Foodies and gardeners swoon over the old-fashioned varieties, but sometimes they can be mealy and bland.
The object that hit Jupiter last weekend released thousands of times more energy than the massive Tunguska blast in Siberia in 1908, say astronomers.
Scientists look at why the numbers of caribou are declining.
The list of cosmic objects that could hit Earth is growing. Scientists study satellite 'tractors' and nuclear weapons as ways to divert asteroids headed our way.
The move aims to counter Western depictions of the country as a fast and loose post-communist frontier. Gambling operators say the state is pushing the industry underground – and losing $1 billion in tax revenues.
A proposed law could make comparing Soviet rule with that of the Nazis a crime. Intellectuals fear a manipulation of Russia’s past.
NASA’s attempts to figure out how astronauts will survive the frigid, 334-hour lunar night lead it to a sunlit crater rim near the south pole.