Quantum leap: Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have successfully transferred information from one photon to another across 60 miles of fiber-optic cable.
A snake gave birth after living alone for eight years, demonstrating parthenogenesis, a rare phenomenon that scientists are realizing may happen more frequently than expected.
Scientists have developed a comprehensive, open map of the relationships among all known life. The project illustrates how open-science principles and digital technology can bring together information to expand understanding of a complex subject.
A NASA scientist created a second animation from the hundreds of photos being beamed back by the spacecraft.
NASA screened 'The Martian' aboard the International Space Station over the weekend, as part of an effort to generate interest around the agency's space program.