People who spend time watching fish swim in aquarium tanks could improve their physical and mental wellbeing, a study shows.
Scientists in South Korea develop a tiny robot - based on the water strider insect - that can jump on water
It's been a long time coming, but Nasa is now at the business end of building its giant successor to the Hubble Space Telescope.
A species of clownfish has been shown to grow bigger in warmer conditions, suggesting that some animals may benefit from global warming
The first ever trial of reprogrammed stem cells is put on hold while scientists investigate whether the procedure caused a potentially cancerous mutation
A demand for vulture parts in witchcraft, as well as poisoning and urbanization, has caused a nearly 90 percent decline in the scavengers' populations.
A startup has built a glasses-free 3-D screen that’s much bigger than its previous prototype, bringing it a step closer to being built into gadgets (including the one in your driveway).Your next car could have a 3-D dashboard—no glasses required.
The comet lander Philae may be uncommunicative at the moment, but the pictures and measurements it took after it touched down on a comet in November have shown scientists that the comet is covered with coarse material, rather than dust, and is harder than expected.
Scientists in Britain say they have developed a way of genetically modifying and controlling an invasive species of moth that causes serious pest damage to cabbages, kale, canola and other similar crops world-wide.
Earth's magnetic field has been a life preserver, protecting against relentless solar winds, streams of charged particles rushing from the Sun, that otherwise could strip away the planet's atmosphere and water.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - They look alike, act alike and long have been considered to be the same species. But, in the case of the golden jackals found across parts of Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Europe, it turns out that appearances can be deceiving.
Researchers were amazed to see a wild polar bear stay under the water for so long while stalking its next meal
Researchers are working on building a better, smarter, emergency locator transmitter that can sense when a crash is imminent
Hackers convene at a conference to help companies find their technological vulnerabilities
'Whether we like it or not, over the next 20 years roughly the world will double its hydropower capacity'
The chytrid fungus has wiped out populations of amphibians around the world. A type of the fungus infects only salamanders, and researchers have identified vulnerable areas in North America.
NPR's Melissa Block speaks with the AP's Brazil bureau chief Brad Brooks about the investigation, which found high levels of dangerous viruses in water venues for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
The modern definition of a "blue moon" has nothing to do with its color.
Unusual clinical trial in Guinea offers promise for stopping epidemic
Study is one of first to track where in the ocean predators pick up different chemicals
When amnesia strikes, people can forget everything about their life, including their name. But what causes memory loss? And what happens to people who lose themselves for an hour, a few months – or even for ever?
Researchers say study suggests need to target black men for screening of prostate cancer, which is projected to become the UK’s most common cancer by 2030 Black men in England have twice the lifetime risk of both being diagnosed with – and dying from – prostate cancer compared with white men, according to a study by Public Health England and Prostate Cancer UK.
The New Horizons spacecraft took a backlit shot of Pluto after its historic fly-by, and saw surprisingly Earth-like features
MERS causes only mild symptoms in monkeys, so although the vaccine seemed to reduce their symptoms, it's hard to know if this will apply to humans as well
The World Health Organisation is doing its final checks and could declare Nigeria officially free of polio by September. Somalia could be next
These nocturnal storms are different from their daytime brethren and we still don't understand how and why they form.
Monsanto no longer controls one of the biggest innovations in the history of agriculture.
As it develops plans to deliver packages by drone, Amazon wants to divide up the airspace
The space agency wants to improve the tiny transmitters on board, designed to alert satellites within seconds of an accident
But only for a fraction of a second