Science

Genetic sleuthing bolsters food poisoning searches

Apr 26, 2018

A new technique that relies on genetics is revolutionizing food poisoning investigation and identifying common causes in scattered and seemingly unrelated illnesses

Governors form group to study gun violence, offer solutions

Apr 25, 2018

The governors of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Delaware and Puerto Rico are forming the nation's first consortium to conduct gun violence research

Scientists find lots of gorillas in census, also see decline

Apr 25, 2018

A new study shows there are more gorillas and chimps in West Africa than scientists initially thought, but that may not last

Portable test helps identify refugees at risk of outbreaks

Apr 25, 2018

Cheap, portable test may help identify people susceptible to disease outbreaks in refugee camps, other remote locations

US officials slam Washington state nuke waste site problems

Apr 25, 2018

U.S. investigators say problems first identified six years ago at a Washington state site where deadly nuclear waste is treated continue to plague the multi-billion dollar plant

Damien Chazelle shows first footage of biopic 'First Man'

Apr 25, 2018

"La La Land" director Damien Chazelle has given CinemaCon attendees a first look at his Neil Armstrong film "First Man" Wednesday morning in Las Vegas

US pecan growers seek to break out of the pie shell

Apr 24, 2018

The humble pecan is being rebranded as more than just pie

EPA chief signs proposal limiting science used in decisions

Apr 24, 2018

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has signed a proposed rule that seeks to restrict the types of scientific studies that regulators can use to determine the impact of pesticide and pollution exposure on human health

Kids with rare rapid-aging disease get hope from study drug

Apr 24, 2018

Children with a rare, incurable disease that causes rapid aging and early death may live longer if treated with an experimental drug first developed for cancer patients

Oscars returning to February, announce key dates of season

Apr 23, 2018

Next year's Oscars season has been set, with several events leading up to the broadcast of the 91st Academy Awards on Feb. 24, 2019

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