An enzyme from a bacterium that lives on tobacco plants may be the key to a new type of "vaccine" to help smokers quit
New research on mice demonstrates a way to use designer bacteria as a non-invasive test for cancer.
Spot, DARPA's four-legged robotic pack mule, shows off nimbler moves and a quieter drive system than its predecessor.
More comprehensive scanning shows that even “minor” hits could be as damaging to players’ brains as concussions.
A hammock turns out to be the perfect place to contemplate spacetime, especially if you happen to have some coconuts
Experimental technology aims to bring the doctor's office to the sidelines.
The robots may navigate better because 3-D printing allows for a quick combination of multiple materials.
What’s on tap? Fermented tree sap.
The researchers say the surface melting isn’t going to decrease anytime soon.Click here for a transcript of this video.
Researchers were surprised to find that cyclists rode faster while taking on easy mental tasks.—Karen Hopkin, Eliene Augenbraun
The elephant in the room—actually, Times Square: a ton of poached ivory that was mashed in some sort of souped-up wood chipper.
A new disease is ravaging southern Italy's olive trees.
One species of ant turns out to have a lot in common with blue cheese and rotting coconuts.Photo courtesy: Antweb.org
The 34-story tall Saturn 5 was the first vehicle humans ever used to land on the moon. Tyson's model was sent to him from Huntsville, Ala.
The light emitted by this very distant galaxy is the equivalent of 300 trillion suns.—Eliene Augenbraun, Benjamin Meyers, Lee Billings
The Keeling Curve, which records atmospheric carbon dioxide changes since 1958, was just awarded National Historic Chemical Landmark status.— Jen Christiansen, Eliene Augenbraun, Benjamin Meyers...
Looking to get ahead in the online dating world? Science has evidence for some surprising tips.—Eliene Augenbraun, Christopher Intagliata
The beautiful white sand beaches and reefs of tropical areas around the world exist largely thanks to parrot fish droppings.– Benjamin Meyers, Julia Rosen, Eliene Augenbraun ...
Shoe-related dangers lurk underfoot. The rate of high heel–related injuries doubled over a 10-year period, and most of those injuries happened in a place you might not expect.
A new film presents the science behind when and why people lie.