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Sea otters can get the flu, too

Human H1N1 pandemic virus infected Washington state sea otters Northern sea otters living off the coast of Washington state were infected with the same H1N1...

Texas Study: Medical Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Lead to More Crime

The legalization of medical marijuana has sparked debate across the nation for decades. Some have argued that medical marijuana’s legalization will lead to higher crime...

Science behind bars

In 2013, the Justice Department reported that incarcerated inmates who participated in correctional education programs had 43 percent lower odds of returning to prison...

Shivering and exercise convert white fat to brown

A new study suggests that shivering and bouts of moderate exercise are equally capable of stimulating the conversion of energy-storing 'white fat' into energy-burning...

Single-sex education unlikely to offer advantage over coed schools

Analysis questions common assumption single-sex schools improve educational environment, achievement Single-sex education does not educate girls and boys any better than coed schools, according to...

Obamacare could reverse long trend of uncompensated care in ERs

Emergency departments, which have suffered shortfalls in reimbursement for decades due to the high rate of uninsurance in the United States, may begin receiving...

On the political fringes, feelings of superiority abound

Ideologues on both ends of the political spectrum are equally likely to believe their opinions are superior to others', but their feelings of superiority...

NASA, Homeland Security Test Disaster Recovery Tool

NASA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are collaborating on a first-of-its-kind portable radar device to detect the heartbeats and breathing patterns of...

Humans and robots team up for high-tech fruit harvest

With a bumper crop of apples expected this season, many Washington tree fruit growers dream of a day when automated technology helps bring in...

Marijuana: U.S. could allow state production and sales, focus resources on...

Federal law gives the Justice Department better options in dealing with marijuana legalization in Colorado and the state of Washington than a complete crackdown,...

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