All it takes is a magnet and knowing where to look.
New research on mice demonstrates a way to use designer bacteria as a non-invasive test for cancer.
New measurements of Tamu Massif, the world's largest volcano, indicate that it had a very complicated genesis.
Male lemurs mix their scented secretions to send long-lasting messages to one another.
Thirteen times a century, on average, Mercury passes directly between Earth and the sun, creating what astronomers call a transit. It just happened again; this video, created with images from the orbiting Solar Dynamics Observatory shows the tiny planet’s silhouette as it makes its seven-hour journey across the solar disk...
When Flint, Mich., switched its water supply, a chemical cascade inside old pipes caused lead to leach into the city's drinking water, triggering a public health emergency.
The elephant in the room—actually, Times Square: a ton of poached ivory that was mashed in some sort of souped-up wood chipper.
The same technological advances that shrank telephones miniaturized heart monitors, with far-reaching implications for heart health.
If seeing the one you love makes your heart skip a beat, should you see a cardiologist?
When a shy fish ventures into the unknown, it prefers to follow a fish with a similarly cautious personality.
Why would a biochemist make three-dimensional prints of budding yeast cells?
More comprehensive scanning shows that even “minor” hits could be as damaging to players’ brains as concussions.
Plug a shark’s nose, and it’ll have a hard time getting home.
In this episode of Richard Garriott's miniseries, he shows us how Earth formed, how remnants of that formation still wander the solar system and how our planet came to be covered by oceans.Next week: Life on Earth Begins...
Unexpected things prime our brains to work a little harder.
Globe skimmer dragonflies migrate more than 15,000 kilometers, breeding with the locals as they travel and creating an interrelated global population. A dragonfly from Japan may have more in common with Guyanese dragonflies, genetically speaking, than its own Japanese cousins...
There is a facial expression that needs no translation.
Human-caused ocean noises cause clams to clam up and lobsters to scurry for cover, which could wreak havoc with nutrient cycling.
Soar over Pluto’s seas, mountains, craters and volcanoes of ice in this montage of images released by NASA from the New Horizons encounter with the dwarf planet. Check out this article for details...
One way to take the greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, out of the air is to concentrate and store it underground. Scientific American explains how one company plans to do it.