovered in Antarctic ice
Scientists in Antarctica have discovered "ghostly" particles deep in the ice originating from the outer reaches of the galaxy.
Epic selfies taken by Curiosity rover during Mars mountain trip
Pauline Arellano Aug 22, 2015
Epic selfies taken by Curiosity rover during Mars mountain trip
NASA's Curiosity rover has traveled to a new drill site on Mars and sent a selfie back to Earth from one of the planet's highest known mountains.
Ad blocking software is costing publishers big time
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Ad blocking software is costing publishers big time
A new report shows that ad blocking software is costing advertisers billions of dollars annually.
Wireless implants stimulate nerves in mice
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Wireless implants stimulate nerves in mice
An amazing new device allows scientists to wirelessly transmit light energy straight to the brains of test mice, eliminating the need for wires and bulky optogenetics setups.
China's carbon output may be overestimated
Lindsay Jordan Aug 22, 2015
China's carbon output may be overestimated
While China is the largest producer of carbon emissions on the planet, a new report shows the country's rate of emissions may have been overestimated
Hummingbird tongue works as "Micropump", not capillary action
Pauline Arellano Aug 22, 2015
Hummingbird tongue works as
A new study has revealed surprising insights into the way hummingbirds feed.
Giant gas planets started from pebbles, study finds
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Giant gas planets started from pebbles, study finds
A new study reveals that gas giant planets like Jupiter formed from the accumulation of a few tiny pebbles.
Urban grime emits a toxic cocktail of pollutants, study finds
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Urban grime emits a toxic cocktail of pollutants, study finds
A new study has shown that the grime caked onto old buildings and sidewalks in big cities is the source of a shocking amount of pollution.
Dogs learn new tricks to combat climate change
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Dogs learn new tricks to combat climate change
Dogs have been around for millions of years, and a new study suggests that they may have evolved alongside a constantly changing climate.
Premature births linked to unhealthy vaginal bacteria
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Premature births linked to unhealthy vaginal bacteria
Mothers with low levels of this bacteria face a higher risk of giving birth prematurely, a new study shows.
Call for climate action unite Muslim scholars, evironmentalists
Pauline Arellano Aug 22, 2015
Call for climate action unite Muslim scholars, evironmentalists
A group of Muslim leaders has called for increased support for abating the negative effects of climate change.
Kite Pharma claims patient death unrelated to cancer trials
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Kite Pharma claims patient death unrelated to cancer trials
Shares of Kite Pharma Inc. plummeted last week after rumors of a death caused by a new experimental cancer treatment circulated.
How much will transgender care actually cost the military?
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
How much will transgender care actually cost the military?
A recent study has analyzed the costs of providing healthcare for transgendered service members to the U.S. military.
iOS 9 boosts security, offers amazing new features
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
iOS 9 boosts security, offers amazing new features
Apple will roll out its latest operating system, iOS 9 at the end of the summer, and fans are eager to check out the amazing new features on a wide range of devices.
Virginia man slapped with assault charges after missing wife turns up
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Virginia man slapped with assault charges after missing wife turns up
A Henrico man was arrested on assault charges after his missing wife was discovered safely in a nearby hotel earlier this week.
NASA tests rocket engine for first trip to Mars
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
NASA tests rocket engine for first trip to Mars
NASA has completed the final test of a new high-tech engine that will likely carry astronauts on the first manned mission to Mars.
Nelson Peltz's Trian Partners takes huge stake in Sysco Corp
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Nelson Peltz's Trian Partners takes huge stake in Sysco Corp
Sysco Corp shares rose after Nelson Peltz's Trian Partners announced that it would purchase a 7 percent stake in the company, making Trian the largest individual shareholder.
Mac users rejoice: Boot Camp 6 allows Windows 10 installation
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Mac users rejoice: Boot Camp 6 allows Windows 10 installation
Now Mac users can upgrade to Windows 10 too, by downloading the new version of Boot Camp 6.
Oil rig workers discover floating spaghetti monster
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Oil rig workers discover floating spaghetti monster
B. conifer, a colonial creature that dwells at the bottom of the sea, stunned technicians aboard a BP oil rig with its flailing appendages and monster-like appearance.
Perseid meteor shower dazzles viewers around the globe
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Perseid meteor shower dazzles viewers around the globe
The Perseid meteor shower continues, having peaked earlier this week, to wow stargazers with its stunning fireball displays and high rate of shooting stars.
Ants: the sommeliers of scent
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Ants: the sommeliers of scent
A new study has shown that ants have a remarkably refined sense of smell, detecting the slightest differences between chemical scents.
Macy's to sell products on Alibaba
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Macy's to sell products on Alibaba
After downgrading its full-year sales forecasts, Macy's announced that it will start selling merchandise on Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd.'s Tmall online marketplace in China.
Freezing eggs leads to lower fertility rates, experts say
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Freezing eggs leads to lower fertility rates, experts say
Delaying conception by freezing eggs has been shown to significantly reduce the odds of success, a new study finds.
Amazing graphene nanoribbons coming to a device near you
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Amazing graphene nanoribbons coming to a device near you
A new method for growing perfectly aligned graphene nanoribbons shows serious promise for scalability and could be used to create a new generation of electronics.
World population to surpass 11 billion by century's end
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
World population to surpass 11 billion by century's end
If you thought there were a lot of people on Planet Earth now, just wait until the end of the century.
Frogs under fire from infectious tadpole disease
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Frogs under fire from infectious tadpole disease
A new study has identified a mysterious parasite that is infecting the livers of tadpoles across the globe, placing fragile frog populations under even more pressure.
CVS blasts FDA approval of cholesterol drugs under current guidelines
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
CVS blasts FDA approval of cholesterol drugs under current guidelines
CVS Health Corp has published a letter urging health officials to reconsider the current cholesterol treatment guidelines, following the FDA approval of expensive new medications.
Lenovo unveils two sleek, professional grade laptops
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Lenovo unveils two sleek, professional grade laptops
Lenovo has just unveiled its new P70 workstation, a sturdier, more powerful version of the popular P50.
Third plague case confirmed in LA child
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Third plague case confirmed in LA child
A young child in Los Angeles has reportedly tested positive for the plague, adding to a growing number of confirmed cases in the West.
Eye shape indicates whether an animal is predator or prey
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Eye shape indicates whether an animal is predator or prey
A new study reveals that we can learn a lot about animals from their eye shape - particularly whether they are more likely to hunt or be hunted.
Hard of hearing? Study says you're more likely to suffer from depression
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Hard of hearing? Study says you're more likely to suffer from depression
A new study shows that older folks with hearing issues are more likely to suffer from sadness and depression.
Spiders work as a team to capture their prey
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Spiders work as a team to capture their prey
Scientists have never seen this before - spiders in a Dallas suburb have spun a giant communal web that they are using to trap insects from a nearby lake.
Anti-smoking bacteria gobble up nicotine before it reaches the brain
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
Anti-smoking bacteria gobble up nicotine before it reaches the brain
A new anti-smoking therapy allows a bacterial enzyme to "eat" nicotine before it even reaches the brain.
How Verizon's new policy will affect your phone bill this month
Sam Catherman Aug 22, 2015
How Verizon's new policy will affect your phone bill this month
Verizon is shaking up the way they charge for wireless services, but what does that mean for consumers' pockets?