• In a Sept. 12 story about an Israeli research fund, The Associated Press reported erroneously that President Shimon Peres had launched a $1 million grant for brain research. The program is actually a prize that is being awarded by Israel Brain Technologies, a private nonprofit group.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 5:00 AM EST
  • A new study suggests Facebook friends may have played a significant role in getting hundreds of thousands of people to vote in the last congressional election.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 3:00 AM EST
  • For the first time, scientists have improved hearing in deaf animals by using human embryonic stem cells, an encouraging step for someday treating people with certain hearing disorders.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 2:30 AM EST
  • Scientists have discovered well-preserved frozen woolly mammoth fragments deep in Siberia that may contain living cells, edging a tad closer to the "Jurassic Park" possibility of cloning a prehistoric animal.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 2:00 AM EST