Seals protect brain during icy dives

Norwegian scientists say they've determined seals cease shivering during long icy dives to conserve oxygen and, therefore, minimize brain damage.

NASA announces aeronautics competition

NASA has announced a new aeronautics competition for U.S. high school and college students looking at the future of flight.

Lake Okeechobee at risk in hurricanes

Scientists say New Orleans is most vulnerable to hurricane storm surge-caused loss of life and property damage of all U.S. East Coast and Gulf Coast areas.

Jaguars seen in Southwestern U.S.

Male jaguars are reportedly crossing into the Southwestern United States from Mexico, often using the same routes as drug smugglers.

International game laboratory created

Researchers from the United States and Singapore are combing efforts to develop world-class digital game technology.

Bacteria to run our cars, warm our homes

The United States Department of Energy has devoted $1.6 million to sequencing the DNA of six photosynthetic bacteria that Washington University in St. Louis biologists will examine for their potential as one of the next great ...

Study: Dust may dampen hurricane fury

After more than a dozen hurricanes battered the Atlantic Ocean last year, scientists are wondering what — if anything — might be causing stronger and more frequent storms. Some have pointed to rising ocean temperatures, ...

ISS crew completes Soyuz repositioning

The International Space Station crew successfully repositioned the Soyuz spacecraft docked at the rear of the Zvezda living quarters Tuesday.

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