How often do you touch the glass on your television screen? Once a year, accidentally, perhaps? You probably didn’t even think about how thin and fragile is it. But — what would happen if somebody stabbed it?
Scientists say a collection of ancient rocks could hold evidence of life on Mars some four billion years ago..
The X PRIZE foundation, a philanthropic non-profit institute that organizes public competitions announced its latest initiative last week: oil spill cleanup in the Gulf.
If you were awarded a EPSRC Career Acceleration Fellowship Grant worth 564,561 British pounds, what would you do with it? Well, Dr. Loannis Leropoulos has decided to take his grant money, and use it to research the potential in …
Stonehenge has a (smaller, largely eroded) twin.
Times are oh-so-different than 1969.
Crank up the air conditioner — according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, last June was the hottest on record worldwide.
Another of science’s epic debates has finally been resolved: it turns out that homosexuality is genetic. (In mice, at least.)
Philosophers and fertility experts can rest easy as the age-old question, “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” finally has an answer: The chicken.
Could the Deepwater Horizon spill cause a massive eruption of methane that destroys civilization as we know it, bet-hedging question mark?
Ugh, cats are the worst. Except when it comes to impersonating monkeys. Then they’re actually pretty good.
Need to cool down after the heat wave? These photos from the Arctic Circle should do it.