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“Jelly! Jelly!” scientists cried out excitedly. One jellyfish was tangled in their net as they pulled it out of the Arctic sea ice. Scientists traveled to Barrow, Alaska to crack open the ice, looking for the tiniest members of the...
The U.S. Department of Energy will spend $425 million to research and construct supercomputers, such as NASA’s “Discover” machine seen here. Photo by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center The U.S. government wants to take back the crown...
Photo by Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a path devised by the Obama administration that allows religious nonprofit groups to avoid paying for contraception under the president’s health care law. In a 3-0...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many of the 7 million consumers who got insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care law will see their premiums rise next year unless they switch to another plan, independent analysts said as the government released...
Getty WASHINGTON (AP) — Same-sex couples seeking the right to marry are asking the Supreme Court to settle the issue of gay marriage nationwide. Appeals being filed Friday urge the justices to review last week’s lower court ruling that upheld...
Photo by Hill Street Studios/Blend Images via Getty. Coffee consumption may help offset some of obesity’s negative side effects, according to a new study published in the journal Pharmaceutical Research. Researchers at the University of Georgia...