Researchers hope new lab will help improve understanding of how hurricanes form and make predictions more accurate
Researchers are using 3D printed parts and motors to mimic the gait of animated characters
Previously unknown prehistoric beaver bears an uncanny likeness to the modern state symbol
The Science paper received a flurry of media attention when its validity was questioned and its coauthor asked for a retraction
New images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft offer the finest detail yet of the dwarf planet
The latest research shows memories “lost” to amnesia aren’t gone forever; they’re just not accessible
A lot of junk nutrition science gets reported in the media. It's a big problem. But did a science journalist's elaborate hoax to expose the crisis go too far?
The chief disease agency in the U.S. is looking into why the spores shipped to laboratories in nine states and a military base in South Korea hadn't been properly neutralized. So far no one is sick.
When players can change tactics, the game loops endlessly between the three weapons
New evidence shows that catastrophic climate change probably destroyed 96% of species at the end of the Permian period. It could happen again
Scientists find that antiretroviral treatment should be administered before HIV virus has weakened the immune system
Discovery of method for blocking enzyme that spreads cancer cells to bones is described as ‘important progress’ in prevention of secondary stage of disease
When you spend five years watching kangaroos, you start to see some strange things.
A study of three mice that spent 91 days on the International Space Station finds abnormalities in their skin.
Researchers develop a system that adapts to damage in less than a minute, paving the way for robots in the home.
Nearly three-quarters of fresh shop-bought chickens test positive for food poisoning bug campylobacter in year-long study.
Up to 120,000 animals are feared dead in central Kazakhstan, and still the cause is not known. Vets are investigating three main possibilities
An eruption this week on the Galapagos islands threatened the region's iconic wildlife – but it now seems to be in the clearincluding the world's only population of pink iguana
Designed to give paralysed people more independence, the implant also lets us see if brain activity can show a person's decisions – before they realise they've made any
Both NASA and private firms want to drag resource-rich asteroids closer to home to mine them, but that could stir up dust that could collide with satellites
An accidental discovery shows that shining lasers on a form of graphene makes it move forwards, a find that could lead to better solar-powered spacecraft
CERN's recently restarted Large Hadron Collider has collided two proton beams at a record energy of 13 teraelectronvolts, meaning experiments are about to resume
Watch as a Canadian inventor travels the length of three football fields on a hoverboard that would make Marty McFly proud
New study predicts glaciers in the Everest region could decline by 70 to 99 percent over the next eight decades
Amid uncertainty over future Russian space station missions, NASA orders first crew flight from Boeing and awaits information
Australopithecus deyiremeda, which lived about 3.4 million yeas ago, suggests our ancestors were more diverse than we thought
There's a lot of messy housekeeping when you're in orbit—and a lot of exciting work too
It's traveling at 98% the speed of light, from a galaxy 260 million light years away
It seemed to make sense that the childhood Hib vaccine could cut leukemia risk by keeping the immune system in check. But proving there's cause and effect at work turns out to be a challenge.
The Obama administration announces a regulation it says is aimed at protecting the country's rivers, lakes and other waterways from pollution. But critics say it's a massive regulatory overreach.