It's An Asteroid! No, It's The New Smallest Dwarf Planet In Our Solar SystemA large asteroid could be reclassified as a dwarf planet -- which could make it the smallest in the solar system -- after new research revealed it's shape, astronomers said on Monday.
Sea Level Rise Leads To Fox Island Education Center's Closure In Chesapeake Bay, Foundation SaysAn environmental group says sea-level rise and erosion are bringing an end to the use of an education center on an island in the Chesapeake Bay.
Scientists Have Identified The Genes Linked To Left-HandednessFor the first time, scientists have identified the genetic differences associated with left-handedness, a trait found in 10% of the human population.
Gov. Larry Hogan Joins Coalition Focused On Flooding, Sea-Level RiseMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan has joined a nonpartisan coalition that focuses on addressing sea-level rise and flooding. Hogan announced Tuesday he is joining the American Flood Coalition.
This Month, You Can See Jupiter And Its Largest Moons With Just Your BinocularsFor space lovers around the world, the month of June is set to be stellar: Jupiter will be clearly visible, and those wanting to catch a glimpse of its moons will only need a pair of binoculars.
See The First Photo Of A Black Hole; Direct Evidence Of Their ExistenceIn April 2017, scientists used a global network of telescopes to see and capture the first-ever picture of a black hole, according to an announcement by researchers at the National Science Foundation Wednesday morning.
The Milky Way Is Being Warped And Twisted, Study SaysOur home galaxy, the Milky Way, makes for a pretty space picture, and it looks normal at a distance. But a new 3D map reveals a surprise: The Milky Way is being warped and twisted by its stars.
New Program Links Love Of Orioles Baseball With STEM EducationThe Baltimore Orioles are focusing on STEM education in Baltimore County.
Asian Tick That Clones Itself Could Spread Fast And Far In The US, Study SaysThe Asian longhorned tick most likely began invading the United States years ago. Now found in nine states, the tick may soon occupy a large swath of eastern North America as well as coastal regions of the Pacific Northwest, according to research published Thursday in the Journal of Medical Entomology.
Army Initiative Encourages Young People To Explore STEM FieldsThe Undersecretary of the Army is discussing ways to include city students in the Army's national initiative to get young people in touch with stem-related fields.
Secret Tunnels Between Your Brain And Skull Discovered By ScientistsDid you know there are tiny tunnels running from your skull to your brain? Don't worry, no one else did either - until now.
DNA Reveals First-Known Child Of Neanderthal And Denisovan, Study SaysA 50,000-year-old bone fragment discovered in a Russian cave represents the first-known remains of a child that had a Neanderthal mother and a Denisovan father, according to a new study. The study was published Wednesday in the journal Nature.
'Survival Of The Laziest' May Be Key To Evolution, Study SuggestsScientists used to believe evolution was all about the "survival of the fittest." A new study is suggesting that the key to survival may actually be laziness.
Scientists Accidentally Create Treatment That May Stop ObesityA failed experiment may have accidentally created a new treatment that could allow humans to eat whatever they want without gaining weight.
Humans Have Already Depleted Earth's Resources For The YearA non-profit research group has some bad news for the rest of 2018. According to their calculations, humans have already used up all of the Earth's renewable resources for the year.