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Timekeepers are adding a second to atomic clocks to keep them in synch with the Earth's slightly slowing rotations.
New research shows that an ancient human ancestor, Australopithecus sediba, ate bark and other tree matter.
Archery is back in style with a little help from “The Hunger Games,” “Snow White and the Huntsman,” and “Brave” movies as well as the upcoming summer Olympic Games.
Excess of particle decays may point the way to physics beyond the Standard Model.
Our recent Inside Science News Service story about crowdsourcing music was on my mind yesterday while I wandered the Web for news. Here are links to a handful of interesting reads.
Scientists announced new results this week from the Human Microbiome Project, a 5-year, $153 million effort funded mainly by the National Institutes of Health.
Research shows that the answers to a sleepiness questionnaire can predict how long an athlete will remain on his team.
Major League Baseball's draft began last night. Drafting is not always a matter of taking the best player available, which is where strategy comes in. This year, add mystery as well.
Scientists hypothesize that iron may have played an essential role for life during Earth's childhood.