Research from a worm experiment aboard the International Space Station was published online Wednesday. Already, it's shedding some light on interplanetary questions.
Using high-speed X-ray video, biologists have found that dogs use the same techniques as cats to lap up liquids, although dogs are decidedly less fastidious.
Astrophysicist Martin Rees, a man of 'no religious beliefs,' was awarded the Templeton Prize for helping humanity address 'fundamental questions of our nature and existence.'
Does the preference for constraint through centralized direction betray a profound misunderstanding of the way markets work?
A US college degree has been the gold standard. But global economics and a crisis of confidence may be pushing the US down in rankings among top universities.
The Atlantis crew brought along a photo of Isaac Newton, as well as a chip of wood from the famous apple tree that inspired his law of gravity, which they let float freely.
If humans heated the earth, perhaps our technology can cool it, too. A look at the science of geoengineering and how it might be used to address global warming.
Strong journalistic skills make this assessment of geoengineering lively, intelligent, and even humorous.