Whale found dead off Cape Cod identified as frequent visitor

Aug 18, 2017

A right whale found dead in waters near Cape Cod this week has been identified as a frequent visitor to the area that was first spotted off the Cape in 1992

Neuroscientist who studied Einstein's brain dies at 90

Aug 17, 2017

A founder of modern neuroscience who studied Einstein's brain has died

Science Says: DNA test results may not change health habits

Aug 17, 2017

People who get DNA test results about their risk of disease often don't change their health habits

Is it really Lyme? Researchers developing a new test to tell

Aug 16, 2017

Diagnosing if a tick bite caused Lyme or something else can be difficult but scientists are developing a new way to catch the disease early _ using a "signature" of molecules in patients' blood

5 researchers share $500,000 prize for work on gene editing

Aug 15, 2017

Five researchers will share a $500,000 medical prize for their roles in developing a ground-breaking gene-editing tool that lets scientists alter the DNA of living cells

Latest: Court appearance for Brit suspect in Chicago killing

Aug 11, 2017

Authorities say an Oxford University financial officer accused in the fatal stabbing of a Chicago man is scheduled to make an initial court appearance Friday

Scientists on research vessel spot rare whale in Bering Sea

Aug 11, 2017

Federal researchers in the Bering Sea have made contact with one of the rarest whales on earth

New hope for endangered eels, Japanese summer delicacy

Aug 11, 2017

The endangered Japanese summer delicacy of roasted eel, braised with a tangy sauce and sprinkled with prickly mountain pepper, may get a new lease on life with commercial farming

A pox on their squirrels: German scientists find new virus

Aug 10, 2017

Scientists in Germany have identified a new type of pox virus that's sickening young red squirrels in Berlin

GE closing Rochester plant, work being moved to China

Aug 9, 2017

General Electric says it will close its manufacturing facility in Rochester next year and move the work to China

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