Amazing Jesus bug robot leaps from the water's surface
Amazing Jesus bug robot leaps from the water's surface
Sam Catherman - Aug 01, 2015
An amazing new robot can exert a force up to 16 times its own body weight, and leap from the surface of the water.

Storm surge, heavy rains mean trouble for U.S. Coasts
Sam Catherman - Jul 28, 2015
A new study has shown that storm surges and heavy precipitation are currently putting more than 50% of Americans at a serious risk of flooding and property destruction.

Scientists solve the mystery of "hair ice"
Sam Catherman - Jul 24, 2015
An amazing new study reveals the secrets behind the century-old mystery of "hair ice," or long, thin strands of frozen water that grow out of rotting wood.

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Compound found in marijuana could help bones heal, study says Compound found in marijuana could help bones heal, study says
Sam Catherman - Jul 23, 2015
A new study from researchers at Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University in Israel shows how certain compounds found in marijuana may help the healing process in fractured bones.
ALMA telescope spies some of the first galaxies ever formed ALMA telescope spies some of the first galaxies ever formed
Sam Catherman - Jul 23, 2015
A shocking new discovery from researchers using the ALMA space telescope in Chile could drastically change our understanding of the early universe and star formation.
Chinese toddler saved by 3D printed titanium skull implant Chinese toddler saved by 3D printed titanium skull implant
Sam Catherman - Jul 20, 2015
Chinese doctors have successfully treated a toddler suffering from congenital hydrocephalus by using a 3D-printed titanium implant to relieve massive swelling in her brain.
How plankton create clouds and keep us cool in the summer How plankton create clouds and keep us cool in the summer
Sam Catherman - Jul 19, 2015
A new study has shown that plankton in the Southern Ocean are responsible for creating nearly half of the water droplets in the clouds during the summer.
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Last chance to see a blue moon until 2018
Sam Catherman - Aug 01, 2015
This Friday will be the last chance for stargazers to witness a "blue moon," a phenomenon that occurs when there are two full moons in one month.
 
Storm surge, heavy rains mean trouble for U.S. Coasts
Sam Catherman - Aug 01, 2015
A new study has shown that storm surges and heavy precipitation are currently putting more than 50% of Americans at a serious risk of flooding and property destruction.
 
Scientists solve the mystery of "hair ice"
Sam Catherman - Aug 01, 2015
An amazing new study reveals the secrets behind the century-old mystery of "hair ice," or long, thin strands of frozen water that grow out of rotting wood.
 
Compound found in marijuana could help bones heal, study says
Sam Catherman - Aug 01, 2015
A new study from researchers at Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University in Israel shows how certain compounds found in marijuana may help the healing process in fractured bones.
 
ALMA telescope spies some of the first galaxies ever formed
Sam Catherman - Aug 01, 2015
A shocking new discovery from researchers using the ALMA space telescope in Chile could drastically change our understanding of the early universe and star formation.
 
Chinese toddler saved by 3D printed titanium skull implant
Sam Catherman - Aug 01, 2015
Chinese doctors have successfully treated a toddler suffering from congenital hydrocephalus by using a 3D-printed titanium implant to relieve massive swelling in her brain.
 
How plankton create clouds and keep us cool in the summer
Sam Catherman - Aug 01, 2015
A new study has shown that plankton in the Southern Ocean are responsible for creating nearly half of the water droplets in the clouds during the summer.
 
Mysterious shipwreck found off the coast of North Carolina
Sam Catherman - Aug 01, 2015
A team of marine ecologists has stumbled upon a strange shipwreck off the coast of North Carolina that may date back all the way to the American Revolution.
 
Fracking leads to more hospitalizations, study finds
Sam Catherman - Aug 01, 2015
A new study has linked hydraulic fracturing, a controversial method of extracting natural gas, with an increase in hospitalizations in the Marcellus Shale region in Pennsylvania.
 
This weird pigeon dating game for PS4 is surprisingly popular
Sam Catherman - Aug 01, 2015
In this bizarre new video game you can play as a pigeon attending an all-pigeon high school and trying to find love, and it will be available for Playstation 4 later this month.
 
Breakthrough - new graphene film that could be used to keep electronics cool
Sam Catherman - Aug 01, 2015
Recent research suggests that there may finally be a better way to keep electronic devices from overheating, by using an extremely thin graphene film.
 
What does $100 buy you in your home state? The truth may surprise you
Dan Taylor - Aug 01, 2015
A new study has revealed shocking disparities in how far your money will go depending on the state.
 
Smartphones may shock those with pacemakers, other cardiac devices
Dan Taylor - Aug 01, 2015
Those with implanted cardiac devices should be careful how they use smartphones.
 
Will Global Warming take the bite out of winter? You may be surprised...
Dan Taylor - Aug 01, 2015
Will people die less during the winter because of Global Warming? Unfortunately, a new study is finding that's not the case.
 
Terrifying flesh-eating bacteria causes panic on Florida coast
Dan Taylor - Aug 01, 2015
An outbreak of the bacteria has already killed 2 people and sickened 7 -- but are things about to get even worse?
 
Firestorm erupts after FDA approves 'female Viagra'
Dan Taylor - Aug 01, 2015
An angry debate has erupted between those who argue that women should have the right to take the pill and those who question the science behind it.
 
Shocking report: There is a huge racial divide in depression, anxiety sufferers
Dan Taylor - Aug 01, 2015
Young black and hispanic men were significantly less likely than whites to admit that they have a problem, and often refused to seek treatment for it.
 
Google adds feature to prevent password hacking
Benjamin LaCasse - Aug 01, 2015
Google has created a new feature on their Chrome browser to act as a safety net against password hacking. It comes in the form of a free extension on their Chrome browser.
 
German Measles eliminated from Americas
Ken Kern - Aug 01, 2015
The Americas region is the first in the world to eliminate rubella, as it was the first to eliminate smallpox in 1971 and polio in 1994.
 
Malala attackers sentenced to life
Ken Kern - Aug 01, 2015
Ten men involved in the 2012 assassination attempt on Malala Yousafzai were sentenced on Thursday to life in prison by Pakistani anti-terrorist judge Mohammad Amin Kindi.
 
Tesla Motors to launch home energy system
Ken Kern - Aug 01, 2015
How do you run a solar powered home or office when the sun isn't shining?
 
3-D printed implants save three babies' lives.
Benjamin LaCasse - Aug 01, 2015
Three babies were saved with the technology of 3-D printing. The technology was used to make growth-flexible implants.
 
Bird flu outbreak in Iowa causes state of emergency
Benjamin LaCasse - Aug 01, 2015
Birld flu outbreak causes a state of emergency in Iowa. State resources are being used to track and monitor the virus.
 
Bombing in Iraq prompts a visit from Canadian prime minister
Benjamin LaCasse - Aug 01, 2015
Canadian prime minister visits Iraq after bombing kills 30 people.
 
New bird species discovered in China
Benjamin LaCasse - Aug 01, 2015
A new type of bird species; the Warbler, has been found in China.
 
Is eating fruit making you hungrier?
Benjamin LaCasse - Aug 01, 2015
Scientists have discovered why people don't find fruit very filling during meals.
 
Global CO2 levels have broken monthly records
Benjamin LaCasse - Aug 01, 2015
The record of average global CO2 levels have broken monthly records for the first time in March.
 
Are tsunamis going to hammer Southern California soon?
Dan Taylor - Aug 01, 2015
Scientists who were examining fault lines off the coast of California made a rather alarming discovery.
 
Stunning discovery: Scientists find a way to cure amnesia
Dan Taylor - Aug 01, 2015
By tweaking neurons in the brain, scientists have been able to restore memories in mice ... make it clear that the memories in trauma victims aren't lost at all, just hiding.