A Taiwan-led study suggests smaller frozen chunks of rock in the outer reaches of the Solar System can be spotted when they obscure starlight.
U.S. medical researchers have examined more than 120,000 Massachusetts children under age 6 for 22 years -- and found today's babies are fatter.
Netherlands scientists say they've shown that in a quantum-mechanical circuit, the current can be reversed by using a single electron.
Wake Forest University School of Medicine students expecting a lecture on the brain and nervous system instead find themselves treating a robotic patient.
If you live in northern California and see pigeons wearing tiny backpacks don't worry -- you are not hallucinating.
A U.S. bioethicist says women who donate their eggs for stem cell research should be compensated, as are other healthy research volunteers.
NASA announced Thursday it will support an advanced mission concept study for the supernova acceleration probe, or SNAP, mission.
Canadian researchers say forest fires don't just have an impact on the environment, the blazes also take a toll on human health.
Like the fabled tortoise that, in the race with the hare, moves slowly yet accomplishes much, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit has continued to make progress little by little, while essentially running in place.
Researchers need a clear agenda to harness the rapidly evolving potential of the World Wide Web, according to an article in the Aug. 11 issue of the journal Science. Calling for the creation of an interdisciplinary "science ...