Evolution key issue for Kan. voters

(AP) -- Kansas Board of Education members who approved new classroom standards that call evolution into question faced a counterattack at the polls Tuesday from Darwin's defenders.

Study suggests Alaskan tree refuge existed

U.S. scientists say they've found strong evidence an Alaskan tree refuge existed during the last glacial period, 17,000 to 25,000 years ago.

Search for Rare Particle Decay Comes Up Short

Based on work performed at a large particle detector known as the BaBaR experiment, scientists announced recently that they do not see evidence to support theoretical predictions that an extremely rare particle decay — ...

Asteroid Aspirations

A recent grant from NASA will enable the Arkansas Center for Space and Planetary Sciences at the University of Arkansas to continue its work creating missions to asteroids and exploring the possibilities and chemistry of ...

Physicists Discover New Way To Visualize Shape Changes In Molecules

Using ultrafast lasers, a team of University of Colorado at Boulder and JILA scientists has developed a novel method to observe the motion of atoms during chemical reactions, opening up new possibilities for detailed understanding ...

Forecast: Showers and Thunderstorms

People planning baseball games, picnics, and other outdoor events may have more precise short-term forecasts of rainfall in the next few years, thanks to an observing strategy now being tested by atmospheric scientists at ...

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