The European Space Agency says the launch of MetOp-A, the first in a new European series of three meteorological satellites, will be Oct. 7.
A U.S.-led international team of researchers has shed new light on how tiny molecular motors that transport materials within cells generate energy.
A U.S. computer model study suggests two unusual methods, including injecting sulfates into the atmosphere, might be used to stabilize the Earth's climate.
Since the anthrax letter attacks in 2001, concern has grown over legitimate scientific work that could be misused to threaten public health and national security. This is particularly important since the U.S. has dramatically ...
A microscope used to scan nanostructures can be dramatically enhanced by using a 'superlens,' reports an international team of scientists from the Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Biochemistry and The University of Texas at ...
A U.S. researcher has determined children of immigrants are more likely to pursue math and science as pathways to upward mobility.
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago has fitted a woman who lost her arm in a motorcycle accident with a robotic replacement.
A 29-year-old Belgian woman has given birth a little more than a year after having part of her uterus removed during cancer treatment.
Unusually long-lasting hot weather conditions in Montana have prompted U.S. scientists to extend the season for mosquitoes that carry the West Nile virus.
At least 163 people in Taiwan have come down with infectious dengue fever, adding to a growing epidemic made worse by rainy weather.