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File photo of a macaque monkey. (credit: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

Study Finds That Monkeys Can Do Math

According to a new study, monkeys can do math.

04/22/2014

The newly found object's orbit can take it 42 billion miles away from the sun. (Getty Images)

Newfound Pink World Lurks At The Edge Of The Solar System

2012 VP113 has an eccentric orbit that takes 42 billion miles from the sun.

03/26/2014

Study finds giving parents new information about vaccines actually made them more likely to oppose vaccinating a future child. (Getty Images)

Study: Vaccination Messages May Backfire

Giving parents new information about vaccines actually made them more likely to oppose vaccinating a future child.

03/04/2014

Massive black holes are believed to exist in the centers of galaxies. (Getty Images)

Science: Are We Living Inside A Black Hole?

Scientist theorizes that the conditions that created our Big Bang could have been formed in a black hole in another universe.

02/20/2014

Bottle was part of a release from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution between 196 and 1972. (Getty Images)

Bottle Released By Massachusetts Scientist In 1956 Found

Message in a bottle found off Nova Scotia after a journey of 185 miles and 58 years.

02/08/2014

bubble test

Connecticut Teens Score At International Average On Math Test; Higher In Science, Reading

Results from a global exam given to 15-year-olds show U.S. students lagging in math and just average in science and reading, while teens from Asian nations dominate the categories.

12/03/2013

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Merriam-Webster Word Of The Year? “Science”

By LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) _ Look alive, selfie. There’s another word of the year that’s not all about you. While Oxford University Press, the British publisher of the Oxford dictionaries, declared […]

12/03/2013

Researchers say the results could help treat Alzheimer's disease before full symptoms develop. (Getty Images)

Study: Clue To Alzheimer’s Risk Seen In Babies’ Brains

A study finds differences in brain development between babies born with a genetic marker linked to Alzheimer’s disease and those without.

11/27/2013

File photo of an abandoned gold mine. (credit: JEROME VALLETTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientist: ‘Absolutely No Signal’ Of Dark Matter

Nearly a mile underground in an abandoned gold mine, one of the most important quests in physics has come up empty-handed in the search for the elusive substance known as dark matter, scientists announced Wednesday.

10/30/2013

Michele Dufault along with members of the Yale Marching Band

Fund Will Honor Yale Researcher Killed In Lab Accident

Yale University has established a $14 million fund to benefit women studying science and other fields at Yale in memory of a student killed in a laboratory accident.

06/28/2013

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