Last week, the scientific journal Nature retracted two papers which claimed that skin cells could be turned into stem cells. Continue reading
Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman Rick Flores told the Associated Press that the victim was bitten on the upper right side of his body and had suffered puncture wounds. Continue reading
Take a visit to one of the world’s only underwater labs, where six scientists recently spent a month off Key Largo in Florida studying the effects of climate change on coral reefs. Hari Sreenivasan spoke to the mission leader, Fabien Cousteau, grandson of Jacques Cousteau. Continue reading
Fabien Cousteau, grandson of the legendary underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau, is part of the team spending more than a month beneath the waves at FIU’s Aquarius Lab. Continue reading
New research published Friday by the University of New Mexico postulates that dinosaurs were not cold-blooded creatures as previously believed, yet not warm-blooded like mammals either. Instead, the study claims that dinosaurs were mesothermic — an intermediate stage between the two. Continue reading
A study in Science reveals that a massive reservoir of water — in its molecular form — may lie hundreds of miles below the earth’s surface and may hold more water than the earth’s oceans. Continue reading
What causes a seemingly happy, non-violent teenager to open fire on classmates? Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports on the minds of rampage killers by profiling Andy Williams, who killed two students in a school shooting in California. Continue reading
After months or years on the battlefield, soldiers can feel isolated as they cope with PTSD and trauma in day-to-day civilian life. At VetsPrevail soldiers can get online and chat with other veterans about how they’re adjusting, and help them cope with the transition.