The birth of the Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains buried beneath the vast East Antarctic Ice Sheet a puzzle mystifying scientists since their first discovery in 1958 is finally solved. The remarkably long geological ...
Deforestation, considered by scientists to contribute significantly to global warming, has been shown by a Yale-led team to actually cool the local climate in northern latitudes, according to a paper published today in Nature.
Frogs, salamanders and other amphibians may eventually have no safe haven left on the globe because of a triple threat of worsening scourges, a new study predicts.
In a significant finding in the search for life beyond Earth, scientists from The University of Texas at Austin and elsewhere have discovered what appears to be a body of liquid water the volume of the North American Great ...
The genome of Medicago, a close relative of alfalfa and a long-established model for the study of legume biology, has been sequenced by an international team of scientists, capturing around 94 per cent of its genes.
(AP) -- Link is getting a workout. Unlike the button-mashing pursuits in previous installments of the popular Nintendo Co. franchise, "Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword" is asking players to flick their wrists, wave their arms ...
Barnes & Noble Inc.'s Nook Tablet electronic device will begin arriving in stores and homes on Wednesday, one day ahead of schedule.
Crystal erbium compound offers superior optical properties, can enhance energy, computer, lighting technologies
Arizona State University researchers have created a new compound crystal material that promises to help produce advances in a range of scientific and technological pursuits.
(AP) -- The United States has joined NATO's cyber defense research center in Estonia that works on ways to combat cyberattacks.