science

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Manchester Inventor Comes up with Hiccup Remedy

MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP)  You can’t try most hiccup remedies in public and retain any dignity. Stand on your head, plug your ears, swig some pickle juice, yank out your tongue and hold it. With her […]

04/04/2015

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For The Love Of Science

The school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.

09/22/2014

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At The Frontiers Of Science

Working with the smallest building blocks of the universe, Raytheon’s scientists are creating new substances and computing technology straight from the pages of science fiction.

09/15/2014

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

Tiny "Kilobots" swarm together to create larger shapes.(Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Harvard Researchers Build Robot ‘Army’

Small robots work together to create larger objects.

08/15/2014

A new study finds we share more genetic similarities with our friends than with total strangers. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Study: Friends Share Similarities In Their DNA

The DNA code tends to be more alike between friends than strangers.

07/14/2014

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hartford Forum On Health Innovations

The group is expected to discuss how science is driving change in health care and the implications for health care costs.

07/05/2014

The new technique could extend the period that human organs can be safely stored before being transplanted into another person. (Getty Images)

Study: New ‘Supercooling’ Technique Helps Preserve Organs

The research could be a breakthrough in the way human organs are handled for transplantation.

07/01/2014

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

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