Now designated a stationary science platform, Spirit's next order of business is bracing for a long, harsh winter
Twisting plasma flows beneath the sun's surface provide a way to predict potentially dangerous solar outbursts
Historical Development: Could a Frozen Camera Dethrone Hillary and Norgay as the First to Summit Everest?
Photo detective work could solve an enigma nearly nine decades old. But will it vindicate Hillary's historic climb or rewrite the record books?
From 3-D scanning to genetic sequencing, researchers are using new tools to uncover information about this ability possessed by flying and swimming mammals alike
Mass Effect 2, the new sequel of the popular video game, lets players battle enemies by channeling something akin to the unknown force that causes the universe to continue expanding
The Red Bull Stratos mission endeavors to shatter many long-held records in parachuting and balloon aviation
Researchers use a brain-scanning technique to find differences in the neural connections of PTSD patients that could help researchers understand and treat the disorder
Researchers develop a new model to describe the correlation between wetland water levels and temperature, and methane production
As drug-resistant strains of staph sicken people around the globe, high-power genome sequencing promises to trace the spread of this infection
A new approach to probe ancient regions of the genome suggests early human populations were scarce
Earth's gravitational pull shakes up weathered surfaces on asteroids that venture into the planet's surprisingly large sphere of influence
Could the Puffin, an electric-powered flying suit, change the way we use the sky in war and peace?
Unused "white spaces" between occupied radio frequencies would help more wireless users find access to the Internet, but could also create greater interference
The Food and Drug Administration and other federal health agencies now share a growing concern about bisphenol A--and are undertaking more research
Obama's plans to end nukes and curb climate change raise cautious optimism
An aquaculture company devises a new, sustainable process that raises Pacific coho salmon in freshwater
A second study links BPA measured in human urine to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease
The first microbiome study of the penis offers some clues as to why removing foreskin cuts the risk of HIV infection in circumcised men
Although seismic predictions work on geologic timescales and can miss big quakes by decades, one expert said last week that a temblor in Port-au-Prince was of greater concern than a San Andreas slip...
The European Research Council opens up its checkbook to fund Marco Dorigo's latest efforts to get networks and robots to mimic the highly efficient behavior of ant and other colony insects...