Audubon Minnesota warns that a signature feature of the new Vikings stadium, a 200,000-square-foot wall of glass, could lead to thousands of bird collisions. Kim Johnson of WCCO reports.
Alien factories could be a sign of life outside our solar system
Scientists have discovered what may be the most common virus in people worldwide. The tiny critter doesn't make us sick but may be involved in obesity and diabetes.
So much of the food we eat these days is encased in plastic. And behind it is a whole lot of research and innovation. We dive into some of the materials that keep food fresh and portable.
Researchers at MIT have created a ball with a customizable surface texture through the science of wrinkling.
What’s scarier than a tyrannosaur? Three tyrannosaurs.
The timing of when a girl reaches puberty is controlled by hundreds of genes, say scientists.
Changes in the Antarctic climate are showing up in the fur seal population, say scientists who have studied the animals for 30 years on the British Overseas Territory of South Georgia.
After the world's most expensive salvage operation, the ill-fated Costa Concordia is being floated back to Genoa, where it will be chopped up for scrap metal
Hijacking how neurons of nematode worms are wired is the first step in an approach that could revolutionise our understanding of brains and consciousness
A new way of turning vegetable waste directly into bioplastics could make such materials even more environmentally friendly
A 2-billion-year-old rock has revealed the first evidence of the isolated pockets where oxygen-breathing life may have evolved
The best way to protect forests, and the carbon they contain that could otherwise cause global warming, is to hand them over to local communities
A series of explosions set off by a team of scientists were expected to rattle Washington state's Mount St. Helens on Wednesday as researchers map the interior of the volcano, whose 1980 eruption was the deadliest in U.S. history.
Paracetamol, a painkiller universally recommended to treat people with acute low back pain, does not speed recovery or reduce pain from the condition, according to the results of a large trial published on Thursday.
Scientists disagree about some surprising data on the state of the ice in Antarctica
Astronaut aboard International Space Stations tweets dramatic photos of rockets exploding over Gaza and Israel
Costly robotic surgery is rising in popularity, but researchers find it doesn't improve the patient's care
New Internet tracking tools are a lot more sophisticated than your typical cookies, researchers say, and much more difficult to remove
NASA aims to continue their space exploration with their Asteroid Redirect Mission.
Comets are like movie stars—always more glamorous with their makeup on. A new spacecraft is about orbit and land on what might be the homeliest one ever
A Beverly Hills auction house has an unusual fossil for sale. It's not an ancient animal. It's something an ancient animal left behind — and it's very, very long.
Dog owners don't doubt that their pooch has feelings. But scientists aren't so sure. An experiment found that dogs act upset, dare we say jealous, when their owners ignore them for a stuffed animal.
Princeton University’s annual science art contest shines a light on the research world, adding a video element this year
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Chinese and Australian scientists find pandas migrate long distances to maintain a balanced diet which helps them breed
On the morning of March 15, 2000, 17 beaked whales stranded themselves on beaches in the northern Bahamas. It was an terrible and extraordinary event: beaked whales are the world's deepest-diving mammals, and these creatures had spent most of their lives in deep undersea canyons.
The UN's seabed authority issues exploration licences that accelerate a search for valuable minerals on the ocean floor.
Bone marrow grafts have helped both patients stay all but virus-free for three years. But the disease has come back before in others, and a simpler treatment is needed
Low levels of alcohol can improve your ability to discriminate between different odours, but be warned, the effect is reversed if you drink too much