- UConn at Avery Point focus of technology studies Updated: Dec-07-13 1:05 am
- Experts urge feds to measure, pursue our happiness Updated: Dec-06-13 6:42 pm
- Researcher studying long-term weather forecasting Updated: Dec-06-13 4:19 pm
- Bocelli visits MIT for adaptive tech workshop Updated: Dec-06-13 3:26 pm
- Nobel winner: scientists get it wrong most of time Updated: Dec-06-13 1:45 pm
- Kan. seeks dismissal of suit on science standards Updated: Dec-06-13 1:13 pm
- Students in Libya say slain teacher inspired them Updated: Dec-06-13 10:50 am
- Experts say rain has hurt some Wiregrass crops Updated: Dec-06-13 7:55 am
- Rocket with secret payload launches off California Updated: Dec-06-13 2:40 am
- Unusual number of Arctic snowy owls seen in US Updated: Dec-05-13 5:36 pm
- US teacher killed in Libya planned to visit Texas Updated: Dec-05-13 5:35 pm
- Eco-friendly construction giant faces attacks Updated: Dec-05-13 3:11 pm
- New $4.5M lab battles to save Devil's Hole pupfish Updated: Dec-05-13 2:06 pm
- Vt. testing deer samples to test for EEE virus Updated: Dec-05-13 11:46 am
- $80M building opening at WSU's Spokane campus Updated: Dec-05-13 9:07 am
- EXCHANGE: Rochester doctor earns honors Updated: Dec-05-13 5:07 am
- Calif. couple conceives rare identical triplets Updated: Dec-04-13 11:13 pm
- Group seeks more regulation of Md. roadside zoos Updated: Dec-04-13 9:14 pm
- Jamaica scientist launches medical marijuana firm Updated: Dec-04-13 7:07 pm
- Drowned polar bear scientist gets $100k settlement Updated: Dec-04-13 6:13 pm
- Mass. boy denies raping, killing his math teacher Updated: Dec-04-13 5:52 pm
- Do-it-yourself biotech lab opens in Seattle Updated: Dec-04-13 3:33 pm
- Ancient DNA from human relative sets age record Updated: Dec-04-13 1:31 pm
- Burial site uncovered by pipeline survey looted Updated: Dec-04-13 1:13 pm
- Diligent Asian students dominate global exam Updated: Dec-04-13 12:05 pm
NEW LONDON, Connecticut - Local lawmakers who secured $15 million in the last legislative session for renovations at the University of Connecticut's Avery Point campus in Groton are now focusing on improving the math, science and engineering facilities there.
WASHINGTON - Happy or sad? Content or bored? And how many times did you smile yesterday? A panel of experts thinks Uncle Sam should be more in touch with our feelings.
GREAT FALLS, Montana - What if decade-long cycles of wet and dry weather could be reliably predicted several years in advance?
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Italian classical singer Andrea Bocelli says he might one day get to use the tools that researchers around the world are developing with support from the foundation that bears his name.
STOCKHOLM - One of this year's Nobel Prize laureates says learning how to handle failure is key to becoming a successful scientist.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas education officials are seeking dismissal of a federal lawsuit over new, multistate science standards filed by a group that claims the guidelines promote atheism and violate students' religious freedoms.
TRIPOLI, Libya - An American chemistry teacher shot to death while jogging in Benghazi was looking forward to his first Christmas in the United States with his wife and toddler son.
DOTHAN, Alabama - Agricultural experts say heavy rains have hurt some farmers in Alabama's Wiregrass region.
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, California - A rocket carrying a secret payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched from the central California coast.
ALBANY, New York - Snow-white owls with luminous yellow eyes are thrilling bird-watchers as the magnificent birds set up winter residence at airports, fields and beaches far south of their normal Arctic range.
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas church where a chemistry teacher killed in Benghazi had worked before moving to Libya says he planned to visit before Christmas.
PORTLAND, Oregon - An eco-friendly building rating system that has powered a green arms race across the nation now faces a challenge from policymakers and an upstart rival.
LAS VEGAS - Three fish the color of a dingy dime, only smaller, hover near the bottom of tanks No. 6 and 7 at a new research facility 90 miles west of Las Vegas.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont biologists will be testing more than 700 blood samples taken from deer and moose across the state this fall as part of an effort to track the virus that causes Eastern Equine Encephalitis.
SPOKANE, Washington - A new science building will be dedicated Friday with an open house on the Washington State University Riverpoint campus in Spokane.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - When Dr. Careyana Brenham awoke to answer her phone at 3 a.m., it was Tabatha Wells on the line, crying and upset.
SACRAMENTO, California - Doctors at a Northern California hospital say a couple has given birth to a rare set of naturally conceived identical triplets.
HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - The Humane Society of the United States said Wednesday that it will ask Maryland lawmakers to tighten regulation of certain roadside zoos to close what it called a federal enforcement loophole.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - A prominent Jamaican scientist and entrepreneur is launching a company that aims to capitalize on medical marijuana, a growing global industry that he asserted Wednesday could be a boon for the island's chronically limping economy.
JUNEAU, Alaska - An Alaska scientist whose observations of drowned polar bears helped galvanize the global warming movement has retired as part of a settlement with a federal agency he says tried to silence him to protect its political goals.
SALEM, Massachusetts - A 14-year-old boy accused of killing his high school math teacher pleaded not guilty to murder, aggravated rape and armed robbery charges on Wednesday.
SEATTLE - Remember how cool science was when you were a kid?
NEW YORK - Scientists have reached farther back than ever into the ancestry of humans to recover and analyze DNA, using a bone found in Spain that's estimated to be 400,000 years old. So far, the achievement has provided more questions than answers about our ancient forerunners.
ELIZABETHTOWN, Kentucky - An archaeological site in Hardin County uncovered during a survey for a pipeline project has been struck by looters.
BEIJING - As a ninth-grader, Shanghai's Li Sixin spent more than three hours on homework a night and took tutorials in math, physics and chemistry on the weekends. When she was tapped to take an exam last year given to half a million students around the world, Li breezed through it.