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End of the Road for Antibiotics?

May 29
Federal health officials say the U.S. could be reaching the end of the road for antibiotics.

Archaeologist: Boston Shipwreck is Rare, Remarkable Find

By Rodrique Ngowi | May 28
A sunken, burned ship from the 1800s uncovered during a construction project in Boston's Seaport District is a rare and remarkable find, the city's archaeologist said.

UN: Growing Environmental Threat from Animal-to-Man Diseases

By Edith M. Lederer | May 24
The most worrying environmental threats facing the world today range from the rise in diseases transmitted from animals to humans to the increasing accumulation of toxic chemicals in food crops as a result of drought and high temperatures.

Special Stem Cell Treatment for Spinal Cord Injuries Shows Promise

May 24
A group of patients with the most severe spinal cord injuries have seen improvement after undergoing an experimental treatment that uses stem cells in the damaged areas.

Special Stem Cell Treatment for Spinal Cord Injuries Shows Promise

May 24
A group of patients with the most severe spinal cord injuries have seen improvement after undergoing an experimental treatment that uses stem cells in the damaged areas

MLB Chief: Science May Be Behind Increased Drug Positives

By Ronald Blum | May 21
Improved science could be a reason behind baseball's increase in positive drug tests.

NASA's Valkyrie Robots Set the Table for Human Life on Mars

May 21
Four sister robots built by NASA could be pioneers in the colonization of Mars, part of an advance construction team that sets up a habitat for more fragile human explorers.

Genetically-Engineered Crops Safe to Eat, Report Finds

May 21
A sweeping new report on genetically-engineered crops could take the debate over food to a new level.

Could GPS "Bullet" Prevent High-Speed Police Chases?

May 20
Nearly every day on average, someone is reportedly killed in a high-speed police chase.

Girls Outperform Boys in Test of Tech-Engineering Literacy

By Carolyn Thompson | May 18
Eighth-grade girls are not only as skilled as boys at thinking through problems and using technology to solve them, they may even be a little better, a study released Tuesday suggests.

What's Next in Fighting Cancer with Polio Virus?

May 17
The FDA granted a new brain cancer treatment that uses the polio virus with "breakthrough status."

International Space Station Makes 100,000th Orbit of Earth

By Marcia Dunn | May 16
It's 100,000 laps around Earth and counting for the International Space Station.

When Zika Hits, a Push for Birth Control and Abortion?

By Mike Stobbe | May 15
There's little doubt: Zika is coming to the continental United States, bringing frightening birth defects - and, most likely, newly urgent discussions about abortion and contraception.

Study: No Scientific Basis for Laws on Marijuana and Driving

By Joan Lowy | May 14
Six states that allow marijuana use legal tests to determine driving while impaired by the drug that have no scientific basis, according to a study by the nation's largest automobile club that calls for scrapping those laws.

This Stings: Winter Death Rate for America's Bees Jumps

By Seth Borenstein | May 13
After two years of improvement, America's honeybees had another tough and deadly winter, probably because of mites, according to a new federal survey released Tuesday.

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