Saturday, January 31, 2015
Average Americans hold vastly different opinions than scientists about animal experiments, climate change, genetically modified foods and offshore oil drilling, researchers said Thursday.
Each year around this time, NASA honors fallen astronauts, including the 17 men and women killed in three separate wintertime accidents in the sky and on the earth.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
A newly discovered solar system — with five small rocky planets — makes ours look like a baby.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases.
Monday, January 26, 2015
Microsoft's HoloLens goggles have hit a sweet spot between Google Glass and virtual reality headgear, immersing users in a mesmerizing world of augmented reality holograms.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Facing critical dangers like rising seas and the impact of climate change on marine life, U.S. scientists need more funding in the next decade, officials said Friday.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists says Earth is now closer to human-caused doomsday than it has been in more than 30 years because of global warming and nuclear weaponry. But other experts say that's much too gloomy.
Scientists have found further evidence that comets harbor the building blocks of life, and have collected the first close-up data that will help them understand how these celestial bodies evolve as they hurtle toward the sun.
Google boss Eric Schmidt predicted on Thursday that the Internet will soon be so pervasive in every facet of our lives that it will effectively “disappear” into the background.
Monday, January 19, 2015
The global heat streak of the 21st century can be explained with statistics that defy astronomical odds.