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WASHINGTON D.C. (NPR) – As ever more digital data is created and stored, the world needs more unit measurements to keep up with the ever-expanding numbers. To do so, the… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — An idea that has propelled Alzheimer’s research for more than 30 years is approaching its day of reckoning. Scientists are launching a study designed to make… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope launched last Christmas and released its first image in July, providing the deepest and sharpest view we’ve ever seen of the universe…. Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A team of researchers has published a study which could help revolutionize the field of space medicine. Using a combination of big data modeling and molecular… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — Climate change’s connections with the extreme heat and weather events in the U.S. and around the globe have been well established. But climate change is also… Read More
Updated July 11, 2022 at 6:59 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — At first glance, the first image from NASA’s new James Webb Space Telescope may not seem all that… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Ten years ago, scientists were able to discover the Higgs Boson particle and help make sense of the universe using the Large Hadron Collider. They did… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Labrador retrievers fetch, border collies herd, huskies howl: It’s conventional wisdom that many dog breeds act in certain ways because they’ve been bred to do so… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — MRI scans have allowed researchers to peer inside the human brain. And the technology is great at revealing damage from a stroke, or areas that light… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — How much should you trust the results of a rapid antigen test? That’s a question many people are asking these days amid recent research… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Imagine knowing nothing about your childhood, nothing about where you came from, and spending years hunting for the answers. Then someone hands you a just-discovered trove… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The Geminid meteor shower, which lights up our sky every December, will be at its most visible late Monday into early Tuesday morning. Although the moon… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Less than a year ago, when Comet Leonard was first discovered, it was still an incredibly dim and obscure chunk of rock traveling out near the… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — West Coast night owls and East Coast early risers will have the best view of the upcoming lunar eclipse this Friday. Overnight, the moon will pass… Read More
ST. LOUIS (NPR) — All evidence points to the fact that Mars once had flowing water, but numerous flybys, orbiters, landers and rovers have confirmed one undeniable fact — any… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Americans may be able to breathe a tentative sigh of relief soon, according to researchers studying the trajectory of the pandemic. The delta surge appears to… Read More
NEW YORK CITY (NPR) — Two more victims of the 9/11 terror attacks at the World Trade Center have been identified in New York City–just days before the nation marks… Read More
The unprecedented study involves using the gene-editing technique CRISPR to edit a gene while it’s still inside a patient’s body. In exclusive interviews, NPR talks with two of the first participants.
Perseverance landed safely on the red planet on Thursday, immediately getting to work with a first photo of the rover’s “forever home.”
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — In the race to defeat COVID-19, much of the focus has been on vaccines that stimulate the body’s immune system to prepare for an attack. But… Read More
NASA is getting ready to collect its first sample from an asteroid ever. The rocks and dust could help us understand potentially dangerous space rocks and the history of the solar system.
A Senate hearing on the coronavirus pandemic follows the day after the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 200,000 people. The session is underway now.
None of us is perfect, and sometimes the Hubble Space Telescope just flat-out points to the wrong spot in the sky. This has been happening more than ever in the last couple of years.
Several COVID-19 vaccine candidates are being tested now. But why does it take 30,000 volunteers to know if one is safe and effective? And what does it mean to say a vaccine candidate is working?