Coral bleaching threatens a third of the planet's reef ecosystems, but can these creatures adapt? Take a voyage deep into the Atlantic Ocean, as the Nekton Mission searches for an answer.
By Michael Rios
Jupiter's Trojan asteroids are thought to be remnants of the material that formed the solar system's more distant planets. NASA plans to visit them in one of two upcoming missions.
Vera Rubin, a pioneer astrophysicist who discovered the first evidence for dark matter, passed away Sunday night at the age of 88.
By Leigh Anne Tiffany
To unlock the secrets of the seahorse, scientists have sequenced its genome for the first time.
By Julia Griffin
Glowworm use bioluminescent blue “butts” and a surprise ingredient in sticky threads to catch other insects for food.
By Kristin Hugo
Researchers have found an entirely new, extreme type of quasicrystal with an icosahedral -- 20-sided -- symmetry.
By Nsikan Akpan
You may want to pack goggles and sunscreen before you visit HAT-P-7b, based on the first convincing report of weather on an exoplanet.
By PBS NewsHour
The Breakthrough Prizes honor scientific achievements with the largest cash prizes in the field. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with science correspondent Miles O’Brien for more on this year’s winners.
Mathematicians tackle a question that once stumped Charles Darwin: Why do animals have antlers, manes and other ornaments?…
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