Israeli scientists say they have discovered one reason "flesh-eating" bacteria are hard to stop is because of reactions with the immune system.
Voting for the world's greatest moments in materials science and engineering history has begun by the U.S. Minerals, Metals & Materials Society.
Members of the U.S. Congress from both parties warned that cuts in aeronautics research at NASA could harm the U.S. aviation industry.
With the VISIR instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope, astronomers have mapped the disc around a star more massive than the Sun. The very extended and flared disc most likely contains enough gas and dust to spawn planets. ...
Coping with the devastating effects of climate change in Alaska will require institutional nimbleness and a willingness among those living at lower latitudes to “share the pain,” according to the authors of a paper published ...
Finding something expected has brought researchers at the Department of Energy's Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) one step closer to discovering the unexpected.
The International Space Station's Expedition 13 crew began the journey back to Earth Thursday, leaving the Expedition 14 crew in full command.
IBM and Avokia Inc., today announced they have developed a long-range database clustering technology, which is the first of its kind to link active data servers located thousands of miles apart.
The most powerful mineral-mapper ever sent to Mars has opened its protective cover and is about to begin its search for hints of past water on the red planet.
An egg-shaped fullerene, or "buckyball egg" has been made and characterized by chemists at UC Davis, Virginia Tech and Emory and Henry College, Va. The unexpected discovery opens new possibilities for structures for fullerenes, ...