Jason Luckasevic filed the first lawsuit against the NFL on behalf of former players with cognitive issues.
Alcohol is so damaging to fetuses that the CDC says women who drink and have active sex lives should avoid pregnancy.
Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center in Oakland to receive an Anton 2, the first of its kind publicly available to U.S. scientists.
The board’s adoption would give other informal guidelines some ”regulating authority, some regulatory teeth.”
The British scientists won’t be creating babies — the modified embryos will be destroyed after seven days.
Until now, credit for this kind of mathematical technique had gone to Europeans who lived some 15 centuries later.
“Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs,” a paleontology exhibition, opens today at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Oakland.
30 years since Challenger, teacher-in-space finalists who competed alongside Christa McAuliffe gather
The ceremony was one of several NASA memorials that took place Thursday at Arlington National Cemetery and elsewhere around the country.
As Thursday marks the 30th anniversary of the ill-fated flight, the legacy of its astronauts lives on through those they inspired.
The sharpest increase emerged among heroin overdose patients in rural counties, where hospitalizations jumped 315 percent.
Astronomers at the California Institute of Technology are calling the possible giant icy planet far beyond Pluto’s orbit “Planet Nine.”
A Carnegie Museum of Natural History paleontologist has helped analyze fossils of two titanosaurs, among Earth’s largest-ever creatures.
It will be first time in more than a decade that Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn and Jupiter will be simultaneously visible to the naked eye.
Tonight, stargazers have the opportunity to witness one of astronomy’s best illusions.
“Yes, there are other life forms in space,” NASA astronaut Scott Kelly said on Twitter last weekend.
The oceans absorbed about 150 zettajoules of energy from 1865 to 1997, and then about another 150 in the next 18 years, the study said.
The damage left Space Exploration Technologies Corp. short of a clearly successful touchdown on a drone ship.
The Fish and Wildlife Service has made it illegal to import them or move them across state lines.
Meanwhile, an international team revealed “the most powerful supernova observed in human history” Thursday in the latest Science journal.
U.S. officials said it was the first hurricane to form in the month of January since 1938.
With a minimal age estimate of 45,000 years, the discovery extends the record of human presence in the Arctic by at least about 5,000 years.
Farming, followed by the Industrial Revolution, staved off the return of the glaciers.
The little robot made history in November 2014, making the first controlled landing onto the surface of a comet.
Lead author Federico Fanti of the University of Bologna said this finding undermines previous theories about prehistoric life.
They suggest humans have altered the Earth so extensively that the consequences will be detectable in current and future geological records.
The findings could shed light on the evolution of the supermassive black holes that are thought to anchor virtually every large galaxy.
Doctors say Addyi, the libido-enhancing pill for women, is off to a slow start, thanks to federal restrictions and limited effectiveness.
Organ donation numbers increase in Philadelphia and other big cities after years of stagnant levels.
Expert say that tegardless of whether the explosion was atomic or thermonuclear, it was a brazen provocation.
Eric Dorfman discusses the museum’s future. Managing a museum, he said, requires “looking backward and forward at the same time.”
These heavyweight champs last for just tiny fractions of a second before decaying into elements that cannot be detected.
They include six new species of tiny, blood-sucking Dracula ants, a shock-inducing torpedo ray and a slew of colorful sea slugs.
The findings shaves about 10 million years off the previous evolutionary timeline.
Researchers have taken a substantial step toward a possible treatment with the help of a powerful new gene-editing technique.
During the first week of January Saturn will rise higher in the morning sky as Venus continues to sink toward the horizon.
The rock contains intermediate levels of titanium and high iron levels, different from previous samples.
Humans shaped the DNA of modern dogs in several ways along the road to domestication.
According to new research, a femur found in China could mean that a species of early human survived as recently as 14,000 years ago.
Scientists have found evidence for the first “grinding” tool in a non-human.
The new bill would grant greater authority to the EPA to study the effects of chemicals and regulate their use.
Typically, rocket boosters are used once, but Elon Musk has been working on creating reusable rockets.
Parents, perhaps mindful of their daughters’ futures, are helping to make STEM dolls a “burgeoning category.”
An international study sheds some light on dogs’ biological origins in one of the most extensive investigations into dog DNA ever conducted.
The findings could shed new light on how planets form and evolve, and could help scientists understand the distant worlds’ atmospheres.
Kits in biology, physics and environmental science are available in the Pittsburgh area to help aid science instruction for all students.
Facing a flood of prescription narcotics that pave the way to heroin, the DEA seeks allies at the prescription counter.
Scientists have found the best evidence yet for a star with a storm on it. Cloudy, windy storms are usually associated with planets.
It’s salt! It turns out Ceres has a briney flavor to it.
Mystery cloaked the strange object that fell from the sky 50 years ago. Now there's a plausible, but unconfirmed, explanation.
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