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A new study released Tuesday points the way to predicting cholera outbreaks months in advance: look for a rise in average temperatures and in average rainfall.
May 31, 2011, 9:14 PM PDT | By Laura Shin
Ion Torrent’s DNA machine uses chemistry and semiconductor technology to deliver faster results.
May 31, 2011, 9:26 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
A look at electronic waste and how it is a threat to human health.
May 31, 2011, 4:00 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
An extremely close look at the shape of the electron gets astonishing results, calling into question some theories of the universe.
May 28, 2011, 8:54 AM PDT | By Laura Shin
Please welcome new Science Scope editor Laura Shin, who will join Boonsri Dickinson to cover the research, development and invention behind scientific innovation.
May 27, 2011, 12:49 PM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
The blue slime can clean up contaminated areas such as radioactive waste and oil spills.
May 27, 2011, 10:18 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
Where do cats wonder off to? Researchers tracked feral and domestic cats for two years using radio-transmitters.
May 27, 2011, 12:01 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
Kick off your three-day weekend with three videos of wacky things robots (and one gadget) can do.
May 26, 2011, 11:05 PM PDT | By Laura Shin
Scientists are looking at whether tornado prediction technology can improve and whether climate change is making twisters more frequent.
May 24, 2011, 6:01 AM PDT | By Laura Shin
A new kind of metamaterial might be used to charge laptops and cell phones (and even cars) wirelessly.
May 24, 2011, 4:10 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson