Science News

Science News is an award-winning weekly newsmagazine covering the most important research in all fields of science. Its 16 pages each week are packed with short, accurate articles that appeal to both general readers and scientists. Published since 1922, the magazine now reaches about 150,000 subscribers and more than 1 million readers. These are the latest Features, Blog Entries, Column Entries, Issues, Articles and Book Reviews from Science News .
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Moss counters shortness with A-bomb-style clouds

Wed, 01/06/2010 - 13:23
Sphagnum overcomes drag by launching spores in vortex rings

On the Scene: Not too soon to announce possible earliest galaxies known

Wed, 01/06/2010 - 10:23
Press briefing fails to announce preliminary findings of what could be the most distant galaxies seen yet

Comets don't all start out on the fringe

Wed, 01/06/2010 - 10:16
New model suggests comets also come from the inner Oort Cloud

Hubble goes deep and wide for new view of galaxies

Tue, 01/05/2010 - 18:10
Space telescope's multiwavelength compilation image shows 12 billion years of cosmic evolution

Celebrex combats skin cancer in vulnerable group

Tue, 01/05/2010 - 17:43
Anti-inflammatory drug limits tumors in patients with hereditary condition

On the Scene: Charles Bolden on moon landings

Tue, 01/05/2010 - 14:08
Ron Cowen reports from the American Astronomical Society meeting in Washington, D.C.

Parting Eta Carinae's clouds reveals more clouds

Mon, 01/04/2010 - 18:11
New images show star system's inner beauty

FOR KIDS: Watching out for vultures

Mon, 01/04/2010 - 17:32
Farmers giving medicine to cows are accidentally poisoning vultures, again

FOR KIDS: Small but WISE

Mon, 01/04/2010 - 17:28
A new telescope will scan the entire sky and see (infra)red

Science & the Public: Pet tarantulas can pose a hairy threat

Mon, 01/04/2010 - 17:23
Even allegedly "safe" tarantulas can cause significant harm.

FOR KIDS: Pollution at the ends of the Earth - Question Guide

Mon, 01/04/2010 - 17:19
Question guide for teachers

FOR KIDS: Pollution at the ends of the Earth - Word Search

Mon, 01/04/2010 - 17:18

FOR KIDS: POPs also poison Arctic animals

Mon, 01/04/2010 - 17:17
Behind the scenes: News detective

FOR KIDS: Pollution at the ends of the Earth

Mon, 01/04/2010 - 17:12
Chemicals are turning up in small Arctic villages far from factories and cities

Plenty of black holes do-si-do

Mon, 01/04/2010 - 16:22
Team finds 33 merging galaxies with 'waltzing' black-hole pairs

Kepler space telescope finds its first extrasolar planets

Mon, 01/04/2010 - 08:14
Mission uncovers one Neptune-like and four Jupiter-like bodies

New-found galaxies may be farthest back in time and space yet

Sun, 01/03/2010 - 17:13
Potential finding uses data that push limits of current technology

Issue for the week of January 16th, 2010

Sun, 01/03/2010 - 16:28

Age of solar system needs a fresh look

Thu, 12/31/2009 - 14:56
Honed measurements show age overshot by amount significant to earliest stage of formation

On the Fringe

Thu, 12/31/2009 - 14:39
Astronomers look to the Kuiper belt  for clues to the solar system’s history


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