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Disney Competition Challenges Kids to Design Futuristic Tech

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:28
Whether they're designing flying cars or teleporters, aspiring young inventors will have the chance to share their visions for the technology of the future, as part of a nationwide challenge hosted by the makers of Disney's upcoming film "Tomorrowland" an

'Extinct' No Longer? Brontosaurus May Make a Comeback

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:26
A new analysis of long-necked dinosaurs suggests that the Brontosaurus name was wrongly retired 100 years ago. It's a proposal that excites some paleontologists and leaves others skeptical.

Some Popular Supplements Still Contain Untested Compound

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 09:03
A number of supplements marketed for weight loss and improved athletic performance contain a synthetic compound that is similar to the drug amphetamine.

Quinoa: Health Benefits & Nutrition Facts

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 03:40
Quinoa, a plant from the Andes, is packed with protein, fiber and various vitamins and minerals.

What Are Radio Waves?

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 03:12
Radio waves are a type of electromagnetic radiation. The best-known use of radio waves is for communication.

1 in 3 Breast Cancer Patients Interested in Genetic Testing

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 00:25
Many women who find out they have breast cancer want to know more about genetic testing, new research finds.

Key to Longevity Is Kindness, World's Oldest Person Said

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 23:40
The world's oldest person, an Arkansas woman named Gertrude Weaver, died at age 116 on Monday, according to news reports. Weaver had something in common with the woman who now holds the title of the world's oldest person: both attributed their longevity t

11 Weight-Loss Programs After 1 Year: Which Work?

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 22:31
Researchers scoured the medical literature, looking for long-term, rigorous studies of weight loss programs. Here's what they found.

Robot Reveals Sea Life Thriving Beneath Antarctic Ice

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 22:07
The water beneath Antarctica's thick ice may be dark and chilly, but it still harbors a surprising amount of sea life, including sea stars, sponges and anemones, according to a new underwater robotic expedition.

5 Odd Animals That Shapeshift

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 21:59
Animals come in all different shapes and sizes, but only a few can change their shapes.

MRSA Superbug May Get Stronger If You Smoke

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 21:50
When exposed to cigarette smoke, MRSA bacteria get stronger, a new study finds.

Near-Death Experiences: What Happens in the Brain Before Dying

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 21:02
In the moments before death, conventional wisdom says that as the heart stops beating and blood stops flowing, the rest of the body slowly shuts down. But a new study suggests this view may in fact be wrong.

Western Canada's Glaciers Could Vanish by 2100

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 20:12
Much of western Canada's glacial ice could disappear by the end of the 21st century.

Robot Finds Antarctic Life At 'Never Visited Depths' | Video

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 19:19
A Georgia Institute of Technology robotic vehicle, named Icefin, was deployed 1640+ feet below the Ross Ice Shelf to the seafloor and it found sea stars, sponges, anemones and more.