Floating streams of water vapor known as 'atmospheric rivers' aka 'Pineapple Express' may be responsible for a majority of the worst coastal storms, according to a new study.
The new 'treadmill' provided scientists with insights into the movement of desert ants, which are known for their keen sense of direction.
Faced with the possibility of cuts to research agencies and fears about suppression of data, attendees at Sunday’s rally added their voices to a growing chorus of concerned scientists.
Microbes that once slumbered inside giant crystals in a Mexican cave are alive and well, according to NASA scientists.
Climate scientists and other researchers are increasingly speaking up against what they see as the anti-science views of the Trump administration.
The Backyard Worlds: Planet 9 team says that technology is not advanced enough to analyze all of the images from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer mission. They need the human eye.
Scientists have seen signs of 'pre-biotic compounds' on the nearby dwarf planet Ceres, teasing the possibility of life.
Gene editing technology may literally open up a shortcut to resurrecting the woolly mammoth, but some scientists argue doing so would be risky and unethical.
Move over SpaceX. The United Arab Emirates has plans for a large Martian settlement, too.
A newly rediscovered essay by the famed British prime minister written on the eve of World War II discussed the possibility of life elsewhere in the universe.
Several decades of thrift and perseverance are paying off for the country's space agency.
Measuring changes in stars, an international team of astronomers has discovered dozens of new planets. They've made the data public, giving amateur astronomers a chance to find a planet for themselves.
Time stamp in a jar: The intensity of the Earth's magnetic field spiked suddenly in the 8th century BC, according to a new analysis of ancient ceramic jar handles.
A study in Nature Physics paints the most complete picture yet of the first six to ten hours of a supernova some 160 million light-years from Earth.