A plan to offer consumers Internet access through their home's power lines may soon come to fruition for residents of Grand Ledge, Mich.
Two NASA robots are surveying a rocky, isolated polar desert within a crater in the Arctic Circle. The study will help scientists learn how robots could evaluate potential outposts on the moon or Mars.
Having explored Mars for three-and-a-half years in what were missions originally designed for three months, NASA's Mars rovers are facing perhaps their biggest challenge.
MIT physicists have developed a spectroscopy technique that allows researchers to inspect the world of electrons confined to a two-dimensional plane more clearly than ever before.
Faster growth, darker leaves, a different way of branching - wild varieties of the plant Arabidopsis thaliana are often substantially different from the laboratory strain of this small mustard plant, a favorite of many plant ...
Nature is a valued source of inspiration for artists. But what have artists offered the natural world? Would a bird even like rock and roll?
At the end of August, an unusual expedition under Russian leadership will leave for the Arctic Ocean.
Why do queen honeybees mate with dozens of males? Does their extreme promiscuity, perhaps, serve a purpose?
The 3,000-kilometer-long Transantarctic Mountains are a dominant feature of the Antarctic continent, yet up to now scientists have been unable to adequately explain how they formed.
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