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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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Students At Vt. College Learn Computer Protection

Deep in the bowels of a building at the nation’s oldest private military academy, students from across the globe are being taught to fight the war of the future.

03/11/2012

A page from a hand written book by Titanic passenger Laura Marie Cobb (Photo Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP / Getty Images)

Full Titanic Wreck Site Is Mapped For First Time

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Researchers have pieced together what’s believed to be the first comprehensive map of the entire 3-by-5-mile Titanic debris field and hope it will provide new clues about what exactly happened […]

03/09/2012

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Junk Food-Powered Car Sets New Record

Two Entertainers Set A New Distance Record For A Car Powered By Candy and Soda.

12/09/2011

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Experiment From Connecticut Aboard Endeavor

The shuttle Endeavour is carrying a bit of Connecticut education into space.

05/16/2011

Teacher Seeks to Inspire Students in Math, Science

An AP Member Feature Exchange By MAGGIE GORDON, Stamford Advocate STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) _ If Susie has $12 and soda costs $1.25 a bottle, she can buy nine bottles. Simple math can solve that problem. […]

09/12/2010

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