Technology :: Science
Many experts estimate that orangutans could become extinct in the next 25 years because of the destruction of their natural habitat. Now, however, an orangutan has become the only one of her species to give birth after being artificially insemination.
In Pennsylvania’s gas drilling boom, newer and unconventional wells leak far more often than older and traditional ones, according to a study of state inspection reports for 41,000 wells.
A pelvic exam has long been the standard in a woman’s annual check-up. But now one medical group says the harms outweigh the benefits. CBS News’ Wendy Gillette reports.
A federal plan to lower thresholds for warning the public about contaminated beach water is drawing protests from state officials in the Great Lakes region and along the ocean coasts who say the revisions could unnecessarily scare away swimmers.
NASA has tested new technology designed to bring spacecraft - and one day even astronauts - safely down to Mars, with the agency declaring the experiment a qualified success even though a giant parachute got tangled on the way down.
NASA has tested new technology designed to bring spacecraft - and one day even astronauts - safely down to Mars, with the agency declaring the experiment a qualified success.
A groundbreaking new treatment is prolonging the lives of dogs with osteosarcoma. This research may also someday help people suffering from cancer.
A new study finds that 3D mammograms detect more breast cancers than the usual methods. In the study, those getting 3D mammography had 41 percent more invasive cancers detected and 15 percent fewer repeat scans to evaluate inconclusive findings.
The Provincetown Licensing board on June 24th voted unanimously to give a Fortune Teller License to Georgii Filimonov of the West End Salon & Spa at 155 Commercial Street in Provincetown. He discovered his ability at age 11 with the help of his mother.
A new report on food with added nutrients finds that nearly half of young children eat potentially harmful amounts of fortified cereals and snack bars. The added nutrients include vitamin A, zinc and niacin.