Galactic collisions replicated in the lab help researchers investigate the origins of vastly amplified magnetic fields in the universe
Ancient coastal dwellers made tracks just below the tide line of an island off British Columbia, but the big question is when
General relativity and Noether’s theorem take center stage in two live Web broadcasts this week
Researchers have engineered 3-D–printed materials with surfaces that can change texture on demand ...
The race to make a medical diagnostic device inspired by Star Trek enters the final stage this month, as consumers put competing designs to the test
The largest meteorite in the Americas, along with some 30 related craters, is located on farmland in Argentina, but the specimens are being illegally taken
Modern science can challenge the long-held belief that the judicial system is fair and impartial
Building on advances in object recognition, machine translation and neural networks, scientists have developed software that converts pictures into sentences
A lab experiment on noble gases could give new insight into the interiors of gas giant planets ...
DNA forensics trace the origins of illegal ivory, helping to focus law enforcement efforts
New research shows that although we perceive character traits like trustworthiness based on a person’s facial expressions, our perceptions of abilities like strength are influenced by facial structure...
NASA’s former director of astrophysics plans to revolutionize space science with agile, privately funded missions
A new way of looking at the neurodegenerative disorder could lead to more and better treatments
By getting volunteers to live in a sleep lab for more than a month, researchers hope to unravel the effects of chronic sleep debt and circadian rhythm gone awry
More than 28,000 volunteers made short work of classifying three years of continuous photographic data featuring dozens of animal species
U.S. agencies hope the spectacle will raise public awareness of the growing elephant slaughter
In an excerpt from his new book Ian Tattersall lays out the story of how a scientific giant in the field of evolution put forth a spectacularly incorrect theory about the diversity of hominids...
Brown University researchers have detected glass deposits on Mars that might contain evidence of past conditions and, possibly, life
Infants who can quickly recognize unusual visual patterns may be more likely to develop autism symptoms
Sending people home with meds for their bedmates gets results but raises questions about drug resistance