Researchers have found a way to use GPS to measure short-term changes in the rate of ice loss on Greenland and reveal a surprising link between the ice and the atmosphere above it.
New research has shown that a protein does something that scientists once thought impossible: It unfolds itself and refolds into a completely new shape.
Researchers who are studying a new magnetic effect that converts heat to electricity have discovered how to amplify it a thousand times over - a first step in making the technology more practical.
The way the U.S. military killed Osama bin Laden sent a message every bit as powerful as the fact that he was killed in the first place, according to the author of a new history of suicide bombing.
Even small telescopes can make big discoveries. Though the KELT North telescope in southern Arizona carries a lens no more powerful than a high-end digital camera, it's just revealed the existence of two very unusual faraway ...
A small change in how teachers and parents read aloud to preschoolers may provide a big boost to their reading skills later on, a new study found.
Although use of the internet has been credited with helping spur democratic revolutions in the Arab world and elsewhere, a new multinational study suggests the internet is most likely to play a role only in specific situations.
(PhysOrg.com) -- People enjoy watching tragedy movies like Titanic because they deliver what may seem to be an unlikely benefit: tragedies actually make people happier in the short-term.
A new method to reveal the structure of proteins could help researchers understand biological molecules both those involved in causing disease and those performing critical functions in healthy cells.
Using a new ultrafast camera, researchers have recorded the first real-time image of two atoms vibrating in a molecule.