Researchers find new chink in a 'superbug's' armor

Infections from drug-resistant forms of Staphylococcus bacteria are skyrocketing and have even recently made headlines by debilitating some of the NFL’s toughest players. Tools to fight these bugs are few, but now University ...

Answers sought in sea lion decline

Researchers from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks and the state said they want a fuller picture about why Alaska's sea lion population is falling.

China launches second weather satellite

China launched its second geostationary satellite, which officials said will provide better weather forecasting for Beijing.

Canadians robbed of sunlight during fall

Canadians feeling blue during the last three months shouldn't be surprised -- they were robbed of more than 100 hours of sunlight, climatologists said.

Researchers Create DNA Logic Circuits That Work in Test Tubes

Computers and liquids are not very compatible, as many a careless coffee-drinking laptop owner has discovered. But a new breakthrough by researchers at the California Institute of Technology could result in future logic circuits ...

Finding an answer to Darwin's Dilemma

The sudden appearance of large animal fossils more than 500 million years ago – a problem that perplexed even Charles Darwin and is commonly known as "Darwin’s Dilemma" – may be due to a huge increase of oxygen in the ...

'If a Package Stinks, It Belongs to Me'

The county of Los Angeles may not like this distinction, but Virginia Tech environmental engineer John Novak says the sludge from this area of California has the “worst odor of any I have ever tested.” A walk inside his ...

Engineer Explains How Santa Can Deliver Gifts in One Night

If you’re skeptical of Santa’s abilities to deliver presents to millions of homes and children in just one night, North Carolina State University’s Dr. Larry Silverberg, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, ...

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