NASA releases stunning phytoplankton photo
NASA has released a rare and stunning image of phytoplankton in bloom.
Citizen scientists name planet in global contest
He’s a planet named Thestias, he resides in a galaxy far, far FAR away, and citizen scientist astronomers can add naming him to their bragging rights.
Archaeologists unearth what the SF quake buried
Subway construction workers in San Francisco are becoming accustomed to working alongside archaeologists as they dig up layers of the city's past...
These scientists can't stop quoting Bob Dylan
The answer to a great many biomedical questions is blowin' in the wind, according to Swedish researchers who've uncovered a prodigious amount of...
Life on ‘Mars’ by Way of Hawaii: Q. And A.
Six researchers are living for a year in a NASA habitat that simulates the red planet.
It ain't got that swing: Putin's unusual walk shaped by KGB
A long-standing peculiarity in Russian president Vladimir Putin's walk — with his right arm held almost immobile, while his left arm swings freely...
Liftoff! New Space Station crew launch includes a first for the UK
Two experienced fliers and a space newbie — the first British astronaut to visit the International Space Station — launched spaceward on a Russian...
NASA Want Ad: Astronauts needed to help get to Mars, 4 kinds of spacecraft at their disposal
Need more office space? How about outer space?
Exceptional deep-sea find: ship that once held ancient condiment
A Roman ship apparently sank about 2,000 years ago while carrying a heavy load of ketchup—or at least the Roman version of ketchup.
Mass Evacuations Conducted as Typhoon Hits Philippines
Typhoon Melor roared through the storm-scarred central islands of the country on Tuesday, leaving floods, debris and widespread blackouts in its...
Leading a Nation Takes Years Off Life, Study Suggests
A broad examination of heads of government and their unsuccessful challengers across 17 countries from 1722 to 2015 found that the leaders lived...
Climate Advocates See Need for Continued Activism
Environmental groups say the focus will shift, and a push for institutional divestment of fossil fuel stocks may intensify....