World’s Aquifers Losing Replenishment Race, Researchers Say
Nearly a third of the world’s 37 largest aquifers are being drained faster than water can be returned to them, threatening regions that support two...
Journal Science Releases Guidelines for Publishing Scientific Studies
The journal published guidelines on Thursday aimed at reducing scientific misconduct and at making studies easier to check and replicate....
Crossbreeding Could Help Coral Survive Warming Waters
Mixing and matching corals of the same species from different latitudes could help reefs survive despite warming ocean temperatures, a new study...
Solar Impulse 2’s epic journey in pictures
The Solar Impulse 2 plane is undertaking a historic solar-powered journey around the globe. The lightweight plane, a larger version of a...
Here's how the turtle got its shell
For at least a century, scientists have puzzled over the turtle.
Bizarre cometlike alien planet is first of its kind
A Neptune-size planet appears to be masquerading as a comet, with a gargantuan stream of gas flowing behind it like a comet's tail.
Zombie burials? Ancient Greeks restrained the undead
Ancient supernatural practices may explain why two Grecian graves contain skeletons that are pinned down with heavy objects and rocks, almost as...
The Mental Health Issue: ‘I Don’t Believe in God, but I Believe in Lithium’
My 20-year struggle with bipolar disorder.
Pursuit of Cash Taints Promise of Gene Tests
As labs and research start-ups grow, the federal government is scrutinizing their relationships with doctors, as well as their payment and billing...
Ruling Says Netherlands Must Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
The decision by the Dutch court could motivate environmental activists to pursue a similar legal strategy in other countries....
The truth is out there: Did NASA Rover find a pyramid on Mars?
Conspiracy theorist website Paranormal Crucible thinks they’ve spotted some signs of life on Mars.
Wacky Fossil Worm Reveals Secret: Which End Is Which?
A bizarre-looking fossil worm that's been a puzzle for scientists has given up a secret: Researchers now know which end is which....