Scientists have developed a new way to analyze volcanic eruptions -- with lightning -- that is cost effective, relatively simple and safe.
By Dayana Morales Gomez
Of the estimated 150 glaciers that existed when Glacier National Park was created in Montana back in 1910, only 26 remain.
By Nsikan Akpan
If you’re a candy lover or denier, you may want to blame one of your liver hormones, according to a new study.
By Dave Berndtson
A crucial water source for northern ecosystems -- arctic river icings -- are slowly melting away with each successive year.
An archaeological site near San Diego suggests humans arrived in America more than 100,000 years before previously thought.
It has a little something to do with sugar.
NASA reveals compelling evidence for hydrothermal vents on Saturn's moon Enceladus.
By PBS NewsHour
White-nose syndrome is one of the deadliest wildlife diseases in modern times, killing bats by the millions. By waking up the animals more often during hibernation, the illness depletes their fat reserves, causing starvation and death. Now the discovery of…
By Nsikan Akpan
Fret no longer children of planet Earth, as new research has figured out the physics behind why shoelace knots fail and why some shoelaces are more prone to the mistake.
For years, actual images of black holes have remained elusive. The Event Horizon Telescope might be changing that as you read these words.
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