This morning in Roswell, New Mexico, a spacesuit-clad 57-year-old Google executive, Alan Eustace, strapped into a harness beneath a giant helium balloon and lifted off to new heights in the upper stratosphere...
A new microscope can show chromosomes moving within a cell or tiny changes in a growing embryo.
An air-conditioned cabin is the best way to drop a car's fuel efficiency on a hot day. This is true of electric vehicles (EV) as much as it is for gas-guzzlers.
An ocean debris pile, much further inland than expected, testifies to past giant waves from the north.
In the two days since the second U.S. Ebola patient was diagnosed, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has assembled a new team to battle the threat of Ebola.
Cars, SUVs and pickup trucks sold in the U.S. are quickly becoming more fuel efficient, in large part because Federal rules require them to be.
For the first time two spacecraft will soon make up-close studies of objects from the solar system’s Kuiper Belt, a mysterious region beyond Neptune’s orbit.
Nine scientists became new Nobel Laureates this week when the 2014 Nobel Prizes in Chemistry, Physics and Physiology or Medicine were announced.
Archaeologists have determined that artwork found in limestone caves on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi is far older than previously thought.
Stefan W. Hell, Eric Betzig, and William Moerner share the prize for developing new ways to see inside a cell.
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