Spurred by the water crisis in Flint, Mich., Gitanjali Rao invented a device that makes testing for lead at home easier.
To keep his deadline of humans on Mars by 2024, Elon Musk has announced a sleeker rocket design. NASA, Blue Origin, and Lockheed Martin are also part of the growing effort to colonize the red planet in the next decade.
Six astronauts have emerged after living more than half a year isolated in a Mars simulation laboratory at the base of the Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii. The data will help NASA select the best candidates for the planned mission to Mars in 2030.
Mali, a British military working dog, gives his handler, Cpl. Daniel Hatley, a lick after receiving the PDSA Dickin Medal, the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross, for his heroic action in Afghanistan, in London on Nov 17 .
Cassini embarked on an auspicious quest to increase our knowledge of enigmatic Saturn. Today, 13 years later, the craft is about to end its mission as one of the most successful planetary probes in the history of space exploration.
From the 'Google manifesto' to white-nationalist rallies, some scholars are concerned that fringe ideas of inherent superiority and inferiority may be making a comeback.
Scientists have seen a decrease in lightning-related injuries with farming and other outdoor occupations becoming less prevalent. But perhaps the biggest reason deaths are down is because of efforts to teach people not to get hit in the first place.
NASA and the National Science Foundation have created important experiments for backyard astronomers to complete during the solar eclipse on Aug. 21.