The World Health Organization is testing a handful of experimental vaccines. Hundreds of thousands of doses could be available before the end of June
Europe's particle-physics lab, made famous most recently for the discovery of the Higgs boson, turns 60 this week
The award, which comes with a no-strings-attached $625,000 stipend paid out over five years, also went to black carbon and nano materials researchers
Digital mapping shatters the image of Stonehenge as a desolate site that was visited by few
The five-year, $500,000 grant will allow for analysis of a backlog of air samples to discern the contribution of CO2 from man-made sources
The thesis, about amphibian taxonomy, was posted with the intention of helping fellow students with their fieldwork, but prosecutors say the move was criminal
More than 100 scientists have signed a published letter asserting that author Nicholas Wade misappropriated their work for the arguments he made in A Troublesome Inheritance
The retraction represents a setback for those trying to explain a puzzling cluster of sudden-onset narcolepsy reported in 2010 in Europe
NASA says the rover will carry a zoomable camera, an oxygen-maker and instruments geared to the selection of samples that might be studied one day back on Earth
HBO's John Oliver can rest easy: Technicians have restored control over a satellite with which Roscosmos had lost contact last week. It's carrying five experimental geckos #gogetthosegeckos...
Chemists have made the famous soccer ball–shaped molecule using a new element that allowed an unexpected atomic arrangement
The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 will be the first probe dedicated to mapping the distribution of CO2 in the atmosphere. The launch of a nearly identical probe resulted in a crash in 2009...
The Hubble space telescope could increase the chances of success for the New Horizons mission, which is currently nine tenths of the way to Pluto
The Square Kilometer Array's loss of Germany's support would be "disappointing, but not catastrophic"
Cosmic inflation, nano-optics, memory and cognition are among the topics to earn recognition
The ruling acknowledges the inherent variability in IQ scores and their margin of error
The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft came out of a three-year hibernation period this winter and is set to attempt a soft-landing on 67P-Churyumov–Gerasimenko in November...
A study of how likely faculty were to respond to a request to meet with a student to discuss research opportunities found that professors were more likely to respond to white men than women and black, Hispanic, Indian or Chinese students
Buried in the supplementary information of a new research paper is a recipe for producing large quantities of clean flakes of the world’s thinnest, strongest material
Scientific whaling program judged unscientific