As plasma is ejected from the sun’s surface, its temperature skyrockets--and so far physicists have not been able to explain why
Could removing dead skin cells from your face each night mean doom for perch and other Great Lakes species?
The FDA issues guidelines to manufacturers to protect their products
The first physics results from MINERvA shed light on subtle nuclear behavior
Researchers have found that chunks of dry ice, jetting around on cushions of gas, may be responsible for mysterious channels on the Martian surface
The eyes of people with neurological conditions, including ADHD and Parkinson’s, have a distinctive motion that could form the basis of clinical diagnosis
Simply controlling where and when electric cars charge could go a long way to easing any spikes in electricity demand
A national air sampling system tasked with picking up terrorist biological attacks faces scrutiny
To control greenhouse gases the Chinese government is experimenting with pilot programs in seven cities and regions that use carbon markets
Legislature tries to rewrite history and proclaims Bridgeport resident Gustave Whitehead as first in flight
Biohackers who promised to distribute genetically modified bioluminescent plants without regulatory testing defend their work
Thomas Drake talks about surveillance algorithms and the outlook for the latest alleged whistleblower Edward Snowden, drawing from his own NSA prosecution
Training doctors to ask about abuse by an intimate partner might aid in discovering victims, but researchers still do not know the best way to provide help to those who need it.
Second and third concussions take more recovery time, new research shows, but many concussions are not adequately identified in the first place
Middle East respiratory syndrome, a cousin of SARS, has sparked global concern for its pandemic potential, but Saudi Arabia has yet to release information that could help protect the rest of the world...
Congress is grappling with the benefits and risks of using Facebook, Twitter and other social media during emergencies
There may be a correlation between spinal cord injuries and beaches that have been replenished with new sand
Should the FBI be able to break into private electronic communications via existing software vulnerabilities?
Cities become a key proving ground for commercial energy storage technologies
Watch an interdisciplinary group of thinkers grapple with the meaning of infinity in this World Science Festival event from New York University