Nobel Prize-winning physicist Charles H. Townes died on Tuesday. He was 99.
How do spiders spin incredibly long and strong fibers just a few nanometers thick? It may have to do with electric charge.
There may be a new way to improve weather forecasts. Scientists have found that the key to a better prediction may actually lie within examining the
Could flame retardants be linked to preterm birth rates? Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch found that maternal exposure to high
NASA's Dawn spacecraft has returned the sharpest images to date of the dwarf planet Ceres. Taken just 147,000 miles from the tiny planet on Jan. 25,
The modern world isn't the only one that's impacted by climate change. Scientists have reconstructed the past climate for a region around Cantona, a
The famed Iceman Oetzi is one of the most telling mummies ever found. Now, scientists have used a non-invasive photographic technique that revealed
The future of agriculture may be all about drones. Unmanned aerial vehicles could greatly help farmers with precision agriculture in the future.
Scientists have found that carbon accumulation levels in the southeastern U.S. may be slowing due to forest dynamics and land use changes.
Previous studies have shown that birth control can cause weight gain, irritability and, in more rare cases, increase the risk of blood clots. However,
When it comes to emotions, men and women act differently. Now, scientists have discovered that men and women may actually process emotions
Astronomers have spotted the first ever "changing look" quasar. This gleaming object is located in deep space and appears to have its own dimmer
Genetics studies are moving forward by leaps and bounds and now, we may just be entering the age of "designer babies." Tony Perry, a pioneer in
It looks as if picky eaters may be going hungry if climate change continues. Scientists have found two species responding very differently to a
Scientists may have discovered a new species of predator crocodile that actually preceded the dinosaurs. They've uncovered a new species called
Reptiles may be cold blooded, but they're not cold hearted. Scientists have discovered preserved fossils that reveal that reptiles in the Middle
There's nothing like the smell after a rainstorm. Now, scientists have uncovered exactly why the outdoors smell so good after rain falls. It turns
New findings could actually improve practices for current biotech crops. Scientists have discovered that multiple toxins in transgenic crops don't
Could the smell of lavender increase trustworthiness? Recent findings published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology suggest that the scent of this