Septic tanks aren't keeping poo out of rivers, lakes

Septic tanks have long been thought of as a way to keep human waste...

Cassini gears up for final look at Saturn's icy...

NASA’s Cassini mission is gearing up for the home stretch, as the Saturn-orbiting spacecraft...

NASA's new small rocket launch pad is open

A new NASA launch pad has been unveiled at the Kennedy Space Center in...

Put a toy chicken on your head to boost...

Telling a child that a toy chicken is a hat may actually help with...

The 5 craziest theories for stopping hurricanes

Attempting to control the weather through cloud seeding - using chemicals such as silver iodide or dry ice to stimulate freezing, create nuclei, and...

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Drinking coffee helps keep seniors’ brains healthy

Research has already found that coffee could have health benefits such as reducing a person’s risk of type 2...

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Hitchhiking robot journey ends following vandalism in Philly

This is why we can’t have nice things: A child-sized hitchhiking robot that was quickly becoming a social media...

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NASA's new quad-copter vehicle acts as buddy for rovers

NASA engineers are developing a quad-copter-like vehicle that would be used with off-world rovers to map terrain ahead of...