Creationists seek to stop the teaching of global warming
March 5, 2010, 7:48 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Across the country, critics of evolutionary theory are introducing legislation that targets climate change and other scientific concepts.
Creature that weaves underwater silk enlisted to suture surgical wounds
March 2, 2010, 4:30 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Scientists are beginning to unravel the mystery of how caddisfly silk stays sticky underwater, and it could lead to the development of a wet Band-Aid.
New material traps radioactive waste like a Venus flytrap
March 1, 2010, 9:17 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Chemical material could speed clean-up at power plants by snapping its jaws at radioactive waste, leaving nontoxic byproducts alone.
With climate change, people persuaded by values rather than facts
February 25, 2010, 7:29 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
People's beliefs about climate change hinge more on social science than climate science, according to new research.
Oregon natural foods business gives full ownership to employees
February 18, 2010, 5:45 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Bob's Red Mill, an internationally renowned natural foods flouring mill and market, is now completely owned by its 209 proud employees.
New energy-efficient lighting technology contains no mercury
February 17, 2010, 5:10 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Researchers use nanofibers to create lights that are more energy-efficient than the common incandescent light bulb, more eco-friendly than a CFL — and they give off a warm white light, too.
Life's lucky 7: The places most likely to harbor aliens
February 17, 2010, 12:20 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Although we've yet to discover life outside of our planet, there are a few places right in our backyard where aliens may be lurking.
Carbon emissions change the atomic structure of food
February 9, 2010, 7:29 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Changes in carbon isotopes within our food could lead to regulatory loopholes, allowing manufacturers of processed food to cheat the system.
Hidden camera reveals true identity of 'ghost' in U.K. man's tool shed
19 bizarre and beautiful starfish species
How a case of mistaken identity saved a wolf from an icy river in Estonia
We may know where the bizarre, cigar-shaped interstellar object 'Oumuamua came from
59 endearing names for baby animals
Geologists baffled by remote island that's covered in mysterious rocks