When medical students finish working with cadavers, they are sometimes joined by the families of body-donors for funeral-like ceremonies. One medical school professor says the ceremonies help teach aspiring doctors about total patient care....
NASA rocket scientists in Alabama are testing an old engine that was designed for the 1969 moon mission. They're trying to see what the old technology can teach them, as they prepare for a return to the moon. (Jan. 25)
A giant yellow duck floated around Sydney Harbour on Thursday in a rehearsal for a Sydney Festival event which organizers say will turn the harbor into a "giant bathtub". (Jan. 3)
Seventy-five percent of Steller Sea Lions have vanished in the North Pacific. Now, a team of researchers near Vancouver, British Columbia, is working with trained sea lions to figure out why the population is in such steep decline. (Jan. 2)
A young researcher in South Carolina is trying to preserve box turtles by putting fake rubber ones on roads. Nathan Weaver of Clemson University found some drivers intentionally running over the creatures, harming reproduction rates. (Dec. ...
A new AP/GfK poll shows rising thermometers, flooded New York City subway tunnels, and the drought parched Heartland are proving more convincing to skeptical Americans than scientists' global warming warnings. (Dec. 14)
Officials in the Florida Keys are waiting for the federal government to sign off on an experiment that would release genetically modified mosquitoes in Key West.
Officials are planning to introduce genetically-altered mosquitoes in the Florida Keys to combat Dengue Fever, but opponents say there are too many unknowns. (Dec. 6)
Discussion on the fiscal cliff continued Tuesday with Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid urging House Speaker John Boehner to outline specific ways to increase revenue. "They've got to come up with some specific revenue," Reid said. (Dec. ...
Justin Bieber won't face charge for May encounter; 'Blossom' star Mayim Bialik is divorcing husband of 9 years; Tom Hanks, Will Ferrell offer custom recordings. (Nov. 22)