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Parents worried about teens' safety (not to mention the safety of everyone else on the road) when they take the new car for a spin will soon be able to control how fast the kids drive and how loudly they crank up the tunes...
Harald zur Hausen, a German scientist who linked human papilloma virus (HPV) to cervical cancer, shares this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with French researchers Francoise Barre-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier, who discovered HIV, the virus that causes AIDS...
What if the people who run the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) threw a party, and no particles came?
That’s what is set to happen on October 21, when CERN plans an inauguration ceremony for the supercollider...
TROY, N.Y.—Eight years and $200 million in the making, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) made its debut today on the school's campus here...
Last night's debate between vice presidential candidates Joe Biden and Sarah Palin showcased their differences on energy policy and climate change, and also reminded us of some intra-ticket differences on those key scientific issues...
More than 1.1 million people in the U.S. are living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), as more people are infected with the AIDS-causing virus than die from it each year.
Now here's a surprise: most cereals marketed to kids are chock full o' sugar and salt but don't contain much fiber. Wondering which ones are the best of the lot?
When letters laced with anthrax-inducing spores were sent out seven years ago, U.S. Postal Service workers found themselves on the front lines of the attack.
Mercury, it's time for your close-up.
NASA's Mercury MESSENGER probe will shoot more than 1,200 photographs Monday as it flies by Mercury on its 4.9-billion-mile (7.9-billion-kilometer) journey that will eventually place it in orbit there 30 months from now...
Government disease trackers alarmed by the rise of "superbugs" resistant to antibiotics are urging consumers to stop using the drugs to treat ailments (read: viruses) that won't respond to them...
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