European scientists are getting new snapshots of the Red Planet thanks to the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter.
The end of ice on Earth is merely one thing we won’t be able to monitor if NASA stops using satellites to look at our home, author David Biello writes…
By Kristin Hugo
Bone scans of Lucy, our ever popular human ancestor, suggest early hominins may have spent millions of years “monkeying around” in trees.
By Justin Scuiletti
How good are you at being random? Your unpredictability can aid in a worldwide Bell Test experiment Wednesday to test the laws of quantum mechanics.
By Kristin Hugo
It’s official--the coconut crab has the strongest grip of any animal. Researchers in Japan found that a coconut crab’s pinching power corresponds with its size -- and that force was tremendous.
By Julia Griffin
The West Antarctic ice sheet holds enough water to raise the world’s oceans an estimated 10 feet -- and it’s shrinking.
By Leigh Anne Tiffany
Radiation exposure on a deep space journey to Mars could cause long-term brain damage, based on research from the University of California-Irvine School of Medicine.
By Nsikan Akpan, Leigh Anne Tiffany
Science, technology and health policy under Donald Trump will feature cuts, but also inescapable progress.
Many mysteries remain about life under the sea, like what happens to marine creatures between life stages of larvae and adulthood. These tiny creatures are extremely hard to track in the open ocean, so one marine ecologist is using robots…
By Nsikan Akpan
Geologists paired explosives and seismic readings to look for Mount St. Helens’ magma chamber. Here's what they found instead.
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