Ancient Mars could have been cold and still had flowing liquid water
Ancient Mars could have been cold and still had flowing liquid water
Laurel Kornfeld - 8 hours ago
Presence of Antarctic lakes in spite of freezing temperatures inspired study of early Mars.
Delila James - 8 hours ago
A new study reveals that the social behavior of both dolphins and whales is similar to many traits found in human interactions.
Harry Marcolis - 8 hours ago
A massive Adélie penguin die-off in Antarctica has researchers worried about the species' future.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 17, 2017
Ability to observe an event via both gravitational waves and light is a revolution for modern astronomy.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 17, 2017
Scientists cannot predict its landing location until hours before re-entry.
Chad Young - Oct 17, 2017
A giant star has been nicknamed Kronos because
Vicky Webb - Oct 17, 2017
Researchers have found evidence that the last common ancestor between humans and apes was much smaller than previously thought.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 16, 2017
Discovery may indicate rings around planets and asteroids are more common than previously thought.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 16, 2017
Second launch in two days sends communication satellite into orbit.
Paul Pate - Oct 14, 2017
A new study suggests that, despite past research, the islanders on Rapa Nui did not come into contact with the Native Americans before Europeans first came to the island.
Tracy Williams - Oct 14, 2017
Mindfulness meditation is a hot trend in some circles, with many consumers and even some big businesses investing in mindfulness instruction as a remedy for anxiety, depression, mental illness, and even serious physical ailments like cancer.
Cliff Mooneyham - Oct 11, 2017
Black carbon samples taken from the wings of birds that lived throughout the twentieth century could change the way scientists think about climate change.
Jeremy Morrow - Oct 10, 2017
A string of hydrothermal vents discovered on Mars could help researchers better understand how Earth first began to support life.
Chad Young - Oct 10, 2017
Researchers have discovered that foods high in potassium may increase long term heart health.
Harry Marcolis - Oct 10, 2017
Researchers have found that carbon emissions from the Earth's soil may contribute to global warming.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 10, 2017
Auroras caused by powerful stellar flares could potentially be seen from Earth.
Harry Marcolis - Oct 09, 2017
Researcher have developed a new atomic clock that could help detect hard-to-find phenomena, such as dark matter and gravitational waves.
James Carlin - Oct 09, 2017
Researchers may have uncovered why certain human populations have Neanderthal DNA in their genes.
Lucas Rowe - Oct 06, 2017
The world's soils contain huge amounts of carbon, and global warming causes much of the carbon to escape as carbon dioxide, according to a new study. The study authors warn that the released carbon dioxide inevitably creates even more global warming, in a destructive feedback loop.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 06, 2017
Rescheduling could mean two back-to-back launches for the company.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 06, 2017
Gases released by early volcanic eruptions formed an atmosphere and left volatiles behind in surface deposits.
Carmelo Sheppard - Oct 06, 2017
A team of isolated astronauts has found how microbes may act aboard a cramped spacecraft during long missions.
Ed Mason - Oct 06, 2017
A new study shows the negative impact cats have on Australia's wildlife.
Clint Huston - Oct 05, 2017
A new study shows that cancers related to obesity and weight gain have been steadily rising over the past decade.
Jackie Flores - Oct 05, 2017
Researchers have found that methane deposits may have allowed Mars to maintain liquid water on its surface.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 05, 2017
High radiation levels detected on Mars for two days following solar storm.
Joseph Scalise - Oct 02, 2017
For the fourth time in history, astronomers have used advanced technology to detect and measure a gravitational wave.
Ed Mason - Oct 02, 2017
A review of past studies shows that there may be water ice at the Martian equator.
Joseph Scalise - Sep 30, 2017
Chinese researchers reported that they have figured out why the Zika virus is causing a major upswing in cases of the severe birth defect microencephaly.
Tracy Williams - Sep 30, 2017
A new underwater study gives more credence to the idea that the land mass known as "Zealandia" is Earth's eighth continent.
Dirk Trudeau - Sep 30, 2017
A new procedure may allow doctors to remove diseases from human embryos.
Mae Owen - Sep 30, 2017
Elon Musk has revised his concept Mars spacecraft plan. It will now be a spacecraft capable of flying to Mars, the Moon, and the International Space Station, and might even provide super-fast flights to and from cities here on Earth.
Clint Huston - Sep 29, 2017
A new study sheds light on the way bed bugs move throughout the world.
Kathy Fey - Sep 29, 2017
Agro-business companies such as Monsanto use genetic modification to create faster-growing crops and crops that can withstand diseases, resist pests, and grow in historically cold or otherwise inhospitable climates.
Harry Marcolis - Sep 27, 2017
An ancient papyrus written by an overseer in charge of construction describes in detail how the huge limestone blocks used for the Great Pyramid of Giza were transported by water to the site.
Clint Huston - Sep 27, 2017
The European Space Agency reports that humans could be living on the moon within the next ten to fifteen years.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 25, 2017
Gravity assist will alter its trajectory while saving fuel.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 25, 2017
Project is part of broader vision to transform China into a leader in space exploration.
Carmelo Sheppard - Sep 25, 2017
A team of researchers have found compelling evidence that a species of brainless jellyfish can sleep in the same way other animals do.
Chad Young - Sep 25, 2017
A new study on the history of the Earth's crust gives new insight into how our planet supports life.
Billy Kirk - Sep 25, 2017
This year's Arctic sea ice extent, while higher than previous years, is still much lower than it has been in the past.
Joseph Scalise - 8 hours ago
A new study shows that oral HPV affects men at a much greater rate than it affects women.
Chad Young - Oct 17, 2017
A newly developed injection could stave off the effects of snakebite venom long enough to give victims time to get to a hospital.
Paul Pate - Oct 17, 2017
Quitting drinking forever--that is the goal that virtually any alcohol-rehab facility in North America sets for its patients.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 17, 2017
Shielding, pharmaceuticals, and faster rockets are all being studied for the protections they provide.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 17, 2017
Ten days after Earth gravity assist, MapCam camera looks back on Earth-Moon system.
Miriam Griffin - Oct 16, 2017
A gene therapy for a genetically inherited form of blindness got approval from an FDA panel Thursday and could get final agency approval for market by January. If the FDA signs off on it, it will be the first-ever genetic treatment for a genetically inherited disease to be available to U.S. consumers.
Jeremy Morrow - Oct 14, 2017
A new study reveals that mountain lions interact with each other, dispelling the idea that they are social creatures.
Joseph Scalise - Oct 11, 2017
Interracial marriages have grown much more common in the last 20 years, and online dating may have been a key contributing factor.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 11, 2017
Origin of coronal X-ray emissions could be key to answering a question that has long baffled scientists.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 11, 2017
Astronomers will have opportunity to observe a complete rotation of the object in just one night.
Joseph Scalise - Oct 11, 2017
A new report reveals that wind turbines on the open ocean have the potential to create much more energy than the ones on land.
Harry Marcolis - Oct 11, 2017
Researchers in Singapore may have finally discovered where the durian -- a fruit known for its strong and unpleasant odor -- first got its pungent smell.
Robert Balkovich - Oct 10, 2017
A rare bird species known as the Liberian Greenbul may actually be a subset of the more common Iceterine Greenbul.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 10, 2017
Future of iceberg and Larsen C ice shelf remain uncertain.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 09, 2017
Establishing a lunar base seen as crucial for training astronauts and launching missions to Mars and beyond.
Dan Taylor - Oct 09, 2017
A new study has proved that, despite common belief it went extinct more than 80 years ago, the Lord Howe Island stick insect still exists.
Harry Marcolis - Oct 09, 2017
Almost three fourths of honey samples looked at in a new study tested positive for bee-harming pesticides.
Stacey Carter - Oct 06, 2017
New research has found that over fifty percent of new cancer drugs on the European market do not help improve survival rate or quality of life when they are released.
Billy Kirk - Oct 06, 2017
A newly developed surgical adhesive is able to seal wounds much faster and more effectively than more traditional methods.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 05, 2017
Latest observation shows dimming is not equal in all wavelengths.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 05, 2017
Disk's chemical composition is strangely similar to that of comets in our solar system.
Jackie Flores - Oct 05, 2017
Volcanic eruptions in ancient Siberia were likely behind the Great Permian Extinction.
Steve Colyer - Oct 05, 2017
A new study finds that a third of all smartphone notifications make people upset in some way.
Dirk Trudeau - Oct 05, 2017
A newly discovered fossil shows crocodile ancestors may be much older than previously thought.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 02, 2017
Comet that originated in Oort Cloud has likely been active for at least four years.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 02, 2017
Delay is due to difficulties integrating various parts of the telescope and will not increase its budget.
Rodney Cooper - Oct 02, 2017
Scientists have managed to isolate the different proteins behind genetic complexity for the first time in history.
Carmelo Sheppard - Oct 02, 2017
A new study has found a strong link between a reduced sense of smell in older adults and dementia.
Joseph Scalise - Sep 30, 2017
Researchers have discovered hundreds of new species off of the Pacific coast that were brought over by the 2011 tsunami.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 29, 2017
High levels of hydrogen detected could exist within subsurface water ice.
Jose Jefferies - Sep 29, 2017
The fully evolved human form might be 150,000 years more ancient than scientists used to think, according to the authors of a new study of genetic data from skeletal remains found in South Africa.
Joseph Scalise - Sep 28, 2017
A team of scientists have found new fossil evidence that could push back the timeline of when life first emerged on Earth.
Rick Docksai - Sep 27, 2017
A new fossil pushes back the age of life on earth.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 27, 2017
Finding is first for new Virgo detector that began operating on August 1.
Leon Clarke - Sep 27, 2017
A new study shows that fish may have individual personalities.
Chad Young - Sep 27, 2017
A new study reveals that Neanderthals aged in a way similar to that of modern humans.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 27, 2017
Spectroscopy enables scientists to determine cluster's chemical composition.
Harry Marcolis - Sep 27, 2017
Scientists observing the way guppies respond to stressful situations find that the tiny fish have surprisingly complex personalities -- a discovery that may provide insight into how certain behavioral strategies evolved and persisted over time.
Ian Marsh - Sep 27, 2017
More high-energy cosmic rays are coming from a specific direction that lies outside the Milky Way galaxy, leading astronomers to conclude they have an extragalactic origin.
Andrew McDonald - Sep 26, 2017
Giant vegetarian dinosaurs derived extra protein from crunchy crustacean snacks.
Clint Huston - Sep 26, 2017
The discovery that jellyfish snooze raises questions of whether slumber is the property of neurons and if plants sleep.
David Sims - Sep 25, 2017
A study on ancient DNA gives a new glimpse into the genetic history of the sub-Saharan Africa.
Clint Huston - Sep 25, 2017
New research from a team of international researchers could help shed light on the origin of ultra-high-energy cosmic rays.
Harry Marcolis - Sep 25, 2017
A new analysis on fossilized dinosaur dung shows that some large herbivores ate crustaceans as part of their diet.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 25, 2017
Satellites provide crucial data on storm's structure, temperature, and precipitation levels.
Dan Taylor - Sep 21, 2017
A team of researchers are attempting to breed giant triton snails in order to drive the crown-of-thorns starfish from Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 21, 2017
Discovery of large ice deposits lead scientists to suspect many similar, smaller deposits are also present at the poles.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 21, 2017
Planets' relative closeness and brightness make them excellent candidates for study with new James Webb Space Telescope.
Dirk Trudeau - Sep 21, 2017
Scientists have used gene editing to get a better idea of butterfly diversity and wing pattern evolution.
James Smith - Sep 21, 2017
For the first time in history, researchers have managed to map the spread of water across the moon's surface.