Falcon hunting techniques could one day be used to make drones, study reports
Falcon hunting techniques could one day be used to make drones, study reports
Joseph Scalise - Dec 11, 2017
New falcon-inspired drones could be used to knock other drones out of the air.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 08, 2017
Demonstration project will focus on measuring variations in light emitted by stars.
Delila James - Dec 08, 2017
The bizarre new dinosaur, named Halszkaraptor escuilliei, has yielded an astonishingly complete fossil skeleton, revealing the creature likely was semi-aquatic.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 08, 2017
Astronomers have detected a pair of super-Earths just 111 light years away.
Delila James - Dec 08, 2017
When explanet K2-18b was first identified in 2015, it caused some excitement when scientists found it was orbiting within its star's habitable zone, making the presence of liquid water possible.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 07, 2017
A new study shows that eating a lit bit of cheese each day could come with health benefits.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 06, 2017
New research that Jupiter's moon Europa has the formations needed to create plate tectonics.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 06, 2017
Plants were grown in the closed ecosystems that would be necessary on Mars.
Delila James - Dec 06, 2017
A new study shows that pigeons are not only capable of perceiving abstract differences in space and time, similar to primates, they do so even though they lack the cortical brain function of mammals.
Delila James - Dec 05, 2017
A new study claims to have resolved the debate over whether sponges or comb jellies are the oldest ancestors to all living animals on Earth -- and the humble sponge has won out.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 05, 2017
Global warming may threaten archaeological sites all over the world.
Delila James - Dec 01, 2017
The best time to catch the full supermoon is just after sunset, when an optical illusion known as the moon illusion makes it appear much larger and brighter than when it is higher in the sky.
Rick Docksai - Dec 01, 2017
Glitter may look pretty, but researchers are finding that it has toxic effects on animal life across the globe. The researchers
Delila James - Dec 01, 2017
Phaethon will be closest to Earth on Dec. 16, when it will be some 6.4 million miles away, according to NASA projections.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 01, 2017
A species of snailfish found in the Marianas Trench swims deeper than any other fish known to science.
Joseph Scalise - Nov 30, 2017
A new study shows that processed bone treats may injure or kill dogs.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 30, 2017
Stunningly beautiful photo reveals past and likely future of the Small Magellanic Cloud.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 28, 2017
Astronomers will closely study the object, which is still not well understood.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 28, 2017
Plant and animal species worldwide have not had sufficient time to adapt to loss of darkness.
Harry Marcolis - Nov 27, 2017
Researchers have found that bowhead whales travel to Cumberland Sound in order to clean their skin.
Tobi Gerdes - Nov 27, 2017
For the first time, researchers have proved that lightning acts as a natural particle accelerator
Ed Mason - Nov 24, 2017
Researchers found that 42 percent of cancer cases in the U.S. are associated with excess alcohol intake, obesity, and poor food choices.
Jackie Flores - Nov 24, 2017
Researchers found that gamma rays produced by lightning react with the air to create positrons, the antimatter twins of electrons.
Carmelo Sheppard - Nov 23, 2017
A new study may have found how dinosaurs first developed feathers.
James Carlin - Nov 23, 2017
For the first time in history, researchers have noted male dolphins giving gifts to females.
Alex Bourque - Nov 23, 2017
Titan's unique atmospheric chemistry explains unexpected polar cooling and weird cyanide clouds, new study says.
Paul Pate - Nov 22, 2017
According to CDC guidelines, just 10 percent of Americans are eating a healthy amount of fruits and vegetables.
Jeremy Morrow - Nov 22, 2017
A team of researchers has found evidence that some Neanderthal populations were alive 37,000 years ago, 3,000 years after most of the species had gone extinct.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 22, 2017
Scientists can now study black holes and neutron stars through both gravitational waves and electromagnetic radiation.
Miriam Griffin - Nov 22, 2017
We humans first evolved in Africa--so most of us have been told. But researchers examining an ancient skull from China posit that human evolution was the result of hominids living not only in Africa, but in Asia, too.
Harry Marcolis - Nov 21, 2017
The first-to-be-studied interstellar space rock appears to be a highly elongated, bullet-shaped object with a dark reddish hue.
Jackie Flores - Nov 20, 2017
Between 50 and 80 percent of all marine species in the Pacific Islands could perish by the end of this century due to continually warming ocean temperatures, a new study says.
Clint Huston - Nov 20, 2017
A newly discovered exoplanet has the correct makeup to support life.
Tyler Henderson - Nov 20, 2017
A new study gives insight into why the passenger pigeon went extinct.
Tracy Williams - Nov 18, 2017
Doctors have made a first attempt to gene-edit inside a living patient.
Ian Marsh - Nov 17, 2017
A new study finds that energy drinks are associated with increases in blood pressure, sleep problems, weight gain, a higher risk for diabetes, kidney damage, tooth decay, anxiety, and substance abuse.
Mark Schwartz - Nov 17, 2017
Astronomers discovered a potentially Earth-like planet just 11 light-years from Earth. They said that it is at the right distance from its star to have liquid water and a climate mild enough to sustain life.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 17, 2017
Haze particles rather than atmospheric gases are responsible for atmospheric cooling mechanism.
Stacey Carter - Nov 17, 2017
A group of researchers have found that proposed plans to cool the Earth and fight global warming could actually spark more severe weather patterns in certain parts of the world.
Clint Huston - Nov 17, 2017
A new study shows a link between teen depression and personal electronic use.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 16, 2017
White dwarf is visible only because it is accreting material from its binary companion.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 11, 2017
Paleontologists have unearthed a never-before-seen species of marsupial lion in Australia.
Delila James - Dec 11, 2017
Researchers say their findings suggest compound eyes remained mostly unchanged over the course of 500 million years.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 11, 2017
Six-month hibernation will be followed by frenzy of activity in anticipation of MU69 flyby.
Delila James - Dec 11, 2017
Recent discoveries made possible by technological advances have revealed H. sapiens remains at various sites in southern and central China dating to between 70,000 and 120,000 years ago.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 08, 2017
Metals delivered by impacting planetesimals could have assimilated into Earth's core.
Delila James - Dec 08, 2017
Researchers believe the black hole formed as the universe was shifting from a neutral, opaque environment to an ionized one, when the first stars began to emit light.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 08, 2017
Nearby Sirius, brightest star in Earth's night sky, obscured the brilliant cluster from view.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 07, 2017
James Webb Space Telescope will enable scientists to determine the compositions of both planets.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 07, 2017
A group of scientists have revealed the full skeleton of the human ancestor known as "Little Foot" for the first time.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 07, 2017
A new study shows that Bronze-Age tools and weapons may have been forged with metal from meteorites.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 06, 2017
A new study sheds light on the large, fast-moving gas clouds speeding throughout the cosmos.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 06, 2017
A new study shows that if many countries followed government dietary restrictions they could help cut down on global greenhouse gas emissions.
Delila James - Dec 06, 2017
A new study suggests that Jupiter's moon Europa experiences plate tectonic activity similar to that on Earth, a finding raises the chances of life existing in the vast ocean believed to lie beneath the moon's icy shell.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 05, 2017
A new study outlines the genetic differences between rats in uptown and downtown New York.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 05, 2017
A new study shows that people addicted to the internet may suffer brain imbalances similar to those with anxiety or depression.
Rick Docksai - Dec 05, 2017
A French patient who was HIV-positive and suffering from lung cancer bounced back from both after undergoing injections of Nivolumab, a cancer-fighting drug.
Delila James - Dec 05, 2017
Scientists and students at Northwestern University are unraveling the mysteries of a little girl mummy whose body was prepared for burial some 1,900 years ago in Egypt.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 05, 2017
World's most powerful rocket now expected to liftoff in January.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 05, 2017
Occurrence marks an ideal skywatching opportunity.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 05, 2017
Astronomers have discovered a "hot Jupiter" that defies all expectations about such planets.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 05, 2017
Well-preserved pterosaur eggs uncovered in China could offer the first glimpse into pterosaur development.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 05, 2017
A new study of animal brains shows that dogs are more intelligent than cats.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 01, 2017
Scientists have found a way to harvest electricity from cyanobacteria.
Delila James - Dec 01, 2017
A new study has revealed a previously unknown genus of extinct horses that once lived in North America during the last ice age.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 01, 2017
Earthly origin is almost impossible to rule out.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 01, 2017
Spectroscopic instrument allowed scientists deepest ever view into the early universe.
Joseph Scalise - Nov 30, 2017
New researchers shows that feathered dinosaurs were much fluffier than modern bird species.
Delila James - Nov 30, 2017
A new study suggests that performing manual agricultural work affected women's bodies significantly between about 5,300 BC to 100AD.
Delila James - Nov 30, 2017
A comprehensive new study claims to have solved the mystery behind the legend of the Abominable Snowman, or Yeti, by showing that a number of "Yeti" specimens actually belonged to bears.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 30, 2017
Planets tidally locked to their stars may have very different air flows than seen on Earth.
Mark Schwartz - Nov 30, 2017
A new species called the Mariana snailfish, or Pseudoliparis swirei, has been found thriving at ocean depths of up to 8,000 meters (26,200 feet) along the Mariana Trench near Guam.
Linda Mack - Nov 29, 2017
Researchers studying members of an Amish community found a rare genetic mutation that appears to raise the human life span. The researchers hope that this gene could guide the development of medical interventions that reverse the aging process.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 29, 2017
Infrared telescope will allow observation of galaxies as they appeared 13.4 billion years ago.
Paul Pate - Nov 28, 2017
Researchers following the population of finches on a small Galapagos island have discovered them in the process of becoming a new species.
Joseph Scalise - Nov 27, 2017
New research shows that light pollution continues to grow in all areas of the world.
Joseph Scalise - Nov 27, 2017
An analysis of Darwin's finches show that a new animal species can be created in as quickly as two generations.
Stacey Carter - Nov 24, 2017
Observing behavior never documented before, researchers saw adult male humpback dolphins presenting large marine sponges to females in rare sexual displays.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 24, 2017
The lunar crust is composed of just one mineral, meaning a secondary resurfacing must have occurred.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 24, 2017
Extensive groundwater system could be the source of the salt on Earth but not on Mars.
Joseph Scalise - Nov 24, 2017
New research shows that many cancer cases are the result of preventable causes rather than genetics.
Joseph Scalise - Nov 23, 2017
A new study shows that self-harm is on the rise for both girls and young women across the U.S.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 23, 2017
Science team stitched together 42 images to create stunning photo of Saturn backlit by the Sun.
Jackie Flores - Nov 22, 2017
Using NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), researchers found the seasonal streaks on Marsexist only on slopes steep enough for dry grains to fall the way they do on the faces of active dunes
Cliff Mooneyham - Nov 22, 2017
Sea cows, which are related to modern manatees and dugongs, used to travel the waters between Russia and Alaska beginning about 11,700 years ago.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 21, 2017
Up to 10 interstellar asteroids could be traveling through our solar system every year.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 21, 2017
These sites likely do not contain sufficient water to host microbial life.
Tracy Williams - Nov 21, 2017
A new study shows that space dust may have originally brought life to Earth.
Dan Taylor - Nov 21, 2017
A new study has found that there could be an usually large amount of strong earthquakes next year.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 20, 2017
Presence of an atmosphere best explains temperatures on the planet.
Delila James - Nov 20, 2017
Parkinson's disease affects more men than women and usually appears after age 50.