- Military tests unmanned ship designed for seafaring missions Updated: May-02-16 8:17 pm
SAN DIEGO - The military is starting tests on the world's largest unmanned surface vessel - a self-driving, 132-foot ship designed to travel thousands of miles out at sea without a single crew member on board.
- Mississippi seeks more computer science teaching in schools Updated: May-02-16 7:22 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Greene County School Superintendent Charles Breland sees the need for more Mississippians trained in computer science.
- Zika researchers hold conference in Atlanta amid outbreak Updated: May-02-16 5:07 pm
ATLANTA - While Zika may be on the minds of researchers right now, little is known about what viruses could be on the horizon, making it a challenge to identify epidemics before they spread around the globe, a top researcher said Monday.
- Bitcoin's creator unmasks himself - well, maybe Updated: May-02-16 4:59 pm
LOS ANGELES - The mystery creator of the digital currency bitcoin has finally stepped forward. Or has he?
- The Latest: Solar plane leaving California for Arizona Updated: May-02-16 4:36 pm
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California - The Latest on the flight of a solar-powered airplane from California to Arizona in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe (all times local):
- Rare seabirds hatching chicks in protected Hawaiian Islands Updated: May-02-16 3:36 pm
HONOLULU - A rare seabird whose population was wiped out of Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands is now hatching healthy chicks on the atoll.
- 230 million-year-old dinosaur footprint found in north Spain Updated: May-02-16 3:03 pm
MADRID - Spain says a footprint of a dinosaur that roamed the area 230 million years ago has been found in northeastern Catalonia, and says it's the best preserved dinosaur print seen so far in the Iberian Peninsula.
- 3 planets orbiting dwarf star prime spots to search for life Updated: May-02-16 2:02 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - Astronomers searching for life beyond our solar system may need to look no farther than a little, feeble nearby star.
- Climate change focus of next Omaha Science Cafe Updated: May-02-16 1:44 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Organizers say the next Omaha Science Cafe will explore the global and local impact of climate change.
- Finding remains of missing women required exhaustive search Updated: May-02-16 10:32 am
HOUSTON - Shovels and flashlights in hand on a night in mid-February, investigators restarted the search nearly two decades after the girls went missing.
- Solar plane on global trip soars from California to Arizona Updated: May-02-16 10:07 am
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California - A solar-powered airplane soared above the clouds Monday after taking off from California for Arizona to resume its journey around the world using only energy from the sun.
- Physicists abuzz about possible new particle as CERN revs up Updated: May-02-16 5:15 am
GENEVA - Was it a blip, or a breakthrough?
- New science center at Vassar College Updated: May-02-16 12:38 am
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York - Vassar College has finished building its new science center.
- Above-average fire year ahead in Hawaii, Alaska, Southwest Updated: May-01-16 7:37 pm
Hawaii, Alaska and the Southwest face an above-average threat of wildfires this summer, but most of the country should see normal or below-normal problems, forecasters said Sunday.
- Tuition going up at Johns Hopkins Homewood campus Updated: May-01-16 5:11 pm
BALTIMORE - Tuition for liberal arts and engineering students at Johns Hopkins University will go up 3.5 percent this fall.
- Ashfall Fossil Beds Park opening 25th season Tuesday Updated: May-01-16 4:49 pm
ROYAL, Nebraska - Nebraska Game and Parks Commission officials say Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park will open Tuesday for its 25th anniversary season.
- Registration for 3-day Archaeology Camp opens Monday Updated: May-01-16 4:46 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - Registration for the South Dakota State Historical Society's three-day Archaeology Camp opens Monday.
- Engineering students compete for hybrid, electric car titles Updated: May-01-16 2:26 pm
LOUDON, New Hampshire - Dartmouth College is launching its 10th annual Formula Hybrid Competition at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
- Skeletal human remains found at 100-year-old music venue Updated: May-01-16 12:13 pm
CINCINNATI - Workers renovating a century-old performance hall discovered human remains under the orchestra pit and now archeologists are planning to analyze the bones.
- Academic achievement program passes 25,000 graduates mark Updated: May-01-16 10:39 am
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - A New Hampshire program that encourages high school students to take challenging classes with an emphasis on science and math is celebrating passing the 25,000 graduates mark in its 10th year.
- With cameras running, Savannah owls are a hit again Updated: May-01-16 10:01 am
SAVANNAH, Georgia - Cue the tears from the empty-nesters. The second season of The Landings owl show has come to a close.
- Stony Brook police: Student groped in campus bathroom Updated: May-01-16 3:22 am
STONY BROOK, New York - Police at Stony Brook University say they're searching for a man who groped a woman in a campus bathroom.
- Toledo astrophysicist publishes book exploring the universe Updated: May-01-16 3:05 am
CENTRALIA, Washington - While Bill Nye the Science Guy is rarely, if ever, seen without a bowtie, Toledo theoretical astrophysicist Ethan Siegel prefers his ensembles to include a kilt.
- Flooding flushes oil, chemicals into Texas rivers Updated: Apr-30-16 3:57 pm
EL PASO, Texas - Recent floods across Texas have inundated oil wells and fracking sites, flushing crude oil and toxic fracking chemicals into the state's rivers.
- Astronomy Day helps educate youth about astronomy, space Updated: Apr-30-16 2:11 pm
CLARKSBURG, West Virginia - Students and outer space enthusiasts gathered April 23 at the Gaston Caperton Center for an afternoon of astronomy.