When Jocelyn Bell discovered a new and unusual kind of star, the work won a Nobel prize - for her advisor. Now, 50 years later, she's won a huge prize of her own.
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A vaccine is a special medicine that trains the human body so that it does not get a certain disease.
On July 27, most of the world will have a chance to see the longest total eclipse of the moon for the next 100 years.
Scientists have learned that ladybugs don't like loud rock music or city noises. That's good for farmers to know, since ladybugs eat smaller insects that feed on plants farmers grow.
Koko, a gorilla who learned to speak with signs and made the world look at animals in a different way, has died. She was 46 years old when she died.
As a girl, Laura Murray was given a small bottle of dust. Now, almost 50 years later, she's taking NASA to court to keep that bottle - the dust came from the moon.
Scientists in Australia have shown that bees seem to understand the idea of zero. Up until now only a few animals with larger brains have shown this skill.
For hundreds of years, people have told stories about a "Loch Ness Monster". Now, a group of scientists have come up with a way to prove whether the monster exists or not.
Scientists in California say they have moved memories between two sea snails. The experiment gives new ideas about how memories are saved.
The US Environmental Protection Agency was created to protect health and the environment in the US. Now the EPA and its leader are facing problems.