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Sure as sugarplums, myths and misconceptions pop up every holiday season. Here's what science says about some of them.
It is now just one day until ‘Mad’ Mike Hughes plans to strap himself to a homebuilt, steam-powered rocket, and fire himself 1,800 feet into the air in a bid to prove that the Earth is flat.
The University of Missouri says it will continue to use live pigs to train emergency room doctors, despite protests involving national and local advocates.
NASA is seeking a nickname for a tiny, icy world on the edge of the solar system that's the next destination for New Horizons, the spacecraft that surveyed Pluto.
While Albert Einstein's theory of happiness may be relative, it fetched $1.3 million at a Jerusalem auction on Tuesday.
It was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the universe, and it would soon reveal secrets of the cosmos, including how gold was created.
A local teacher has been recognized for her dedication to STEM education in our community.
A group of Afghan girls competing Monday in an international robotics competition in Washington were clearly excited to be representing their nation as they were twice rejected for U.S. visas.
They say you're never too old to stop learning, and one local museum put on a special event Thursday night that was just for the grown-ups.