Images of Pluto increase as New Horizons continues transmission to NASA Images of Pluto increase as New Horizons continues transmission to NASA
Caitlyn Marsolek - Aug 01, 2015
Detailed photos of Pluto's icy surface reveal important facts about the dwarf planet
French expert found debris from Malaysia Airlines flight 370 French expert found debris from Malaysia Airlines flight 370
Sam Catherman - Jul 29, 2015
French and Australian authorities are investigating wreckage discovered in the Indian Ocean, which they believe could come from Malaysia Airlines flight 370, which disappeared in March 2014.
Storm surges and heavy rain mean trouble for US coastal cities Storm surges and heavy rain mean trouble for US coastal cities
Sam Catherman - Jul 28, 2015
A new study examines the link between heavy rains, storm surges, and climate change, which together pose a serious threat to more than half the U.S. population in coastal areas.
Could Kepler-452b be another Planet Earth? Could Kepler-452b be another Planet Earth?
Rachel Sciaba - Jul 28, 2015
Kepler-452b could be a cousin to Earth, but it is too distant in the galaxy to know for sure.
New Audi R8 with V10 is the most powerful version yet
New Audi R8 with V10 is the most powerful version yet
Sam Catherman - Jul 16, 2015
Audi just unveiled the 2017 R8, complete with a V-10 engine and significant improvements to fuel economy, weight, and most importantly, engine power.

Climate change means big trouble for bees - here's why
Climate change means big trouble for bees - here's why
Sam Catherman - Jul 14, 2015
Recent research shows that climate change is restricting the range of bumblebee populations across Europe and North America - here's why that's a bad thing.

Scientists unlock the magnetic mysteries of plutonium
Scientists unlock the magnetic mysteries of plutonium
Sam Catherman - Jul 13, 2015
Using a powerful neutron beam to isolate electrons within a sample of plutonium, scientists may have finally figured out why the metal doesn't react with magnets.

Microsoft lays off 7,800 workers in mobile division
Microsoft lays off 7,800 workers in mobile division
Sam Catherman - Jul 12, 2015
Microsoft announced a massive overhaul of its mobile phone hardware division last week, which includes laying off up to 7,800 workers.

Scientists blame climate change for rising oceans worldwide
Scientists blame climate change for rising oceans worldwide
Sam Catherman - Jul 12, 2015
Scientists have long feared that climate change would lead to a rise in global sea levels, and the data from a recent study does not paint a rosy picture for many of the world's coastal cities.

Was
Was "Baby Doe's" family involved in her death?
Sam Catherman - Jul 12, 2015
"Baby Doe," an anonymous young girl found dead on a Boston shoreline, has received an overwhelming amount of attention since her case was made public this week, and officials have some interesting ideas as to what actually happened to the girl.

Hacking Team breached by hackers, secrets uploaded to WikiLeaks
Hacking Team breached by hackers, secrets uploaded to WikiLeaks
Sam Catherman - Jul 11, 2015
Italian software firm Hacking Team just had over 400 GB of confidential emails and company records stolen and uploaded to WikiLeaks, revealing some interesting secrets.

Type 2 diabetes linked to decline in brain function
Type 2 diabetes linked to decline in brain function
Sam Catherman - Jul 11, 2015
A shocking new study has shown that patients suffering from type 2 diabetes experienced a 65 percent drop in blood flow regulation in the brain, resulting in a noticeable decline in cognitive function.

New Amazon tool lets users
New Amazon tool lets users "Fling" content directly onto their TV screen
Sam Catherman - Jul 11, 2015
Amazon has just announced the release of "Fling," a toolkit that allows developers to include a function that would send content from mobile devices straight to Amazon's Fire TV.

New graphene film keeps your laptop and smartphone cool
New graphene film keeps your laptop and smartphone cool
Sam Catherman - Jul 11, 2015
Scientists from the Chalmers University of Technology have discovered a new method for attaching a small, highly thermally conductive graphene film to silicon, keeping laptops and smartphones cool as they run.

Sea levels likely to rise even with limited climate change, scientists warn
Sea levels likely to rise even with limited climate change, scientists warn
Sam Catherman - Jul 10, 2015
A new study published in the journal Science warns that even if the average global temperature is kept within the safe range of 2 degrees Celsius, sea levels could still rise at a dangerous rate.

Squirrel virus kills three men in Germany
Squirrel virus kills three men in Germany
Sam Catherman - Jul 09, 2015
A new study shows how the VSBV-1 virus was transmitted by squirrels and took the lives of three men in Germany.

Global FinPrint initiative, aimed at protecting sharks, backed by Vulcan Inc.
Global FinPrint initiative, aimed at protecting sharks, backed by Vulcan Inc.
Sam Catherman - Jul 09, 2015
The Global FinPrint initiative, a worldwide survey of shark populations across three different oceans, was recently backed by Microsoft founder Paul Allen's private investment company, Vulcan Inc.

NASA releases amazing footage of Opportunity rover's
NASA releases amazing footage of Opportunity rover's "marathon on Mars"
Sam Catherman - Jul 09, 2015
NASA's has compiled footage taken by Opportunity to create a video of the Mars rover's 26.2 mile journey across the surface of the red planet.

Ohio Governor John Kasich joins Presidential race only to be overshadowed by Donald Trump
Ohio Governor John Kasich joins Presidential race only to be overshadowed by Donald Trump
Anna Jiang - Jul 07, 2015
Second term Ohio governor John Kasich is proving less popular than Donald Trump in current polls and may not be able to participate in the first Republican debate in August.

Storm surges and heavy rain mean trouble for US coastal cities
Sam Catherman - Jul 28, 2015
A new study examines the link between heavy rains, storm surges, and climate change, which together pose a serious threat to more than half the U.S. population in coastal areas.

New Horizons captures an icy, hazy view of Pluto
Sam Catherman - Jul 27, 2015
New Horizons snapped an amazing photo of Pluto as it careened past, revealing a strange hazy atmosphere and the presence of flowing ice on the dwarf planet's surface.

Race to discover alien life explodes as Russian billionaire pays $100 milllion to aid search
Caitlyn Marsolek - Jul 26, 2015
The space race continues as Russian billionaire donates $100 million to find alien life

FDA looks for more evidence to approve cancer drug
Caitlyn Marsolek - Jul 26, 2015
The FDA looks for more clinical evidence to approve vosaroxin, an anti-cancer drug produced by Sunesis Pharmaceuticals

New car seat to combat infant death during hot summers
Caitlyn Marsolek - Jul 25, 2015
A new invention in infant car seats should help combat infant mortality during hot summers.

The mystery of "hair ice" has been solved
Sam Catherman - Jul 24, 2015
"Hair ice," an age-old natural phenomenon, has finally been explained by researchers at the University of Bern in Switzerland

South Carolina church shooting suspect faces federal hate crime charges
Alex Bourque - Jul 23, 2015
Charleston church shooting suspect Dylann Roof faces federal hate crime charges.

Teens are less likely to be sexually active
Rachel Sciaba - Jul 22, 2015
Less than half of U.S. teens today are sexually active.

GoPro Hero4 Session is nearly impossible to repair
Sam Catherman - Jul 18, 2015
The professionals at iFixit have torn apart a GoPro Hero4 Session, and discovered that the new miniature camera is virtually impossible to fix.

Alzheimer's may develop years before symptoms show, study finds
Sam Catherman - Jul 15, 2015
A new study from researchers at Indiana University has shown that the buildup of certain plaques in the brain tissue could signify the development of Alzheimer's disease before any symptoms appear.

Humpback whale rescued from shark attack in Gulf of Maine
Sam Catherman - Jul 14, 2015
Researchers made a daring attempt to rescue a humpback whale trapped in a fishing net from a hungry white shark this weekend in the Gulf of Maine.

Monster black hole has outgrown its home galaxy, scientists say
Sam Catherman - Jul 13, 2015
A new study has revealed that there is a supermassive black hole, called CID-947, that is orders of magnitude larger than it should be with respect to its host galaxy.

Can Skyping your doctor save you a trip to the hospital?
Sam Catherman - Jul 12, 2015
The growing practice of telemedicine, or connecting patients with doctors via Skype, could revolutionize the way people seek healthcare across the country.

Smart people live longer, new study says
Sam Catherman - Jul 11, 2015
A new study from a team of researchers at three American universities has shown a correlation between levels of education and mortality rates.

What can $100 buy in your home state? [Map]
Sam Catherman - Jul 11, 2015
A new map from the Tax Foundation shows how far a $100 bill will go in each state across the country, and you might be surprised to find out how much it will buy in your home state.

Obama will be the first president to visit a federal prison
Sam Catherman - Jul 11, 2015
Barack Obama will be the first president to ever visit a federal prison when he makes the trip to El Reno, Oklahoma next week to address the country's problem with locking too many people behind bars.

OPM Director resigns after 21 million records leaked in cyber-attack
Sam Catherman - Jul 11, 2015
The attack on the Office of Personnel Management has jeopardized the security of millions of personal records including SSNs, fingerprints, and medical history.

Advil, Motrin increase risk of heart attack and stroke
Sam Catherman - Jul 10, 2015
According to a new report from the FDA, common pain relief drugs such as Advil, Motrin, and Aleve could significantly increase the risk of heart attack and stroke with prolonged use.

How safe are these new plastic alternatives? The risks might surprise you
Sam Catherman - Jul 10, 2015
Two new studies from NYU have demonstrated that there is a link between two chemical compounds commonly found in consumer plastics and a litany of adverse health effects.

New York AG creates special unit to probe killings by police
Sam Catherman - Jul 10, 2015
Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered the attorney general to create a task force of prosecutors that will take on cases of police brutality that result in the death of an unarmed or otherwise unthreatening citizen.

Could we all be driving 3D-printed cars soon?
Sam Catherman - Jul 09, 2015
A new design for a 3D-printed car has just been submitted, complete with customizable panels and an external sound system.

Could these opal gemstones point to signs of life on Mars?
Sam Catherman - Jul 08, 2015
A groundbreaking discovery by scientists from the University of Glasgow strengthens the case that Mars may have once been home to a range of microscopic organisms.

FDA approves new Novartis drug to treat cardiovascular disease
Sam Catherman - Jul 08, 2015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just approved a new medication that could significantly reduce the number of fatalities and hospitalizations caused by cardiovascular disease.

No escape from these 'sailing' spiders
Sam Catherman - Jul 05, 2015
A new study shows that certain species of spiders are able to traverse oceans by 'sailing.'

New AIDS vaccine shows promise in test trials using monkeys
Sam Catherman - Jul 04, 2015
A new experimental vaccine from Johnson and Johnson has been shown to block the virus in monkeys, and researchers say they're close to starting human trials.

Weight loss surgery better for diabetes than exercise, study shows
Sam Catherman - Jul 04, 2015
A new study suggests that gastric weight loss surgeries may be more effective at treating diabetes than traditional treatments like exercise and proper diet.

Government probes airline industry on suspicions of collusion
Sam Catherman - Jul 04, 2015
The Department of Justice has launched a federal investigation into four airlines that allegedly have colluded to artificially drive up ticket prices.

People with blue eyes are more likely to be dependent on alcohol, study says
Sam Catherman - Jul 03, 2015
A new study from the University of Vermont suggests that there may be a genetic link between light-colored eyes and alcohol dependence, and the reason why might surprise you.

Prehistoric 'Jesus lizard' could walk on water, research reveals
Sam Catherman - Jul 03, 2015
An amazing new fossil found in the mountains of Wyoming suggests that the 'Jesus lizard' once roamed the area, walking on water and enjoying the tropical climate some 48 million years ago.

Sysco Corp [NYSE:SYY] abandons US Foods deal after court ruling
Sam Catherman - Jun 30, 2015
After a U.S. District court ruling, Sysco Corporation was forced to abandon its plans to acquire rival U.S. Foods Inc., but the company's management says it still has other strategies for long-term growth.

Could high blood pressure lower your risk of developing Alzheimer's?
Sam Catherman - Jun 30, 2015
Researchers have discovered a link between high systolic blood pressure and Alzheimer's disease, although the reason for the connection might surprise you.

Will the Export-Import bank lock its doors for good on Tuesday?
Sam Catherman - Jun 30, 2015
The charter for the Export-Import Bank, which provides loan guarantees to U.S. Exporters, is set to expire this Tuesday for the first time in 81 years, but will Republicans allow the charter to be renewed?

Arthritis drug restores pigment in patient with vitiligo
Sam Catherman - Jun 27, 2015
Researchers from the Yale School of Medicine have shown that a drug typically used to treat arthritis can restore the pigment in patients suffering from the disorder vitiligo.

Republican lawmakers call for the dismissal of top execs after agency is hacked
Anna Jiang - Jun 26, 2015
A group of eighteen Republican lawmakers sent a letter to President Barack Obama calling for the dismissal of two Office of Personnel Management (OPM) executives Katherine Archuleta and Donna Seymour.

Obama calls for elimination of symbols of racism
Anna Jiang - Jun 26, 2015
President Obama led thousands of mourners in singing "Amazing Grace" at the funeral of Reverend Clementa Pinckney, a victim of the Charleston shootings.